West Haven, Connecticut 

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Population

54,927

2% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.9%

Median Income

$49,993

Avg. Home Price

$170,800

Best Places to Live in West Haven, Connecticut

Large industrial city/College town - South coast along Long Island Sound, 75 miles northeast of New York City
Pros
-Historic downtown core
-College-town amenities
-Healthcare
Cons
-Cost of housing
-Low job growth
-Areas of urban decay

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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.


QUICK FACTS

City: West Haven
Zip Codes: 06516
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 7 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in West Haven is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Haven jobs have increased by 0.89%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Haven's cost of living is 10.70% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare West Haven's Cost of Living
POPULATION
West Haven's population is 54,927 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.68%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Haven is $170,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.31%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
West Haven public schools spend $17,200 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.5 students per teacher in West Haven. Learn More...

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Housing Market in West Haven

It's a good time to buy in West Haven. Home Appreciation is up 1.3% in the last 12 months. Browse West Haven Real Estate.

The median home price in West Haven is $170,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for West Haven   7 Reviews
climate - 3/18/2015
Im just tired of the cold months and the price of the... Read More

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real estate taxes - 9/26/2010
West Haven has a nice long oceanfront, however,I would not want to swim at our beaches. The taxes for real estate are very high..I pay over $4,000 a year for a small... Read More

crime - 1/15/2010
low crime,diverse... Read More


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