New Haven County, Connecticut (CT)

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County population in 2012: 862,813 (96% urban, 4% rural); it was 824,008 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 156,226
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 55,943
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 201,349
Renter-occupied apartments: 122,333 (it was 117,691 in 2000)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

33%

Land area: 606 sq. mi.

Water area: 256.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 1422 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in New Haven County: 130.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in New Haven County, Connecticut:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (67.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (15.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.8%)
  • Asian alone (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Connecticut median age:  40.0 years
Males: 415,090  (45.9%)
Females: 447,387  (54.1%)
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New Haven County,CT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
New Haven County:

2.0 people
Connecticut:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,571 ($48,834 in 1999)

This county:

$58571
Connecticut:

$67098

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $865 (lower quartile is $666, upper quartile is $1,128)
This county:

$865
State:

$882


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $242,000 (it was $145,500 in 2000)
New Haven:

$242,000
Connecticut:

$267,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $163,500 - $357,500
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,923
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $803

Institutionalized population: 10,313
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Health of residents in New Haven County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
72.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
50.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
83.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
75.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is more than average.
13.7% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1597 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2001: 1363 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2002: 1602 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2003: 1340 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2004: 1752 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2007: 786 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2008: 615 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2009: 393 buildings, average cost: $174,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,456 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,106 (2.2%)

New Haven County household income distribution in 2009 New Haven County home values distribution New Haven County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.0% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.6% for American Indian residents, 27.4% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
New Haven County:

12.9%
Connecticut:

10.7%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.0% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.8% for American Indian residents, 27.4% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Area name: Milford-Ansonia-Seymour, CT HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in New Haven County is $877 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $981 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1249 a month.

Cities in this county include: New Haven, Waterbury, Meriden, Hamden, West Haven, Milford, Wallingford, Naugatuck, Branford, Cheshire.

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

2005 air pollution in New Haven County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.022 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.141 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.092 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 23 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 44 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 41 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.006 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.025 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in New Haven County: Woodhaven Country Club (A), Southbury Shopping Plaza (B), White Oaks (C), Twin Lakes Golf Course (D), Pilgrim Harbor Country Club (E), Camp Highland (F), Chase Country Club (G), Parker Farms (H), Camp Palmer (I), Camp Laurelwood (J), Cheshire Industrial Park (K), Cheshire Landfill Area (L), Commerce Campus Industrial Park (M), Willowbrook Farms (N), Woodbridge Country Club (O), Mount Carmel Station (P), Oak Lane Country Club (Q), YMCA Camp (R), Great Hills Country Club (S), Meadowbrook Country Club (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Putnam Place Shopping Center (1), Strawberry Hill Shopping Center (2), Branford Craft Village Shopping Center (3), Branford Hills Plaza Shopping Center (4), Branford Square Shopping Center (5), Branhaven Shopping Center (6), Tri-Town Plaza Shopping Center (7), Brushy Hill Shopping Center (8), Caldor Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Haven County include: Mount Sacred Heart Convent (A), Our Lady of Grace Monastery (B), Masjid al-Islam (C), Middlebury Baptist Church (D), Middlebury Congregational Church (E), Mount Calvary Deliverance Church (F), Mount Carmel Congregational Church (G), New Apostolic Church (H), New Life Apostolic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beaverdale Memorial Park (1), Bluff Head Cemetery (2), Pine Hill Cemetery (3), Congregation Beth El Cemetery (4), Brookside Cemetery (5), Woodtick Cemetery (6), Union Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Straw Pond (A), Capello Pond (B), Carrington Pond (C), Talmage Pond (D), Talmages Ice Pond (E), Cedar Pond (F), Theriaults Ice Pond (G), Thirsty Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lily Brook (A), Lindsley Brook (B), Little Meadow Brook (C), Little Pootatuck Brook (D), Little River (E), Long Swamp Brook (F), Meetinghouse Brook (G), Mixville Brook (H), Mountain Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in New Haven County include: Bassett Park (1), Abe Stone Park (2), Youngs Pond Park (3), William D Bertini Park (4), Brooksvale Recreation Park (5), West Rock Ridge State Park (6), Trimountain State Park (7), Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park (8), Victory Memorial Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Hammonasset Beach (A), Fort Trumbull Beach (B), Hotchkiss Grove Beach (C), Short Beach (D), Circle Beach (E), Hotchkiss Cove Beach (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Fairfield County , Hartford County , Litchfield County , Middlesex County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 55,307
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 74,427 (49% naturalized citizens)

New Haven County:

9.0%
Whole state:

10.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 18,062
  • 1990 to 1994: 11,752
  • 1985 to 1989: 8,999
  • 1980 to 1984: 6,200
  • 1975 to 1979: 4,686
  • 1970 to 1974: 4,688
  • 1970 to 1974: 5,405
  • 1965 to 1969: 14,635

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.8%

New Haven County marital status for males New Haven County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in New Haven County with a mortgage: 118,158 (12,624 second mortgage, 16,821 home equity loan, 391 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 49,382

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for New Haven County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic304,677104
Mainline Protestant52,851149
Evangelical Protestant33,484208
Other19,94379
Black Protestant6,47135
Orthodox3,73111
None441,320-
New Haven County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 172
New Haven County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
This 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.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 764
This county:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
New Haven County:

8.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
New Haven County:

24.0%
State:

21.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

15.8%

Agriculture in New Haven County:

Average size of farms: 53 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $117,651
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $5203.01
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.61%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.08%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $99,813
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 38.88%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $69,982
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 72.22%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 34.66%
Vegetables: 1,788 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 721 acres

Tornado activity:

New Haven County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Connecticut state average. It is 3711809.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 162 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/10/1989, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Haven County-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 191.0 miles away from New Haven County 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 217.7 miles away from the county 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 161.1 miles away from the county 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 210.0 miles away from the county 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 177.8 miles away from New Haven County 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 123.8 miles away from the county 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)

Most recent 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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Italy (9%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Portugal (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in New Haven County (%):

  • Italian (24%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (6%)
  • United States or American (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

New Haven County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 312,987 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 37,779 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9,093 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 18 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 132 (0%)
  • Railroad: 2,802 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 44 (0%)
  • Taxi: 319 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 241 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 932 (0%)
  • Walked: 12,358 (3%)
  • Other means: 1,781 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 9,564 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in New Haven County, Connecticut in 2000:

  • 11,118 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 8,429 people in nursing homes
  • 2,023 people in state prisons
  • 1,895 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,269 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 934 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 386 people in religious group quarters
  • 287 people in other group homes
  • 191 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 150 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 148 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 137 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 128 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 96 people in halfway houses
  • 69 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 66 people in institutions for the blind
  • 57 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 56 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 56 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 47 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 35 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 24 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 19 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 10 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 7 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 6 people in military ships
  • 6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in New Haven County, Connecticut in 2010:

  • 14,497 people in college/university student housing
  • 6,679 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,285 people in state prisons
  • 1,557 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,347 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 611 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 572 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 561 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 351 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 318 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 115 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 113 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 73 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 58 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 42 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 19 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,548.

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%

1.79% relocated from other counties in Connecticut ($22,675 average AGI)
2.04% relocated from other states ($24,448 average AGI)
New Haven County:

2.04%
Connecticut average:

2.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Litchfield County, CT  0.20% ($43,857)
from New York County, NY  0.10% ($92,918)
from Bronx County, NY  0.07% ($35,665)
from New London County, CT  0.07% ($50,165)


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%

1.89% relocated to other counties in Connecticut ($21,418 average AGI)
2.53% relocated to other states ($28,907 average AGI)
New Haven County:

2.53%
Connecticut average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Litchfield County, CT  0.22% ($49,485)
to New York County, NY  0.15% ($63,680)
to Kings County, NY  0.07% ($31,357)
to New London County, CT  0.07% ($67,638)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in New Haven County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in New Haven County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in New Haven County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 131,800 (114,109 aged, 17,691 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 36.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 24.3
  • Cut/Pierce - 5.3
  • Other - 6.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 87.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 32.4
  • Suffocation - 30.8
  • Poisoning - 15.2
  • Other - 9.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 833,279

Size of family households: 86,692 2-persons, 52,913 3-persons, 45,134 4-persons, 19,561 5-persons, 7,225 6-persons, 4,224 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 96,518 1-person, 18,612 2-persons, 2,229 3-persons, 912 4-persons, 301 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 80 7-or-more-persons.

129,243 married couples with children.
54,016 single-parent households (8,416 men, 45,600 women).

82.3% of residents of New Haven County speak English at home.
8.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
6.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $5,457,687,000 ($6454 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $187,169,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,932,317,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,281,700,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $25,946,000
Federal grants: $1,566,813,000
Federal procurement contracts: $275,582,000 ($100,322,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $375,329,000 ($30,884,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $18,233,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $496,171,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,261,912,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 53,538
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 40,056
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +15,916
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+22 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -5,669
Here -7 per 1000 residents
State -10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in New Haven County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 80.37 millions of gallons per day (13% from ground, 87% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,529
  • 2000 to 2004: 21,186
  • 1990 to 1999: 25,518
  • 1980 to 1989: 45,958
  • 1970 to 1979: 44,394
  • 1960 to 1969: 48,138
  • 1950 to 1959: 58,174
  • 1940 to 1949: 26,641
  • 1939 or earlier: 88,914
Rooms in houses/apartments in New Haven County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 128
  • 2 rooms: 814
  • 3 rooms: 3,687
  • 4 rooms: 17,108
  • 5 rooms: 41,448
  • 6 rooms: 50,386
  • 7 rooms: 39,316
  • 8 rooms: 25,611
  • 9+ rooms: 22,851
  • 1 room: 5,981
  • 2 rooms: 11,703
  • 3 rooms: 23,514
  • 4 rooms: 32,570
  • 5 rooms: 27,093
  • 6 rooms: 10,444
  • 7 rooms: 3,514
  • 8 rooms: 1,658
  • 9+ rooms: 1,214
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in New Haven County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 221
  • 1 bedroom: 6,596
  • 2 bedrooms: 46,307
  • 3 bedrooms: 101,449
  • 4 bedrooms: 38,448
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8,328
  • no bedroom: 6,934
  • 1 bedroom: 37,114
  • 2 bedrooms: 48,869
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,986
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,802
  • 5+ bedrooms: 986
Cars and other vehicles available in New Haven County, Connecticut in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 8,624
  • 1 vehicle: 56,553
  • 2 vehicles: 95,083
  • 3 vehicles: 30,782
  • 4 vehicles: 7,780
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,527
  • no vehicle: 30,460
  • 1 vehicle: 57,173
  • 2 vehicles: 25,213
  • 3 vehicles: 3,741
  • 4 vehicles: 688
  • 5+ vehicles: 416

60% of New Haven County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Connecticut.

New Haven County:

60.3%
State average:

60.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $120,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in New Haven County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61.9%)
  • Utility gas (27.3%)
  • Electricity (8.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (41.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27.5%)
  • Electricity (26.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10,119
Here:

10.4%
Connecticut:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,348
Here:

11.5%
Connecticut:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18,488
Here:

45.9%
Connecticut:

33.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

New Haven County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

New Haven County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 185 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 ORIGINATED3,183$192,2833,469$215,22715,822$216,3461,143$109,65750$1,608,180696$203,37919$75,368
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED197$194,269302$210,5171,578$214,080184$63,0712$4,462,50077$202,7666$40,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED585$181,376712$188,3036,343$219,908843$65,36516$307,563502$168,66920$45,550
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN331$182,112447$203,4923,479$218,977151$123,6626$2,560,333179$163,9393$43,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS106$198,047121$203,587986$222,53070$115,0140$049$181,7356$44,500
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 163 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 ORIGINATED543$243,291263$258,1984$216,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED182$235,187162$262,7475$183,8000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED166$228,910120$278,5422$535,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN52$233,73138$283,2110$01$198,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS17$215,23510$248,4000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in New Haven County, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9,38881.5 years
John9,00274.9 years
Joseph6,19975.4 years
William5,48775.0 years
Helen4,23481.1 years
Anna4,19983.2 years
James3,80273.0 years
Frank3,41976.7 years
George3,41876.1 years
Robert3,40870.7 years
Most common last names in New Haven County, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,71676.8 years
Johnson1,23277.2 years
Brown77375.5 years
Anderson74477.6 years
Miller73277.4 years
Williams72774.3 years
Jones56374.6 years
Sullivan56276.5 years
Clark51477.1 years
White48776.0 years
Businesses in New Haven County, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6J. Jill1
ALDI2JCPenney1
ALDO1Jamba Juice1
AMF Bowling2JoS. A. Bank2
AT&T14Johnny Rockets1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Jones New York16
Ace Hardware2Journeys1
Advance Auto Parts8Justice3
Aeropostale1KFC11
Aerosoles1Kincaid1
American Eagle Outfitters2Kmart2
Ann Taylor3Kohl's4
Applebee's2LA Fitness1
Arby's4La-Z-Boy5
Ashley Furniture4Lane Bryant3
Audi1Lane Furniture5
AutoZone9LensCrafters1
Avenue2Little Caesars Pizza3
BMW1Lowe's5
Bakers1Macy's3
Bally Total Fitness1Marriott7
Banana Republic1Marshalls5
Barnes & Noble2MasterBrand Cabinets45
Bath & Body Works2Mazda1
Baymont Inn1McDonald's29
Bed Bath & Beyond2Men's Wearhouse4
Ben & Jerry's2Motel 61
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity4
Blockbuster7New Balance12
Brookstone1New York & Co2
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Nike20
Budget Car Rental1Nissan5
Buffalo Wild Wings2Old Navy3
Burger King12Olive Garden2
CVS20On The Border1
CarMax1Outback2
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback Steakhouse2
Casual Male XL3Pac Sun1
Catherines2Panera Bread4
Charlotte Russe1Payless6
Chevrolet4Penske7
Chico's2PetSmart1
Cinnabon 1Pier 1 Imports6
Circle K1Pizza Hut2
Cold Stone Creamery2Plato's Closet1
Coldwater Creek2Popeyes3
ColorTyme1Quality3
Comfort Inn3Quiznos3
Costco1RadioShack12
Cracker Barrel1Raymour & Flanigan3
Curves6Red Lobster1
DHL5Red Robin1
Dairy Queen9Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn1Rite Aid15
Deb1Rodeway Inn1
Decora Cabinetry11Ruby Tuesday2
Dennys1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza5SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn6Sam's Club1
Dressbarn6Sears7
Dunkin Donuts80Soma Intimates1
Econo Lodge2Spencer Gifts2
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel10
Express2Staples8
Extended Stay America1Starbucks20
Famous Footwear3Stop & Shop19
Fashion Bug2Subaru3
FedEx90Subway32
Finish Line2Super 82
Firestone Complete Auto Care5T-Mobile26
Foot Locker2T.G.I. Driday's2
Ford6T.J.Maxx4
Forever 212Taco Bell9
GNC15Talbots2
GameStop11Target4
Gap4The Room Place4
Goodwill1Torrid1
Gymboree2Toyota2
H&M1Toys"R"Us4
H&R Block22Trader Joe's1
Harmon Face Values1True Value7
Hawthorn1U-Haul18
Hilton4UPS102
Holiday Inn5Verizon Wireless8
Hollister Co.1Victoria's Secret2
Home Depot6Volkswagen2
HomeTown Buffet1Walgreens15
Honda1Walmart8
Hot Topic2Wendy's13
Howard Johnson1Wet Seal1
Hyatt1Whole Foods Market1
Hyundai3YMCA7
IHOP3

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