Data Stories on the CT Open Data Portal

Data stories are pages on the CT Open Data Portal that highlight insights from open data through data, visualizations, and narrative. Browse the data stories published on the Open data Portal by category below.  

Featured Data Story
Municipal Fiscal Indicators contains the most current financial data available for each of Connecticut's 169 municipalities. Dashboard data is based upon the audited financial statements that are filed annually with the State of Connecticut, Office of Policy and Management, Office of Finance and from financial information submitted by municipalities derived from their financial accounting systems. These key indicators provide insights into the financial health of each municipality and can help policymakers and citizens make informed decisions.
Learn more by visiting the Municipal Fiscal Indicators data story.

Data Stories by Topic

Health and Human Services
Economic Development
  • Qualified Census Tracts by Town - Information about the Qualified Census Tracts (QTCs) in Connecticut, which are identified for the implementation of the federal Low-Income Housing Credit Program and administration of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
  • CT Business Registrations - The Office of the Secretary of the State publishes data from the Connecticut Business Registry on the CT Open Data Portal. This data includes all domestic (formed in Connecticut) and foreign (formed outside of Connecticut) entities on record. This page provides access to the business registration data and highlights trends in business registrations in Connecticut. 
  • Roberta Willis Scholarship Program - This dashboard displays various indicators on the Roberta Willis Scholarship Program in Connecticut, including both the need-based grant and the need-merit scholarship. 
  • 2020 U.S. Census Block Adjustments - Data resources on the 2020 U.S. census block population adjustments for the purposes of determining legislative districts
  • Disproportionately Impacted Areas, Identified for Public Act 21-1 - Data resources on census tracts in Connecticut identified as "Disproportionately Impacted Areas" pursuant to P.A. 21-1, An Act Concerning Responsible and Equitable Regulation of Adult-Use Cannabis
  • GreenerGov CT - This data story provides data on sustainability initiatives in Connecticut state agencies, including data on the state's progress towards meeting the goals of EO 1 and EO 21-3 and data about the utility use and cost in Connecticut state agencies.
  • Municipal Fiscal Indicators - Financial data for each of Connecticut's 169 municipalities, based on the audited financial statements filed annually with the CT Office of Policy and Management, Office of Finance and from financial information submitted by municipalities derived from their financial accounting systems
  • State of Connecticut Executive Branch Workforce - This page presents data about the portion of the executive branch workforce in Connecticut where the human resources responsibilities are handled centrally by the Department of Administrative Services (DAS).
Tax and Revenue
  • Open Data Portal Site Analytics - This page highlights information about assets published on the Open Data Portal, including the types of assets and the number of views and downloads of data on the Portal. 
Archived Stories