Hartford County, Connecticut Population 2018

Hartford County, Connecticut's estimated population is 895,388 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hartford County, Connecticut is the 2nd largest county in Connecticut.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017895,388-311-0.03%
2016895,6992020.02%
2016895,497-2,129-0.24%
2015897,626-1,184-0.13%
2014898,810-955-0.11%
2013899,7651,1930.13%
2012898,5727940.09%
2011897,7782,2740.25%
2010895,50443,7215.13%
1990851,78344,0175.45%
1980807,766-8,971-1.10%
1970816,737127,18218.44%
1960689,555149,89427.78%
1950539,66189,47219.87%
1940450,18929,0926.91%
1930421,09785,07025.32%
1920336,02785,84534.31%
1910250,18254,70227.98%
1900195,48048,30032.82%
1890147,18021,79817.39%
1880125,38216,37515.02%
1870109,00719,04521.17%
186089,96219,99528.58%
185069,96714,33825.77%
184055,6294,4988.80%
183051,1313,8678.18%
182047,2642,5315.66%
181044,7332,5866.14%
180042,1474,11810.83%
179038,0290.00%

Hartford County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White648,438
Black or African American120,439
Some Other Race50,084
Asian43,798
Two or More Races30,103
American Indian and Alaska Native2,467
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Hartford County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hartford County, Connecticut Median Age

40.2


Total

38.2


Male

41.9


Female

Hartford County, Connecticut Adults

There are 701,332 adults, (139,729 of which are seniors) in Hartford County, Connecticut.

Hartford County, Connecticut Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hartford County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

461,214

51.49%

Male

434,485

48.51%

Hartford County, Connecticut Households and Families

Hartford County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hartford County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All64.1%35.9%
Male55.4%44.6%
Non Family48.9%51.1%
Female40.9%59.1%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hartford County, Connecticut Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All347,2072.564.1
Married160,2813.1683.7
Non Family120,6591.2348.9
Female50,4273.2940.9
Male15,8403.0755.4

3.11

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hartford County, Connecticut Households

Hartford County, Connecticut Education

Hartford County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28,0384.53%
9th to 12th Grade38,4556.21%
High School Graduate168,34727.18%
Some College107,61717.38%
Associates Degree48,5497.84%
Bachelors Degree129,82220.96%
Graduate Degree98,50015.90%

Hartford County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White424,815397,814178,961
Hispanic83,30858,23412,278
Black75,91864,65915,312
Other Race29,96419,4512,959
Asian29,38726,26019,592
Multiple Races11,1789,3753,161
Native American1,5431,155109
Islander16615388

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 66.67%.

Hartford County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,913$52,674$39,985
Less Than High School$22,400$25,618$19,785
High School Grad$35,032$40,796$29,290
Some College$40,317$46,444$35,466
Bachelors Degree$60,547$73,353$50,380
Graduate Degree$77,616$94,024$66,118

$45,913

Average Earnings

$52,674

Average Male

$39,985

Average Female

Hartford County, Connecticut Language

Hartford County, Connecticut Language by Age

Hartford County, Connecticut Language

74.83% of Hartford County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 25.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.80% of the population.

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic147,73342,88229.03%
White552,50131,5765.72%
Black115,11722,05019.15%
Other47,81715,27931.95%
Multiple29,2876,27321.42%
Asian43,3882,9266.74%
Native2,30246820.33%
Islander3617821.61%

11.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.76%

Male Poverty Rate

12.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut is Other, with 31.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut is White, with 5.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.48%.

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.51%
High School11.86%
Some College8.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.95%
Male Unemployed24.78%
Female Employed5.11%
Male Employed3.62%

Hartford County, Connecticut Income

Hartford County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$68,027$91,795
Families$86,124$109,908
Married Families$106,512$131,886
Non Families$39,102$54,679

Hartford County, Connecticut Marital Status

Hartford County, Connecticut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hartford County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

Hartford County, Connecticut Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Hartford County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by War

45,357

Number of Veterans

42,927

Male Veterans

2,430

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam15,468
Korea6,048
First Gulf War5,731
World War II4,613
Second Gulf War4,592

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+14,132
65 to 7411,954
35 to 548,612
55 to 647,980
18 to 342,679

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White39,3347.50%
Black4,0884.53%
Hispanic2,6912.64%
Other8422.33%
2 or More6134.10%
Asian3351.01%
Indian1257.86%
Hawaiian208.97%

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

6.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hartford County, Connecticut Employment Status

Hartford County, Connecticut Employment by Age

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hartford County, Connecticut Employment by Race

Hartford County, Connecticut Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hartford County, Connecticut

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hartford124775123243-1532-1.23%
New Britain7320272558-644-0.88%
Bristol6047460147-327-0.54%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990