Hartford, CT

123,287 Population
17.4 square miles 7,093.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.4%
was 3.5%
Ranked 4th Highest in CT
Population Density
7,093.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.2%
was 42.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
18.0%
was 23.0%
Ranked 5th Highest in CT
Percent Under 18
25.5%
was 23.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in CT
Percent 65 and Over
10.0%
was 10.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in CT

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
7.8
was 10.4
Ranked 16th Lowest in CT
Percent Living in Poverty
27.3%
was 28.3%
Ranked 8th Lowest in CT
Median Household Income
$32,095
was $34,240
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Gini Income Distribution
 
50
49.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
25.7
was 18.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,140.9
was 1,179.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,390.1
was 4,031.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
54,032
was 52,369
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Median Rent
$922
was $952
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Total Building Permits
18
was 24
 
Occupied Housing Units
47,033
was 44,867
 
Homeownership Rate
21.6%
was 22.3%
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Single Family Building Permits
10
was 18
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
3,108.7
was 3,013.0
Ranked 2nd Highest in CT
Rental Vacancy Rate
16.0%
was 17.7%
Ranked 5th Highest in CT
Multifamily Building Permits
8
was 6
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.6
Ranked 7th Highest in CT
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
was 0.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.7%
was 95.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in CT
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.9%
was 98.5%
Ranked 4th Highest in CT

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
73.3%
was 71.3%
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
16.8%
was 16.9%
Ranked 6th Highest in CT

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