CT Migration – Good News Bad News – Up and Down

What are Connecticut’s population trends and who is migrating?

Primary Author: Manisha Srivastava, CT Office of Policy and Management – Contributor: Michelle Riordan-Nold, CT Data Collaborative –

But there are positive trends. The state gains prime working age adults and children. Connecticut also attracts well-educated international migrants, and loses the smallest percent of graduate degree holders. By income, the largest flows are at the lowest income levels (though largely due to age of earners), though the state is experiencing a slight loss of its highest income earners (incomes of $5 million or more). However, when talking about migration and income, it is important to realize not all income leaves with a person (if someone leaves a job, the job stays and a new person earns the income in CT).
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