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West Haven Jobs Overview

12,743
Job Openings
5.4%
Unemployment Rate
$53,680
Median Base Salary
55k
Population

West Haven has the 531st largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 1.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. West Haven is part of the New Haven metro area. Unemployment in the New Haven area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. New Haven has the 60th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in West Haven is above average at $53,680, and the median cost of a home in West Haven is $210,300, which is above the national average. 21% of workers in West Haven hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 86% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in West Haven. 79% of West Haven workers drive to work alone, 4% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 8% walk. People in West Haven spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.