East Hartford, Connecticut Population 2021

50,272
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East Hartford is a city located in Hartford County Connecticut. East Hartford has a 2020 population of 50,272. East Hartford is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -1.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,252 in 2010. East Hartford reached it's highest population of 51,252 in 2010.

The average household income in East Hartford is $73,828 with a poverty rate of 15.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,032 per month, and the median house value is $164,200. The median age in East Hartford is 37.8 years, 34.6 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

East Hartford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Hartford was:

  • White: 55.13%
  • Black or African American: 26.49%
  • Other race: 10.48%
  • Asian: 3.63%
  • Two or more races: 3.49%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Hartford, Connecticut is 50,272 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,453.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 51,252.

East Hartford, Connecticut Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,202,350-1,270-0.11%
20201,203,620-1,260-0.10%
20191,204,880-1,260-0.10%
20181,206,140-890-0.07%
20171,207,030-1,570-0.13%
20161,208,600-3,150-0.26%
20151,211,750-2,140-0.18%
20141,213,890-890-0.07%
20131,214,780-530-0.04%
20121,215,310-780-0.06%
20111,216,0902,0000.16%
20101,214,0900.00%

East Hartford Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,71655.13%
Black or African American13,31826.49%
Some Other Race5,26610.48%
Asian1,8263.63%
Two or More Races1,7563.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native3900.78%
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East Hartford Population by Race

East Hartford Population Pyramid $2021

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East Hartford Median Age

37.8


Total

34.6


Male

40.2


Female

East Hartford Adults

There are 39,174 adults, (7,248 of whom are seniors) in East Hartford.

East Hartford Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

East Hartford Sex Ratio

Female

24,982

49.69%

Male

25,290

50.31%

East Hartford Population by Age

East Hartford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Hartford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
Male58.9%41.1%
All58.5%41.5%
Non Family50%50%
Female44.2%55.8%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Hartford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0462.6158.5
Married7,0133.3974.7
Non Family6,8311.2650
Female3,9453.3344.2
Male1,2573.2958.9

3.21

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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East Hartford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9088.59%
9th to 12th Grade2,7238.04%
High School Graduate12,01735.50%
Some College6,50419.21%
Associates Degree3,1409.28%
Bachelors Degree4,47213.21%
Graduate Degree2,0906.17%
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East Hartford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Hartford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,57612,2103,212
Hispanic10,4797,5611,314
Black8,6037,6641,494
Other Race3,1002,293316
Asian1,121757392
2+ Races739573244
Native American283215

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.97%.

East Hartford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,875$48,274$34,259
Less Than 9th Grade$31,427$43,588$20,360
High School Graduate$33,545$39,783$28,664
Some College$41,767$48,299$36,556
Bachelors Degree$51,308$61,875$43,003
Graduate Degree$69,898$80,492$61,964

$40,875

Average Earnings

$48,274

Average Male

$34,259

Average Female

East Hartford Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Hartford Language by Age

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East Hartford Language

61.29% of East Hartford residents speak only English, while 38.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.18% of the population.

East Hartford Language

East Hartford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic18,0044,32624.03%
White16,5851,81110.92%
Other5,1791,54329.79%
Black13,0681,0898.33%
Asian1,82622712.43%
Multiple1,6961518.90%
Native383164.18%

15.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.52%

Male Poverty Rate

16.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Hartford

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Hartford is Other, with 29.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Hartford is Native, with 4.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.63%.

East Hartford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.52%
High School12.44%
Some College11.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.79%

East Hartford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.26%
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed7.63%
Male Employed4.50%

East Hartford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Hartford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,967$73,828
Families$70,319$84,079
Married Families$90,344$101,155
Non Families$36,465$49,598
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Income by Household Type

East Hartford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

East Hartford Married by Age and Sex

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East Hartford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Hartford Marital Status by Race

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East Hartford Marital Status

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2,050

Number of Veterans

1,923

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam716
Second Gulf War310
Korea234
World War II227
First Gulf War165

East Hartford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+709
55 to 64443
65 to 74407
35 to 54343
18 to 34148

East Hartford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5356.80%
Hispanic3222.49%
Black3203.20%
Other Race1072.85%
Native American3712.05%
2+ Races363.14%
Asian151.11%

East Hartford Veterans by Race

East Hartford Veterans by Education

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7.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Hartford Veterans by Education

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

East Hartford Employment by Age

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East Hartford Employment by Race

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East Hartford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.03%

Born in East Hartford

80.06%

Native Born

19.94%

Foreign Born

10.11%

Non Citizen

9.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.06% of East Hartford residents were born in the United States, with 54.03% having been born in Connecticut. 10.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Hartford Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202150,2720.00%
202050,2720.00%
201950,272-181-0.36%
201850,453-359-0.71%
201750,812-22-0.04%
201650,834-303-0.59%
201551,137-74-0.14%
201451,211-30-0.06%
201351,241700.14%
201251,171800.16%
201151,091-161-0.31%
201051,2520.00%

East Hartford Population by Year