This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, East Haddam has a very low population density. East Haddam is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
East Haddam, CT is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. East Haddam has a population density of 164, with 8,899 current residents.
Out of the 8,899 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 62% of the residents are married and 38% are single.
- 52% Sun
- 51% Rain
- 35% Snow
49°F average temperature
- 36 years Median home age
- $213,940 Median home price
- -18.54% Home appreciation rate
- 16.6% Annual property tax
As for living in East Haddam, the air quality is 12% and the weather, on average, is 52% sunny, 51% rainy, and 35% snowy. The average temperature is 49°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in East Haddam, you should know that 66.2% of homes are owned while 12% of homes are rented, and 21.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $213,940, the median age of homes is 36 years, the annual home appreciation is -18.54% and the annual property tax is 16.60%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of East Haddam, it’s important to determine the crime rate. East Haddam’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in East Haddam is 41 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 58.91% Democratic, 39.31% Republican, and 1.78% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:14
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
90%High school diploma
10%Some college or associates degree
12%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at East Haddam, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.50% of residents are unemployed in East Haddam (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed East Haddam residents: 16.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 22.06% are in the arts and sciences field, 13.5% are in the customer service field, 21.4% are in the sales field, 0.44% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 11.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 14.6% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 90.49%, 9.68% of residents have an associate’s degree, 18.69% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 11.59% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in East Haddam, you should be aware that the average commute time is 34 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of East Haddam have a few different options. 85% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.