Apartments for Rent in New Haven, CT

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How much is the average rent in New Haven, CT?

The average rent in New Haven, CT is at $2,051. There are 88 apartments for rent in New Haven, CT to choose from, with prices between $1,100 and $7,286 per month.

How to search for apartments for rent in New Haven, CT?

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Renter’s City Guide to New Haven, CT
Introducing New Haven Expenses & Housing Stats Jobs & Education Lifestyle & Renting Tips

Located on the east coast, just north of New York City, New Haven is famed for being the home of the iconic Yale University. This mid-sized city offers a mix of culture, history, education and entertainment.

How big is New Haven?

New Haven is a mid-size city that covers an area of around 20 sq. miles. It's approximately 10% larger than nearby Hartford, but a whopping 15 times smaller than New York City. It offers a small-town vibe, but most of the amenities of the big city.

What cities are close to New Haven?

New York City is around 80 miles south of New Haven, while Springfield, Massachusetts, is about 65 miles to the north. Bridgeport and Hartford are both around 20 miles from New Haven.

What is the weather like in New Haven?

Summers in New Haven are pretty warm, with temperatures reaching the low 80s. Winters are cold however, and lows average out in the upper 30s, though can drop to the low 20s at night. The city sees a lot of precipitation, with 44" of rainfall and 26" of snow on average per year.

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What are the pros of living in New Haven?

New Haven has been awarded numerous accolades in the past, including the best foodie city in the US by Livability.com, which also ranked it among the best places to live in Connecticut. As you can see, food is a huge plus in New Haven. In fact, you'll even find 2 of the top-10 Best Pizzas in America according to The Daily Meal in the city. Also, as a culturally diverse city, you'll find cuisine from around the world at over 120 restaurants that are dotted around the city.

What are the cons of living in New Haven?

The main drawback of living in New Haven is the weather. Winters see more snow than the majority of US cities, while rain is frequent throughout the year. Also, as a small town, you might not find all the amenities you'd find in a larger city.

New Haven Demographic Highlights
Total Population 130,381
Female
Male
69,600
60,781
Median Age 30.7
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How much is public transportation in New Haven?

Public transportation in New Haven is provided by CT Transit, which maintains a number of bus routes. A one-way fare on a local route should cost $1.75, while a monthly pass can be bought for $66. Numerous 24-hour taxi services operate in the city, with prices typically starting at around $3, plus $2.25 per mile.

How much does a meal cost in New Haven?

A 3-course meal for two at a mid-range restaurant averages out at around $60, and you will generally pay $3.80 for a regular coffee. You can find a meal in an inexpensive restaurant for approximately $15 on average. 

How much are utilities in New Haven?

You can expect to pay around $190 per month for your basic utilities. This includes heating, water, electricity, cooling and garbage disposal and is based on a 915 sq. ft apartment.

New Haven Rent Statistics
Apartment Rent Ranges
$501 - $7000%
$701 - $1,0002.3%
$1,001 - $1,50014.03%
$1,501 - $2,00040.82%
> $200042.85%
Average Rent Trends
What is the average rent in New Haven?

The average rent for an apartment in New Haven is $2,051 per month.

What is the average apartment size in New Haven?

The average apartment size in New Haven is 776 sq. ft.

What is the rent for a studio apartment in New Haven?

Rent for a studio apartment in New Haven ranges between $1,580 and $3,219 per month.

What is the rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in New Haven?

Rent for a 1-bedroom apartment in New Haven ranges between $1,300 and $3,966 per month.

What is the rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in New Haven?

Rent for a 2-bedroom apartment in New Haven ranges between $1,200 and $5,177 per month.

What is the rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in New Haven?

Rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in New Haven ranges between $1,186 and $7,286 per month.

New Haven Housing Statistics
Occupied Housing Units 49,051
Owner occupied 27.96%
Renter occupied 72.04%
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What are the major industries in New Haven?

Education is one of the major industries in New Haven, as well as professional services, marketing, healthcare, and engineering.

What are the top employers in New Haven?

Yale University is by far the largest employer in the city, providing a wealth of jobs in a variety of roles. New Haven is also home to 3 Fortune 1000 companies, including Knights of Columbus, who have their headquarters in the city.

New Haven Employment Statistics
White Collar 50,305
Blue Collar 11,600
White Collar 81.26%
Blue Collar 18.74%
Self Employment 3,080
Private Companies 38,225
Governmental Workers 7,239
Not for Profit Companies 13,361
Self Employment 4.98%
Private Companies 61.75%
Governmental Workers 11.69%
Not for Profit Companies 21.58%
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What are the top colleges in New Haven?

Home to the world-famous Yale University, New Haven is a hub of higher education and learning. In addition to Yale, there’s Gateway Community College, Southern Connecticut State University and the University of New Haven.

New Haven Education Statistics
No High School5.59%
Some High School39.35%
Some College19.59%
Associate Degree4.25%
Bachelor Degree15.47%
Graduate Degree15.75%
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What parks are there in New Haven?

New Haven is home to several beautiful parks and has dedicated 17% of the city to parkland. Lighthouse Point Park is a wonderful, historical place to relax that offers something for everyone. There are opportunities to kayak on the water, boat rentals and a carousel that dates back to the 1920s. Edgewood Park is great for all the family, offering facilities such as a skate park, playgrounds, dog runs, trails and water features.

What are the main annual events in New Haven?

Every year in Spring, New Haven comes alive with color and festivities as the Cherry Blossom Festival begins. Featuring live music, local food, arts and crafts vendors, the festival showcases an array of sights, tastes and sounds. It's a celebration of the 72 cherry trees that are planted downtown, marking another year as their blossoms bloom. 

What is there to do in New Haven for couples?

Couples looking for something a little different can vist the four wineries in the area that provide tours on warm days, which can be a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Afterward, check out one of the many amazing downtown restaurants.

What are the best museums in New Haven?

With over 20 museums and galleries in the city, there are plenty of opportunities to delve into local history, culture and science. Yale University has four museums, including the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. One of the largest such museums in the world, it showcases everything from ancient Egyptian artifacts to amazing dinosaur displays.

Where to go out in New Haven?

Downtown New Haven is a fantastic place to go out in the city. Vibrant and bustling, it’s home to a huge array of shops, boutique stores, bars, over 100 restaurants, museums, theaters and clubs, including some legendary jazz clubs.

New Haven Household Statistics
Total Number of Households 49,051
Average People Per Household 2
Median Household Income$44,507
Average Household Income$69,282
Family
Non-family
25,114
23,937
Children
No Children
14,692
34,359

What are the renter’s rights in New Haven?

Renters' rights are well protected in New Haven, and while landlords are able to increase rents at the end of the lease period, the increase must be in line with the fair market value of the rental unit. If the tenant believes the fair market value to be lower than the rent increase, they can question the amount and attempt to have it decreased without being evicted. Always check the tenant agreement thoroughly before signing to avoid such issues, especially when renewing your lease.

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