Hartford, Connecticut 

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Population

124,006

11% Decline

Unemployment Rate

11.0%

Median Income

$29,313

Avg. Home Price

$125,100

Best Places to Live in Hartford, Connecticut

Capital city - North-central Connecticut along the Connecticut River, 40 miles from the Long Island Sound
Pros
-Stable economy
-Arts and culture
-Cultural diversity
Cons
-Low job growth
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

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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.


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 11.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hartford jobs have increased by 1.06%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hartford's cost of living is 3.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Hartford's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Hartford's population is 124,006 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -11.26%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hartford is $125,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.92%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Hartford

It's not a good time to buy in Hartford. Home Appreciation is down -3.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Hartford Real Estate.

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Reviews for Hartford   19 Reviews
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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Urban Blight With Few Amenities - 3/14/2017
I moved to Hartford after living in Chicago, and prior to moving on to Boston. Hartford's biggest selling point is that it is 2 hours away from all of the places... Read More

hotbed of conservatism that is CT - 2/21/2016
Most of CT is not walker or biker friendly. Driving 30 minutes to get anywhere is the norm. Not much... Read More


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