Opportunities scorecard ranks Conn. 23rd
Jan 26, 2016
Connecticut was middle-of-the-pack nationally on the Assets & Opportunities Scorecard published by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), assessing barriers and outcomes for households to accumulate wealth.
Washington, D.C.-based CFED analyzed some 60 measures, with Connecticut scoring high up the list for its low poverty rate and school quality, and lower on elements categories addressing home ownership and income equality, among others.
Vermont led the nation on overall outcomes determined by the study. On policies designed to help households improve their standing, Connecticut ranked second with Oregon nationally after Maryland, with New York and New Jersey also ranked highly for their policy goals.