Hartford is a city located in Madison County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,137, it is the 646th largest city in Illinois and the 14183rd largest city in the United States. Hartford is currently declining at a rate of -2.07% annually and its population has decreased by -35.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,769 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Hartford has a population density of 220 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hartford is $65,119 with a poverty rate of 16.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $833 per month, and the median house value is $69,100. The median age in Hartford is 33.8 years, 35.7 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hartfordwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 33.33%.
99.82% of Hartford residents speak only English, while 0.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.18% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Hartford is White, with 16.40% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Hartford is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.26%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Hartford
99.60% of Hartford residents were born in the United States, with 70.15% having been born in Illinois. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.