New Haven, CT Population

By | June 10, 2019

Population: 123,626. Estimated population in July 2020: 124,791 (+0.9% change)
Males: 59,185 (47.9%), Females: 64,441 (52.1%)

New Haven County

Median resident age: 29.3 years
Median household income: $29,604
Median house value: $109,200

Races in New Haven:

  • Black (37.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.6%)
  • Hispanic (21.4%)
  • Other race (10.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.9%)
  • Chinese (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (10.5%), Irish (6.2%), German (4.1%), English (3.4%), Polish (2.6%), West Indian (2.1%).

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 18.9 square miles

Map of New Haven, CT

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Haven

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.2%
  • Unemployed: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Haven city

  • Never married: 45.0%
  • Now married: 35.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

11.6% Foreign born (5.5% Latin America, 2.7% Asia, 2.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -6,622 (-5.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in New Haven:

  • CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (34 PARK ST)
  • HOSPITAL OF ST RAPHAEL (1450 CHAPEL ST)
  • YALE-NEW HAVEN HOSPITAL (20 YORK ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Haven:

  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 6 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; Abbreviation: HVN)
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 18 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Abbreviation: BDR)
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 35 miles; HARTFORD, CT; Abbreviation: HFD)

Other public-use airports nearest to New Haven:

  • HUMMINGBIRD (about 15 miles; WALLINGFORD, CT; Abbreviation: 4C3)
  • MERIDEN MARKHAM MUNI (about 15 miles; MERIDEN, CT; Abbreviation: MMK)
  • WATERBURY-OXFORD (about 19 miles; OXFORD, CT; Abbreviation: OXC)
Amtrak station:
NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in New Haven:

  • YALE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 11,011; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.YALE.EDU; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 8,808; Location: 501 CRESCENT STREET; Public; Website: SCSU.CTSTATEU.EDU; Offers Master’s degree)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,100; Location: 60 SARGENT DR; Public; Website: www.gwctc.commnet.edu)
  • ALBERTUS MAGNUS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,964; Location: 700 PROSPECT ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.albertus.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • YALE-NEW HAVEN HOSPITAL DIETETIC INTERNSHIP (Full-time enrollment: 12; Location: 20 YORK ST GBB; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ynhh.com)
  • WORLDTEK TRAVEL SCHOOL (Location: 111 WATER ST; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near New Haven:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN (about 4 miles; WEST HAVEN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 3,081)
  • QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; HAMDEN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,836)
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; WATERBURY, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,834)
  • SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,993)
  • FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,197)
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 8,967)

Schools

Public high schools in New Haven:

  • WILBUR CROSS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,724; Location: 181 MITCHELL DR.; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • JAMES HILLHOUSE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,305; Location: 480 SHERMAN PARKWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HILL REGIONAL CAREER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 623; Location: 140 LEGION AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • COOPERATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 383; Location: 444 ORANGE ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HIGH SCHOOL IN THE COMMUNITY (Students: 323; Location: 176 WATER ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOUND SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 60 SOUTH WATER ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIVERSIDE EDUCATIONAL ACADEMY (Students: 172; Location: 560 ELLA GRASSO BLVD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • COMMON GROUND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 358 SPRINGSIDE AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NEW HAVEN COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 55; Location: 245 WHALLEY AVE.; Grades: 10 – 12)

Private high schools in New Haven:

  • HOPKINS SCHOOL (Students: 633; Location: 986 FOREST ROAD; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • YESHIVA OF NEW HAVEN (Students: 190; Location: 750 ELM STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • ELM CITY NEW SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 235 NICHOL STREET; Grades: 5 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in New Haven:

  • FAIR HAVEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 864; Location: 164 GRAND AVE.; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • EAST ROCK GLOBAL STUDIES MAGNET (Students: 774; Location: 133 NASH ST.; Grades: PK – 08)
  • CLEMENTE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 679; Location: 360 COLUMBUS AVE.; Grades: KG – 08)
  • CONTE/WEST HILLS MAGNET (Students: 625; Location: 511 CHAPEL ST.; Grades: KG – 08)
  • HILL CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 140 DEWITT ST.; Grades: PK – 08)
  • TROUP MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 622; Location: 259 EDGEWOOD AVE.; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • NATHAN HALE SCHOOL (Students: 547; Location: 480 TOWNSEND AVE.; Grades: KG – 08)
  • SHERIDAN COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY MAGNET (Students: 533; Location: 191 FOUNTAIN ST.; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • WEXLER/GRANT SCHOOL (Students: 513; Location: 55 FOOTE ST.; Grades: PK – 07)
  • LINCOLN-BASSETT SCHOOL (Students: 511; Location: 130 BASSETT ST.; Grades: PK – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in New Haven:

  • FOOTE SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 50 LOOMIS PLACE; Grades: KG – 9)
  • SAINT FRANCIS SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 423 FERRY ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST BERNADETTE SCHOOL (Students: 268; Location: 20 BURR STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST AEDAN SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 351 MCKINLEY AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST BRENDAN SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 342 ELLSWORTH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • THE GAN SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 765 ELM STREET; Grades: PK – UG)
  • ST ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 12 RICHARD STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SACRED HEART/SAINT PETER SCHOO (Students: 199; Location: 208 COLUMBUS AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST THOMAS DAY SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 830 WHITNEY AVENUE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • LEILA DAY NURSERY INC (Students: 99; Location: 100 COLD SPRING STREET; Grades: PK – 3)

Libraries

Library in New Haven:

  • NEW HAVEN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,900,629; Location: 133 ELM ST.; 423,444 books; 14,101 audio materials; 4,567 video materials; 412 serial subscriptions)