Hartford City, Indiana Population 2021

5,494
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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.

Hartford City Demographics

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

  • White: 97.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.66%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Hartford City, Indiana is 5,494 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,743.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,220.

Hartford City, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,71497.99%
Two or More Races971.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.34%
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Hartford City Population by Race

Hartford City Population Pyramid $2021

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Hartford City Median Age

40.3


Total

41.3


Male

39.5


Female

Hartford City Adults

There are 4,405 adults, (992 of whom are seniors) in Hartford City.

Hartford City Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hartford City Sex Ratio

Female

3,090

52.99%

Male

2,741

47.01%

Hartford City Population by Age

Hartford City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hartford City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All71.9%28.1%
Female58.3%41.7%
Male54.3%45.7%
Non Family54%46%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hartford City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5552.2771.9
Married1,2062.9590.9
Non Family9951.1454
Female3193.1558.3
Male353.0654.3

2.88

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Hartford City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1112.87%
9th to 12th Grade3218.29%
High School Graduate1,97050.86%
Some College69818.02%
Associates Degree3037.82%
Bachelors Degree2386.15%
Graduate Degree2325.99%
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Hartford City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hartford City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7183,352470
Hispanic7548
2+ Races6122
Native American2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.64%.

Hartford City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,312$36,938$27,787
Less Than 9th Grade$32,950$40,139$30,385
High School Graduate$26,875$31,500$21,638
Some College$31,781$43,750$29,191
Bachelors Degree$42,500$53,958$36,458
Graduate Degree$48,393$47,422$63,182

$31,312

Average Earnings

$36,938

Average Male

$27,787

Average Female

Hartford City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hartford City Language by Age

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Hartford City Language

97.58% of Hartford City residents speak only English, while 2.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Hartford City Language

Hartford City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,52790116.30%
Native201680.00%

15.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hartford City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hartford City is Native, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hartford City is White, with 16.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.49%.

Hartford City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College17.79%
Less Than 9th Grade17.61%
High School11.89%
Bachelors or Greater11.64%

Hartford City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.74%
Male Unemployed16.90%
Female Employed7.26%
Male Employed5.26%

Hartford City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hartford City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,850$51,891
Families$45,000$63,249
Married Families$49,609-
Non Families$29,549$30,344
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Income by Household Type

Hartford City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hartford City Married by Age and Sex

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Hartford City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hartford City Marital Status by Race

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Hartford City Marital Status

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500

Number of Veterans

458

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam148
Second Gulf War112
First Gulf War91
Korea30
World War II

Hartford City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54143
55 to 64112
65 to 7492
18 to 3477
75+76

Hartford City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White47911.16%
2+ Races2123.08%

Hartford City Veterans by Race

Hartford City Veterans by Education

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6.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hartford City Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hartford City Employment by Age

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Hartford City Employment by Race

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Hartford City 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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80.26%

Born in Hartford City

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.09% of Hartford City residents were born in the United States, with 80.26% having been born in Indiana. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hartford City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,494-83-1.49%
20205,577-83-1.47%
20195,660-83-1.45%
20185,743-53-0.91%
20175,796-44-0.75%
20165,840-64-1.08%
20155,904-52-0.87%
20145,956-56-0.93%
20136,012-36-0.60%
20126,048-61-1.00%
20116,109-57-0.92%
20106,166-762-1.16%
20006,928-32-0.05%
19906,960-662-0.90%
19807,622-585-0.74%
19708,2071540.19%
19608,0538001.05%
19507,2533070.43%
19406,9463330.49%
19306,6134300.67%
19206,183-4-0.01%
19106,1872750.46%
19005,9120.00%

Hartford City Population by Year