Connecticut had 100,754 millionaire residents last year, up from 99,235 in 2012, comprising 7.32 percent of the state’s 1.4 million households.
Connecticut ranked third in the U.S. in millionaires per-capita, according to published reports. Maryland ranked in first place using the per-capita measurement and New Jersey placed second. Connecticut was ranked fourth in 2012, but […]
In Tennessee, Rhode Island, Hawaii and Connecticut, nursing homes must have a registered nurse on duty 24/7. A total of only thirteen states require 24-hour registered nurse coverage in some cases, but their statutes vary, and are somewhat less stringent than the four 24/7 states.
As for the rest […]
The number of languages spoken in Connecticut is considerably larger than most people expect. That fact was highlighted in the recent MetroHartford Progress Points Report, prepared for the MetroHartford Alliance. The linguistic diversity and global connections of the region are reflected in schools and employers, with more than 100 different languages spoken in […]
As the fate of immigration reform remains unresolved in Congress, plays out on the nation’s borders, and is debated in states around the country – including Connecticut – the potential economic benefits remain an element in the debate. Connecticut-centric data seeks to provide local context as a new national immigration policy is considered and stalled and […]
Connecticut state agencies are collaborating, in concert with private sector organizations, to protect senior citizens from elder abuse. In issuing an Executive Order, Governor Malloy directed agencies to identify ways to increase public awareness, reporting and social network support of elder abuse victims, consider ways to improve programs for elder abuse victims, and identify best […]
As the Frozen juggernaut continues with no signs of slowing whatsoever, the ubiquitous anthem “Let It Go” rings in the ears of children and parents worldwide. What many may have missed in the phenomenon is the Connecticut connection.
The anthem “Let It Go,” sung in the movie by both Idina Menzel and Demi Lovato (over […]
Connecticut’s nickname as the Land of Steady Habits, is well-earned, as evidenced by a review of population origin during the past century. Connecticut’s domestic migration pattern has been remarkably steady through the decades, and most of the change has been due to immigration, according to data compiled by The New York Times.
The stubborn pay equity gap between men and women – larger in Connecticut than some neighboring states – apparently has its roots in childhood.
National surveys indicate that parents are more likely to give their sons an allowance than their daughters. Among all young people surveyed, 67 percent of boys compared with 59 […]
Bradley International Airport has seen passenger traffic increase for two consecutive months, and is stepping up efforts to re-establish service to trans-Atlantic destinations. The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) is working with the state’s business community and potential airline carriers to demonstrate the need for the overseas service.
In May, passenger traffic at Bradley […]
In only three states in the nation are women more underrepresented among the top 1 percent of wage owners, when compared with the state’s overall female population. Connecticut ranks 4th – after South Dakota, New Hampshire and Wyoming – in underrepresentation of women among the top earners in the state.
Connecticut has a ratio of […]
Connecticut teen girls drink at a higher rate than the national average, Connecticut’s teen drinking rate is higher than ever, cyber-bullying rates among girls in the state have increased, and moderate to high stress levels among a majority of teens nationwide – and how they respond to stress – are raising new concerns. Those are […]
When Zagat’s decided to take a bite into the uniqueness of sandwiches during August (It is national sandwich month! Who knew?) – highlighting particularly noteworthy culinary endeavors in every state in the nation – the focus in Connecticut landed squarely on the lobster roll.
Their review of “delicious regional sandwiches” found in each state had […]
The Hartford region was the state’s only metropolitan area to improve its ranking relative to other metropolitan areas around the country in an analysis of job growth and regional economic factors in 2013 that ranked the nation’s top 200 Best Performing Cities.
The top ranked Connecticut metropolitan area was Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, which ranked #85 […]
The New Haven-Milford metropolitan area has the highest concentration of individuals of Italian heritage in the nation. In an analysis that ranked ancestries on the estimated percentage of U.S. population and then identified the three metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of each ancestry or origin, Bloomberg Businessweek determined that the concentration of […]