East Haven, Connecticut Population 2022

27,657
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East Haven is a city located in New Haven County Connecticut. East Haven has a 2020 population of 27,657. East Haven is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,923 in 2010.

The average household income in East Haven is $85,610 with a poverty rate of 8.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,178 per month, and the median house value is $219,600. The median age in East Haven is 43 years, 39.7 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

East Haven Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Havenwas:

  • White: 77.10%
  • Other race: 7.92%
  • Black or African American: 5.97%
  • Two or more races: 5.21%
  • Asian: 3.75%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of East Haven, Connecticut is 27,657 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,923.

East Haven, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,08477.10%
Black or African American1,7095.97%
Asian1,0753.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.06%
Some Other Race2,2687.92%
Two or More Races1,4925.21%
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East Haven Population by Race

East Haven Population Pyramid 2022

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East Haven Median Age

41.6


Total

38.4


Male

44.2


Female

East Haven Adults

There are 23,012 adults, (5,196 of whom are seniors) in East Haven.

East Haven Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

East Haven Sex Ratio

Female

14,883

51.96%

Male

13,762

48.04%

East Haven Population by Age

East Haven Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Haven Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
Male75.9%24.1%
All74.2%25.8%
Female68.9%31.1%
Non Family59%41%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Haven Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6692.6674.2
Married4,5243.3288.4
Male6963.9175.9
Female1,7163.6968.9
Non Family3,7331.1559

3.32

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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East Haven Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6263.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,2005.90%
High School Graduate8,72142.91%
Some College3,59917.71%
Associates Degree1,5697.72%
Bachelors Degree2,99614.74%
Graduate Degree1,6137.94%
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East Haven Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Haven Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian710628310
White15,80114,6523,726
Hispanic2,6292,062418
Black1,0861,027161
2+ Races53345862
Other Race1,292927113
Islander1717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.66%.

East Haven Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,041$52,446$41,702
Less Than 9th Grade$22,440$32,143$21,037
High School Graduate$42,813$49,750$34,844
Some College$44,922$53,007$35,000
Bachelors Degree$58,264$68,125$51,474
Graduate Degree$75,357$83,696$73,203

$47,041

Average Earnings

$52,446

Average Male

$41,702

Average Female

East Haven Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Haven Language by Age

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East Haven Language

77.98% of East Haven residents speak only English, while 22.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.98% of the population.

East Haven Language

East Haven Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,69429417.36%
Multiple1,49223215.55%
White20,1391,7528.70%
Asian1,068141.31%
Other108NaN%
Hispanic5,3714508.38%

8.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.03%

Male Poverty Rate

9.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Haven

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Haven is Black, with 17.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Haven is Hispanic, with 8.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.97%.

East Haven Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.37%
High School7.22%
Some College8.18%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%

East Haven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.45%
Male Unemployed19.88%
Female Employed5.04%
Female Unemployed13.10%

East Haven Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Haven Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,773$84,039
Families$85,038$97,022
Married Families$96,689-
Non Families$41,543$54,070
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Income by Household Type

East Haven Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

East Haven Married by Age and Sex

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East Haven Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Haven Marital Status by Race

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East Haven Marital Status

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1,448

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War214
First Gulf War238
Vietnam375
Korea261
World War II106

East Haven Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3457
35 to 54315
55 to 64197
65 to 74292
75+587

East Haven Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2636.85%
Black16813.57%
Islander17100.00%
Hispanic1714.94%

East Haven Veterans by Race

East Haven Veterans by Education

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3.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Haven Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

East Haven Employment by Age

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East Haven Employment by Race

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East Haven Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.62%

Born in East Haven

87.17%

Native Born

12.83%

Foreign Born

5.38%

Non Citizen

7.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.17% of East Haven residents were born in the United States, with 72.62% having been born in Connecticut. 5.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Haven Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201029,2570.00%
201129,124-133-0.45%
201228,991-133-0.46%
201328,858-133-0.46%
201428,725-133-0.46%
201528,592-133-0.46%
201628,459-133-0.47%
201728,326-133-0.47%
201828,193-133-0.47%
201928,060-133-0.47%
202027,923-137-0.49%
202127,790-133-0.48%
202227,657-133-0.48%

East Haven Population by Year