West River demographics profile

StatisticWest RiverNew HavenConnecticut
Population density (sq mi)5,3616,977648
Median age34.630.740.6
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a33%54%
Speak Englishn/a66%78%
Speak Spanishn/a25%12%

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  • The population density in West River is 23% lower than New Haven.
  • The median age in West River is 13% higher than New Haven.
  • In West River 19.79% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In West River 53.93% of the population is African American.
  • In West River 0.96% of the population is Asian.

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West River population breakdown by race

RaceWest RiverNew HavenConnecticut
African American53.93%34.32%10.39%
American Indian0.62%0.33%0.26%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
Mixed race5.29%3.45%2.98%
Other race19.41%14.26%4.95%
In West River, 28.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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West River age breakdown

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Source: The West River, New Haven, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).