Hartford, Connecticut 

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Population

124,390

-0.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.8%

Median Income

$29,313

Median Home Price

$125,800

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Best Places to Live in Hartford, Connecticut

Capital city - North-central Connecticut along the Connecticut River, 40 miles from the Long Island Sound. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Hartford, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Hartford, CT Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Stable economy
Arts and culture
Cultural diversity
Cons
Low job growth
Cost of living
Harsh winters

What Bert Has To Say About Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area

As a state capital and center for the insurance industry, Hartford has a long and colorful history as a colonial center and prosperous industrial-era city. The first insurance company was established here in the late 1700’s, and The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, established in 1866, charted the course for industrial safety. Today Hartford is home to 35 insurance companies, including AETNA and The Hartford, which provide stable employment. The area is also headquarters to conglomerate United Technologies but most manufacturing has disappeared from the Hartford landscape and it has become a center for “knowledge” industries.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Hartford
Zip Codes: 06106 06114 06112 06105 06120 06103 06160
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Hartford is 6.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hartford jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hartford's cost of living is 6.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Hartford's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Hartford county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Hartford's population is 124,390 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hartford is Real Estate: $125,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.5%.

SCHOOLS
Hartford public schools spend $24,074 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Hartford. More Education



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Housing Market in Hartford

It's a good time to buy in Hartford. Home Appreciation is up 1.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Hartford is $125,800.

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Reviews for Hartford   21 Reviews
Hartford - 100 Nuts and a Squirrel - 2/6/2021
I lived in CT for about 7 years, and this place is depressing, lonely, and boring. My only entertainment in Hartford, were the Library branches for books and movies. The... Read More

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Under rated and much maligned. - 1/5/2021
Hartford has for many years been criticized and dumped on by people moving to the 'sunbelt'. To be sure parts of the city are bad- but the city itself has only 125,000... Read More

A Very Nice Small City and an Excellent County - 7/30/2018
I grew up in West Hartford....and the City of Hartford and Hartford County is a lovely place to live. Easy access to everything you will ever need. The City is... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT
06106 06114 06112 06105 06120 06103 06160

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