Latest Data (2017)
Population 123,400
Nationwide Rank 222

Quick Facts

Hartford, Connecticut is the 222nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Hartford, Connecticut is a city.

Hartford, Connecticut is currently 30.4% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Hartford, Connecticut's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Hartford, Connecticut Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
212 Elizabeth, New Jersey 130,215 7.7%
213 Concord, California 129,783 6.1%
214 Thousand Oaks, California 128,995 9.8%
215 Kent, Washington 128,458 59.3%
216 Santa Clara, California 127,134 24.1%
217 Simi Valley, California 126,878 13.3%
218 Lafayette, Louisiana 126,848 13.3%
219 Topeka, Kansas 126,587 2.5%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 125,691 24.7%
221 Round Rock, Texas 123,678 103.8%
222 Hartford, Connecticut 123,400 -0.6%
223 Norman, Oklahoma 122,843 26.8%
224 Victorville, California 122,441 89.7%
225 Fargo, North Dakota 122,359 34.5%
226 Berkeley, California 122,324 18.7%
227 Vallejo, California 122,105 4.0%
228 Abilene, Texas 121,885 5.1%
229 Columbia, Missouri 121,717 41.5%
230 Ann Arbor, Michigan 121,477 5.9%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 121,283 13.7%
232 Pearland, Texas 119,940 160.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Connecticut

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
179 Bridgeport 146,579 4.9%
210 New Haven 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford 130,824 11.3%
222 Hartford 123,400 -0.6%
276 Waterbury 108,629 1.2%
368 Norwalk 89,005 7.1%
391 Danbury 85,246 13.4%
488 New Britain 72,710 1.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 123,400 222
2016 123,243 221
2015 124,006 220
2014 124,705 218
2013 125,017 212
2012 124,893 209
2011 125,027 202
2010 124,775 199
2009 124,060 199
2008 123,826 194
2007 124,117 190
2006 124,026 188
2005 123,614 190
2004 123,790 187
2003 124,005 184
2002 124,093 181
2001 124,202 178
2000 124,178 177
1990 137,289 132
1970 158,017 85
1960 162,178 78
1950 177,397 54
1940 166,267 51
1930 164,072 47
1920 138,036 46
1910 98,915 51
1900 79,850 49
1890 53,230 54
1880 42,015 43
1870 37,180 34
1860 26,917 31
1850 13,555 53
1840 9,468 38