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East Hartford, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The East Hartford Census Designated Place had a population of 50,936 as of July 1, 2018. East Hartford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Hartford is located at latitude 41.7823 and longitude -72.612 in Hartford County. The formal boundaries for the East Hartford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.74 sq. miles. Hartford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The East Hartford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377818) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The East Hartford Census Designated Place is located within Town of East Hartford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hartford County.

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East Hartford, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 50,936
Population in Households 50,229
Population in Familes 39,686
Population in Group Qrtrs 707
Population Density2 2,830
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $50,496
Average Household Income $66,996
Per Capita Income $26,426


Total Housing Units 21,405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,957 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,856 (41.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,592 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $190,731
Average Home Value $197,725


Total Households 19,813
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 12,583
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.07% -0.04%
Households -0.23% -0.14%
Families -0.31% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

East Hartford, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Hartford to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 15 90th
Population Density # 30 80th
Diversity Index # 4 98th
Median Household Income # 126 12th
Per Capita Income # 127 11th

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