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New Haven County
  • County in Connecticut

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade C+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B+

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New Haven County is located in Connecticut with a population of 855,733. New Haven County is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. In New Haven County, most residents own their homes. In New Haven County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in New Haven County and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in New Haven County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$252,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,173
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    172.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    106.5
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    341.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,742.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    293.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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