About the Reports This series of reports is designed to inform local-level efforts to improve community well-being and racial equity. These reports disaggregate data from the 2020 Census, American Community Survey microdata files, DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey record-level files, and other federal and state sources to create relevant town-level information that is not typically available from standard public databases.
September 08, 2021
Over the last ten years, neighborhoods within Connecticut's towns and cities have seen changes in population, housing, and ethnic and racial makeup. New local data from the 2020 Census, released on August 12, 2021, allows for the most accurate analysis of these neighborhood-level demographic changes and trends since the last census in 2010.
August 31, 2021
The U.S. Census Bureau released 2020 redistricting data on August 12, 2021, and DataHaven immediately posted a public analysis of the 2020 Census data by age, race/ethnicity, county, and town with our calculations of changes in each category since the 2010 Census.
August 14, 2021
The document linked below is an Excel file created by DataHaven with an overview of 2020 Census data for the state, counties, and Connecticut towns (from the U.S. Census Bureau 2020 Census Redistricting File released August 12, 2021) and DataHaven's calculations of changes in population within each group since the 2010 Census.
August 12, 2021
[Excerpt of feature by Brooke Alviar, Yale Daily News, 11/8/2019. Photo credit: Brooke Alviar] DataHaven Executive Director Mark Abraham believes in the power of numbers, and in a talk on Wednesday afternoon, he informed the broader Yale New Haven public on how data collection can improve New Haven policymaking.
November 08, 2019
[Excerpt from New Haven Independent, 1/30/19 article by Markeshia Ricks] "New Haven is getting an early start on ensuring the city counts every resident in the upcoming decennial census — which won’t be an easy feat. The quest began Tuesday afternoon and evening as about 50 people gathered in the Hall of Records to learn about the importance of getting people to participate in the 2020 census. They also learned about the many challenges to preventing an undercount and started brainstorming solutions to those barriers.
January 30, 2019