About DECD

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  • About Financial Review & Compliance

    Get assistance to make sure state- and federally funded projects meet all compliance and contractual obligations.

  • About Research Publications

    The Department of Economic and Community Development maintains a current, transparent library of materials on the business of doing business in Connecticut.

  • About the Department of Economic & Community Development

    DECD is the state's lead agency responsible for strengthening Connecticut’s competitive position in the rapidly changing, knowledge-based global economy.

  • Agency Annual Reports

    Access current annual reports for the Department of Economic and Community Development.

  • Audit Requirements

    DECD, acting as either a state grantor agency of state financial assistance or as a pass-through entity administering Federal Program Awards, will ensure that the audits conducted of its recipients are in compliance with the applicable state and/or federal audit reporting requirements.

  • Census Data

    Access employment figures, population data, education information and housing statistics from the Connecticut Census broken down by state, county, town and congressional districts.

  • Connecticut Population Information

    Provides population estimates for Connecticut's counties and towns, calculated for July 1 of each year and released by October of the following year.

  • Connecticut Town Profiles

    View current demographic and economic information for each of Connecticut’s 169 municipalities.

  • Construction Report

    View recent construction reports for new housing production and permits.

  • Contact

    Access contact information and details about the offices that make up DECD.

  • Distressed Municipalities

    Find updated statistics used to identify and assist Connecticut’s most economically challenged municipalities.

  • Economic Development Strategy Plans

    Review current and recent economic development strategy documents for the State of Connecticut.

  • Economic Digest Issues

    Access a library of the Connecticut Economic Digest, a comprehensive source for the most current, up-to-date data on the workforce and economy of Connecticut.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity

    The Department of Economic and Community Development Equal Employment Opportunity Unit (EEO) ensures the agency’s commitment and responsibility to foster a diverse and inclusive working environment.

  • Featured Audit Links

    Find informative links to external partners including Whitehouse.gov, Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Accountability Office and more.