West Haven, Connecticut 

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Population

55,044

-0.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$49,993

Median Home Price

$183,200

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. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in West Haven, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Historic downtown core
-College-town amenities
-Healthcare
Cons
-Cost of housing
-Low job growth
-Areas of urban decay

Local Listings in West Haven
 $269,900 
78 Prospect Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1681 SqFt
 $154,900 
40 Brown St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1264 SqFt
 $219,900 
98 Anderson Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1144 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

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

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in West Haven is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. West Haven jobs have decreased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Haven's cost of living is 3.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare West Haven's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in West Haven, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
New Haven county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
West Haven's population is 55,044 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Haven is $183,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.4%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in West Haven

It's a good time to buy in West Haven. Home Appreciation is up 2.4% in the last 12 months. Browse West Haven Real Estate

The median home price in West Haven is $183,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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
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NEW LISTINGS IN WEST HAVEN
$269,900
78 Prospect Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$154,900
40 Brown St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$219,900
98 Anderson Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$259,000
186 Jaffrey St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$239,900
31 Aimes Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$209,900
143 Washington Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$99,900
58 Clifton St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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