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Hartford, CT is the capital of Connecticut and home to 121,562 people. It has a population density of 6,993 people per square mile, making it much more densely populated than the US average which is 93 people per square mile. Hartford is a vibrant city with plenty to do and see. There are several local businesses such as Real Art Ways, a multi-disciplinary arts organization dedicated to exhibiting contemporary art. For outdoor activities, visitors can explore Elizabeth Park which was founded in 1894 and designated National Historic Landmark in 1999. The park features over 100 acres of gardens, ponds, walking trails and rose gardens that are open year round for exploration. Hartford also offers several sports teams including the Hartford Wolf Pack for hockey fans and the Yard Goats for baseball enthusiasts. With so many wonderful offerings, it’s no wonder why Hartford has been named one of America’s Best Cities to Visit by Money Magazine.

The population in Hartford is 121,562. There are 6,995 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in Hartford is 33, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in Hartford is 2.6, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in Hartford
- 27.4% are married
- 11.1% are divorced
- 17.1% are married with children
- 44.9% have children, but are single
Race in Hartford

- 14.8% are White
- 35.3% are Black
- 2.9% are Asian
- 0.0% are Native American
- 0.6% claim Other
- 44.3% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 2.1% Two or more races
- 0.0% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

   Estimated Total Population by Age

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Over 2 years ago

I love Hartford. Any naysayer is not appreciating the very real and new energy that is revitalizing the city. In conjunction with a wonderful location, relatively mild  More

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Over 3 years ago

Surprised by the low  More

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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  More

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