Hartford County, Connecticut Population 2021

Hartford County, Connecticut's estimated population is 890,000 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hartford County, Connecticut is the 3rd largest county inConnecticut. The 2010 Population was 895,236 and has seen a growth of -0.58% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021890,000-860-0.10%
2020890,860-860-0.10%
2019891,720-860-0.10%
2018892,580-496-0.06%
2017893,076-1,065-0.12%
2016894,141-2,149-0.24%
2015896,290-1,117-0.12%
2014897,407-271-0.03%
2013897,678-28-0.00%
2012897,7068420.09%
2011896,8641,6280.18%
2010895,23643,4535.10%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.10% (-860)
Founded
1668
2010 Population
895,236
Growth Since 2010
-0.58% (-5,236)
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Hartford County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White631,47170.67%
Black or African American123,11713.78%
Some Other Race56,1346.28%
Asian47,7345.34%
Two or More Races31,8623.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,9630.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2800.03%
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Hartford County, Connecticut Population by Race

Hartford County, Connecticut Population Pyramid $2021

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Hartford County, Connecticut Median Age

40.4


Total

38.5


Male

42.3


Female

Hartford County, Connecticut Adults

There are 704,384 adults, (149,889 of whom are seniors) in Hartford County, Connecticut.

Hartford County, Connecticut Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hartford County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

459,586

51.43%

Male

433,975

48.57%

Hartford County, Connecticut Population by Age

Hartford County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hartford County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female43.6%56.4%
Non Family48.2%51.8%
Male55.2%44.8%
All64.1%35.9%
Married83.9%16.1%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hartford County, Connecticut Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All350,4082.4864.1
Married159,0503.1683.9
Non Family126,0441.2248.2
Female49,2363.2843.6
Male16,0783.1355.2

3.1

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Hartford County, Connecticut Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade27,1544.36%
9th to 12th Grade37,1325.96%
High School Graduate165,91726.62%
Some College104,37616.75%
Associates Degree51,1508.21%
Bachelors Degree132,95221.33%
Graduate Degree104,54116.77%
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Hartford County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hartford County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White412,503388,716180,553
Hispanic91,36164,92814,505
Black79,95069,36416,831
Other Race33,90922,4503,872
Asian33,00129,84122,598
2+ Races12,63010,3653,571
Native American1,6881,394197
Islander958660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.48%.

Hartford County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,762$57,953$43,136
Less Than 9th Grade$25,426$27,970$22,061
High School Graduate$37,056$43,008$30,840
Some College$43,922$51,889$37,433
Bachelors Degree$64,608$78,093$54,090
Graduate Degree$83,411$100,063$71,317

$50,762

Average Earnings

$57,953

Average Male

$43,136

Average Female

Hartford County, Connecticut Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hartford County, Connecticut Language by Age

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Hartford County, Connecticut Language

75.03% of Hartford County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 24.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.91% of the population.

Hartford County, Connecticut Language

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic157,84940,95125.94%
White533,47129,7185.57%
Black117,76818,82115.98%
Other53,67615,14628.22%
Multiple31,3035,80218.53%
Asian47,4423,1056.54%
Native2,84048116.94%
Islander27193.32%

10.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.83%

Male Poverty Rate

11.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut is Other, with 28.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut is Islander, with 3.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.53%
High School12.21%
Some College7.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.40%

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.42%
Male Unemployed22.55%
Female Employed5.01%
Male Employed3.21%

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hartford County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,148$100,938
Families$95,628$121,742
Married Families$116,389$144,921
Non Families$42,587$59,785
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Income by Household Type

Hartford County, Connecticut Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hartford County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

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Hartford County, Connecticut 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.

Hartford County, Connecticut Marital Status by Race

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Hartford County, Connecticut Marital Status

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38,427

Number of Veterans

36,081

Male Veterans

2,346

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12,995
Second Gulf War5,350
First Gulf War5,173
Korea4,806
World War II2,315

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+11,981
65 to 7410,472
35 to 547,133
55 to 646,148
18 to 342,693

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White33,0346.43%
Black3,4593.70%
Hispanic2,6292.38%
Other Race8812.16%
2+ Races4662.75%
Asian3160.86%
Native American27114.53%

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Race

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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5.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hartford County, Connecticut Employment by Age

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Hartford County, Connecticut Employment by Race

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Hartford County, Connecticut 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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56.30%

Born in Hartford County, Connecticut

84.60%

Native Born

15.40%

Foreign Born

6.67%

Non Citizen

8.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.60% of Hartford County, Connecticut residents were born in the United States, with 56.30% having been born in Connecticut. 6.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hartford County, Connecticut Place of Birth

  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

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