Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area, Connecticut 

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Population

1,201,483

+0.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.2%

Median Income

$68,959

Median Home Price

$275,600

Median Age

40.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 5.0

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area, Connecticut

Capital city - North-central Connecticut along the Connecticut River, 40 miles from the Long Island Sound. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Connecticut
County:
Metro Area: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area
City: Hartford, New Britain, 82 total
Zip Codes: 06010, 06457, 06082, 06106, 06053, 06040, 06489, 06111, 06066, 06051, 96 total
Cost of Living: 5.5% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

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Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Ct Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area is 8.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area's cost of living is 5.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford metro area remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 61.2% to 37.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area's population is 1,201,483 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 0.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area is Real Estate: $275,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.5%.

SCHOOLS
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area public schools spend $18,199 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.2 students per teacher in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford

It's a good time to buy in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford. Home Appreciation is up 16.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford is $275,600.
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ZIP CODES IN HARTFORD-WEST HARTFORD-EAST HARTFORD METRO AREA, CONNECTICUT
06010, 06457, 06082, 06106, 06053, 06040, 06489, 06111, 06066, 06051, 96 total

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