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East Hartford, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The East Hartford Census Designated Place had a population of 50,855 as of July 1, 2019. 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 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

East Hartford, CT Housing Affordability Index is 114
State of Connecticut Housing Affordability Index is 111
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

East Hartford, CT Wealth Index is 70
State of Connecticut Wealth Index is 142
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 50,855
Population in Households 50,158
Population in Familes 39,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 697
Population Density 2,826
Diversity Index1 84
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,035
Average Household Income $69,563
Per Capita Income $27,076
Wealth Index3 70

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 21,419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,602 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,177 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,640 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $166,079
Housing Affordability Index2 114
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,779
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 12,549
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.08% -0.04%
Households -0.22% -0.12%
Families -0.3% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

East Hartford, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Hartford to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 3 99th
Median Household Income # 122 15th
Per Capita Income # 121 16th

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