Hartford Population By Year

Population Graph For Hartford, 1840 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 120,576 237 -0.3%
2020 120,957 233 -0.3%
2010 124,775 199 0.0%
2000 124,178 177 -1.0%
1990 137,289 132 -0.7%
1970 158,017 85 -0.3%
1960 162,178 78 -0.9%
1950 177,397 54 0.7%
1940 166,267 51 0.1%
1930 164,072 47 1.7%
1920 138,036 46 3.4%
1910 98,915 51 2.2%
1900 79,850 49 4.1%
1890 53,230 54 2.4%
1880 42,015 43 1.2%
1870 37,180 34 3.3%
1860 26,917 31 7.1%
1850 13,555 53 3.7%
1840 9,468 38

Hartford Population Facts

What is the current population of Hartford?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hartford is 120,576. Hartford, Connecticut is the 237th largest city in the US.

What county is Hartford, Connecticut in?

Hartford is located entirely in Hartford County.

What is the size of Hartford, Connecticut in square miles?

Hartford has an area of 17.4 square miles.

What was the peak population of Hartford?

The peak population of Hartford was in 1950, when its population was 177,397. In 1950, Hartford was the 54th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 237th largest city in the US. Hartford is currently 32.0% smaller than it was in 1950.

How quickly is Hartford shrinking?

Hartford has shrunk 2.9% since the year 2000. Hartford, Connecticut's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Hartford, Connecticut?

Hartford has a population density of 7,178.8 people per square mile. Hartford has the 2nd highest population density in Connecticut.

Similarly Sized Cities In Connecticut

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
183 Bridgeport 148,333 6.2%
204 Stamford 136,309 16.0%
208 New Haven 135,081 9.1%
237 Hartford 120,576 -2.9%
262 Waterbury 113,811 6.0%
372 Norwalk 91,194 9.7%
401 Danbury 86,759 15.5%
499 New Britain 73,841 3.1%
638 Bristol 60,661 0.6%
639 Meriden 60,517 3.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
231 Clovis, California 122,989 75.9%
232 Palm Bay, Florida 122,942 54.4%
233 Independence, Missouri 122,088 7.4%
234 Lafayette, Louisiana 121,771 8.8%
235 Ann Arbor, Michigan 121,536 6.0%
236 Rochester, Minnesota 121,465 35.9%
237 Hartford, Connecticut 120,576 -2.9%
238 College Station, Texas 120,019 74.1%
239 Fairfield, California 119,705 23.6%
240 Wilmington, North Carolina 117,643 31.0%
241 North Charleston, South Carolina 117,472 43.8%
242 Billings, Montana 117,445 27.7%
243 West Palm Beach, Florida 117,286 41.5%

Hartford Demographics

What is the voting age population of Hartford, Connecticut?

The total voting age population of Hartford, Connecticut, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 80,592. The voting age population is 45.7% male and 54.3% female.

What percentage of Hartford, Connecticut residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 11.3% of the residents of Hartford are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Hartford, Connecticut?

The racial demographics of Hartford are 37.7% Black, 31.3% White, 21.5% Other, 6.4% Two or more races, 2.7% Asian, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 44.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Hartford, Connecticut residents are below the poverty line?

In Hartford, 28.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 37.4%. On a per-household basis, 23.6% of families are below the poverty line in Hartford.

What percentage of Hartford, Connecticut residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 60.7% of Hartford residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Hartford, Connecticut residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.5% of Hartford residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.9% have a bachelor's degree and 6.9% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Hartford, Connecticut residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Hartford residents aged 5 and older, 43.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 35.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.7% speak an Asian language.

Hartford Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Hartford, Connecticut?

The unemployment rate in Hartford is 12.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Hartford, Connecticut residents work for the government?

In Hartford, 10.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Hartford, Connecticut?

The median household income in Hartford is $36,278.

Hartford Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Hartford, Connecticut?

In Hartford, 24.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Hartford, Connecticut?

Renters occupy 76.0% of housing units in Hartford.

What percentage of Hartford, Connecticut housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Hartford, 40.1% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Hartford, Connecticut housing units were built after 2000?

In Hartford, 4.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,400 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Hartford, Connecticut?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hartford is $985.

What percentage of households in Hartford, Connecticut have broadband internet?

In Hartford, 71.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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