West Haven New Haven County, Connecticut

West Haven: City in Connecticut, United States

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About

West Haven is a city located in the county of New Haven in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 55,564. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 54,620 inhabitants.

The city was created 100 years ago in 1920.

Geography

West Haven is located at 41°16'14"N 72°56'49"W (41.2706500, -72.9470500). It has 2 neighbors: New Haven and Orange.

West Haven City Hall 109 image
West Haven City Hall 109
West Haven City Hall 109 image

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West Haven Quick Facts

Population : 54,620 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : New Haven County
Postal code : 06516
Phone Area Codes : 203
Water as percent of area : 1.56%
Land as percent of area : 98.44%
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1921 (100 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:08:44 (2nd August 2021)
Population growth : -1.73% (2010-2019)

West Haven has 2 neighbours.

  • New Haven city in Connecticut, United States
  • Orange town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States

Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Haven decreased by 1.73% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 55,564 - census
2011 55,510 -0.1% estimation process
2012 55,284 -0.41% estimation process
2013 55,130 -0.28% estimation process
2014 55,289 0.29% estimation process
2015 54,872 -0.76% estimation process
2016 54,640 -0.42% estimation process
2017 54,841 0.37% estimation process
2018 54,895 0.1% estimation process
2019 54,620 -0.5% estimation process

West Haven zip code is 06516. County name: New Haven, County fips: 09009

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People born in West Haven (19)

People born in West Haven, including actor and comedian Kevin Heffernan, football player Ken Strong, beauty pageant contestant and singer Marian Bergeron, you can see a list of people who born in West Haven.

Schools

College & universities near West Haven

Code Name City ZIP
129941 University of New Haven West Haven (CT) 06516-1916
130509 Stone Academy-West Haven West Haven (CT) 06516
130396 Gateway Community College New Haven (CT) 06510
130794 Yale University New Haven (CT) 06520
164474 Andover Newton Theological School Lexington (MA) 02421

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Haven

Code Name Address Type
NHV Union Station 50 Union Avenue RAIL
BRP Bridgeport 525 Water St. RAIL
WFD Wallingford station 37 Hall Avenue RAIL
MDN Meriden Transit Center 60 State Street RAIL
BER Berlin 51 Depot Road RAIL

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in New Haven County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in New Haven County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
New Haven 130,250 City in Connecticut, United States
Waterbury 107,568 City in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Hamden 60,556 Town in Connecticut, US
Meriden 59,395 City in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Milford 54,747 City in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States of America
Wallingford 44,326 Town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Naugatuck 31,108 Town in Connecticut, United States
Cheshire 28,937 Town in Connecticut
East Haven 28,569 Town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Branford 27,900 Town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United Sates
North Haven 23,683 Town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Guilford 22,133 Town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Southbury 19,571 Town in Connecticut, United States
Ansonia 18,654 City in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Madison 18,030 Town in Connecticut, United States
Wolcott 16,587 Town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States

Distance to Other Cities

West Haven distances to largest Connecticut cities

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