New Haven, CT

129,939 Population
18.7 square miles 6,952.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.6%
was 3.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CT
Population Density
6,952.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
41.4%
was 38.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
17.1%
was 19.9%
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Percent Under 18
22.5%
was 22.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in CT
Percent 65 and Over
10.0%
was 8.9%
Ranked 8th Highest in CT

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.6
was 7.5
Ranked 9th Lowest in CT
Percent Living in Poverty
24.5%
was 31.5%
Ranked 7th Lowest in CT
Median Household Income
$38,126
was $36,641
Ranked 7th Highest in CT
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.6
50.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
14.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,253.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,629.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
55,389
was 55,013
Ranked 2nd Highest in CT
Median Rent
$1,151
was $1,123
Ranked 4th Highest in CT
Total Building Permits
39
was 97
 
Occupied Housing Units
48,909
was 48,690
 
Homeownership Rate
25.9%
was 24.9%
Ranked 7th Highest in CT
Single Family Building Permits
15
was 85
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,963.5
was 2,943.4
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.2%
was 14.7%
Ranked 7th Highest in CT
Multifamily Building Permits
24
was 12
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 6th Highest in CT
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.7
was 1.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.3
was 0.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.0%
was 94.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in CT
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
89.3%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 97.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CT

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.4%
was 84.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in CT
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
32.4%
was 35.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT

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