Hartford demographics profile

StatisticHartfordConnecticutNational
Population124,3203,588,570318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7,15364891
Median age30.640.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)30%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%43%43%
Speak English55%78%79%
Speak Spanish36%12%13%
Hartford, CT has a population of 124,320 and is the 224th largest city in the United States. The population density is 7,153 per sq mi which is 1004% higher than the Connecticut average and 7795% higher than the national average. The median age in Hartford is 31 which is approximately 25% lower than the Connecticut average of 41. In Hartford, 30% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 55% speak English and 36% speak Spanish. 46% of Hartford residents were born in Connecticut, 18% were born out of state, 15% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Hartford is 1004% higher than Connecticut.
  • The median age in Hartford is 25% lower than Connecticut.
  • In Hartford 36.19% of the population is White.
  • In Hartford 37.76% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hartford 2.80% of the population is Asian.

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Hartford population breakdown by race

RaceHartfordConnecticutNational
White36.19%77.14%73.35%
Black or African American37.76%10.39%12.63%
Asian2.80%4.26%5.22%
American Indian0.43%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.01%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race5.78%2.98%3.06%
Other race17.04%4.95%4.75%
In Hartford, 44.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Hartford, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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