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  • Connecticut Income Inequality Grows

    [Excerpt] A new study shows that growing economic inequality is taking root in Connecticut.

    Jun. 24, 2015

    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

  • Changing Retail Composition in Greenwich, Connecticut, 2000-2013

    "This study is an examination of retail composition on Greenwich Avenue, the “Main Street” corridor in the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut between 2000 and 2013. Retail composition is affected largely by demographic and economic activity, but it is also influenced by a community’s history, culture and image. Commercial corridors are where neighborhood change becomes visible and can be measured by observing store openings and closing as well as change in type.

    May. 6, 2015

    Economy

  • 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

  • Recommendations to improve employment opportunities for New Haven residents

    [An excerpt from the Executive Summary of the report:]

    Apr. 17, 2015

    Economy, Education

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