Hamden Economic &
With comprehensive business incentives, an active Chamber of Commerce, and a strong dedication to workforce development, Hamden, Connecticut is one of the nation's top cities for starting or growing a business. The Department of Economic & Neighborhood Development strives to be responsive to the business community’s needs, and provides a variety of initiatives to support them. And with great schools, community programs, and quality of life, you'll want to get to know Hamden better. Start here and see why business thrive in Hamden!
A Highly Educated
45% of Hamden residents have a bachelor's degree—higher than the regional average of 37% and a stronger foundation for our economy.
With a renowned robotics program, a new STEM Academy, and more AP courses offered, Hamden's children are preparing for the future.
Place To Live
Our median home sale price of $203,000 (2019) is lower than the state median of $257,163, making Hamden a family-friendly town.