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The most important reason this study is being conducted is to find out if employment has anything to do with where a person lives. I gathered information from residents living at Willow Ridge apartment complex in New Britain, CT.

- I went door to door interviewing residents with a questionnaire I designed.

- Residents were asked what was the most important reason they choose in live in New Britain.

- Residents were asked why they chose to live in this neighborhood.

- Resident were asked why they chose to live at Willow Ridge apartment complex.

- Responses varied between residents.

- After careful analysis, I found that a majority of residents prioritized a quieter neighborhood over employment.

- Resident also preferred to live closer to family members than to work.

Publication Date

2015

Keywords

demographics, neighborhoods, New Britain, Connecticut, population density

Disciplines

Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Sciences | Physical Sciences and Mathematics

The Importance of Neighborhoods: An Investigation in the Demography of a Neighborhood in New Britain, CT

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