West Haven Information

West Haven Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of West Haven, CT

General West Haven Information

State: Connecticut

County: New Haven County

Close cities: Woodmont, CT, Derby, CT, Woodbridge, CT, Milford, CT, Branford, CT, Orange, CT, Ansonia, CT, New Haven, CT, Branford Center, CT, Hamden, CT, East Haven, CT

West Haven Population (census data)
Total 52,676 (+0.7% since 2000)
Male 25,145 (47.7%)
Female 27,531 (52.3%)

Population Density: 4,861 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 134.7 (US Avg is 100)

West Haven Elevation: 25 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1921

Land Area: 10.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $52,013

Zip Codes: 06516.

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West Haven Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (69.7%)
  • Black (16.3%)
  • Hispanic (9.1%)
  • Other race (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (27.5%)
  • Irish (17.9%)
  • German (7.7%)
  • English (7.0%)
  • Polish (5.4%)
  • French (4.0%)
Foriegn Born: 5,953 people (11.3%)
  • Latin America (38.2%)
  • Europe (31.4%)
  • Asia (30.4%)

Local West Haven Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets, Boston Red Sox
NBA Basketball: New York Knicks,
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, New York Islanders

West Haven School Information

High Schools
West Haven High School (One McDonough Plaza, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)
Middle Schools
Harry M. Bailey Middle School (106 Morgan Lane, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)
May V. Carrigan Middle School (2 Tetlow Street, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Alma E. Pagels School (26 Benham Hill Road, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)
Anna V. Molloy School (225 Meloy Road, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)
Clarence E. Thompson School (165 Richards Street, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)
Edith E. Mackrille School (806 Jones Hill Road, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)
Forest School (95 Burwell Road, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)
Savin Rock Community School (50 Park Street, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)
Seth G. Haley School (148 South Street, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)
Washington School (369 Washington Avenue, West Haven, CT, 06516 - West Haven School District District)

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