B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$191,800
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$1,100
National
$928
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    71%
  • Own
    29%

New Haven Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    533
    0
  • Murder
    9
    0
  • Rape
    61
    41
  • Robbery
    452
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    756
    1
  • Theft
    2,735
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    457
    0

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,192
National
$53,889
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%
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New Haven Reviews

27 reviews
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Fun city vibe, amazing restaurants and museums! Went to the Yale museum and the campus and it is worth visiting. The art scene is exciting, there is so much history and information on the arts if interested. Every year New Haven has a cherry blossom tree festival which is also family friendly and a fun event.
Review New Haven
New Haven is a beautiful city housing one of America's greatest universities, Yale. The town has a great atmosphere around the university that attract the attention of many to visit all that the town has to offer. Unfortunately outside the outskirts of the town you can see the economic differences that Connecticut is far too familiar with. The main body of the police force seems to spend most of its time around the university while crime is far too common outside its ground. Despite that the city is very culturally diverse, often having events celebrating the diversity.
Not the friendliest city, but has so much diversity and history! I moved here in 2012 and had a hard time to find my way around at first. Its a big city, with a lot to offer. Starting with the pizza and night life. There is a great variety of music venues and schools to attend.