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The City of West Haven is located in New Haven County in the state of Connecticut (CT).

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West Haven, Connecticut, a City, in New Haven County was incorporated (town) in 1921. spans over 11.0 square miles and has a population of 52,721 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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West Haven Latitude: 41.2716 Longitude: -72.9666

The Zip Code for West Haven, CT is: 06516

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West Haven Connecticut Physical Characteristics:

The City of West Haven has an area of 10.9 square miles
  • Land: 10.746662162162 Sq. Mi. (98.44%)
  • Water: 0.1701166023166 Sq. Mi.(1.56%)
The West Haven City takes up 1.3% of the area of New Haven County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +41.2721217
  • Longitude: -072.9674977
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West Haven, CT Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 52.2°F
  • Average Rainfall: 47.11 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USW00014758 NEW HAVEN TWEED AP
Latitude: 41.2639 Longitude: -72.8872 Elevation: 0.9 feet.

West Haven, CT Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of West Haven was 55,564 people, which is 6.4 % of the entire population of New Haven County.


  • 48.41% Male
  • 51.59% Female


  • 65.686% White
  • 19.648% Black
  • 3.738% Asian
  • 0.32% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.16% Pacific Islander
  • 3.437% Mixed
  • 7.008% Other


  • 81.72% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 18.28% Hispanic or Latino
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West Haven, CT Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.5
Number of Residences: 22,446
  • Occupied: 21,112 (94.06%)
  • Vacant: 1,334 (5.94%)
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Auto Fair Inc
551103 - Automobile Dealers-Used Cars
775 Orange Ave, West Haven, Connecticut 06516-1827
Bill Mc Carthy (203) 933-3001 (203) 933-9524 http://www.autofairct.com
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