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Hartford County, Connecticut (CT)

County population in 2014: 897,985 (95% urban, 5% rural); it was 857,183 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 167,361
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 62,559
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 215,253
Renter-occupied apartments: 120,934 (it was 119,845 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

33%

Land area: 735 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 1221 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hartford County: 105.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (26.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.7%), Educational, health and social services (16.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Hartford County, Connecticut:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (66.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (15.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (12.3%)
  • Asian alone (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Connecticut median age:  40.0 years
Males: 433,931  (48.3%)
Females: 464,054  (51.7%)
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Hartford County,CT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hartford County:

2.0 people
Connecticut:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $69,622 ($50,756 in 1999)

This county:

$69,622
Connecticut:

$71,346

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $871 (lower quartile is $666, upper quartile is $1,107)
This county:

$871
State:

$927


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $238,500 (it was $142,500 in 2000)
Hartford:

$238,500
Connecticut:

$270,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $166,200 - $340,000

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $288,431
Here:

$288,431
State:

$397,602

Townhouses or other attached units: $195,530
Here:

$195,530
State:

$282,656

In 2-unit structures: $181,023
Here:

$181,023
State:

$232,888

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,116
Here:

$176,116
State:

$203,740

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,034
Here:

$157,034
State:

$200,954

Mobile homes: $58,751
Here:

$58,751
State:

$69,915
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,874
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $803

Institutionalized population: 15,383
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Health of residents in Hartford County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
75.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
77.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
80.4% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.
15.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1619 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2001: 1732 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2002: 1859 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2003: 1796 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2004: 1979 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2007: 1148 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2008: 686 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2009: 590 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2010: 630 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2011: 476 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2012: 563 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2013: 601 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2014: 435 buildings, average cost: $212,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $5,296 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $5,164 (2.2%)

Hartford County household income distribution in 2009 Hartford County home values distribution Hartford County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.2%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 30.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.9% for American Indian residents, 20.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.1% for other race residents, 23.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 11.2%
Hartford County:

11.2%
Connecticut:

10.5%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 30.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.9% for American Indian residents, 20.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.1% for other race residents, 23.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hartford County is $801 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $979 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1176 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hartford, New Britain, West Hartford, Bristol, Manchester, East Hartford, Enfield, Southington, Glastonbury, Central Manchester.

Hartford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2012 air pollution in Hartford County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.238 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 11.0 µg/m3. Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hartford County: Nutmeg Vineyard and Winery (A), Nathan Hale Birthplace (B), South Coventry Station (C), Wells Woods (D), Sadds Mill (E), Hanks Hill (F), Four Corners (G), Bolton Notch (H), Hop River (I), Town of Vernon Volunteer Fire Department Public Safety Building (J), Willington Fire Department 1 Station 113 (K), Willington Hill Fire Department Station 49 (L), Ellington Fire Marshal's Office (M), Somers Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Station 46 (N), Bolton Fire Department (O), Columbia Volunteer Fire Department (P), Willington Fire Department 1 Station 213 (Q), Mansfield Fire Department Station 307 (R), Willington Fire Marshal's Office (S), Ellington Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: East Brook Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Old Vernon Cemetery (1), Burrows Hill Cemetery (2), Quarryville Cemetery (3), Rindge Cemetery (4), Bolton Center Cemetery (5), Saint Bernards Cemetery (6), Columbia Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Sweetheart Lake (A), Tankerhoosen Lake (B), Thompson Pond (C), Tinker Pond (D), Varga Pond (E), Clubhouse Pond (F), Warner Pond (G), Wells Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pease Brook (A), Macht Brook (B), Marsh Brook (C), Martins Brook (D), South Willington Brook (E), Skungamaug River (F), Mint Brook (G), Mitchells Brook (H), Rufus Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hartford County include: Bigelow Hollow State Park (1), Bigelow State Park (2), Bolton Notch State Park (3), Valley Falls Park (4), Gay City State Park (5), Henry Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Jimmy Ledges (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Middlesex County, Massachusetts , Norfolk County, Massachusetts , Burt County, Nebraska , Clinton County, Iowa , Geauga County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Connecticut:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 48,436
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 100,693 (54% naturalized citizens)

Hartford County:

11.7%
Whole state:

10.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 20,279
  • 1990 to 1994: 14,851
  • 1985 to 1989: 12,299
  • 1980 to 1984: 9,918
  • 1975 to 1979: 6,590
  • 1970 to 1974: 7,071
  • 1970 to 1974: 8,897
  • 1965 to 1969: 20,788
Note: State values scaled to Hartford County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.9%

Hartford County marital status for males Hartford County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 193,737
  • One, attached: 19,852
  • Two: 29,059
  • 3 or 4: 36,344
  • 5 to 9: 23,239
  • 10 to 19: 16,274
  • 20 or more: 32,621
  • Mobile homes: 1,835
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 61

Housing units in Hartford County with a mortgage: 128,620 (13,830 second mortgage, 17,323 home equity loan, 582 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 56,396

Here:

69.5% with mortgage
State:

71.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hartford County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic278,203100
Mainline Protestant73,522183
Evangelical Protestant50,619214
Other28,18394
Black Protestant8,44626
Orthodox3,66513
None451,376-
Hartford County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 215
Hartford County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 92
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 203
Hartford County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 755
This county:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hartford County:

7.4%
Connecticut:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Hartford County:

22.1%
State:

21.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

15.8%

Agriculture in Hartford County:

Average size of farms: 69 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $175,119
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $4519.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 39.04%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.35%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $128,663
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.96%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,745
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.70%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.48
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 29.72%
Corn for grain: 552 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5,822 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 820 acres

Tornado activity:

Hartford County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Connecticut state average. It is 4645900.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/10/1954, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hartford County-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.0 miles away from Hartford County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 194.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 223.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.8 miles away from Hartford County center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Connecticut Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 08, 2013 to February 12, 2013, Emergency Declared EM-3361: February 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 3361, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Connecticut Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 08, 2013 to February 12, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4106: March 21, 2013, FEMA Id: 4106, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Connecticut Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3353: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3353, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Connecticut Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 29, 2011 to October 30, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3342: October 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 3342, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Connecticut Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 29, 2011 to October 30, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4046: November 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 4046, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Connecticut Tropical Storm Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4023: September 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 4023, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Connecticut Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3331: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3331, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Connecticut Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 11, 2011 to January 12, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1958: March 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 1958, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Connecticut Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 27, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1700: May 11, 2007, FEMA Id: 1700, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Connecticut Snow, Incident Period: February 11, 2006 to February 12, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3266: May 02, 2006, FEMA Id: 3266, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hartford County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Poland (14%)
  • Jamaica (13%)
  • Italy (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • India (4%)
  • Portugal (4%)
  • Peru (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hartford County (%):

  • Italian (15%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • Polish (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • French Canadian (4%)

Hartford County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 332,124 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 36,463 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13,597 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 35 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 51 (0%)
  • Railroad: 199 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 16 (0%)
  • Taxi: 195 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 132 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 745 (0%)
  • Walked: 8,499 (2%)
  • Other means: 2,062 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 9,745 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Hartford County, Connecticut in 2000:

  • 10,525 people in nursing homes
  • 6,786 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5,783 people in state prisons
  • 1,489 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 380 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 335 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 316 people in religious group quarters
  • 292 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 210 people in other group homes
  • 170 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 138 people in halfway houses
  • 136 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 100 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 56 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 51 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 39 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 16 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 16 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 7 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

People in group quarters in Hartford County, Connecticut in 2010:

  • 8,100 people in college/university student housing
  • 7,834 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5,511 people in state prisons
  • 1,804 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,368 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,095 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 729 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 488 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 355 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 236 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 224 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 195 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 107 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 97 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 31 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 30 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 23 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $71,369.

3.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Connecticut average:

4.33%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($815 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.07%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

1.68% relocated from other counties in Connecticut ($20,989 average AGI)
2.06% relocated from other states ($28,335 average AGI)
Hartford County:

2.06%
Connecticut average:

2.40%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.47% ($45,348 average AGI)
from Tolland County, CT  0.46% ($42,466)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.30% ($54,942)
from Litchfield County, CT  0.18% ($48,773)
from Hampden County, MA  0.17% ($52,978)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.11% ($65,973)
from New London County, CT  0.10% ($43,190)


4.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Connecticut average:

4.84%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,263 average AGI)
Hartford County:

0.10%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

1.65% relocated to other counties in Connecticut ($19,399 average AGI)
2.60% relocated to other states ($34,902 average AGI)
Hartford County:

2.60%
Connecticut average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tolland County, CT  0.48% ($49,038 average AGI)
to New Haven County, CT  0.41% ($47,917)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.33% ($59,193)
to Litchfield County, CT  0.17% ($46,982)
to Hampden County, MA  0.13% ($44,964)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.11% ($52,589)
to New London County, CT  0.10% ($58,706)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Hartford County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Hartford County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hartford County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hartford County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hartford County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 142,318 (121,198 aged, 21,120 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 15,055 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 40.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 25.9
  • Cut/Pierce - 5.3
  • Other - 9.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 82.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 29.7
  • Firearm - 24.9
  • Poisoning - 18.5
  • Other - 9.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 865,787
  • In family households: 715,089 (143,179 male householders, 84,652 female householders)
    161,327 spouses, 258,438 children (243,975 natural, 5,783 adopted, 8,680 stepchildren), 15,602 grandchildren, 8,779 brothers or sisters, 9,385 parents, 10,085 other relatives, 18,701 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 150,698 (54,155 male householders (41,831 living alone)), 68,868 female householders (58,693 living alone)), 27,675 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 28,227 (15,383 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 94,297 2-persons, 55,121 3-persons, 47,693 4-persons, 20,256 5-persons, 6,827 6-persons, 3,637 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 100,524 1-person, 19,064 2-persons, 2,401 3-persons, 717 4-persons, 215 5-persons, 56 6-persons, 46 7-or-more-persons.

135,700 married couples with children.
56,984 single-parent households (8,611 men, 48,373 women).

78.3% of residents of Hartford County speak English at home.
10.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
9.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $8,930,719,000 ($10,200 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,151,831,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,092,042,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,256,268,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $25,389,000
Federal grants: $1,952,220,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,169,848,000 ($3,000,410,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $434,953,000 ($77,565,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $64,008,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $600,301,000
Federal Government insurance: $401,920,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 55,213
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 41,261
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +17,199
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+22 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -9,892
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State -10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hartford County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 44.69 millions of gallons per day (49% from ground, 51% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 620
  • 2010 to 2013: 3,274
  • 2000 to 2009: 24,479
  • 1990 to 1999: 25,341
  • 1980 to 1989: 48,245
  • 1970 to 1979: 48,275
  • 1960 to 1969: 56,699
  • 1950 to 1959: 64,365
  • 1940 to 1949: 30,070
  • 1939 or earlier: 73,595
Note: State values scaled to Hartford population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hartford County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hartford County population
  • 1 room: 108
  • 2 rooms: 786
  • 3 rooms: 3,568
  • 4 rooms: 14,988
  • 5 rooms: 41,838
  • 6 rooms: 54,116
  • 7 rooms: 42,920
  • 8 rooms: 31,818
  • 9+ rooms: 25,111
  • 1 room: 5,537
  • 2 rooms: 11,939
  • 3 rooms: 25,635
  • 4 rooms: 33,068
  • 5 rooms: 27,696
  • 6 rooms: 10,520
  • 7 rooms: 2,893
  • 8 rooms: 1,541
  • 9+ rooms: 1,016
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hartford County, Connecticut
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hartford County population
  • no bedroom: 192
  • 1 bedroom: 5,663
  • 2 bedrooms: 45,314
  • 3 bedrooms: 106,867
  • 4 bedrooms: 47,870
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9,347
  • no bedroom: 6,341
  • 1 bedroom: 39,068
  • 2 bedrooms: 49,873
  • 3 bedrooms: 20,908
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,010
  • 5+ bedrooms: 645
Cars and other vehicles available in Hartford County, Connecticut in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hartford County population
  • no vehicle: 7,436
  • 1 vehicle: 58,980
  • 2 vehicles: 105,185
  • 3 vehicles: 33,234
  • 4 vehicles: 8,109
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,309
  • no vehicle: 30,099
  • 1 vehicle: 57,391
  • 2 vehicles: 27,293
  • 3 vehicles: 3,696
  • 4 vehicles: 807
  • 5+ vehicles: 559

60% of Hartford County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Connecticut.

Hartford County:

60.1%
State average:

60.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 493,514
  • Northeast: 151,252
  • Midwest: 21,751
  • South: 37,481
  • West: 10,156

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $129,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hartford County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53.6%)
  • Utility gas (37.6%)
  • Electricity (6.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (45.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26.3%)
  • Electricity (23.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8,054
Here:

7.9%
Connecticut:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,551
Here:

9.3%
Connecticut:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8,693
Here:

23.4%
Connecticut:

33.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 17,985
  • Number of aged recipients: 2,455
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 15,530
  • Number of recipients under 18: 2,520
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 10,780
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 4,685
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 5,409
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 8,410
Hartford County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hartford County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 220 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3,864$190,3874,052$215,33118,705$205,1631,750$81,80658$1,065,190595$147,42740$60,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED195$190,626330$247,1581,806$199,274264$61,7352$775,00089$150,53911$49,818
APPLICATIONS DENIED573$182,695602$187,0616,345$202,514928$58,51521$313,667402$146,92329$54,103
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN375$190,477434$211,6663,515$208,653167$105,43110$3,562,100136$157,4931$45,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS105$185,105132$221,5911,021$211,93459$83,6782$1,150,00030$171,83314$48,214
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 184 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED681$232,379423$248,5864$153,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED252$232,591226$254,0005$193,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED141$229,539130$241,7773$132,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN40$235,50044$269,6590$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS19$199,15811$242,5450$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Hartford County, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7,92781.4 years
John7,73275.1 years
Joseph5,62175.7 years
William4,67574.5 years
Helen3,59180.8 years
Robert3,29970.7 years
James3,24572.7 years
Anna3,23383.4 years
Edward2,97974.4 years
George2,87575.6 years
Most common last names in Hartford County, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1,48176.8 years
Smith1,39875.0 years
Brown81075.4 years
Anderson79977.6 years
Williams72473.0 years
Miller59676.8 years
Jones55573.1 years
Sullivan51177.1 years
Davis48273.7 years
Martin46774.3 years
Businesses in Hartford County, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven15Johnny Rockets1
ALDI3Jones New York16
ALDO2Journeys1
AMF Bowling1Justice5
AT&T12KFC9
Abercrombie & Fitch2Kincaid1
Abercrombie Kids2Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware6Kohl's5
Advance Auto Parts7LA Fitness3
Aeropostale4La Quinta2
American Eagle Outfitters6La-Z-Boy8
Ann Taylor6Lane Bryant2
Apple Store1Lane Furniture8
Applebee's2LensCrafters7
Arby's4Little Caesars Pizza2
Ashley Furniture2Long John Silver's2
AutoZone7Lowe's4
Avenue2Macy's3
Bakers1Marriott12
Banana Republic2Marshalls7
Barnes & Noble6MasterBrand Cabinets59
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's29
Bath & Body Works3Men's Wearhouse2
Bebe1Motel 63
Bed Bath & Beyond6Motherhood Maternity5
Ben & Jerry's2New Balance18
Best Western1New York & Co1
Blockbuster7Nike17
Brooks Brothers3Nissan4
Brookstone2Nordstrom1
Budget Car Rental1Office Depot3
Buffalo Wild Wings1Old Navy4
Burger King16Olive Garden2
CVS36On The Border1
Cache1Outback4
Casual Male XL2Outback Steakhouse4
Catherines1Pac Sun2
Charlotte Russe2Panera Bread6
Chevrolet3Papa John's Pizza1
Chico's4Payless10
Chipotle2Penske4
Circle K2PetSmart3
Clarion1Pier 1 Imports5
Clarks3Pizza Hut4
Cold Stone Creamery1Plato's Closet3
Coldwater Creek3Popeyes1
Comfort Inn1Pottery Barn2
Comfort Suites1Quiznos2
Costco1RadioShack15
Crate & Barrel1Ramada1
Curves2Raymour & Flanigan2
DHL2Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen6Red Robin2
Days Inn3Red Roof Inn1
Decora Cabinetry8Rite Aid12
Dennys3Ruby Tuesday8
Domino's Pizza6Sam's Club1
DressBarn5Sears7
Dressbarn4Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts100Sheraton1
Econo Lodge1Soma Intimates1
Eddie Bauer1Spencer Gifts1
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel9
Express3Staples6
Extended Stay America1Starbucks23
Extended Stay Deluxe1Stop & Shop19
Famous Footwear5Subaru2
Fashion Bug2Subway40
FedEx122Super 83
Finish Line2T-Mobile27
Firestone Complete Auto Care6T.G.I. Driday's3
Foot Locker1T.J.Maxx7
Ford5Taco Bell10
Forever 211Talbots4
GNC13Target4
GameStop10The Cheesecake Factory1
Gap6The Limited1
Goodwill1The Room Place6
Gymboree4Torrid1
H&M1Toyota4
H&R Block20Toys"R"Us8
Hilton9True Value8
Holiday Inn5U-Haul11
Hollister Co.2UPS139
Home Depot8Urban Outfitters2
HomeTown Buffet2Verizon Wireless10
Honda3Victoria's Secret5
Hot Topic3Volkswagen4
Howard Johnson1Walgreens18
Hyundai1Walmart6
IHOP2Wendy's13
J. Jill4Wet Seal1
J.Crew3Whole Foods Market2
JCPenney1Wine & Spirits3
JoS. A. Bank4YMCA8

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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
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  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"