West Hartford, Connecticut 

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Population

63,360

+0.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$84,092

Median Home Price

$288,900

Best Places to Live in West 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 West Hartford, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Stable economy
-Arts and culture
-Cultural diversity
Cons
-Low job growth
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in West Hartford
 $275,000 
25 Dartmouth Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1412 SqFt
 $287,000 
22 Hugh St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1799 SqFt
 $189,900 
15 Abbotsford Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1281 SqFt

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: West Hartford
Zip Codes: 06107 06117 06119 06110
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in West Hartford is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Hartford jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Hartford's cost of living is 15.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare West Hartford's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in West Hartford, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
West Hartford's population is 63,360 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Hartford is $288,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
West Hartford public schools spend $16,731 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.6 students per teacher in West Hartford. More Education


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Housing Market in West Hartford

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Reviews for West Hartford   6 Reviews
living in central CT - 8/20/2013
Great restaurants and school system, but can be difficult to meet people, especially as an adult. Winters can be brutal, as in the last 2-3... Read More

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Where City Style Meets Village Charm - 7/7/2009
West Hartford is a great big suburb next to a not-as-great little city. It has a somewhat diverse (at least as far as central Connecticut suburbs go) population, and a... Read More

West Hartford, CT - 5/4/2008
West Hartford is a well maintained community that is safe, attractive, and provides many amenities to the people who live here. Schools are rated among the best in the... Read More


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06107 06117 06119 06110

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NEW LISTINGS IN WEST HARTFORD
$275,000
25 Dartmouth Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$287,000
22 Hugh St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$189,900
15 Abbotsford Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$695,000
40 Soby Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$219,900
30 Jackson Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$505,999
21 Westmont St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$419,000
66 Jillian Cir
Bed 2 | Bath 3

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