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  • Report: Lack of transportation in Greater New Haven keeps people out of workforce

    [Excerpt] According to the report, New Haven has been adding high-paying jobs since 2000 that go primarily to college graduates, and only 4 percent of 47,000 jobs paying more than $20 per hour are held by residents of the city’s low-income neighborhoods.

    Jan. 16, 2015

    Economy

  • MetroTrends

    MetroTrends, at MetroTrends.org, is the Urban Institute's report card on metropolitan America. The site provides up-to-date indicators of social and economic conditions and trends in metro areas nationwide, along with commentary on what they mean for workers, families, businesses, and neighborhoods.

    Jan. 10, 2015

    Demographics, Economy

  • Understanding the Impact of Immigration in Greater New Haven

    Commissioned by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, DataHaven analyzed the recent demographic, social, and economic impact of immigration in the region.  Click the link below to view the main report page.

    Jan. 1, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy

  • 2014 Metro Hartford Progress Points: A snapshot of our communities

    Metro Hartford Progress Points takes a look at the forces shaping Hartford and the region today, both the connections across it and the critical education, income and opportunity gaps within it. It is a call to action for groups and individuals throughout Metro Hartford to recognize all that we share, to join forces to address our challenges and to create more vibrant and prosperous communities for all. The report covers topics ranging from education to poverty to affordable housing and even globalization of the region.

    Dec. 31, 2014

    Economy, Education, Housing

  • How Transportation Problems Keep People Out of the Workforce in Greater New Haven

    Commissioned by the South Central Regional Council of Governments, the region’s branch of the NAACP and the Workforce Alliance, DataHaven analyzed how transportation — or lack thereof — keeps people out of the workforce in Greater New Haven. Most entry and mid-level jobs are located outside of downtown New Haven, while the majority of low-income adults live in the city. This spatial mismatch between supply and demand for regional jobs makes access to transportation a crucial issue to regional economic opportunities.

    Dec. 31, 2014

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics, Economy

  • Measure of America

    Measure of America, at measureofamerica.org, is a tool for understanding the distribution of well-being and opportunity throughout America. The American Human Development Project provides easy-to-use yet methodologically sound tools for understanding the distribution of well-being and opportunity in America and stimulating fact-based dialogue about key issues: health, education, and living standards.

    Nov. 10, 2014

    Demographics, Economy, Health

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