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  • Jobs Are Returning To The City

    [Excerpt] In recent years, job growth in downtown centers nationwide has far outpaced growth in surrounding suburban areas, according to a widely-cited report released this week by the City Observatory. According to a DataHaven analysis of the Census dataset used in the report, New Haven and Hartford are experiencing a similar shift.

    Feb. 27, 2015

    Economy

  • Report: Transit’s Not Keeping Up With “Job Sprawl”

    [Excerpt] The jobs are out in the suburbs. The workers live in the city. The bus often can’t connect the two.

    Jan. 18, 2015

    Economy

  • Report: Lack of transportation in Greater New Haven keeps people out of workforce

    [Excerpt] According to the report, New Haven has been adding high-paying jobs since 2000 that go primarily to college graduates, and only 4 percent of 47,000 jobs paying more than $20 per hour are held by residents of the city’s low-income neighborhoods. Most of the living-wage jobs in New Haven — 81 percent — are held by out-of-towners.   SCRCOG Executive Director Carl Amento called the problem “this mismatch between where the jobs are and where the people are.”

    Jan. 16, 2015

    Economy

  • MetroTrends

    MetroTrends, at MetroTrends.org, is the Urban Institute's report card on metropolitan America. The site provides up-to-date indicators of social and economic conditions and trends in metro areas nationwide, along with commentary on what they mean for workers, families, businesses, and neighborhoods.

    Jan. 10, 2015

    Demographics, Economy

  • Understanding the Impact of Immigration in Greater New Haven

    Commissioned by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, DataHaven analyzed the recent demographic, social, and economic impact of immigration in the region.  Click the link below to view the main report page.

    Jan. 1, 2015

    All DataHaven Programs, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy

  • 2014 Metro Hartford Progress Points: A snapshot of our communities

    Metro Hartford Progress Points takes a look at the forces shaping Hartford and the region today, both the connections across it and the critical education, income and opportunity gaps within it. It is a call to action for groups and individuals throughout Metro Hartford to recognize all that we share, to join forces to address our challenges and to create more vibrant and prosperous communities for all. The report covers topics ranging from education to poverty to affordable housing and even globalization of the region.

    Dec. 31, 2014

    Economy, Education, Housing

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