West Haven, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 22,336 housing units in West Haven. This represents a 1.5% decline from 22,679 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 22,336 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Haven is about 55.1%. West Haven's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.6%. Average household size is 2.42 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Haven were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.70%
One Bedroom20.30%
Two Bedrooms34.30%
Three Bedrooms34.20%
Four Bedrooms7.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.64
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$118,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$95,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.16
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$620

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage8%
Home Equity Loan9.50%
Simple Mortgage52.20%
Debt Free30.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.1%