New Haven County Information

New Haven in Connecticut occupies 862 square miles and has a 2006 population of 845,244, a change from a 2000 population of 824,008 and 804,219 in 1990. 13.9% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.3% percent is 25-35, and 15.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 2,323 acts of violent crime reported in New Haven in 2004, a change from 2,966 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 20,746 people: 4.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.5%.

Read more about New Haven, Connecticut in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyNew Haven 
StateConnecticut 
Land Area862 sq. milesRanked 1,060 of 3,140
Population 2006845,244Ranked 56 of 3,140
Population 2005844,510 
Population 2000824,008Ranked 54 of 3,140
Population 1990804,219Ranked 46 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion82.4% 
African American12.6% 
Asian American3.2% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56% 
Population 5 to 1413.2% 
Population 15 to 2413.9% 
Population 25 to 3412.3% 
Population 35 to 4415.2% 
Population 45 to 5414.9% 
Population 55 to 6410.7% 
Population 65 to 745.9% 
Population 75 and up7.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2,3232,966
Murders / Manslaughters15 
Forcible Rapes166 
Robberies994 
Aggravated Assaults1,148 
Total Property Crimes24,19329,309
Burglaries4,012 
Larceny Thefts17,547 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2,634 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population440,949413,770
Unemployed Population20,74610,178
Unemployment Rate4.7%2.5%

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