Hartford County CT Information


Hartford County Subdivisions

Hartford County CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 905,262
Population in Households 877,375
Population in Familes 703,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 27,887
Population Density1 1,232
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 354,011
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 228,723
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 380,230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222,224 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 131,787 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,219 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $239,964
Average Home Value $282,045


Median Household Income $63,546
Average Household Income $91,484
Per Capita Income $36,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.22%
Households 0.14% 0.18%
Families 0.06% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hartford County CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hartford County to the other 8 counties and county equivalents in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 88th
Population Density1 # 3 75th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 6 38th
Per Capita Income # 5 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.