Hartford City is a city located in Blackford County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Blackford County. With a 2020 population of 5,494, it is the 116th largest city in Indiana and the 4517th largest city in the United States . Hartford City is currently declining at a rate of -1.49% annually and its population has decreased by -11.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,220 in 2010. Hartford City reached it's highest population of 8,207 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, Hartford City has a population density of 1,415 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hartford City is $51,891 with a poverty rate of 15.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $60,500. The median age in Hartford City is 40.3 years, 41.3 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.