March 03, 2023
Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, Bridgeport Hospital, Danbury Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Stamford Hospital, area cities and towns, and other partners including United Way of Coastal Fairfield County, United Way of Western Connecticut, the Connecticut Health Foundation, and Supportive Housing Works.
With support from community partners, DataHaven published a new version of the report on March 13, 2023. The report includes an analysis of data from the 2021 and 2022 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, as well as many other new data sources.
The Index is a core community indicators program of DataHaven, produced in partnership with Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, and is a collaborative Community Health Needs Assessment for the towns served by Bridgeport Hospital, Danbury Hospital, Greenwich Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, and Stamford Hospital.
Please contact us if you would like to help distribute this year's report. DataHaven has made similar reports available for all other regions of Connecticut.
The Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index is the first comprehensive community indicators program for Fairfield County, covering individual cities and neighborhoods throughout the area.
The Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2019 is an update and expansion of DataHaven's popular 2016 Index report, featuring several new content areas. Published in September 2019, the report is approximately 120 pages in length, with over 80 illustrations related to well-being and economic opportunity in Fairfield County.
The report uses a combination of local, state, and federal data sources including new data analysis conducted by DataHaven and partners for the first time. Like the previous edition of the report, the Index makes use of results from the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, which conducted live, in-depth interviews with over 16,000 randomly-selected adults statewide, including about 5,000 in Fairfield County, in 2018.
The Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2016 makes extensive use of data from the 2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey, which completed in-depth interviews with nearly 17,000 randomly-selected adults in the area including 4,962 throughout Fairfield County, as well as neighborhood-level data on social and economic conditions from the U.S. Census Bureau, Connecticut state agencies, and local sources.
The 2016 report is approximately 80 pages in length and contains over 50 infographics and tables related to well-being in Fairfield County.