Fairfield County’s sizeable immigrant population – twenty percent of Connecticut’s most populous county – grew 89 percent from 1990 to 2014. In some municipalities, foreign-born residents make up as much as a third of the population.
That is among the findings in the Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2016, which examined regional demographics, economic opportunity, […]
There are significant unmet needs among the children and youth of Fairfield County, with over 800 students dropping out of high school each year, 1 in 8 youth ages 16-24 unemployed and over 2,600 youth ages 16-19 neither employed nor in school, according to a new report by Connecticut Voices for Children. Youth well-being […]