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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A+
East Rock is a neighborhood in New Haven, Connecticut with a population of 12,644. East Rock is in New Haven County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in East Rock offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In East Rock there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in East Rock and residents tend to be liberal.
About East Rock...
Population
12,644

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$431,736
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,444
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    78%
  • Own
    22%
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East Rock 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
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$60,907
National
$62,843
Families with Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    43%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    12%

East Rock Reviews

11 reviews
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There's a mix - there's not enough grocery stores or pharmacies, but great amenities like restaurants and cafes.
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Not many jobs available in the area, but more opportunities are available outside my immediate neighborhood.
New haven is a great restaurant town!