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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataConnecticut

Demographic Statistics

West Haven, Connecticut

Number

Percent

Total population52,360100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male24,99547.7
Female27,36552.3
Under 5 years3,2706.2
5 to 9 years3,4256.5
10 to 14 years3,5026.7
15 to 19 years3,2616.2
20 to 24 years3,7187.1
25 to 34 years7,79414.9
35 to 44 years8,54316.3
45 to 54 years6,99613.4
55 to 59 years2,5044.8
60 to 64 years1,9053.6
65 to 74 years3,6196.9
75 to 84 years2,9265.6
85 years and over8971.7
Median age (years)36.4(X)
18 years and over40,25276.9
Male
18,86136.0
Female
21,39140.9
21 years and over38,16072.9
62 years and over8,51316.3
65 years and over7,44214.2
Male
2,9505.6
Female
4,4928.6
RACE
One race50,90197.2
White
38,82474.1
Black or African American
8,53016.3
American Indian and Alaska Native
1280.2
Asian
1,5252.9
Asian Indian
4790.9
Chinese
2640.5
Filipino
1690.3
Japanese
290.1
Korean
1270.2
Vietnamese
880.2

Other Asian 1

3690.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
270.1
Native Hawaiian
90.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
90.0
Samoan
60.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

30.0
Some other race
1,8673.6
Two or more races1,4592.8

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White39,90176.2
Black or African American9,13617.4
American Indian and Alaska Native3410.7
Asian1,7233.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander690.1
Some other race2,7085.2
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population52,360100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4,7579.1
Mexican
4510.9
Puerto Rican
2,5104.8
Cuban
860.2
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,7103.3
Not Hispanic or Latino47,60390.9
White alone
36,52169.7
RELATIONSHIP
Total population52,360100.0
In households51,10197.6
Householder
21,09040.3
Spouse
8,83816.9
Child
15,16629.0
Own child under 18 years
10,79220.6
Other relatives
3,0515.8
Under 18 years
1,0872.1
Nonrelatives
2,9565.6
Unmarried partner
1,3222.5
In group quarters1,2592.4
Institutionalized population
4490.9
Noninstitutionalized population
8101.5
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households21,090100.0
Family households (families)13,12362.2
With own children under 18 years
6,01428.5
Married-couple family
8,83841.9
With own children under 18 years
3,73917.7
Female householder, no husband present
3,29015.6
With own children under 18 years
1,8598.8
Nonfamily households7,96737.8
Householder living alone
6,54231.0
Householder 65 years and over
2,25610.7
Households with individuals under 18 years6,69231.7
Households with individuals 65 years and over5,36625.4
Average household size2.42(X)
Average family size3.06(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units22,336100.0
Occupied housing units21,09094.4
Vacant housing units1,2465.6
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
770.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)1.5(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)6.6(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units21,090100.0
Owner-occupied housing units11,63255.2
Renter-occupied housing units9,45844.8
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.62(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.18(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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