The Young Demographic

Fairfield County for those 18-35

New York Times: developers in Bridgeport banking on young singles

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The Real Estate section in today’s New York Times has a story about how developers are revitalizing downtown Hartford and Bridgeport because “new rentals have proved popular with young singles.” In both cities, the market is hot for studios and one-bedrooms – partly, developers say, because this generation of 20-somethings does not like to share…The […] [Read More]
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Young professionals are unhappy with housing prices in Connecticut

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A typical worker needs to earn $47,840 annually to afford median rent for a 2 bedroom apartment, while the median earnings for 25-to-34-year-old workers is roughly $30,000. About 300 young professionals responded to an unscientific survey the Partnership for Strong Communities conducted to try to understand why Connecticut has been losing 25-34 year-old residents at […] [Read More]
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M.O.D. event in Stamford tomorrow night

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Market based healthcare…bring it to Connecticut!

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Remember a little while ago when I was griping about healthcare and said I wanted the option to go to a market-based doctor that did not accept health insurance? Well, over my morning coffee, I was reading the latest issue of Bloomberg Businessweek and came across an article about Qliance Medical Group in Washington. “Patients […] [Read More]
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