The United States Census Bureau released congressional apportionment numbers Monday, which show that Connecticut’s population grew slightly over a 10-year period. Those results mean the state will continue to have five representatives in the U.S. House.
The latest U.S. Census survey shows fears of lost income that experts say could shatter Connecticut’s already-fragile economy in 2021.
The court decision allows the Trump administration to halt a count that was supposed to run until Oct. 31.
While the state as a whole has a good census response rate, Hartford has the worst one in the nation.
Community foundations pledge to match the state’s funding for census outreach.
Even though one-fourth of CT’s census tracts are deemed hard to count, the state is relying on volunteers and hopes for philanthropy.
WASHINGTON — The median cost of keeping a roof over one’s head in Connecticut has been coming down in recent years for homeowners but rising for renters, widening an affordability gap between those who own their homes and those who don’t.
WASHINGTON – Connecticut continues to be one of the highest-income states in the nation, but its population is stagnant and may even be on the downturn, and there’s a huge gap between the incomes of white state residents and minorities.
WASHINGTON — Connecticut women are having fewer children than those in most other states, its population continues to age and growth is lagging. The census bureau said that in 2015 Connecticut women ranked 49th among the states as far fertility. The census also determined that Connecticut is one of the slowest-growing states.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Census Bureau’s good news that median income rose significantly in the United States last year wasn’t as cheerful for Connecticut. The state was among a dozen with the smallest rate of household median income growth in the nation, which had a robust increase of 5.2 percent. And not everybody benefited from Connecticut’s modest 1.8 percent income growth.
WASHINGTON — Puerto Rico’s financial problems, which are nearing a crisis stage, have sped the migration of its residents to Connecticut and the rest of the mainland, but Congress is stalled on proposals to help the island.
In the news: The Iran nuclear pact survives; GE lobbies for the Export-Import Bank; the number in Connecticut without health insurance drops; the delegation opposes defunding Planned Parenthood; and the UConn women’s basketball team shows up at the White House — again.
New figures released Tuesday indicate that the number of people without health insurance dropped in early 2014, the first year the major provisions of the federal health law took effect. But the numbers still give us a very limited picture of the impact Obamacare has had on coverage in Connecticut.
WASHINGTON – A new U.S. Census Bureau report says nearly one in four young immigrants, or about 118,000 people in Connecticut, are not U.S. citizens.
Although more families may be leaving Connecticut than are moving in, the state’s population still increased between 2003 and 2012, Census Bureau statistics show.