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Population (year 2000): 56,913. Estimated population in July 2005: 58,180 (+2.2% change)
Males: 26,093 (45.8%), Females: 30,820 (54.2%)

New Haven County

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $52,351 (year 2000)
Median house value: $139,700 (year 2000)

Hamden, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hamden:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.2%)
  • Black (15.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Italian (28.0%), Irish (17.4%), German (8.7%), English (7.5%), Polish (5.7%), French (2.9%).Connecticut

Elevation: 101 feet

Hamden,

For population 25 years and over in Hamden

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamden town

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

9.4% Foreign born (3.9% Europe, 3.0% Asia, 2.0% Latin America).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (42.9 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (84.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Haven, CT (2.7 miles North Haven, CT New (6.1 miles Center, CT (6.4 miles Wallingford CT (6.6 miles Wallingford, CT (7.1 miles Bethany, CT (7.1 miles Cheshire,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 74 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 1997: 51 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 62 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1999: 107 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2000: 146 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 78 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $147,600

Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 72.90 W

Hamden, Connecticut business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (31.5%), Retail trade (10.9%), Manufacturing (10.3%).

Crime in Hamden by Year

Type 1999 2000 2002 2004
Murders 1 0 0 2
    per 100,000 1.8 0.0 0.0 3.5
Rapes 8 8 2 8
    per 100,000 14.1 14.1 3.5 14.1
Robberies 44 41 26 52
    per 100,000 77.3 72.0 45.7 91.4
Assaults 29 34 33 9
    per 100,000 51.0 59.7 58.0 15.8
Burglaries 230 171 160 108
    per 100,000 404.1 300.5 281.1 189.8
Thefts 1,420 1,386 918 958
    per 100,000 2495.0 2435.3 1613.0 1683.3
Auto thefts 163 249 129 75
    per 100,000 286.4 437.5 226.7 131.8
191.8 192.6 129.0 130.9

Average climate in Hamden, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hamden,

Hamden-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Hamden city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Birthplace of: Ernest Borgnine - (born 1917), actor, Anttaj Hawthorne - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Nov 15, 1981), Craig Benson - College basketball player (Quinnipiac Bobcats), Danny Oglesby - College basketball player (Fairfield Stags), Scott Draughn - College basketball player (Winthrop Eagles), Timothy Mathis - College basketball player (Morgan State Golden Bears), Carlton R. Sickles.

Main business address for: HOST AMERICA CORP (RETAIL-EATING PLACES).


Hospitals/medical centers near Hamden:
  • CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (about 3 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT)
  • WATERBURY HOSPITAL HEALTH CENTER (about 3 miles; WATERBURY, CT)
  • HOSPITAL OF ST RAPHAEL (about 6 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Hamden, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hamden:
  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 11 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; ID: HVN)
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 23 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 29 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hamden:
  • HUMMINGBIRD (about 10 miles; WALLINGFORD, CT; ID: 4C3)
  • MERIDEN MARKHAM MUNI (about 10 miles; MERIDEN, CT; ID: MMK)
  • WATERBURY-OXFORD (about 18 miles; OXFORD, CT; ID: OXC)

Amtrak stations near Hamden:
  • 7 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 7 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Colleges/Universities in Hamden:
  • QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,836; Location: MT CARMEL AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.quinnipiac.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • PAIER COLLEGE OF ART INC (FT enrollment: 207; Location: 20 GORHAM AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.paiercollegeofart.edu)
  • STONE ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 97; Location: 1315 DIXWELL AVE; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hamden:
  • YALE UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 11,011)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,808)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN (about 10 miles; WEST HAVEN, CT; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; WATERBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 2,834)
  • WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,967)
Public high schools in Hamden:
  • HAMDEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,163; Location: 2040 DIXWELL AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ELI WHITNEY V-T SCHOOL (Students: 597; Location: 71 JONES RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HYDE LEADERSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 187; Location: 306 CIRCULAR DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Hamden:
  • HOMDEN HALL SCHOOL (Students: 591; Location: 1108 WHITNEY AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SACRED HEART ACADEMY (Students: 482; Location: 265 BENHAM STREET; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • CHILDRENS CENTER WHITNEY HALL (Students: 88; Location: 1400 WHITNEY AVE; Grades: 4 - 12)
  • CEDARHURST SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: 871 PROSPECT ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • LORRAINE D FOSTER DAY SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 1861 WHITNEY AVENUE; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Hamden:
  • HAMDEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 972; Location: 550 NEWHALL ST.; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • WINTERGREEN INTERDIST MAGNET (Students: 595; Location: 670 WINTERGREEN AVE.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • WEST WOODS SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 350 WEST TODD ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CHURCH STREET SCHOOL (Students: 447; Location: 95 CHURCH ST.; Grades: PK - 06)
  • DUNBAR HILL SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 315 LANE ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HELEN STREET SCHOOL (Students: 371; Location: 285 HELEN ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SPRING GLEN SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: 1908 WHITNEY AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • RIDGE HILL SCHOOL (Students: 336; Location: 120 CAREW RD.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SHEPHERD GLEN SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 1 SKIFF ST. EXT.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HIGHVILLE MUSTARD SEED CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 297; Location: 130 LEDER HILL DR.; Grades: PK - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Hamden:
  • ST RITA SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 1601 WHITNEY AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST STEPHEN SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 418 RIDGE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SACRED HEART MANOR KDG. & NURS (Students: 90; Location: 261 BENHAM ST.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • VICARAGE SCHOOL OF MONTESSORI (Students: 42; Location: 40 LONDON DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HARRIS TUCKER ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: PO BOX 6122; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LAUREL OAKS ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 14 WEST SHEPARD AVE; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • ELIZABETH IVES SCH/SPEC CHILDN (Students: 24; Location: 700 HARTFORD TURNPIKE; Grades: 2 - 9)
Library in Hamden:
  • HAMDEN LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,662,926; Location: 2901 DIXWELL AVE.; 166,358 books; 7,751 audio materials; 7,388 video materials; 407 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • The correct name for the first School listed for private schools is Hamden Hall School, Not Homden Hall added by Tony

Hamden compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Hamden:
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUN (1220 AM; 1 kW; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBC (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAVZ (1300 AM; 1 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Hamden:
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WQAQ (98.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W252AS (98.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
TV broadcast stations around Hamden:
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

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