Hartford County Information

Hartford in Connecticut occupies 751 square miles and has a 2006 population of 876,927, a change from a 2000 population of 857,183 and 851,783 in 1990. 13.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.5% percent is 25-35, and 15.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 2,996 acts of violent crime reported in Hartford in 2004, a change from 3,049 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 21,031 people: 4.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.5%.

Read more about Hartford, Connecticut in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyHartford 
StateConnecticut 
Land Area751 sq. milesRanked 1,278 of 3,140
Population 2006876,927Ranked 54 of 3,140
Population 2005875,422 
Population 2000857,183Ranked 51 of 3,140
Population 1990851,783Ranked 38 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion81.6% 
African American13.3% 
Asian American3.3% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56% 
Population 5 to 1413.3% 
Population 15 to 2413.1% 
Population 25 to 3411.5% 
Population 35 to 4415.4% 
Population 45 to 5415.3% 
Population 55 to 6411.2% 
Population 65 to 746.3% 
Population 75 and up8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2,9963,049
Murders / Manslaughters26 
Forcible Rapes201 
Robberies1,493 
Aggravated Assaults1,276 
Total Property Crimes30,55729,778
Burglaries5,018 
Larceny Thefts21,026 
Motor Vehicle Thefts4,513 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population449,501428,466
Unemployed Population21,03110,625
Unemployment Rate4.7%2.5%

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