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Time Zone: New Haven County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

New Haven County is one of the original counties of Connecticut and was founded in 1666.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> New Haven had a population of 848,006 people. This is an increase of 2.91% since the last Census (which gave a population of 824,008 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, New Haven represented 24.2% of the total population of Connecticut, making it the state's 3rd most populous county (out of 8 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010862,477+4.67%+1.71% since 2009
2009848,006+2.91%+0.29% since 2008
2008845,573+2.62%+0.23% since 2007
2000824,008The Last Census

More information can be found on the New Haven County Census Page for New Haven County.


Below are some of the communities located in New Haven County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for New Haven County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
New Haven   123,330123,6260.24% decrease  
New Haven   123,330123,6260.24% decrease  
Waterbury   107,143107,2710.12% decrease  
Waterbury   107,143107,2710.12% decrease  
Meriden   59,18658,2441.62% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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