Latest Data (2016)
Population 123,243
Nationwide Rank 221

Quick Facts

Hartford, Connecticut is the 221st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Hartford, Connecticut is a city.

Hartford, Connecticut is currently 30.5% 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
2000-2016
211 Stamford, Connecticut 129,113 9.8%
212 Thousand Oaks, California 128,888 9.7%
213 Concord, California 128,726 5.2%
214 Elizabeth, New Jersey 128,640 6.4%
215 Lafayette, Louisiana 127,626 14.0%
216 Kent, Washington 127,514 58.1%
217 Topeka, Kansas 126,808 2.7%
218 Simi Valley, California 126,327 12.8%
219 Santa Clara, California 125,948 23.0%
220 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 123,371 22.4%
221 Hartford, Connecticut 123,243 -0.7%
222 Victorville, California 122,265 89.4%
223 Abilene, Texas 122,225 5.4%
224 Norman, Oklahoma 122,180 26.1%
225 Vallejo, California 121,299 3.3%
226 Berkeley, California 121,240 17.6%
227 Round Rock, Texas 120,892 99.2%
228 Ann Arbor, Michigan 120,782 5.3%
229 Fargo, North Dakota 120,762 32.7%
230 Columbia, Missouri 120,612 40.2%
231 Allentown, Pennsylvania 120,443 12.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Connecticut

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
180 Bridgeport 145,936 4.5%
210 New Haven 129,934 4.9%
211 Stamford 129,113 9.8%
221 Hartford 123,243 -0.7%
274 Waterbury 108,272 0.8%
366 Norwalk 88,438 6.4%
388 Danbury 84,992 13.1%
483 New Britain 72,558 1.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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