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All CT Cities Seeing Population Increases

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This is definitely an encouraging read and also provides more fuel to the argument that transit will help boost our urban cores. Hopefully our state can really start to become a place that young people consider moving to instead of away from.

Wall Street Journal

The population grew by nearly 5% in both New Haven and Stamford and by 3.4% in Bridgeport, the first gain that city has seen since 1950. The state's capital, Hartford, grew by 2.6% over the past decade. Hartford has posted growth in only one other census since 1960. It lost more than a tenth of its residents between 1990 and 2000.

In addition, cities and towns with Amtrak or commuter-rail stations received 34% of the state's overall population growth. They attracted 33% of the state's new housing, about twice their growth share experienced between 1990 and 2000, the report showed.

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