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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C+
East Haddam is a town in Connecticut with a population of 9,072. East Haddam is in Middlesex County. Living in East Haddam offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in East Haddam and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in East Haddam are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$268,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,061
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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East Haddam Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in East Haddam

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$78,177
National
$55,322
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East Haddam Reviews

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If you live here, expect to drive at least 20 minutes to the nearest full sized grocery store. This town is pretty tightly knit, everyone knows everyone kind of a situation. Police are very friendly, and respond quickly to concerns. Lots of nature and all that good stuff!
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Beautiful nature, little population. Small public schools with around 100 kids per class. Little to no shopping opportunity but the views make up for the lack of resources.
East Haddam is a wonderful place to live. School system is great, and the teachers are dedicated to the achievements of the students. We also have a great sense of community. Many nature reserves and land trusts for outdoor enthusiast.