• The article below appeared as an op-ed in the Sunday, June 5, 2011 New Haven Register, but it is applicable to cities throughout Connecticut and the United States. Please check this page for additional footnotes and detail on data sources.… Read More

    New Haven compared to other US cities
  • New Haven crime real, danger ranking is not

    New Haven Register    June 3, 2011

    [Excerpt] As a municipality, New Haven is highly unusual: Despite being home to 80,000 jobs, it is so small in land area that most of its working residents are employed in other towns, and vice versa.   When comparing places, good researchers define a city not as a municipality, but as the place where, by standard methodology, the majority of people live, work and shop. This can be done by neighborhood, by commuting radius or by employment area, allowing researchers to standardize comparisons.  … Read More

  • [Excerpt] Today, the Census Bureau began releasing local-level Connecticut data from the 2010 Census. You may refer to the DataHaven Knowledge Center for a file showing the population growth in Connecticut's counties and largest cities. DataHaven also has a number of resources related to the 2010 Census, including more documents and interactive map-based visualizations, on this page (a newer web browser may be required to see the maps). Visualizations by race and ethnic group for Connecticut Census data can be seen here.… Read More

  • More Latinos, Fewer Whites And Blacks

    New Haven Independent    February 10, 2011

    [Excerpt] New Haven non-profit Data Haven has been crunching the numbers and coming up with some interesting stats about demographic changes in the Elm City. See their analysis here. See their interactive maps here and here.… Read More

  • Science Park Expansion for Higher One… Read More

  • Executive Summary: Recent reports released over the past few months focus on the educational system in Connecticut, highlighting challenges facing the state with the largest achievement gap in the nation between low-income students and the rest of their peers. In this report, we detail income disparities and poverty concentrations, which disproportionately impact minority students, within the Connecticut region. The reports shed light on the current situation and offer concrete suggestions to close the achievement gap, such as a renewed focus on regional equity.… Read More

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