West Haven in New Haven county, Connecticut

West Haven, CT

The area that eventually became West Haven was settled in the 1640's but officially it is Connecticut's youngest city.

Incorporated in 1961 under a city charter establishing a mayor and town council form of government West Haven became the 169th of 169 incorporated cities and towns in Connecticut. Located just outside of New Haven it is an attractive shoreline suburban community.

Covering 10.6 square miles and offering diverse and affordable housing opportunities, West Haven meets a wide range of needs and tastes. Multi-family homes, apartments, condominiums, single family residences and historic houses are some of the options available.

Travel to large metropolitan areas such as New Haven and New York City either by rail or highway is convenient.

Within the city educational, recreational and entertainment opportunities abound. There are several private schools, adult education programs and the University of New Haven.

The West Haven parks department maintains several town beaches, a skate and bike park, pool and an ice skating rink.

West Haven, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

West Haven, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
April 2017 - Single Family Homes
$165K
Up 10.0 % since April 2016
Average Sales Price
April 2017 - Single Family Homes
$158K
Up 4.0 % since April 2016
Days on Market
April 2017 - Single Family Homes
106
Down 20.3 % since April 2016

West Haven, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

West Haven, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
April 2017 - Condos
$136K
Up 3.1 % since April 2016
Average Sales Price
April 2017 - Condos
$128K
Down 2.4 % since April 2016
Days on Market
April 2017 - Condos
80
Down 59.4 % since April 2016

West Haven, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for West Haven, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -0.05 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 5,167.7
Household Size (people) 2.50
Households w/ Children 28.21 %
Annual Residential Turnover 13.07 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $859
One Bedroom $980
Two Bedroom $1,196
Three Bedroom $1,529
Four Bedroom $1,787

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: 55,536
Households: 21,114
Median Age: 38.09

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $50,745)

Climate & Weather

The temperature chart displays average high and low temperatures (degrees Fahrenheit) for the months of January and July.

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
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for West Haven, CT

Public Elementary

School

SAVIN ROCK COMMUNITY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
50 PARK ST
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

ALMA E. PAGELS SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
26 BENHAM HILL RD
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

EDITH E. MACKRILLE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
806 JONES HILL RD
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

SETH G. HALEY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
148 SOUTH ST
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

FOREST SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
95 BURWELL RD
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

WASHINGTON SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-4
369 WASHINGTON AVE
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

CARRIGAN 5/6 INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Grades: 5-6
2 TETLOW ST
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

Public Middle

School

HARRY M. BAILEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 7-8
106 MORGAN LN
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

Public High

School

WEST HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
1 MCDONOUGH PLZ
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

Private/Catholic

School

LIVING WORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
225 MELOY RD
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

OUR LADY OF VICTORY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
620 JONES HILL RD
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

ST. LAWRENCE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
231 MAIN ST
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
1 NOTRE DAME WY
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516

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West Haven, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from West Haven, CT

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Featured Homes for Sale in West Haven, CT

102 Lake Street, West Haven, CT 06516
$309,900

102 Lake Street,
West Haven, CT 06516

4 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
102 Lake Street, West Haven, CT 06516
$309,900

102 Lake Street,
West Haven, CT 06516

4 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
208 Rockdale Road, West Haven, CT 06516
$170,000

208 Rockdale Road,
West Haven, CT 06516

3 bedrooms, 1 bath
2 Franklin Road, West Haven, CT 06516
$152,000

2 Franklin Road,
West Haven, CT 06516

3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1 half bath
65 Bluff Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516
$389,000

65 Bluff Avenue,
West Haven, CT 06516

3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1 half bath
5 Treat Street 1C, West Haven, CT 06516
$49,989

5 Treat Street 1C,
West Haven, CT 06516

2 bedrooms, 1 bath
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Upcoming Open Houses in West Haven, CT

208 Rockdale Road, West Haven, CT 06516
$170,000 | Single Family | 3 bedrooms, 1 bath
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