New Haven, CT Demographics

The total population of New Haven is estimated to be 135,736 with 63,821 males (47.02%) and 71,915 females (52.98%). There are 8,094 more females than males in New Haven.
The median household income in New Haven was $52,936 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,503(4.96%) from $50,433 in 2020. This income is 70.95% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, New Haven sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $63,753. Overall, the median household income for the city of New Haven stands at $53,909.
In New Haven, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $40,788 for males and $26,451 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $63,728 for males and $53,616 for females.
In New Haven, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $67,640, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $40,919.
In 2022, the population of New Haven was 138,915, a 0.13% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, New Haven's population was 138,731, an increase of 3.56% compared to a population of 133,959 in 2020.
The median age in New Haven, CT is 30.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.13% were under the age of 15, 30.37% aged 15 to 29, 40.99% aged 30 to 64, 9.16% aged 65 to 84, and 1.35% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of New Haven population: 40.15% are White, 33.85% are Black or African American, 0.25% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 5.17% are Asian, 13.32% are some other race and 7.26% are multiracial.