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Living In West Haven, CT

West Haven, Connecticut is a small city with a population of slightly more than 55,000. Young adults aged 15-24 can expect to fit right in, as they account for an above-average 17% of the community. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just over 37, are younger than most cities in Connecticut. Most West Haven residents own their homes, and 44% of residents rent. The average rent of $1,145/month is roughly on par with the state average.

Averaging about 25 minutes, the commute time for West Haven residents is faster than the Connecticut average of about 27 minutes. Driving is the most common means of commuting to work, selected by 43% of workers, while public transportation is used by only 3% of the population. Walking (2%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number surpasses the national average.

If you're looking for a variety of career options, West Haven has a surplus. The four most common industries are retail, healthcare, education, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 29% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. West Haven workers earn an average annual income of just over $71K, less than those elsewhere in Connecticut. However, West Haven's average income is fairly average compared to the national level of $73,345. West Haven has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or equivalent (24%) compared to the national average. In addition, 9% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 5% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.

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