New Haven Population By Year

Population Graph For New Haven, 1840 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 135,081 208 0.8%
2020 133,966 212 0.3%
2010 129,779 188 0.5%
2000 123,759 178 -0.5%
1990 130,191 141 -0.5%
1960 152,048 82 -0.8%
1950 164,443 59 0.2%
1940 160,605 54 -0.1%
1930 162,655 49 0.0%
1920 162,537 39 2.0%
1910 133,605 35 2.1%
1900 108,027 31 2.3%
1890 86,045 32 3.2%
1880 62,882 26 2.1%
1870 50,840 25 2.6%
1860 39,267 23 6.8%
1850 20,345 33 4.6%
1840 12,960 28

New Haven Population Facts

What is the current population of New Haven?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of New Haven is 135,081. New Haven, Connecticut is the 208th largest city in the US.

What county is New Haven, Connecticut in?

New Haven is located entirely in New Haven County.

What is the size of New Haven, Connecticut in square miles?

New Haven has an area of 18.7 square miles.

What was the peak population of New Haven?

The peak population of New Haven was in 1950, when its population was 164,443. In 1950, New Haven was the 59th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 208th largest city in the US. New Haven is currently 17.9% smaller than it was in 1950.

How quickly is New Haven growing?

New Haven has grown 9.1% since the 2000. New Haven, Connecticut's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of New Haven, Connecticut?

New Haven has a population density of 6,947.9 people per square mile. New Haven has the 3rd highest population density in Connecticut.

Similarly Sized Cities In Connecticut

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
183 Bridgeport 148,333 6.2%
204 Stamford 136,309 16.0%
208 New Haven 135,081 9.1%
237 Hartford 120,576 -2.9%
262 Waterbury 113,811 6.0%
372 Norwalk 91,194 9.7%
401 Danbury 86,759 15.5%
499 New Britain 73,841 3.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
202 Orange, California 137,264 5.6%
203 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 136,467 12.0%
204 Stamford, Connecticut 136,309 16.0%
205 Victorville, California 135,950 110.6%
206 Pasadena, California 135,732 0.8%
207 Elizabeth, New Jersey 135,407 12.0%
208 New Haven, Connecticut 135,081 9.1%
209 Miramar, Florida 135,077 81.1%
210 Kent, Washington 134,835 67.2%
211 Sterling Heights, Michigan 133,269 6.8%
212 Carrollton, Texas 133,251 20.8%
213 Coral Springs, Florida 132,822 10.9%
214 Midland, Texas 131,325 38.2%

New Haven Demographics

What is the voting age population of New Haven, Connecticut?

The total voting age population of New Haven, Connecticut, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 86,188. The voting age population is 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

What percentage of New Haven, Connecticut residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 10.3% of the residents of New Haven are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of New Haven, Connecticut?

The racial demographics of New Haven are 44.4% White, 32.6% Black, 13.1% Other, 5.0% Asian, 4.4% Two or more races and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 31.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of New Haven, Connecticut residents are below the poverty line?

In New Haven, 26.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.2%. On a per-household basis, 21.3% of families are below the poverty line in New Haven.

What percentage of New Haven, Connecticut residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 64.0% of New Haven residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among New Haven, Connecticut residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.6% of New Haven residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 34.9% have a bachelor's degree and 19.2% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of New Haven, Connecticut residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among New Haven residents aged 5 and older, 35.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 26.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.1% speak an Asian language.

New Haven Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in New Haven, Connecticut?

The unemployment rate in New Haven is 9.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of New Haven, Connecticut residents work for the government?

In New Haven, 11.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in New Haven, Connecticut?

The median household income in New Haven is $42,222.

New Haven Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in New Haven, Connecticut?

In New Haven, 28.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in New Haven, Connecticut?

Renters occupy 72.0% of housing units in New Haven.

What percentage of New Haven, Connecticut housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in New Haven, 47.7% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of New Haven, Connecticut housing units were built after 2000?

In New Haven, 7.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,400 units.

What is the median monthly rent in New Haven, Connecticut?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in New Haven is $1,196.

What percentage of households in New Haven, Connecticut have broadband internet?

In New Haven, 81.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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