Prospect Hill, New Haven, CT

Prospect Hill Neighborhood Guide New Haven, CT

About

The Prospect Hill neighborhood rests in the heart of New Haven, Connecticut, known for its residential charm and proximity to both urban and natural attractions. It's nestled between the main arteries of Prospect Street and Fountain Street, providing easy access to the city center. The area is adjacent to West Rock Ridge State Park, an expansive natural preserve perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Additionally, Prospect Hill is conveniently near to the main campus of prestigious Yale University.

What You Will Love About Prospect Hill, New Haven, Connecticut

  • The tree-lined streets and residential quiet of Prospect Hill make it a peaceful escape within the bustling city of New Haven.
  • The neighborhood's close proximity to Yale University offers opportunities for cultural and educational experiences and events.
  • Its adjacency to West Rock Ridge State Park provides numerous opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and birdwatching.

What’s Nearby

Prospect Hill is a stone's throw away from downtown New Haven, allowing residents and visitors access to rich historical sites, diverse restaurants, and dynamic nightlife. The neighborhood is also close to the Yale Bowl, a historical and popular Ivy League Football stadium. Short drives also lead to the beautiful Connecticut shoreline, Hammonasset Beach State Park, and the vibrant city of Hartford.

Lifestyle

Life in Prospect Hill is a blend of quiet residential living and active cultural and outdoor pursuits. Residents enjoy the balance of peaceful neighborhood streets, the intellectual and cultural buzz of nearby Yale University, and the resplendent nature of West Rock Ridge State Park.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 243 restaurants, 48 grocery stores, and 22 parks within a mile of the Prospect Hill neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Three Corner Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    453 Huntington St

  • GROCERY
    Atticus Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    771 Orange St

  • GROCERY
    P & M Orange Street Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    721 Orange St

  • GROCERY
    Moe's Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    507 Dixwell Ave

  • GROCERY
    Country Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    13 Shelton Ave

  • GROCERY
    Dixwell Mini Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    284 Dixwell Ave

Prospect Hill Apartments and Rentals

70 Rental properties in Prospect Hill, New Haven, CT.

  • Axis 201 property

    $1,909+

    Axis 201

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    501–1550 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 19 Anderson St #2 property

    $3,200

    19 Anderson St #2

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1600 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 19 Anderson St #1 property

    $2,400

    19 Anderson St #1

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    931 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 751 Orange St #2ND property

    $3,000

    751 Orange St #2ND

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1090 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 86 Edwards St #1 property

    $4,100

    86 Edwards St #1

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    1060 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 86 Edwards St #3 property

    $2,600

    86 Edwards St #3

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    796 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
15.5%
7%
utilities
1.9%
34.2%
food
2.5%
0.6%
transportation
2%
5.5%
healthcare
2.5%
12.5%

Prospect Hill Demographics

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Prospect Hill Reviews

people smiling
  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 6 of 6 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 5 of 6 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 5 of 6 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 5 of 6 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 5 of 6 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 4 of 6 renters

Prospect Hill Transportation

walk bike and transit

Somewhat Walkable

56/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

70/100
Bike Score®

Hurse Transportation Services

Other

548 Dixwell Ave

Connecticut Transit

Other

470 James St

Temple St and N H Green

Other

268 Temple St

Source: foursquare.com

Prospect Hill Schools

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