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Hamden (zip 06518), Connecticut 0 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-Historic downtown core
-College-town amenities


-Cost of housing
-Low job growth
-Areas of urban decay

What Bert Has To Say About New Haven-Milford Metro Area

A city of contrasts, New Haven is a mix of colonial history, Ivy League college town, and past-its-prime industrial center. Once an important manufacturing center, it is known today as the home of prestigious Yale University. The first planned city in the American Colonies, New Haven was laid out in 1638 in nine equal squares. The New Haven Green, a square reserved for the public, is now a pedestrian area surrounded by stately trees, the Yale campus, and an assortment of museums and architecturally significant homes and churches. The downtown is generally clean and attractive and is known for its large number of trees.


  • Profile: Large industrial city/College town
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 7
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: No City
  • Zip Codes: Hamden (zip 06518)

Quick Facts About Hamden

    The unemployment rate in Hamden (zip 06518) is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hamden (zip 06518) jobs have Increased by 1.23 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Hamden (zip 06518)'s cost of living is 20.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Hamden (zip 06518)'s population is 19,135 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.60 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Hamden (zip 06518) is $208,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.00 percent.
    Hamden (zip 06518) public schools spend $17,660 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Hamden (zip 06518).

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