UNLIMITED POTENTIAL, FAST FACTS
Higher education along with healthcare, creative businesses, tourism and an advanced manufacturing sector form the backbone of the region’s economy. These industries account for nearly one third of the 334,000 total jobs in the region and attract talent and customers from around the globe.
Want affordable living space? NYC and Boston are nearby, but those who live here pay a fraction of the big city housing costs.
Yale University is the most significant economic engine in the region. A world-class research university with an undergraduate college and 13 graduate and professional schools.
The universities, colleges and professional schools create ready-talent, including more than 6,000 new college grads per year.
A highly skilled workforce, as 33% of our workforce has a college degree and 16% have a graduate degree.
Entrepreneurs thrive here; 90% of businesses in this region have fewer than 20 employees.
Among secondary cities in America, New Haven and Branford rank among the top 11 in number of venture capital deals.
What type of business setting do you want – bustling urban center, shoreline, suburban convenience, or rural landscape? It’s all here.
The Port of New Haven is the busiest port on the Long Island Sound and the deepest. It represents untapped potential for significant future growth.
The region has a history of innovation including the first hamburger sandwich, the first planned city and the first modern submarine.