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The Changing Demographics of Connecticut - 1990 to 2000

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A two-part series from the University of Connecticut's Connecticut State Data Center, The Changing Demographics of Connecticut - 1990 to 2000 uses data gathered by the U.S. Census Bureau in the 1990 Decennial Census and the 2000 Decennial Census to investigate demographic and socioeconomic changes in the state of Connecticut between 1990 and 2000. 

Part 1: Comparing Connecticut to National Averages shows Connecticut's statewide averages, whether in terms of income, poverty, or racial composition, provide a misleading description of the state’s socioeconomics. 

In Part 2: The Five Connecticuts, a more representative description of town demographics is provided. Each town has been assigned to one of five town groups; reflecting separate and distinct Connecticuts and allowing readers to more easily see the separate socioeconomic trends within the state.

Citations

Rodriguez, O., Levy, D., & Villemez, W. (2003). The Changing Demographics of Connecticut - 1990 to 2000, Part 1: Comparing Connecticut to National Averages. Storrs, CT: University of Connecticut, Connecticut State Data Center, Series, no. OP 2003-01. Retrieved from http://web2.uconn.edu/ctsdc/Reports/CtSDC_CT_Part01_OP2003-01.pdf.

Levy, D., Rodriguez, O., & Villemez, W. (2004). The Changing Demographics of Connecticut - 1990 to 2000, Part 2: The Five Connecticuts. Storrs, CT: University of Connecticut, Connecticut State Data Center, Series, no. OP 2004-01. Retrieved from http://web2.uconn.edu/ctsdc/Reports/CtSDC_CT_Part02_OP2004-01.pdf.