Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsC
- Crime & SafetyC
- Good for FamiliesB-
- Cost of LivingC
- Health & FitnessB
- Outdoor ActivitiesA
New Haven is a city in Connecticut with a population of 130,529. New Haven is in New Haven County. Living in New Haven offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In New Haven there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in New Haven and residents tend to be liberal.
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New Haven Reviews
Downtown New Haven is very universal. They have lots of trendy restaurants, bars, clubs, bookstores, etc! The Yale Art Museum is absolutely stunning and such a good way to spend a rainy day! There's always something happening in New Haven for every age group! Don't forget to try the pizza while you're there!
New Haven is very diverse and many free resources are available to residents. But the safety of New Haven is a concern. The community needs to come together for the safety of everyone. But on the other hand, many good restaurants and activities available. Public schools should offer curriculum including basic living skills and financial education. So students will be prepared after high school. Public high schools should also include free SAT preparation for students and include that in their curriculum so SAT scores will increase. The support available to residents is phenomenal.
Growing up in New Haven, one can really see a lot there, and one can also agree on one thing about New Haven: It's huge! It is well known for its delicious pies, history, and of course Yale University. There is a huge diverse community in New Haven that many people seem to enjoy, however many do not see the other side. Although many people may know New Haven for the reasons listed above, many don't really know how there is another community below Yale and it's famous sites. New Haven struggles with poverty, crime, and unemployment. There are many parts of New Haven where there is no funding at all for improvement in roads, safety, and buildings. New Haven can continue going forward into the future, if there is a call to change.