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Popular Hamden Apartments
New Haven, Connecticut, 06513
1 Bedroom$1,000 - $1,200
2 Bedrooms$1,200 - $1,350
3 Bedrooms$1,560 - $1,625
Hamden, Connecticut, 06514
Studio/1 Bedroom$800 - $1,200
2 Bedrooms$1,215 - $1,650
3+ Bedrooms$1,585 - $2,500
Branford, Connecticut, 06405
1 Bedroom$1,200 - $1,495
2 Bedrooms$1,240 - $1,680
North Haven, Connecticut, 06473
1 Bedroom$1,300 - $1,860
2 Bedrooms$1,650 - $2,387
3 Bedrooms$1,995 - $2,515
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Makin' your den in Hamden
Fortune Magazine once named Hamden as one of the Best Places to "Live and Launch." Feel like launching off to a new home? This Connecticut town is in New Haven County and is considered a suburb of New Haven, although it’s about ten miles out. Hamden is a great place to live, with a family-friendly environment, gorgeous landscape, parks, great public schools, and that oh-so-sweet, New England charm.
Happy in Hamden
There is plenty going on in Hamden, so you should have no problem finding things to keep you busy and happy. The town has an active Parks and Recreation department and boasts loads of parks, playgrounds, athletic fields and courts, trails, and oodles of beautiful, open space to frolic and play in. Check out the Sleeping Giant Park to get a taste for some of the excellent outdoor space that is available to residents. The Hamden Farmers’ Market is open every week throughout most of the year. You can head to the market to stroll around and peruse fresh fruits, veggies, flowers, breads, and whatever else local farmers have dreamed up. The Hamden Symphony Orchestra has been busting out tunes since 1962. Enjoy a concert, or if you would rather play than perform - join. This community orchestra also has a young musician competition, in case you have extra musical kids.
For an amazing experience for the whole family, visit the Eli Whitney Museum in Hamden. (Eli Whitney has strong roots in Hamden and evidence of it is everywhere.) You can visit this “experimental learning workshop” on your own, or attend a special program. They host school programs, vacation programs, birthday parties (fun!), and walk-in programs. If history is your thing, visit the Hamden Historical Society. The society hosts some cool events, so keep an eye on their calendar. You can enjoy Wine Tasting, poetry readings, and their annual Antique Show.
Move into your new apartment and join about 58,000 other people who enjoy life in this charming New England community. Ready for your fun fact? As a kid, Paul Fusco lived in Hamden. Don’t know who that is? Oh, yes you do. He created and gave voice and life to the TV alien ALF. That’s right. Don’t like that one? How about this one? Dwayne Johnson – yes, that’s right – “The Rock” – lived here when he was a kid as well. Recent reports suggest that he didn't know ALF personally.
Average Apartment Rent in Hamden, Connecticut
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Hamden Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Hamden have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In June the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Hamden apartment cost $1,016. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Hamden rentals listed below.
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Are there big sporting events that people in Hamden enjoy attending?
Hamden itself doesn't host any major professional or collegiate sports teams. However, New Haven, home to Yale University, is just a quick 15-minute drive down Whitney Ave. The Yale Bulldogs have many teams from baseball, basketball, soccer, football, crew, lacrosse, tennis, sailing, squash, ice hockey, and more. All teams are NCAA Division I except for football, which is Division I-AA.
Do most people in Hamden rely on public transportation?
No. Most people--about 81 percent--rely on cars to get around. Less than 4 percent of Hamden residents uses public transportation to commute to work on a daily basis. Public transportation is provided by Connecticut Transit New Haven. The towns's major bus routes are the Dixwell Avenue (D) and the Whitney Avenue (J) routes, although the State Street (M) and Winchester Avenue (O) bus routes also run through the city limits.