East Haven, Connecticut Population 2021

28,742
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East Haven is a city located in New Haven County Connecticut. East Haven has a 2020 population of 28,742. East Haven is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,257 in 2010. East Haven reached it's highest population of 29,257 in 2010.

The average household income in East Haven is $85,610 with a poverty rate of 8.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,213 per month, and the median house value is $212,800. 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 Haven was:

  • White: 81.22%
  • Other race: 7.24%
  • Black or African American: 4.15%
  • Asian: 3.63%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of East Haven, Connecticut is 28,742 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,860.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,257.

East Haven, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,34381.22%
Some Other Race2,0827.24%
Black or African American1,1924.15%
Asian1,0433.63%
Two or More Races1,0193.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.09%
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East Haven Population by Race

East Haven Population Pyramid $2021

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East Haven Median Age

43


Total

39.7


Male

45.9


Female

East Haven Adults

There are 23,467 adults, (5,477 of whom are seniors) in East Haven.

East Haven Age Dependency

59.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

East Haven Sex Ratio

Female

14,587

50.75%

Male

14,155

49.25%

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
Married86.4%13.6%
All72.7%27.3%
Male68%32%
Female64.5%35.5%
Non Family59.7%40.3%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Haven Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,1472.5572.7
Married4,9963.2586.4
Non Family4,2091.259.7
Female1,3713.6964.5
Male5713.6668

3.27

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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East Haven Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7433.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,1625.59%
High School Graduate8,58341.29%
Some College3,54317.05%
Associates Degree1,7728.53%
Bachelors Degree3,15815.19%
Graduate Degree1,8248.78%
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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
White16,61815,3313,914
Hispanic2,5772,087501
Other Race1,3451,019171
Black839797204
Asian652563369
2+ Races19415022
Native American383822
Islander2525

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 57.89%.

East Haven Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,781$54,902$41,067
Less Than 9th Grade$32,194$42,978$22,731
High School Graduate$41,788$53,657$33,177
Some College$45,757$55,921$34,093
Bachelors Degree$56,399$61,213$53,700
Graduate Degree$75,258$74,848$75,885

$46,781

Average Earnings

$54,902

Average Male

$41,067

Average Female

East Haven Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Haven Language by Age

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East Haven Language

79.45% of East Haven residents speak only English, while 20.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.94% of the population.

East Haven Language

East Haven Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,0531,9169.10%
Hispanic4,9464559.20%
Black1,17720417.33%
Other2,0721195.74%
Multiple1,019353.43%
Native382257.89%
Asian1,037161.54%

8.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.62%

Male Poverty Rate

9.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Haven

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Haven is Native, with 57.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Haven is Asian, with 1.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.09%.

East Haven Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.19%
Some College7.39%
High School6.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%

East Haven Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed25.75%
Female Unemployed8.39%
Female Employed3.35%
Male Employed2.48%

East Haven Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Haven Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,390$85,610
Families$84,981$100,716
Married Families$94,315-
Non Families$45,107$55,505
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Income by Household Type

East Haven Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

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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1,551

Number of Veterans

1,475

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam461
Korea278
Second Gulf War231
First Gulf War186
World War II121

East Haven Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+611
65 to 74371
35 to 54291
55 to 64231
18 to 3447

East Haven Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4667.44%
Hispanic752.42%
Black606.22%
Islander25100.00%

East Haven Veterans by Race

East Haven Veterans by Education

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4.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Haven Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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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73.05%

Born in East Haven

88.32%

Native Born

11.68%

Foreign Born

3.77%

Non Citizen

7.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.32% of East Haven residents were born in the United States, with 73.05% having been born in Connecticut. 3.77% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,7420.00%
202028,7420.00%
201928,742-118-0.41%
201828,860-146-0.50%
201729,006-9-0.03%
201629,015-89-0.31%
201529,104-35-0.12%
201429,139-28-0.10%
201329,167-21-0.07%
201229,188370.13%
201129,151-106-0.36%
201029,2570.00%

East Haven Population by Year