Hartford County, Connecticut Population 2018

Hartford County, Connecticut's estimated population is 895,388 with a growth rate of -0.01% 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
2017897,4172,0290.23%
2017895,388-109-0.01%
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
White644,122
Black or African American121,811
Some Other Race52,847
Asian45,626
Two or More Races30,140
American Indian and Alaska Native2,592
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander279

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Hartford County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2018

10,00020,00030,00040,000 Male Population10,00020,00030,00040,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hartford County, Connecticut Median Age

40.4


Total

38.4


Male

42.2


Female

Hartford County, Connecticut Adults

There are 705,087 adults, (145,001 of whom are seniors) in Hartford County, Connecticut.

Hartford County, Connecticut Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hartford County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

461,688

51.45%

Male

435,729

48.55%

Hartford County, Connecticut Households and Families

Hartford County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Hartford County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All64.6%35.4%
Male54.6%45.4%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
Female41.8%58.2%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hartford County, Connecticut Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All348,8712.564.6
Married161,7233.1684.1
Non Family122,2671.2349.3
Female49,1843.341.8
Male15,6973.0954.6

3.1

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.6%

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 Grade28,5474.58%
9th to 12th Grade37,6036.04%
High School Graduate169,04027.14%
Some College105,57616.95%
Associates Degree49,4067.93%
Bachelors Degree132,16621.22%
Graduate Degree100,52516.14%

Hartford County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White421,858396,044180,684
Hispanic86,36260,25412,581
Black77,62066,68115,981
Other Race31,88620,6313,131
Asian31,08327,86121,119
Multiple Races11,5999,8263,379
Native American1,5021,190152
Islander16414828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 67.94%.

Hartford County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,371$54,181$40,725
Less Than High School$22,868$25,865$20,465
High School Grad$35,931$41,792$30,128
Some College$41,127$48,348$35,832
Bachelors Degree$61,617$74,689$51,456
Graduate Degree$79,241$95,803$67,427

$47,371

Average Earnings

$54,181

Average Male

$40,725

Average Female

Hartford County, Connecticut Language

Hartford County, Connecticut Language by Age

Hartford County, Connecticut Language

75.04% of Hartford County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 24.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.87% of the population.

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic151,33542,00327.75%
White547,64330,6425.60%
Black116,29720,43017.57%
Other50,43515,26430.26%
Multiple29,3696,08220.71%
Asian45,2553,4057.52%
Native2,36047520.13%
Islander26913650.56%

11.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.21%

Male Poverty Rate

12.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut is Islander, with 50.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut is White, with 5.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.88%.

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.16%
High School11.56%
Some College7.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.16%

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.14%
Male Unemployed22.32%
Female Employed5.09%
Male Employed3.61%

Hartford County, Connecticut Income

Hartford County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$69,936$94,643
Families$89,300$113,527
Married Families$108,746$135,089
Non Families$40,425$56,049

Hartford County, Connecticut Marital Status

Hartford County, Connecticut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by War

42,733

Number of Veterans

40,285

Male Veterans

2,448

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam14,729
First Gulf War5,639
Korea5,515
Second Gulf War5,025
World War II3,768

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+13,450
65 to 7411,687
35 to 548,059
55 to 646,783
18 to 342,754

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White36,9367.07%
Black3,8004.16%
Hispanic2,5902.46%
Other7702.00%
2 or More5923.81%
Asian3280.94%
Indian29719.08%
Hawaiian103.94%

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

5.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hartford County, Connecticut Employment Status

Hartford County, Connecticut Employment by Age

66%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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