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Hartford, CT (Connecticut) Houses and Residents

Hartford,CT index of house prices

Total population: 124,705 (Urban population: 121,578, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 54,032 (47,033 occupied: 10,179 owner occupied, 36,854 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

78%
State:

35%

Housing density: 3,122 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $156,878.

Median contract rent in 2016: $493 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $595)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $681


Median gross rent in Hartford, CT in 2016: $560

Housing units in Hartford with a mortgage: 7,276 (399 second mortgage, 428 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,903

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,019

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $42,496

Median monthly housing costs: $962


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Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $161,200 (it was $95,300 in 2000)
Hartford:

$161,200
Connecticut:

$274,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $123,100 - $236,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $204,318
Here:

$204,318
State:

$405,462

Townhouses or other attached units: $256,526
Here:

$256,526
State:

$254,601

In 2-unit structures: $201,289
Here:

$201,289
State:

$234,255

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $207,606
Here:

$207,606
State:

$238,481

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $161,612
Here:

$161,612
State:

$203,127
Median year house/condo built: 1943

Median year apartment built: 1943

Household type by relationship:

Households: 123,287
  • In family households: 89,505 (8,011 male householders, 17,238 female householders)
    8,439 spouses, 38,374 children (37,452 natural, 276 adopted, 646 stepchildren), 5,025 grandchildren, 2,511 brothers or sisters, 1,892 parents, 4,171 other relatives, 3,844 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 26,165 (11,118 male householders (8,725 living alone)), 10,666 female householders (9,537 living alone)), 4,381 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,617

Size of family households: 9,713 2-persons, 7,031 3-persons, 4,395 4-persons, 1,900 5-persons, 1,530 6-persons, 680 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,262 1-person, 3,143 2-persons, 289 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 43 5-persons.

5,097 married couples with children.
20,030 single-parent households (2,360 men, 17,670 women).

54.8% of residents of Hartford speak English at home.
37.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 22,189 (18.0%)
(42.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hartford, Connecticut:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 4431 bedroom
  • 2,7892 bedrooms
  • 4,1993 bedrooms
  • 1,9184 bedrooms
  • 8305+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Hartford population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hartford, Connecticut:

  • 3,661no bedroom
  • 12,3561 bedroom
  • 11,8402 bedrooms
  • 7,4283 bedrooms
  • 1,2364 bedrooms
  • 3335+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Hartford population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Hartford in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 665no vehicle
  • 3,5831 vehicle
  • 4,4492 vehicles
  • 9983 vehicles
  • 4844 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Hartford population

Cars and other vehicles available in Hartford in renter-occupied apartments

  • 14,675no vehicle
  • 16,3321 vehicle
  • 4,7882 vehicles
  • 9373 vehicles
  • 854 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Hartford population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hartford, Connecticut:

  • 01 room
  • 782 rooms
  • 2353 rooms
  • 6144 rooms
  • 2,7645 rooms
  • 3,2786 rooms
  • 7527 rooms
  • 1,0218 rooms
  • 1,4379+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Hartford population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hartford, Connecticut:

  • 3,4381 room
  • 2,4192 rooms
  • 9,0393 rooms
  • 8,3174 rooms
  • 8,4105 rooms
  • 3,4566 rooms
  • 1,4367 rooms
  • 2498 rooms
  • 909+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Hartford population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Hartford, CT household income distribution

  • Hartford, CT household income distribution
  • 6,702Less than $10,000
  • 4,700$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,203$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,993$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,607$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,664$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2,248$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,512$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,951$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,596$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,603$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,019$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,306$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,110$125,000 to $149,999
  • 864$150,000 to $199,999
  • 955$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Hartford, CT

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Hartford, CT
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 42$25,000 to $29,999
  • 34$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 91$40,000 to $49,999
  • 93$50,000 to $59,999
  • 156$60,000 to $69,999
  • 325$70,000 to $79,999
  • 358$80,000 to $89,999
  • 276$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,336$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,398$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,024$150,000 to $174,999
  • 738$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,495$200,000 to $249,999
  • 728$250,000 to $299,999
  • 511$300,000 to $399,999
  • 177$400,000 to $499,999
  • 341$500,000 to $749,999
  • 97$750,000 to $999,999
  • 24$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 24$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Hartford, CT

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Hartford, CT
  • 913Less than $100
  • 882$100 to $149
  • 1,476$150 to $199
  • 913$200 to $249
  • 408$250 to $299
  • 891$300 to $349
  • 507$350 to $399
  • 1,091$400 to $449
  • 713$450 to $499
  • 660$500 to $549
  • 841$550 to $599
  • 1,880$600 to $649
  • 1,855$650 to $699
  • 2,986$700 to $749
  • 2,296$750 to $799
  • 5,913$800 to $899
  • 3,938$900 to $999
  • 5,264$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,611$1,250 to $1,499
  • 931$1,500 to $1,999
  • 79$2,000 to $2,499
  • 36$2,500 to $2,999
  • 770No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 7,5152010 or later
  • 6,7132000 to 2009
  • 5,0251990 to 1999
  • 5,9951980 to 1989
  • 3,0621970 to 1979
  • 3,668Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Hartford population
Hartford commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,100
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,141
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,460
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 8,165
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 10,234
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,644
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 7,699
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 859
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 609
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,640
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,256
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,230
Hartford, CT Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 90.7%
Number of people working at home: 1,867 (3.7% of all workers)

Hartford mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 79,980 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 10,903 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6,974 (7%)
  • Subway or elevated: 500 (0%)
  • Railroad: 323 (0%)
  • Taxi: 492 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 256 (0%)
  • Walked: 3,808 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 1,867 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Jamaican: 9,145
 African: 1,669
 Italian: 1,637
 American: 1,615
 Guyanese: 1,496
 Portuguese: 906
 Irish: 885
 Brazilian: 871
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 759
 Polish: 756
 Yugoslavian: 706
 British West Indian: 622
 Haitian: 608
 German: 512
 English: 425
 West Indian: 263
 French (except Basque): 231
 Barbadian: 226
 Greek: 223
 French Canadian: 202
 Albanian: 121
 European: 115
 Russian: 106
 Northern European: 98
 Ghanaian: 94
 Nigerian: 91
 Egyptian: 76
 Ukrainian: 74
 Scottish: 56
 Ethiopian: 53
 Swedish: 47
 Hungarian: 44
 Eastern European: 43
 Canadian: 43
 Lithuanian: 42
 Latvian: 41
 British: 34
 Norwegian: 32
 Romanian: 31
 Welsh: 27
 Turkish: 26
 Lebanese: 25
 Croatian: 25
 Scandinavian: 24
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 24
 Dutch: 23
 Syrian: 17
 Bahamian: 17
 Liberian: 14
 Somali: 14
 Iranian: 14
 Belgian: 11
 Armenian: 11
 Slavic: 10
 Cape Verdean: 10
 South African: 9
 Macedonian: 8
 Iraqi: 8
 Scotch-Irish: 7
 Danish: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Bulgarian: 4
 Arab: 4
 Palestinian: 4
 Bermudan: 1
 Finnish: 1

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

  • 26%Jamaica
  • 8%Dominican Republic
  • 6%India
  • 5%Guyana
  • 5%Other Caribbean
  • 5%Mexico
  • 5%Peru

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

  • This state: 56,627
  • Other state: 23,075
  • Northeast: 12,932
  • Midwest: 3,104
  • South: 5,543
  • West: 1,496

81% of Hartford residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in Connecticut.

Hartford:

80.7%
State average:

88.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 474
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 669
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,204
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,960
  • 9th grade: 1,583
  • 10th grade: 1,824
  • 11th grade: 576
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,457
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 11,977
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,213
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,735
  • Associate degree: 1,555
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,667
  • Master's degree: 1,050
  • Professional school degree: 815
  • Doctorate degree: 144

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 684
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,628
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,271
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,190
  • 9th grade: 1,656
  • 10th grade: 1,135
  • 11th grade: 1,444
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,137
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 12,067
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,096
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 7,207
  • Associate degree: 2,238
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,972
  • Master's degree: 2,127
  • Professional school degree: 455
  • Doctorate degree: 246

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.6%Males
  • 11.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 29.4%Males
  • 27.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 16.7%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 23.1%Males
  • 18.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 16.5%Males
  • 14.5%Females
Hartford marital status for males
Hartford marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,978
  • One, attached: 1,454
  • Two: 7,753
  • 3 or 4: 13,001
  • 5 to 9: 7,314
  • 10 to 19: 3,424
  • 20 to 49: 6,076
  • 50 or more: 7,006
  • Mobile homes: 26

Median worth of mobile homes: $279,647

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Hartford:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hartford
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (70.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22.1%)
  • Electricity (6.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (61.1%)
  • Electricity (27.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,162
Here:

8.0%
Connecticut:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 205
Here:

3.1%
Connecticut:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,940
Here:

42.9%
Connecticut:

33.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)