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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B+
Hamden is a town in New York with a population of 1,121. Hamden is in Delaware County. Living in Hamden offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Hamden and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Hamden are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$166,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$950
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Hamden

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$55,556
National
$55,322
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Hamden Reviews

1 review
When I first moved up here to Hamden from North Carolina it was a change because I was only in elementary school. But the teachers and kids there were so nice and welcoming Hamden quickly became my home
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