Hartford, CT Population

By | June 10, 2019

Population: 121,578. Estimated population in July 2020: 124,397 (+2.3% change)
Males: 58,071 (47.8%), Females: 63,507 (52.2%)

The city of Hartford is located in Hartford County, Connecticut. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in Connecticut.

Median resident age: 29.7 years
Median household income: $24,820
Median house value: $93,900

Races in Hartford:

  • Hispanic (40.5%)
  • Black (38.1%)
  • Other race (26.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (17.8%)
  • Two or more races (5.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: West Indian (8.3%), Italian (3.6%), Irish (2.6%), Polish (2.1%), United States (1.8%), English (1.3%).

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 17.3 square miles

Map of Hartford, CT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hartford

  • High school or higher: 60.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hartford city

  • Never married: 45.2%
  • Now married: 32.6%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

18.6% Foreign born (12.2% Latin America, 4.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -15,718 (-11.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Hartford:

  • CONNECTICUT CHILDRENS MEDICAL CENTER (282 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • HARTFORD HOSPITAL (80 SEYMOUR ST)
  • REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF CT, INC (490 BLUE HILLS AVENUE)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (114 WOODLAND STREET)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hartford:

  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 4 miles; HARTFORD, CT; Abbreviation: HFD)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 12 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; Abbreviation: BDL)
  • BARNES MUNI (about 27 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; Abbreviation: BAF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Hartford:

  • SIMSBURY (about 12 miles; SIMSBURY, CT; Abbreviation: 4B9)
  • ROBERTSON FIELD (about 13 miles; PLAINVILLE, CT; Abbreviation: 4B8)
  • SKYLARK AIRPARK (about 14 miles; WAREHOUSE POINT, CT; Abbreviation: 7B6)
Amtrak station:
HARTFORD (1 UNION PLACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Hartford:

  • TRINITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,056; Location: 300 SUMMIT ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.Trincoll.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CAPITAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,401; Location: 61 WOODLAND ST; Public; Website: webster.commnet.edu)
  • RENSSELAER HARTFORD GRADUATE CENTER INC (Full-time enrollment: 751; Location: 275 WINDSOR ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.rh.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • HARTFORD SEMINARY (Full-time enrollment: 54; Location: 77 SHERMAN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hartsem.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • HARTFORD SCHOOL OF MUSIC (Full-time enrollment: 41; Location: 834 ASYLUM AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: hartfordconservatory.org)
  • SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH (Location: 560 HUDSON ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • DEPARTMENT OF ED HARTFORD HOSP SCH OF ALLIED HLTH (Location: 312 CONKLIN BLDG 80 SEYMOUR ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • WORLDTEK TRAVEL SCHOOL (Location: 40E WESTON; Private, for-profit)
  • BOSTON BARTENDERS SCHOOL OF AMERICA (Location: 614 ASYLUM AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • HARTFORD AREA TRAINING CENTER (Location: 185 MAIN ST RM 302; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ALBERT I PRINCE REGIONAL VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCH (Location: 500 BROOKFIELD ST; Public)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hartford:

  • MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; MANCHESTER, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,863)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD (about 5 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,557)
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 8,967)
  • WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,993)
  • SPRINGFIELD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,026)
  • SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE (about 27 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,176)
  • WESTERN NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE (about 29 miles; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,285)

Schools

Public high schools in Hartford:

  • BULKELEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,673; Location: 300 WETHERSFIELD AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEAVER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,264; Location: 415 GRANBY ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HARTFORD PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,182; Location: 55 FOREST ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • A. I. PRINCE V-T SCHOOL (Students: 772; Location: 500 BROOKFIELD ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GREATER HARTFORD CLASSICAL MAGNET SCHOOL (Students: 440; Location: 180 BLOOMFIELD AVE.; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • SPORT AND MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY (Students: 357; Location: 275 ASYLUM ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HARTFORD COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 88; Location: 177 WESTON ST.; Grades: 10 – 12)

Private high school in Hartford:

  • WATKINSON SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 180 BLOOMFIELD AVENUE; Grades: 6 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Hartford:

  • QUIRK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 968; Location: 85 EDWARDS ST.; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • M. D. FOX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 893; Location: 470 MAPLE AVE.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FOX MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 800; Location: 305 GREENFIELD ST.; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • KENNELLY SCHOOL (Students: 773; Location: 180 WHITE ST.; Grades: PK – 08)
  • M. L. KING SCHOOL (Students: 771; Location: 25 RIDGEFIELD ST.; Grades: PK – 06)
  • DR. JOSEPH BELIZZI MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 710; Location: 215 SOUTH ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 649; Location: 927 ASYLUM AVE.; Grades: PK – 06)
  • BURNS SCHOOL (Students: 629; Location: 195 PUTNAM ST.; Grades: PK – 06)
  • FISHER SCHOOL (Students: 603; Location: 280 PLAINFIELD ST.; Grades: PK – 06)
  • PARKVILLE COMMUNITY (Students: 601; Location: 1755 PARK ST.; Grades: PK – 06)

Private primary/middle schools in Hartford:

  • ST AUGUSTINE SCHOOL (Students: 334; Location: 20 CLIFFORD ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SS CYRIL – METHODIUS SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 35 GROTON STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HARTFORD SDA AREA SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 500 WOODLAND STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • KINGSWOOD OXFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 170 KINGSWOOD RD; Grades: 6 – 8)
  • CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 136; Location: 809 ASYLUM AVENUE; Grades: KG – 6)
  • THE GRACE S. WEBB SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 400 WASHINGTON ST; Grades: UG – UG)
  • TRINITY COLLEGE COMM DC-CAMPUS (Students: 39; Location: C/O 300 SUMMIT STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • OAK HILL SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 120 HOLCOMB STREET; Grades: UG – UG)
  • SHILOH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY THE G (Students: 21; Location: 870 PROSPECT AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • GRAY LODGE SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 105 SPRING STREET; Grades: 8 – 10; Girls only)

Libraries

Library in Hartford:

  • HARTFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,209,142; Location: 500 MAIN ST.; 429,005 books; 21,640 audio materials; 20,850 video materials; 778 serial subscriptions)