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  • At risk: Fair and valid census data for Connecticut

    [note: This article by DataHaven staff originally appeared in the Connecticut Mirror, at https://ctviewpoints.org/2017/10/02/at-risk-fair-and-valid-census-data-for-connecticut/] By Aparna Nathan and Mark Abraham, DataHaven

    Oct. 4, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy

  • Census Finds Connecticut Population Growth Stagnant Last Year

    [Excerpt from Hartford Courant news article by Rebecca Lurye] "Average owner-occupied home values increased from $270,900 to $274,600 last year. That’s up 1.37 percent compared to 5.3 percent nationwide. The percentage of families living below the poverty level — $24,250 for a family of four — fell from 8 percent to 6.8 percent of the population last year. Nationwide, about 10 percent of families live in poverty.

    Oct. 2, 2017

    Economy

  • Connecticut Health Data Collaborative

    Excerpt describing the data collaborative from February 2017 Status Report:

    Sep. 28, 2017

    Economy, Health

  • The Hub of the Wheel

    [Excerpt] “Transportation is a civil rights issue,” Mayor Toni Harp announced at a public meeting in January 2014. “It’s an economic development issue. It’s a jobs issue.” The data agrees.

    Sep. 10, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Economy

  • Fairfield Foundation Hopes To Steer Vulnerable Youth Onto Path Of Opportunity

    [Excerpt from full radio segment] "A Connecticut foundation says economic inequality is creating stark disparities in education and employment opportunities for young people across Fairfield County. Fairfield County’s Community Foundation has tracked this trend through its Community Wellbeing Index, which it created with DataHaven.   

    Sep. 7, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Economy

  • Wellbeing Index Measures Health and Happiness In Fairfield County

    [Excerpt - please visit link for radio interview recording]

    Jun. 28, 2017

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health

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