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  • Fairfield County income inequality worst in nation

    [excerpt] NORWALK: Fairfield County may be associated with affluence, but with pockets of poverty scattered throughout, the issues affecting the nation are no less an issue in Connecticut, according to a new study of the area. The region's income inequality ranks first in the 100 largest U.S. metro areas when comparing incomes of top and bottom earners.

    Jan. 30, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy

  • Report shines light on inequality in Fairfield County

    (Excerpt) DANBURY — Income inequality was a main topic of conversation as leaders of local nonprofit organizations met Wednesday with state legislators at the new Naugatuck Valley Community College branch in downtown Danbury.... [about DataHaven's new Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2016, sponsored by Fairfield County's Community Foundation and others].

    Dec. 15, 2016

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Demographics, Economy

  • New report details access to economic opportunity, education, health, and civic life in Fairfield County

    NORWALK, CT -- Examining regional demographics, economic opportunity, education, health, quality of life, and happiness, Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2016 was released by DataHaven, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and a team of leaders from regional hospitals, foundations, government agencies, and community organizations.  

    Dec. 3, 2016

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health

  • Number-Crunching New Haven: 17 Data Points That Point To A Changing City

    Excerpt of cover feature article by David Holahan:

    Dec. 1, 2016

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

  • Report: Valley towns are growing more diverse

    Excerpt: .... The 2016 Valley Community Index is a deep dive into data collected from federal, state and local agencies, and from residents themselves. DataHaven is the principal author of the 58-page study that was sponsored by the Valley Community Foundation and Griffin Hospital.

    Nov. 22, 2016

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

  • Report Raises Tough Questions For The Valley

    Excerpt: What can be done to retain Derby families who are struggling to stay in the city? Why are the asthma rates so high in Ansonia and Derby? By the year 2025, the Valley’s senior citizen population is expected to have grown by 102 percent since 1990. But will those seniors be able to live in their homes? Will there be a support system to help them? What will they need?

    Nov. 21, 2016

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health

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