A new survey taken in Connecticut by AARP shows 60% residents want to stay in Connecticut. Digging deeper, they found the main reason respondents site for leaving is the availability of good jobs. High on the list of what Millennials and other groups are looking for are livable/walkable communities with affordable housing, better public transportation, and opportunities for social activities.
Leading the charge to educate Hartford residents about all the state has to offer, Kim Lundy, executive director of Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs (HYPE), said “We have so much to do in the state and in Hartford and in the region. In HYPE that is one of the major misconceptions that we really try to debunk for people.”