|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
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.
Hartford is located entirely in Hartford County.
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.
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.
Hartford has a population density of 7,178.8 people per square mile. Hartford has the 2nd highest population density in Connecticut.
|232||Palm Bay, Florida||122,942||54.4%|
|235||Ann Arbor, Michigan||121,536||6.0%|
|238||College Station, Texas||120,019||74.1%|
|240||Wilmington, North Carolina||117,643||31.0%|
|241||North Charleston, South Carolina||117,472||43.8%|
|243||West Palm Beach, Florida||117,286||41.5%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.3% of the residents of Hartford are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.7% of Hartford residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Hartford is 12.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hartford, 10.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hartford is $36,278.
In Hartford, 24.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 76.0% of housing units in Hartford.
Of all the housing units in Hartford, 40.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Hartford, 4.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hartford is $985.
In Hartford, 71.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.