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  • 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

  • Where Immigration Meets Resilience

    [Excerpt] A positive influx of immigrants fed the rapid growth, even as the city lost native-born residents. By the latest tally, 17 percent of New Haven’s 130,000 residents are immigrants. Their origins, ages, skills, citizenship statuses, and personal stories are different, but their overall impact is clear: “The surge of immigration in recent years shows us yet again how important [immigrants are] to the growth and success of our community,” according to William W. Ginsberg, President & CEO of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

    Apr. 17, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics

  • The age-inclusivity of New Haven and Connecticut

    Click the link below to view the main report page.

    Mar. 31, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics, Health

  • New Haven Joins Worldwide Pilot to Measure Aging-Friendly Cities

    The World Health Organization has selected Greater New Haven as one of 15 urban areas worldwide to pilot a planned age-friendly city indicator guide.

    Mar. 23, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Demographics