Living in New Haven

The Yale University Office of New Haven and State Affairs has information about living in New Haven from reports on economic growth and the strong commitment for the public education to resources about the New Haven neighborhoods and the revitalization of the downtown areas.

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Living Arrangements

The Connecticut State Motto: Qui Transtulit Sustinet—“He Who Transplanted Still Sustains”. A large percentage of Yale Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Residents live in New Haven or in the surrounding towns, such as Hamden, East Haven and Branford. Visit Yale University's Housing site.

About New Haven

Points of Interest

New Haven is situated on Long Island Sound just 40 miles from Hartford, 75 miles from New York City and 135 miles from Boston. New Haven is the third-largest city in Connecticut and reaps many benefits from being located in one of the nation's wealthiest states. Please visit the following websites for information about New Haven and Connecticut: Greater New Haven/Connecticut & State of Connecticut.


Major employers include Yale University, AT&T, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus, and Southern Connecticut State University. Statewide employers include world-wide organizations as Xerox, G.E., Uniroyal, G.T.E., Olin, Champion International, and Union Carbide. Insurance companies are among Connecticut’s better known industries with 106 insurance companies.

Health Care

New Haven offers a first-rate health care system, which includes three of New England's top 50 hospitals: Yale-New Haven, Yale-New Haven St. Raphael Campus and the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Arts & Culture

New Haven boasts a variety of cultural and arts offerings which include world-class theater and museums, as well as a fine symphony. There is a myriad of offerings from the excellent Yale School of Music and an active community arts and music scene. It is a cosmopolitan city that is home to people of diverse cultures. One can find restaurants that serve Italian, French, Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Greek, West Indian, Ethiopian, Mexican, American and Nouvelle Cuisine.

There are numerous recreational facilities within a few hours' drive – public beaches on the Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts shores and skiing in Connecticut, Vermont, and New Hampshire. There are also numerous outsides activities throughout New England: golfing, hiking, tennis, biking, rafting, and canoeing.