New Haven, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 52,941 housing units in New Haven. This represents a 2.1% decline from 54,057 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 52,941 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in New Haven is about 29.6%. New Haven's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11%. Average household size is 2.4 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in New Haven were built after 1951.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6.30%
One Bedroom23.10%
Two Bedrooms36.30%
Three Bedrooms23.70%
Four Bedrooms7.20%
Five Bedrooms or more3.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1941
Median Value of occupied units$109,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$84,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1955
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$536

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage7.70%
Home Equity Loan8.70%
Simple Mortgage55.40%
Debt Free27.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.7%