Hamden in New Haven county, Connecticut

Hamden

With close proximity to business and commercial centers, Hamden is an excellent location for a quiet and convenient suburban life.

Hamden is often referred to as "Land of the Sleeping Giant", by residents of Connecticut because of the intriguing rock formation in Sleeping Giant State Park, located in the Mount Carmel section of the town.

The Eli Whitney Museum creator of the cotton gin preserves the roots of the industrial revolution that changed the country and the world. This is a beautifully classic New England setting with a waterfall and covered bridge.

Whitney constructed stone houses for his employees in the nearby area - Whitneyville - and is believed to be the first example of employer-provided housing in the United States.

The Farmington Canal has become, a popular walking and bicycling trail, passing through some of the well-preserved locks of the canal, as well as some of the cities oldest sites.

The city has a Dog Park which is a completely fenced in area with a brick path and patio, with a separate small dog area with its own entrance.

Plenty of outdoor space is available for year-round sports and leisure from the large areas of undeveloped land.

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$168K
8.2 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$183K
5.1 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
121
8.0 % since November 2015
Single Family Sales by Quarter
Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$106K
11.3 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condominiums
$113K
30.7 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condominiums
168
26.3 % since November 2015
Condominium Sales by Quarter

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.98 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 1,885.6
Household Size (people) 2.36
Households w/ Children 26.88 %
Annual Residential Turnover 14.14 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $928
One Bedroom $1,101
Two Bedroom $1,352
Three Bedroom $1,723
Four Bedroom $1,985

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 61,559
Households: 24,046
Median Age: 37.81

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $69,899)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
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Public Elementary

School

HELEN STREET SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
285 HELEN ST
HAMDEN, CT 06514

DUNBAR HILL SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
315 LANE ST
HAMDEN, CT 06514

BEAR PATH SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
10 KIRK RD
HAMDEN, CT 06514

SHEPHERD GLEN SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
1 SKIFF STREET EXT
HAMDEN, CT 06514

WINTERGREEN INTERDISTRICT MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
670 WINTERGREEN AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06514

CHURCH STREET SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
95 CHURCH ST
HAMDEN, CT 06514

RIDGE HILL SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
120 CAREW RD
HAMDEN, CT 06517

WEST WOODS SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
350 W TODD ST
HAMDEN, CT 06518

SPRING GLEN SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
1908 WHITNEY AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06517

EAST ROCK COMMUNITY MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
130 LEEDER HILL DR
HAMDEN, CT 06517

ALICE PECK PRE K PROGRAM
Grades: PRESCHOOL-3
35 HILLFIELD RD
HAMDEN, CT 06518

Public Middle

School

ENGINEERING - SCIENCE UNIVERSITY MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: 6-12
130 LEEDER HILL DR # B
HAMDEN, CT 06517

HAMDEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
2623 DIXWELL AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06514

Public High

School

ELI WHITNEY TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
100 FAIRVIEW AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06514

HAMDEN HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
2040 DIXWELL AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06514

HYDE LEADERSHIP SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
306 CIRCULAR AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06514

WHITNEY HIGH SCHOOL NORTH
Grades: 9-12
205 SKIFF ST
HAMDEN, CT 06517

WHITNEY HIGH SCHOOL EAST
Grades: 8-12
205 SKIFF ST
HAMDEN, CT 06517

WHITNEY HIGH SCHOOL WEST
Grades: 9-12
205 SKIFF ST
HAMDEN, CT 06517

Private/Catholic

School

SACRED HEART ACADEMY
Grades: 9-12
265 BENHAM ST
HAMDEN, CT 06514

SACRED HEART ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
261 BENHAM ST
HAMDEN, CT 06514

LAUREL OAKS ADVENTIST SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
14 W SHEPARD AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06514

WEST WOODS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Grades: K-12
2105 STATE ST
HAMDEN, CT 06517

CEDARHURST SCHOOL
Grades: 6-12
871 PROSPECT ST
HAMDEN, CT 06517

WHITNEY HALL SCHOOL
Grades: 1-12
1400 WHITNEY AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06517

KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER # 301764
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
3025 DIXWELL AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06518

HAMDEN HALL SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-12
1108 WHITNEY AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06517

ST. STEPHEN SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
418 RIDGE RD
HAMDEN, CT 06517

ST RITA SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
1601 WHITNEY AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06517

SALMA K FARID ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-2
131 LEEDER HILL DR
HAMDEN, CT 06517

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