Whether you need to gauge retail demand, better understand the characteristics of Downtown New Haven's retail market, or need information on residents, visitors, or employees, we've got your numbers. Below is an overview of the data important to retailers. Please visit the other demographics pages for more detailed information.

Additionally, the City of New Haven’s Economic Development Department and the Economic Development Corporation of New Haven produce economic snapshot reports to provide a comprehensive and current picture of New Haven. Visit the Reports Page to download copies of current reports.

If you do not see the data you require online, our research team can also provide additional data, customized analysis, and data consulting. Data that is already available may be provided at no cost, while custom analysis and reports based on your unique needs can be developed for a fee.

For additional information, contact in our Economic Prosperity Department.

Retail Data

Market Snapshot and Retail Composition

Population Data

Downtown continues to draw more people with its resources and activities.

Business Data

Downtown is a hub for education, health-care and entrepreneurial companies.

Pedestrian Counts

Real-time data on an hourly, daily and weekly basis showcases the district's activity to potential retail tenants, investors considering buying buildings, and property owners that want to refinance.

Education Data

Student Populations in the area

Visitor Data

Cultural attractions, beautiful architecture and unique dining and shopping make New Haven a great place to visit.


Available reports for greater detail.