Hartford County, Connecticut Population 2020

Hartford County, Connecticut's estimated population is 892,229 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hartford County, Connecticut is the 2nd largest county in Connecticut.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020892,229-234-0.03%
2019892,463-234-0.03%
2018892,697-234-0.03%
2017892,931-1,239-0.14%
2016894,170-2,188-0.24%
2015896,358-1,135-0.13%
2014897,493-231-0.03%
2013897,724300.00%
2012897,6949180.10%
2011896,7761,5500.17%
2010895,22643,4435.10%
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%

Hartford County, Connecticut Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White639,52871.48%
Black or African American122,10313.65%
Some Other Race53,5685.99%
Asian46,5775.21%
Two or More Races29,6533.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,9450.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3560.04%

Hartford County, Connecticut Population Pyramid 2020

Hartford County, Connecticut Median Age

40.4


Total

38.4


Male

42.2


Female

Hartford County, Connecticut Adults

There are 704,159 adults, (147,260 of whom are seniors) in Hartford County, Connecticut.

Hartford County, Connecticut Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hartford County, Connecticut Sex Ratio

Female

460,080

51.42%

Male

434,650

48.58%

Hartford County, Connecticut Households and Families

Hartford County, Connecticut Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hartford County, Connecticut Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All64.5%35.5%
Male55.6%44.4%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female43%57%

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All349,0642.4964.5
Married159,7483.1783.9
Non Family124,0411.2249.1
Female48,9893.2943
Male16,2863.1355.6

3.11

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hartford County, Connecticut Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28,0624.51%
9th to 12th Grade37,1085.96%
High School Graduate167,53926.92%
Some College103,83316.68%
Associates Degree50,9118.18%
Bachelors Degree133,98821.53%
Graduate Degree101,00516.23%

Hartford County, Connecticut Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White417,159392,370180,798
Hispanic88,65662,38413,534
Black78,41667,94116,420
Other Race32,62821,0323,454
Asian32,05128,65121,663
Multiple Races11,5769,9813,606
Native American1,7741,450150
Islander21318218

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,324$56,145$41,669
Less Than High School$25,310$28,795$21,657
High School Grad$36,256$42,227$30,558
Some College$42,160$50,012$36,485
Bachelors Degree$63,509$76,623$53,006
Graduate Degree$81,314$98,474$69,961

$49,324

Average Earnings

$56,145

Average Male

$41,669

Average Female

Hartford County, Connecticut Language

Hartford County, Connecticut Language by Age

Hartford County, Connecticut Language

74.84% of Hartford County, Connecticut residents speak only English, while 25.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.89% of the population.

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty

Hartford County, Connecticut Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic154,50542,76827.68%
White540,75929,6265.48%
Black116,69520,18117.29%
Other51,30015,60630.42%
Multiple28,9675,77119.92%
Asian46,2272,9266.33%
Native2,76752018.79%
Islander34518353.04%

11.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.07%

Male Poverty Rate

12.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut is Islander, with 53.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hartford County, Connecticut is White, with 5.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.13%
High School12.17%
Some College8.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.21%

Hartford County, Connecticut Income

Hartford County, Connecticut Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$72,321$98,005
Families$92,383$117,684
Married Families$113,055$140,248
Non Families$41,442$58,438

Hartford County, Connecticut Marital Status

Hartford County, Connecticut Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hartford County, Connecticut Married by Age and Sex

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

Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans

41,005

Number of Veterans

38,417

Male Veterans

2,588

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13,770
First Gulf War5,651
Second Gulf War5,467
Korea5,267
World War II2,959
Name Veterans % of Total
White35,2986.80%
Black3,6874.00%
Hispanic2,8212.62%
Other7371.87%
2 or More5963.92%
Indian35619.20%
Asian3130.88%
Hawaiian186.52%

$Hartford County, Connecticut Veterans by Education

5.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hartford County, Connecticut Employment Status

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hartford County, Connecticut Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.60%

Born in Connecticut

84.67%

Native Born

15.33%

Foreign Born

6.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

84.67% of Hartford County, Connecticut residents were born in the United States, with 56.60% having been born in Connecticut. 6.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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