Statewide Claims to Fame

New Haven is 2nd in Connecticut out of 21 other cities in Current population (2012)

New Haven is 2nd in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Households

New Haven is 2nd in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Housing units

New Haven is 2nd in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Race - Black or African American

New Haven is 3rd in Connecticut out of 16 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

New Haven is 3rd in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Income below poverty line

New Haven is 3rd in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

New Haven is 3rd in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

New Haven is 4th in Connecticut out of 20 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

New Haven is 7th in Connecticut out of 20 other cities in Retail sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
New Haven Rank Connecticut US
Current population (2012) 130,741 2nd 3,590,347 313,914,040
Size in square miles 18.7 16th 4,842.4 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 6,947.9 3rd 738.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
New Haven Rank Connecticut US
Residents younger than 5 7.1% 11th 5.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.8% 25th 22.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.2% 56th 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
New Haven Rank Connecticut US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 80.5% 55th 88.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 32.1% 26th 35.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
New Haven Rank Connecticut US
Race - White 42.6% 58th 82.0% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 35.4% 2nd 11.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 12th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.6% 22nd 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 16th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.9% 12th 2.1% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 27.4% 8th 14.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 31.8% 58th 70.3% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
New Haven Rank Connecticut US
Female residents 51.8% 30th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 16.7% 15th 13.3% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
New Haven Rank Connecticut US
Housing units 54,967 2nd 1,494,019 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 75.0% 3rd 34.6% 25.9%
Households 49,247 2nd 1,360,115 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 31.1% 58th 68.9% 66.1%
Home median value $228,600 39th $293,100 $186,200
People per household 2.4 40th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
New Haven Rank Connecticut US
Income per capita $22,814 51st $37,627 $27,915
Income per household $39,094 57th $69,243 $52,762
Income below poverty line 26.3% 3rd 9.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
New Haven Rank Connecticut US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 8,327 4th 332,150 27,092,908
Retail sales $907,209 7th $52,165,480 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $7,318 18th $14,953 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $266,047 3rd $9,138,437 $613,795,732

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