Hartford, VT

Hartford profile

Living in Hartford

Hartford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 9,556 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hartford is the ninth largest community in Vermont.

Hartford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hartford is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hartford who work in office and administrative support (11.21%), sales jobs (11.21%), and healthcare (8.35%).

Also of interest is that Hartford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hartford has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hartford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hartford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hartford may be for you.

The education level of Hartford ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Hartford, 48.03% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Hartford in 2018 was $41,472, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $165,888 for a family of four. However, Hartford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Hartford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hartford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hartford include Irish, English, German, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Hartford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Arabic.