Real Estate Market Update for Hamden, CT

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Welcome to January's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was up 5% from one year earlier, and down 15% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 200-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 52%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 120-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 22% year-over-year, and increased 7% month-over-month. Despite a slight annual decrease, this upward monthly sales trend indicates positive momentum. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Hamden, CT
Area Information for Hamden, CT
  • Population: 61,379
  • Median Age: 37.75 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 21 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 1,880/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 7.88%
  • Closest Airport: Tweed-new Haven
  • Closest College: Paier College Of Art
  • Closest Jr. College: Yale University Divinity School
  • Median Household Income: $69,599
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $180,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: New Britain Rock Cats (aa)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 33.06%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Hamden, CT
Median Age: 37.75 Married: 37% Number of Households: 23,971 Households with Children: 6,429
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Hamden, CT

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Shepherd Glen School 0.3 mi Public K-6 2 4
      Hamden High School 0.4 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Sacred Heart Academy 0.7 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Sacred Heart Academy 0.7 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Whitney High School West 0.8 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Whitney High School North 0.8 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Whitney High School East 0.8 mi Public 8-12 0 0
      Hamden Middle School 0.9 mi Public 7-8 2 4
      Spring Glen School 0.9 mi Public K-6 3-5 5
      Lorraine D Foster Day School 0.9 mi Private 6-12 0 2
      Dunbar Hill School 1.0 mi Public K-6 2 2
      Bear Path School 1.2 mi Public K-6 3 4
      St Rita School 1.3 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Church Street School 1.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 4
      Kindercare Learning Center # 301764 1.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Hyde Leadership School 1.4 mi Public 9-12 1 5
      Whitney Hall School 1.5 mi Private 1-12 0 0
      Highville Charter School 1.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-10 2-5 5
      Domus Academy 1.8 mi Public - 0 0
      Engineering - Science University Magnet School 1.8 mi Public 6-11 3 4
      East Rock Community Magnet School 1.8 mi Public K-8 1 3
      Salma K Farid Academy 1.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-2 0 0
      Helen Street School 1.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 3
      Laurel Oaks Adventist School 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      St. Stephen School 2.1 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Hamden Hall School 2.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Ridge Hill School 2.2 mi Public K-6 1 4
      Wintergreen Interdistrict magnet School 2.3 mi Public K-8 2 4
      Eli Whitney Technical High School 2.4 mi Public 9-12 1 0
      Cedarhurst School 2.6 mi Private 6-12 0 3
      West Woods Christian Academy 2.7 mi Private K-12 0 4
      St Thomas's Day School 2.8 mi Private K-6 0 5
      Lincoln-bassett School 2.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 0 3
      King/robinson Magnet School 2.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 1 3
      Calvin Hill Daycare Center & Klf Kindergarten 3.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Foote School 3.2 mi Private K-9 0 4
      Polly T. Mccabe Center 3.3 mi Public 7-12 0 5
      Celentano School 3.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 1 4
      Leila Day Nurseries 3.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Alice Peck Pre K Program 3.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-UNGRADE 0 0
      Worthington Hooker School 3.4 mi Public K-2 4 5
      Wilbur Cross High School 3.4 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      James Hillhouse High School 3.6 mi Public 9-12 0 2
      Wexler/grant Community School 3.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Yeshiva Gedolah / Rabbinical Inst Of New England 3.8 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      Helene Grant Headstart 3.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Yeshiva Of New Haven / The Gan School 4.0 mi Private K-5 0 0
      New Haven Academy 4.1 mi Public 9-12 1 5
      Cooperative High School 4.2 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      West Woods School 4.2 mi Public K-6 4 4
      Augusta Lewis Troup School 4.2 mi Public K-8 0 4
      Amistad Academy 4.3 mi Public K-12 3 4
      Dwight Early Childhood Program 4.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Barnard Environmental Magnet School 4.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 1 3
      Conte/west Hills Magnet School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 1 3
      High School In The Community 4.9 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Metropolitan Business High School 5.0 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.