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Population in 2010: 60,960. Population change since 2000: +7.1%
 

Males: 28,039  (46.0%)
Females: 32,921  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  37.4 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06514.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,540 (it was $52,351 in 2000)
Hamden:

$63,540
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,048

Hamden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $224,795 (it was $135,100 in 2000)
Hamden:

$224,795
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $282,765; Detached houses: $301,768; Townhouses or other attached units: $198,576; In 2-unit structures: $222,935; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $235,762; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,657; Mobile homes: $146,422
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  • White alone - 39,086 (64.1%)
  • Black alone - 11,869 (19.5%)
  • Hispanic - 5,327 (8.7%)
  • Asian alone - 3,304 (5.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1,211 (2.0%)
  • Other race alone - 97 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 54 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 12 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hamden: 270.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (28.0%), Irish (17.4%), German (8.7%), English (7.5%), Polish (5.7%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1786

Elevation: 101 feet

Land area: 32.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,859 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hamden:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamden town:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

5,365 residents are foreign born (3.9% Europe, 3.0% Asia, 2.0% Latin America).

This town:  9.4%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Hamden, Connecticut as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamden to the number of sex offenders is 937 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hamden town:  2.4% ($3,285)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (56.5 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (69.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: North Haven, CT (1.8 miles ), New Haven, CT (2.0 miles ), Woodbridge, CT (2.2 miles ), Bethany, CT (2.3 miles ), East Haven, CT (2.5 miles ), West Haven, CT (2.7 miles ), Wallingford Center, CT (2.7 miles ), North Branford, CT (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 51 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1999: 107 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2000: 146 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 78 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $165,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.37 N, Longitude: 72.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

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Crime rates in Hamden by Year
Type 2000 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012
Murders 002011002
per 100,000 0.00.03.40.01.71.70.00.03.3
Rapes 828413135103
per 100,000 14.53.513.66.822.422.48.717.24.9
Robberies 412652506763735439
per 100,000 74.345.088.285.4115.3108.7126.393.163.9
Assaults 343392216442933278
per 100,000 61.657.115.337.627.575.950.256.9455.5
Burglaries 171160108100183192165123196
per 100,000 309.9276.7183.2170.9315.0331.1285.5212.2321.1
Thefts 1,3869189581,0081,3711,0671,1929411,089
per 100,000 2512.01587.41624.61722.52360.21840.22062.21623.11784.3
Auto thefts 249129751271731371209897
per 100,000 451.3223.1127.2217.0297.8236.3207.6169.0158.9
Arson 063154222
per 100,000 0.010.45.11.78.66.93.53.43.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.9) 212.8133.6140.6142.4209.9192.4181.0152.4236.6

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Crime rate in Hamden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 129 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Connecticut average:

2.36

Hamden, Connecticut accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Hamden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the Hamden town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/29/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from Hamden center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 40.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from Hamden center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Haven County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ernest Borgnine - (born 1917), actor, Henry Austin (architect) - Architect, Donald Hall - Poet, Anttaj Hawthorne - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Nov 15, 1981), Henry W. Lee (bishop) - First bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa., Richard Davis Anderson - Soilder, Craig Benson - College basketball player (Quinnipiac Bobcats), Danny Oglesby - College basketball player (Fairfield Stags), Ed Ellis - Football player, Eddie Wilson (baseball) - Baseball player.

Main business address for: HOST AMERICA CORP (RETAIL-EATING PLACES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Hamden:

  • HAMDEN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 3000 DIXWELL AVENUE SUITE 100)
  • VISITING NURSE SERVICES, INC OF SO CT (Home Health Center, 1684 DIXWELL AVENUE)
  • VNA SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 1100 SHERMAN AVENUE)
  • ARDEN HOUSE REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 850 MIX AVE)
  • HAMDEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1270 SHERMAN LANE)
  • WHITNEY CENTER (Nursing Home, 200 LEEDER HILL DR)
  • WHITNEY MANOR CONV CTR (Nursing Home, 2798 WHITNEY AVE)

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Heliports located in Hamden:


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Amtrak stations near Hamden:

  • 5 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.hamden.com

Colleges/Universities in Hamden:

  • Quinnipiac University (Full-time enrollment: 6,787; Location: Mt Carmel Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.quinnipiac.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Stone Academy (FT enrollment: 297; Location: 1315 Dixwell Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.stoneacademy.com)
  • Lincoln Technical Institute (FT enrollment: 233; Location: 109 Sanford St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lincolnedu.com)
  • Paier College of Art Inc (FT enrollment: 166; Location: 20 Gorham Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.paiercollegeofart.edu)
  • Brio Academy of Cosmetology-New Haven (FT enrollment: 42; Location: 1245 Dixwell Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brioacademy.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hamden:

  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 4 miles; New Haven, CT; Full-time enrollment: 8,346)
  • Yale University (about 5 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 11,454)
  • University of New Haven (about 6 miles; West Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,540)
  • Gateway Community College (about 6 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Porter and Chester Institute (about 19 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,845)
  • Wesleyan University (about 19 miles; Middletown, CT; FT enrollment: 2,968)

Public high schools in Hamden:

Private high schools in Hamden:

  • SACRED HEART ACADEMY (Students: 492; Location: 265 BENHAM ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • WHITNEY HALL SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 1400 WHITNEY AVE; Grades: 3 - 12)
  • CEDARHURST SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 871 PROSPECT ST; Grades: 7 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Hamden:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hamden:

  • ST RITA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 1601 WHITNEY AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST STEPHEN SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 418 RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART MANOR (Students: 46; Location: 261 BENHAM ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LAUREL OAKS ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 14 W SHEPARD AVE; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Hamden, map of school districts: HAMDEN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Hamden:

  • HAMDEN LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,807,639; Location: 2901 DIXWELL AVE.; 204,820 books; 18 e-books; 11,041 audio materials; 9,638 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 655 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The correct name for the first School listed for private schools is Hamden Hall School, Not Homden Hall added by Tony
  • NBA Player Scott Burrell was born in hamden

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Notable locations in Hamden: Mount Carmel Station (A), Meadowbrook Country Club (B), New Haven Country Club (C), Sleeping Giant Country Club (D), Laurel View Country Club (E), Greenbriar Office Greenhouse and Rehabilitation Center (F), Esther Swinkin Memorial Library (G), Eli Whitney Museum (H), Eli Whitney Barn (I), Whitney Water Center (J), Water Learning Laboratory (K), Revival Center (L), Putnam Cottage Museum (M), Paier College of Art Library (N), North Campus Residence Complex (O), New Haven Community Center (P), McKeon Building (Q), Mary and James Dimeo Library (R), Miller Memorial Library (S), Hamden Volunteer Fire Company Station 8 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Putnam Place Shopping Center (1), Caldor Shopping Center (2), Acme Mall Shopping Center (3), Hamden Mart Shopping Center (4), Hamden Plaza Shopping Center (5), Hamden Village Fair Shopping Center (6), Mount Carmel Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hamden include: Mount Sacred Heart Convent (A), Masjid al-Islam (B), Mount Calvary Deliverance Church (C), Mount Carmel Congregational Church (D), Olivet Baptist Church (E), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (F), Prayer and Deliverance Church (G), Saint Anns Church (H), Saint Barnabas Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beaverdale Memorial Park (1), Congregation Beth El Cemetery (2), Central Burying Grounds (3), Woodin Street Cemetery (4), Hamden Plains Cemetery (5), Westwood Cemetery (6), B'nail Scholom Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Turners Pond (A), Clarks Pond (B), Lake Wintergreen (C), Woodruffs Pond (D), Jepp Pond (E), Axle Shop Pond (F), Farm Brook Reservoir (G), Farm Brook Site 2B Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willow Brook (A), Shepard Brook (B), Butterworth Brook (C), Eaton Brook (D), Farm Brook (E), Hickory Brook (F), Jepp Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hamden include: Bassett Park (1), Brooksvale Recreation Park (2), West Rock Ridge State Park (3), East Rock Park (4), Quinnipiac River Marsh Wildlife Area (5), Pardee Rose Garden (6), Paradise Game Preserve (7), Sleeping Giant State Park (8), Edgerton Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bassn' Bears Trip Service (Arcades & Amusements; 5900 Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Howard Johnson Inn (2260 Whitney Avenue) (1), Days Inn (3400 Whitney Avenue) (2), Equity Corporate Housing (24321 Town Walk Drive) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Connecticut State - Superior Court- Superior Court Housing- Appellate C (2911 Dixwell Avenue Floor 4) (1), Hamden Town - Courts- Hamden Probate Court (2372 Whitney Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
New Haven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.4. This is about average.
City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.291. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.291
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.03
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.28
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hamden and their reported violations in the past:

QUONNIPAUG HILLS - LOWER SYSTEM (Population served: 390, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2004), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-09-2004 and NOV-30-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2004)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUL-31-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1994 and MAR-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-1996)
QUONNIPAUG HILLS - UPPER SYSTEM (Population served: 174, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1994 and MAR-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-1996)
YMCA - CAMP MOUNTAIN LAUREL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.3%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.8%
Whole state:

7.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hamden, CT

People in group quarters in Hamden in 2010:

  • 4,150 people in college/university student housing
  • 345 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 111 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 94 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 72 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Hamden in 2000:

  • 3,063 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 663 people in nursing homes
  • 150 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 90 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 69 people in religious group quarters
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 42 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 31 people in other group homes
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Hamden compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Hamden (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: Westwoods Branch, Putnam Place Stop And Shop Branch, Hamden Branch, Hamden Super Stop And Shop Branch. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Whitneyville Branch, Hamden Branch, Whitney Center Branch, Mount Carmel Branch. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Spring Glen Branch, Hamden Plaza Branch, Central Hamden Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • TD Bank, National Association: Hamden Central Branch at 2992 Dixwell Avenue, branch established on 1965/03/31; Quinnipiac College Branch at 555 New Road, branch established on 1975/11/12. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Dixwell Avenue Branch at 2855 Dixwell Avenue, branch established on 1996/07/22; Hamden Branch at 5 Helen Street, branch established on 1988/01/22. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hamden Branch at 2340 Dixwell Avenue, branch established on 1960/06/13; Hamden Branch at 1699 Whitney Avenue, branch established on 1964/11/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Quinnipiac Bank & Trust Company: at 2600 Dixwell Avenue, branch established on 2008/03/06. Info updated 2010/09/11: Bank assets: $76.0 mil, Deposits: $66.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Hamden Branch at 2584 Dixwell Avenue, branch established on 1988/06/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Naugatuck Savings Bank: Hamden Branch at 2989 Whitney Avenue, branch established on 2011/06/18. Info updated 2009/08/17: Bank assets: $915.6 mil, Deposits: $741.6 mil, headquarters in Naugatuck, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hamden, Connecticut:

  • Daystop Motel, 3400 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518 , Phone: (203) 288-2505, Fax: (203) 230-1090
  • Clarion Hotel & Suites, 2260 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518 , Phone: (203) 288-3831, Fax: (203) 281-6032
  • Avalon Walk, 100 Town Walk Dr, Hamden, CT 06518 , Phone: (203) 248-2200, Fax: (203) 288-5447
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hamden, Connecticut

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hamden town (based on New Haven County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.74%
Here53.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents72.1%6.5%5.2%3.0%2.6%
Congregations24.3%4.5%10.6%10.2%1.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.9%1.1%0.8%4.5%
Congregations5.4%4.7%3.3%5.9%29.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 172
New Haven County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
New Haven County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
Here:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 764
Here:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
New Haven County:

8.2%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New Haven County:

24.0%
State:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
Connecticut:

15.8%

4.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($977 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.25%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fairfield County, CT  1.30% ($53,789 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.43% ($46,514)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.25% ($47,288)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($688 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fairfield County, CT  0.67% ($52,105 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.61% ($49,113)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.38% ($59,251)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamden:

  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUN (1220 AM; 1 kW; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WYBC (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAVZ (1300 AM; 1 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamden:

  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W252AS (98.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WNHU (88.7 FM; WEST HAVEN, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hamden:

  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Hamden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 51
Total length: 160 meters (525ft)
Total costs: $80,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,185,382
Total average daily truck traffic: 29,968

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 3
  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 24
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 8
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hamden, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hamden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hamden, CT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 158 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamden)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hamden)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 217
  • Hazardous Condition: 330
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Hamden


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamden, CT

Most common first names in Hamden, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary81183.1 years
John62177.1 years
Joseph42177.8 years
Helen36882.6 years
William36377.5 years
Anna33584.2 years
Margaret27483.5 years
James25575.7 years
Edward25575.5 years
George24677.4 years
Most common last names in Hamden, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12980.8 years
Johnson11479.3 years
Miller7179.2 years
Esposito6679.8 years
Williams6176.4 years
Sullivan5977.5 years
Anderson5377.1 years
Brown5279.7 years
Murphy4777.4 years
Palmieri4082.0 years
Businesses in Hamden, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AT&T1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Men's Wearhouse1
Avenue1New Balance1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike7
Burger King2Old Navy1
CVS1Panera Bread1
Carson Pirie Scott1Payless1
Casual Male XL1Penske1
Clarion1Pier 1 Imports1
Days Inn1Popeyes1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
DressBarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts7Staples1
FedEx5Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
GNC1T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
Gap1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Talbots1
Home Depot1True Value1
IHOP1U-Haul3
Jones New York4UPS7
KFC1Walgreens3
Kohl's1Walmart1
LA Fitness1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Marshalls1
Browse common businesses in Hamden, CT


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