StatisticWest HavenConnecticutNational
Population density (sq mi)5,11573691
Median age36.340.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%43%43%
Speak English74%78%79%
Speak Spanish16%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Haven is 595% higher than Connecticut
  • The median age in West Haven is 11% lower than Connecticut
  • In West Haven 64.53% of the population is White
  • In West Haven 20.67% of the population is Black
  • In West Haven 4.03% of the population is Asian

Compare West Haven, CT Demographics


      West Haven population breakdown by race

      RaceWest HavenConnecticutNational
      American Indian0.30%0.26%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.46%2.98%3.06%
      Other race6.01%4.95%4.75%
      In West Haven, 20.0% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      West Haven age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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