West Haven, Connecticut

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Population in 2014: 54,905 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 25,927  (47.2%)
Females: 28,978  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  37.1 years
Connecticut median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 06516.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,461 (it was $42,393 in 2000)
West Haven:

$49,461
CT:

$67,098

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,089 (it was $21,121 in 2000)

West Haven city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $202,530 (it was $117,000 in 2000)
West Haven:

$202,530
CT:

$267,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $206,432; Detached houses: $218,518; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,468; In 2-unit structures: $188,488; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,999; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $118,331; Mobile homes: $92,057

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,055.

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  • Races in West Haven, CT (2013)

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    • 29,29353.1%White alone
    • 12,70923.0%Black alone
    • 9,16116.6%Hispanic
    • 2,3734.3%Asian alone
    • 1,4922.7%Two or more races
    • 2960.5%Other race alone
    • 130.02%American Indian alone

Races in West Haven detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Haven: 132.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (22.3%), Irish (12.7%), German (5.7%), Subsaharan African (5.2%), Polish (3.9%), English (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/24/1921

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 5,067 people per square mile   (average).

West Haven,CT real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in West Haven:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Haven city:

  • Never married: 40.1%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

8,187 residents are foreign born (6.8% Latin America, 2.9% Asia, 2.3% Africa, 2.2% Europe).

This city:

14.8%
Connecticut:

13.9%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in West Haven, Connecticut as of July 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in West Haven to the number of sex offenders is 1,514 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 with mortgages in 2013: $6,137 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,767 (3.0%)

West Haven satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (50.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (55.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Orange, CT (1.8 miles ), Woodmont borough, CT (1.8 miles ), New Haven, CT (1.9 miles ), East Haven, CT (2.3 miles ), Woodbridge, CT (2.5 miles ), Milford, CT (2.5 miles ), Derby, CT (2.7 miles ), Hamden, CT (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 46 buildings, average cost: $27,500
  • 1998: 49 buildings, average cost: $48,700
  • 1999: 38 buildings, average cost: $38,800
  • 2000: 43 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2001: 39 buildings, average cost: $47,600
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $55,200
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $117,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.27 N, Longitude: 72.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,839 (-16.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,059 (19.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

West Haven household income distribution West Haven home values distribution

Crime rates in West Haven by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1020110141120
per 100,000 1.90.03.80.01.91.90.01.97.41.81.83.60.0
Rapes 18131341100101N/A0
per 100,000 33.824.524.47.51.91.90.00.01.90.01.8N/A0.0
Robberies 58666767586860575644586844
per 100,000 109.0124.3125.7126.0109.8128.9113.8108.7104.279.0104.3122.980.1
Assaults 417618681115156323322367200259220101
per 100,000 77.1143.2348.9152.3217.6295.6612.7614.2682.8359.3465.6397.5183.9
Burglaries 305256204251233233235241208203197178289
per 100,000 573.3482.3382.7471.9441.0441.5445.8459.7387.0364.7354.2321.6526.2
Thefts 1,2591,4161,3561,2091,2841,3521,1661,0929958801,0761,095987
per 100,000 2,366.42,667.62,543.52,273.12,430.02,562.12,211.92,083.01,851.31,580.81,934.31,978.41,797.3
Auto thefts 307297246201264271186199197182174243244
per 100,000 577.0559.5461.4377.9499.6513.5352.8379.6366.5326.9312.8439.0444.3
Arson 9911313561294101
per 100,000 16.917.020.65.624.69.511.422.916.77.21.80.01.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 277.8289.4320.6244.2267.0296.7325.6326.2336.3228.8274.3279.8219.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in West Haven detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 134 (123 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Connecticut average:

2.40
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Connecticut:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,964 (-3.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Work and jobs in West Haven: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West Haven, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Haven-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.1 miles away from the West Haven city 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 19.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Haven-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 198.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 225.6 miles away from West Haven center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 169.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 204.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 173.5 miles away from West Haven center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Haven topographic map

Birthplace of: Doug Ford (golfer) - Professional golfer, Eleanor Estes - Children's writer, Matt DelGuidice - Ice hockey goaltender, Ray Tellier - Football player and coach, Rob Jackson (American football) - Player of football, William A. Soderman - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Geary Claxton - College basketball player (Penn State Nittany Lions), Ken Strong - Football player, Kevin Heffernan (actor) - Comedian, Ulish Booker - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in West Haven: William A. Soderman.

Hospitals and medical centers in West Haven:

  • MARRAKECH: WILDWOOD HOUSE (23 WILDWOOD TERRACE)
  • WEST HAVEN VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, 950 CAMPBELL AVENUE)
  • APPLE REHAB WEST HAVEN (308 SAVIN AVENUE)
  • ARTERBURN HOME (267 UNION AVE)
  • PARADIGM HEALTHCARE CENTER OF WEST HAVEN, LLC (310 TERRACE AVE)
  • SEACREST NURSING AND RETIREMENT CENTER (588 OCEAN AVE)

Amtrak stations near West Haven:

  • 3 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.
  • 14 miles: BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 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.

Colleges/Universities in West Haven:

  • University of New Haven (Full-time enrollment: 6,205; Location: 300 Boston Post Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.newhaven.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Stone Academy-Hamden (FT enrollment: 404; Location: 560 Saw Mill Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.stoneacademy.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near West Haven:

  • Gateway Community College (about 3 miles; New Haven, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • Yale University (about 4 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 13,121)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 5 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 11 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 12 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 14 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 14 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)

Public high schools in West Haven:

  • WEST HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,481, Location: 1 MCDONOUGH PLAZA, Grades: 9-12)
  • PACE (Location: 1 MCDONOUGH PLAZA, Grades: 8-11)

Private high school in West Haven:

  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 622, Location: 24 RICARDO ST, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in West Haven:

Private elementary/middle schools in West Haven:

  • ST LAWRENCE SCHOOL (Students: 187, Location: 231 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY SCHOOL (Students: 184, Location: 620 JONES HILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in West Haven

Library in West Haven:

  • WEST HAVEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,296,242; Location: 300 ELM ST.; 153,213 books; 18 e-books; 3,652 audio materials; 5,032 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 218 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in West Haven: University of New Haven Athletic Complex (A), Phipps Lake Picnic Area (B), Cullman Courts (C), Alling Crossing (D), Kaplan Building (E), Dunham Building (F), Dodd Building (G), Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Library (H), Charger Gymnasium (I), Buckman Building (J), Bethel Building (K), Allington Public Library (L), Allington Community Center (M), Winchester Building (N), West Haven Public Library (O), West Haven Chamber of Commerce (P), Smillow Field House (Q), Sheffield Building (R), Piantino Library (S), Peterson Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Savin Rock Parkade Shopping Center (1), Bayshore Shopping Center (2), New Haven Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Haven include: Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church (A), Saint John Vianney Church (B), Saint Lawrences Church (C), Saint Louis Church (D), Wesley United Methodist Church (E), West Haven Church of God (F), Westside Church of Christ (G), Christ Episcopal Church (H), Christian and Missionary Alliance Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Lawrence Cemetery (1), West Haven Green Cemetery (2), Milford Cemetery (3), Oak Grove Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Horseshoe Lagoon (A), Maltby Lake (B), Phipps Lake (C), Maltby Lakes North (D), Maltby Lower Lake (E), Upper Lake Phipps (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Old Field Creek (A), Oyster River (B), Cove River (C), West River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West Haven include: Allington Park (1), Bayview Park (2), West Haven Green (3), Shingle Hill Park (4), Quigley Stadium (5), Morse Park (6), Nike Site Park (7), Painter Park (8), Ray Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Oyster River Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Ward-Heitmann House Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 277 Elm Street).

Hotels: Debonair Beach Motel (295 Beach Street), Highland (370 Highland Street), Super 8 Motel (7 Kimberly Avenue), Super Eight Motel Of West Haven (7 Kimberly Ave), Econo Lodge West Haven (370 Highland Street), Best Western Executive Hotel (490 Saw Mill Road), Tremont Motel (400 Derby Avenue), Maine Cabin Rental (426 Jones Hill Road), Days Inn Hotel of New Haven (490 Saw Mill Road).

Court: Orange Court West (175 Canton Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.262. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.262
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 13.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.845. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.845
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.72
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.4%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.8% for other race residents, 26.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in West Haven in 2010:

  • 2,342 people in college/university student housing
  • 362 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 39 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 38 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 19 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in West Haven in 2000:

  • 796 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 345 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in institutions for the blind
  • 38 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in West Haven (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: West Haven Branch at 322 Main Street, branch established on 1950/03/01; Baybrook Branch at 20 Ocean Avenue, branch established on 1980/09/24. 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.
  • People's United Bank: Savin Rock Branch at 220 Captain Thomas Boulevard, branch established on 1973/06/01; West Haven Stop & Shop Branch at 460 Elm Street, branch established on 2006/05/18. 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
  • Webster Bank, National Association: West Haven Branch at 584 Campbell Avenue, 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Campbell Avenue Branch at 636 Campbell Avenue, branch established on 1975/02/03. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: West Haven Branch at 420 Campbell Avenue, branch established on 1966/09/21. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: West Haven Branch at 597 Campbell Avenue, branch established on 1953/11/23. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Connecticut average:

12.4

West Haven travel time to work - commute West Haven mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for West Haven city (based on New Haven County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic304,677104
Mainline Protestant52,851149
Evangelical Protestant33,484208
Other19,94379
Black Protestant6,47135
Orthodox3,73111
None441,320-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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.
State:

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
New Haven County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New Haven County:

24.0%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
State:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.3%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Haven:

11.2%
Connecticut:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Haven:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
West Haven:

56.3%
Connecticut:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.6%
Connecticut:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Haven, CT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 28$155,312$66,5620$0
Other Government Administration 33$154,445$56,1620$0
Judicial and Legal 5$26,405$63,3720$0
Police Protection - Officers 124$1,067,086$103,2660$0
Police - Other 22$110,763$60,41638$25,417
Firefighters 44$316,839$86,4110$0
Streets and Highways 83$320,574$46,3480$0
Welfare 18$86,666$57,77734$28,436
Health 5$29,030$69,6720$0
Parks and Recreation 6$38,308$76,6160$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$31,329$93,9870$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 705$3,273,669$55,722349$219,436
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 135$581,343$51,675296$95,333
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$2,486
Totals for Government 1,212$6,191,769$61,305722$371,108

West Haven government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $6,327,000 ($115.24)
    Sewerage: $353,000 ($6.43)
    General: $341,000 ($6.21)
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $75,551,000 ($1376.03)
    General - Other: $13,364,000 ($243.40)
    Police Protection: $11,225,000 ($204.44)
    Regular Highways: $3,682,000 ($67.06)
    Sewerage: $3,594,000 ($65.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,013,000 ($54.88)
    Health Services - Other: $2,752,000 ($50.12)
    Financial Administration: $1,732,000 ($31.55)
    Libraries: $1,392,000 ($25.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,286,000 ($23.42)
    Central Staff Services: $1,273,000 ($23.19)
    General Public Buildings: $1,075,000 ($19.58)
    Welfare - Other: $981,000 ($17.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $914,000 ($16.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $888,000 ($16.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($0.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,158,000 ($130.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,100,000 ($56.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $617,000 ($11.24)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($0.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $66,562,000 ($1212.31)

West Haven government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,126,000 ($75.15)
    All Other: $2,947,000 ($53.67)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,178,000 ($21.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $678,000 ($12.35)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $36,000 ($0.66)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,215,000 ($22.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $563,000 ($10.25)
    Housing & Community Development: $95,000 ($1.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,939,000 ($35.32)
    Interest Earnings: $359,000 ($6.54)
    Property Sale Other: $60,000 ($1.09)
    Rents: $11,000 ($0.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $52,966,000 ($964.68)
    General Support: $2,477,000 ($45.11)
    All Other: $1,615,000 ($29.41)
    Highways: $1,108,000 ($20.18)
    Health & Hospitals: $645,000 ($11.75)
    Public Welfare: $202,000 ($3.68)
  • Tax - Property: $69,735,000 ($1270.10)
    NEC: $629,000 ($11.46)

West Haven government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $18,713,000 ($340.83)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $129,599,000 ($2360.42)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,531,000 ($46.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $123,688,000 ($2252.76)
    Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $17,253,000 ($314.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,307,000 ($42.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,135,000 ($111.74)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,460,000 ($26.59)

West Haven government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $24,767,000 ($451.09)

3.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fairfield County, CT  0.80% ($51,822 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.45% ($47,917)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.21% ($48,825)


4.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,036 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($711 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fairfield County, CT  0.75% ($52,758 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.51% ($45,348)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.29% ($57,022)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Haven:

  • WAVZ (1300 AM; 1 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYBC (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WFIF (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILFORD, CT)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WQUN (1220 AM; 1 kW; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Haven:

  • WNHU (88.7 FM; WEST HAVEN, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN)
  • W252AS (98.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W220CF (91.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Haven:

  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC 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.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of West Haven fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 158m518ftTotal length
  • $40,000Total costs
  • 864,037Total average daily traffic
  • 77,807Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for West Haven, CT

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Haven)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in West Haven, CT)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

11 (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:

155 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Haven)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 252RS , Serial Number: 25-1133, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1987
    Registrant (Corporation): Friendship Aviation Inc, 401 Elm St, West Haven, CT 06516
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2901Q , Serial Number: 28-7916528, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Frutos Alejandro De, 155 Church St, West Haven, CT 06516
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 80964 , Serial Number: 28-8216108, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/1982
    Registrant (Corporation): Millenium Aviation LLC, 181 Lamson St, West Haven, CT 06516

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED264$175,277134$148,396643$166,51964$67,9532$17,336,50040$186,2002$52,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$175,23813$133,69286$170,53514$38,9290$02$134,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED58$162,86247$165,383430$180,82666$47,2421$250,00035$146,1432$55,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN30$181,86720$122,400228$178,8079$109,8891$340,00011$169,6360$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$200,20011$161,54555$173,4002$30,0000$03$155,3330$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in West Haven, CT

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$159,9209$229,2221$156,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$150,2734$194,2500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$165,0002$176,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$206,5000$00$01$198,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$234,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

LONGVIEW ESTATES, LLC (Address: Unit 108 , Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 46 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 438
  • Hazardous Condition: 317
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - West Haven

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in West Haven, Connecticut:

  • Econo Lodge, 370 Highland St, West Haven, Connecticut 06516 , Phone: (203) 934-6611, Fax: (203) 932-1926
  • Hampton Inn West Haven, 510 Saw Mill Rd, West Haven, Connecticut 6516 , Phone: (203) 932-0404, Fax: (203) 932-0405
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in West Haven, Connecticut

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in West Haven, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Furniture1
ALDI1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Ashley Furniture1Nike1
Best Western1Nissan1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Sears2
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
Dunkin Donuts8Stop & Shop1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx5Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block3UPS2
Hilton1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1

West Haven compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.

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  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
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  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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