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  • Connecticut Data Map: Racially and Economically Segregated Areas, 2012

    Connecticut not only has the highest per capita income in the nation and ties New York in income disparity, its pockets of wealth and poverty are more highly concentrated than in many other large metropolitan areas.

    Aug. 26, 2015

    Demographics, Economy

  • Data show Connecticut remains segregated, but work being done to lessen it

    [Excerpt] "Connecticut not only has the highest per capita income in the nation and ties New York in income disparity, its pockets of wealth and poverty are more highly concentrated than in many other large metropolitan areas. That was one of the findings of a study by Mark Abraham and Mary Buchanan, of DataHaven in New Haven, whose mission is to help policy-makers

    Jul. 4, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics, Economy

  • In last 35 years, a significant drop in middle-income neighborhoods

    [Excerpt] From 1980 to 2013, the percentage of Connecticut residents living in neighborhoods of concentrated wealth or poverty grew by 30 percent, according to a new analysis from DataHaven.

    Jun. 17, 2015

    Demographics, Economy

  • Rising Neighborhood Income Inequality in Connecticut

    From 1980 to 2013, the percentage of Connecticut residents living in neighborhoods of concentrated wealth or poverty grew by 30 percent, according to a new analysis from DataHaven.  On the map below, click "Visible Layers" to view data from each decade. Meanwhile, the percentage of residents living in middle-income neighborhoods shrunk 7 percent.

    Jun. 17, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics, Economy

  • The Livability of New Haven and Connecticut for the Aging Population

    UConn projected that the share of Connecticut residents ages 60 and above will grow by 44 percent between 2013 to 2025. With these shifts in population, communities are tasked with implementing “age-inclusive” policies, providing for the needs of all citizens regardless of age or ability.

    May. 31, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics

  • Immigrant owned-businesses help shape local economy, communities in Greater New Haven

    [Excerpt] "According to the study published this year, Connecticut has a foreign-born population of 481,880, which represents 14 percent of the state’s 3.6 million residents. There are 74,670 foreign-born people living in Greater New Haven. The figure is based on numbers from the 2008-12 American Community Survey’s five-year estimates.

    May. 2, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics, Economy

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