Greater New Haven Community Wellbeing Index
The Greater New Haven Community Index is a unified assessment of wellbeing and quality of life in Greater New Haven and its neighborhoods. It illustrates the opportunities and challenges that face the metropolitan area where we live, work, and play. Scroll down to view example images or learn more about the report.
March 12, 2023
Greater Hartford Community Wellbeing Index
Greater Hartford Community Wellbeing Index 2023
March 11, 2023
Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index
Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2023
March 11, 2023
Living with the Highway: Hartford residents navigate the divide caused by Connecticut's urban highways
[Excerpt from feature article by Emily DiSalvo and Taylor Johnston, 2/4/2023] As far as Elijah Hilliman can tell, I-84 "was built to get people out of Hartford." Like Dunkin' Donuts Park, a minor league baseball stadium across the street from his coffee shop, Hilliman says the highway wasn't built for residents of Hartford. "It cuts, specifically, the North End of Hartford off,” Hilliman said. “So, in that aspect, it's very racially motivated. So, the North End is all Black people. We don't have access to pretty much anything."
February 05, 2023
2021 DataHaven Community Profile Dataset
This is a CSV (raw data) file with the state, county, and town-level data used in our community profile pages, updated with 2021 5-year ACS data (released by Census Bureau in December 2022). For Connecticut counties and select Connecticut towns, the dataset also contains a small number of estimates from the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey. Please refer to the survey page for full crosstabs and results. The CSV may be downloaded using the "Document" link below.
December 12, 2022
Report: Ansonia and Derby fall further behind Valley neighbors
[Excerpt from feature article by Eddy Martinez] ANSONIA — Ansonia and Derby share an industrial past. And although the two cities are frequent rivals when it comes to everything from economic development to high school football, they also share a common problem — poverty. The two cities trail the state and the rest of the lower Naugatuck Valley communities in median income. And the gap is widening.
November 27, 2022