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-Stable economy
-Arts and culture
-Cultural diversity


-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.


Capital city - North-central Connecticut along the Connecticut River, 40 miles from the Long Island Sound See Local Real Estate
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City: West Simsbury
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About West Simsbury

    The unemployment rate in West Simsbury is 6.30 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Simsbury jobs have Increased by 1.12 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, West Simsbury's cost of living is 39.30% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare West Simsbury's Cost of Living
    West Simsbury's population is 2,446 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.82 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in West Simsbury is $349,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -9.10%. Check out the homes in the area.
    West Simsbury public schools spend $16,866 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in West Simsbury. Learn more...

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