2018 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey

  • Study Finds Danbury Residents Happy and Content, but its bike paths could use a little work

    [Excerpt from article by Rich Kirby] DANBURY, CT – Local data from the 2018 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey shows Danbury residents in good health and satisfied with their community. [....] The findings conclude that Danbury generally aligns with the rest of the state regarding health and wellness. Out of those surveyed, 91 percent of Danbury residents defined their health as good, very good or excellent, 6 percent higher than the statewide answer.

    March 13, 2019

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    Newsletter: Results from the 2018 Community Wellbeing Survey are in, and 2020 Census campaign launched

    Our semi-annual newsletter is out! Click here to be added to the email distribution list. Results from the 2018 Community Wellbeing Survey are in! Here are just a couple examples of estimates based on the program's live, in-depth interviews with over 32,000 randomly-selected Connecticut adults in 2015 and 2018:

    February 10, 2019

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    Discrimination questions add new depth to Wellbeing Survey

    [Excerpt from 1/2/19 CT Mirror article by Jake Kara about the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, which is accompanied by graphs. The article also appeared on the front page of about 8 major Connecticut newspapers, including Stamford Advocate, New Haven Register, Torrington Register-Citizen, and Connecticut Post.]

    January 03, 2019

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    2018 Five Connecticuts Data Crosstabs - DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey

    This crosstab of results from the 2018 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey contains weighted estimates for Connecticut, as well as disaggregations for each of the Five Connecticuts. The Five Connecticuts are a system used to classify individual towns into one of five categories (Wealthy, Suburban, Rural, Urban Periphery, and Urban Core) based on the median household income, population density, and poverty rate of each town as of the most recent Census data.  In many cases, results for any individual town in Connecticut will be similar to other towns within its grouping.

    December 21, 2018

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    2018 Connecticut Statewide Data Crosstabs - DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey

    Click on the "Document" link below or click here to download the full PDF.  See the main survey page for more information.

    December 21, 2018

  • DataHaven Celebrates 25 Years, Announces DataHaven Innovation Award Winners

    November 19, 2018 New Haven, CT – DataHaven celebrated 25 years of collecting, sharing, and interpreting public data for effective decision-making at a sold-out Celebration and Statewide Data Release at Yale School of Management, held on Monday, November 19, 2018.  The event was attended by over 170 leaders, partners, and community stakeholders from throughout Connecticut.  Additional information is available in the DataHaven 25th Anniversary report.

    December 06, 2018