• Dive Into Data

    New Haven Independent    October 7, 2013

    [Excerpt] How many New Haven third-graders are reading at the expected level? How many New Haveners smoke? How many spend more than half their income for housing?… Read More

  • Elm City disparities persist

    Yale Daily News    October 4, 2013

    [Excerpt] New Haven continues to face severe racial and income disparities in quality of health and educational achievement, according to a comprehensive report released Tuesday by the local nonprofit DataHaven.… Read More

  • [Excerpt] A major study of the New Haven region, published by DataHaven with other local partners, ranked it as the 19th best performing metropolitan region out of the 130 largest U.S. urban areas.… Read More

  • City youth face uphill battle

    Yale Daily News    February 6, 2013

    [Excerpt] On Jan. 18, DataHaven released the results of the largest community well-being survey of its kind for New Haven and its surrounding suburbs, conducted in fall 2012 by DataHaven and other city philanthropic organizations. The survey, which addressed city issues including community satisfaction, employment, education and health, uncovered unsettling statistics about New Haven youth. In some areas, the situation looked grim: Few New Haven residents consider the city a good place to raise children.… Read More

  • Hey, Gloomy Gus: City Sees Better Days Ahead

    New Haven Independent    January 21, 2013

    [Excerpt] We New Haveners tend to mistrust neighbors and fear walking at night more than our suburban neighbors do. But we’re more optimistic about our kids’ futures.… Read More

  • [Excerpt] Mark Abraham, executive director of DataHaven in New Haven, said tens of thousands of people visit New Haven every day and 28,000 more commute here to work. Also, despite having 80,000 jobs within its borders, many New Haven residents go elsewhere for jobs, as others stream in. New Haven also had a 5 percent increase in population between 2000 and 2010.… Read More