Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
1.22M
0.196% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.3
0.739% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.1%
1.29% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$89,371
8.51% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$288,800
11.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
625,902
1.08% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT had a population of 1.22M people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $89,371. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT grew from 1.21M to 1.22M, a 0.196% increase and its median household income grew from $82,359 to $89,371, a 8.51% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.69%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.33%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.25%).

None of the households in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.5% of the residents in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are University of Connecticut (8,782 degrees awarded in 2022), Central Connecticut State University (2,354 degrees), and University of Hartford (1,874 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was $288,800, and the homeownership rate was 66.8%.

Most people in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT is home to a population of 1.22M people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.3% of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT residents were born outside of the country (162k people).

In 2022, there were 6.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (777k people) in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 127k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 69.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.5%
2022 Citizenship
94.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.5% of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    777k ± 2.27k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    127k ± 1.85k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    69.1k ± 3.31k
16.4%
Hispanic Population
199k people

In 2022, there were 6.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (777k people) in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 127k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 69.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.4% of the people in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are hispanic (199k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Connecticut.
Most Common Origin
  1. Jamaica
    41,700 ± 4,984 people
  2. India
    40,990 ± 4,942 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    28,698 ± 4,143 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Connecticut was Jamaica, the natal country of 41,700 Connecticut residents, followed by India with 40,990 and Dominican Republic with 28,698.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
162k people
13.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
162k people

As of 2022, 13.3% of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT residents (162k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was 13.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    17,058 ± 929
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,394 ± 799
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,729 ± 604

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT employs 626k people. The largest industries in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are Health Care & Social Assistance (97,124 people), Educational Services (69,859 people), and Manufacturing (68,996 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($103,101), Finance & Insurance ($94,624), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,693).

Males in Connecticut have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $78,304. The income inequality in Connecticut (measured using the Gini index) is 0.501, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

626k
2022 Value
± 6,433
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 1.43%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 619k employees to 626k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, are Management Occupations (70,812 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (67,196 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (60,252 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Connecticut (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

626k
2022 Value
± 6,433
1.08%
1 Year growth
± 1.43%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT grew at a rate of 1.08%, from 619k employees to 626k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (97,124 people), Educational Services (69,859 people), and Manufacturing (68,996 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, though some of these residents may live in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$63,129
Median earning men ± $1,086
$46,591
Median earning women ± $615

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($109,579), Public Administration ($85,620), and Information ($84,628).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,028), Public Administration ($76,705), and Manufacturing ($64,181).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 13,574
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 7,367
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 7,289
    Manufacturing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Connecticut over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT awarded 22,010 degrees. The student population of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 31,961 male students and 40,757 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are White (12,308 and 60%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (3,041 and 14.8%), Black or African American (2,291 and 11.2%), and Asian (1,497 and 7.3%).

The largest universities in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT by number of degrees awarded are University of Connecticut (8,782 and 39.9%), Central Connecticut State University (2,354 and 10.7%), and University of Hartford (1,874 and 8.51%).

The most popular majors in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are General Psychology (927 and 4.21%), Registered Nursing (889 and 4.04%), and General Business Administration & Management (767 and 3.48%).

The median tuition costs in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are $42,282 for private four year colleges, and $11,664 and $28,849 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, the percentage of applicants admitted was 54.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 72,718 (44% men and 56% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 72,718 students enrolled in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, 44% men and 56% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 37,038 records, of which 54.6% were women and 45.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 497 degrees awarded
  2. 830 degrees awarded
  3. 532 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was General Economics with 497 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 8,782 degrees awarded
  2. 2,354 degrees awarded
  3. 1,874 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Connecticut with 8,782 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 9,357 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, which is 0.74 times less than the 12,653 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 12,308 degrees mean that there were 4.05 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 3,041 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($42,282) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,370) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.962% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (765k), Bachelors Degree (631k), and Some college (550k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was $288,800 in 2022, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $259,200 to $288,800, a 11.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT is 66.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$288,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,093
$323,252
Median Property Taxes
±$3,391

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.8%
Homeownership
2022
60.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.8% of the housing units in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.7%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the counties in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$89,371
Median Household Income
± $1,092
484k
Number of Households
± 5,291

In 2022, the median household income of the 484k households in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT grew to $89,371 from the previous year's value of $82,359.

The following chart displays the households in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT is from Connecticut.
0.501
2022 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.502
2021 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2022, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.501 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0861% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Connecticut in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (13%)
  3. Carpooled (6.95%)

In 2022, 74.5% of workers in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13%) and those who carpooled to work (6.95%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.74% of the workforce in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT (118k out of 1.17M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.1% of the population of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT has health coverage, with 54.4% on employee plans, 17.8% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 0.827% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1174 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.761% decrease from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 228 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,174 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,174 patients per year. This represents a 0.761% decrease from the previous year (1,183 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Connecticut in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.85%
Uninsured
54.4%
Employer Coverage
17.8%
Medicaid
12.5%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
0.827%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT declined by 0.802% from 3.89% to 3.85%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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