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  • Living with the Highway: Hartford residents navigate the divide caused by Connecticut's urban highways

    [Excerpt from feature article by Emily DiSalvo and Taylor Johnston, 2/4/2023]  As far as Elijah Hilliman can tell, I-84 "was built to get people out of Hartford." Like Dunkin' Donuts Park, a minor league baseball stadium across the street from his coffee shop, Hilliman says the highway wasn't built for residents of Hartford. "It cuts, specifically, the North End of Hartford off,” Hilliman said. “So, in that aspect, it's very racially motivated. So, the North End is all Black people. We don't have access to pretty much anything."

    Feb. 5, 2023

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  • 2021 DataHaven Community Profile Dataset

    This is a CSV (raw data) file with the state, county, and town-level data used in our community profile pages, updated with 2021 5-year ACS data (released by Census Bureau in December 2022). For Connecticut counties and select Connecticut towns, the dataset also contains a small number of estimates from the DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey. Please refer to the survey page for full crosstabs and results. The CSV may be downloaded using the "Document" link below.

    Dec. 12, 2022

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  • Report: Ansonia and Derby fall further behind Valley neighbors

    [Excerpt from feature article by Eddy Martinez] ANSONIA — Ansonia and Derby share an industrial past. And although the two cities are frequent rivals when it comes to everything from economic development to high school football, they also share a common problem — poverty.  The two cities trail the state and the rest of the lower Naugatuck Valley communities in median income. And the gap is widening.

    Nov. 27, 2022

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  • 2022 Valley Community Index: Understanding the Valley Region

    This 2022 report is part of an ongoing, decades-long tradition of analyzing social and economic conditions and quality of life in the Lower Naugatuck Valley region. The effort has included the 1996 Healthy Valley Report, the 2001 Mt. Auburn Report, the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center Community Health Profile, the 2010 Valley Cares Report, the 2013 Griffin Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment, and the Naugatuck Valley Health District’s 2013-2015 Community Health Improvement Plan.

    Nov. 15, 2022

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  • 2022 Valley Community Index (PDF)

    The Valley Community Index report document may be downloaded by clicking on the Document link below. Please see the main report page for details (on the main report page, you may also download the report using the blue button).

    Nov. 15, 2022

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  • Rural Health in Connecticut

    Introduction (excerpt) This 2022 report is an update and expansion upon “An Assessment of Rural Health in Connecticut: Overview, Obstacles, and Opportunities” — the previous rural health assessment completed in 2015.

    Oct. 26, 2022

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