East Hartford, CT

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2022 Population
50,942
0.0569% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.8
1.07% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.7%
4.76% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$64,244
9.03% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$201,500
17.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
25,750
2.41% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, East Hartford, CT had a population of 50.9k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $64,244. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of East Hartford, CT declined from 50,971 to 50,942, a −0.0569% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,922 to $64,244, a 9.03% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in East Hartford, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (32.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.8%), White (Hispanic) (14.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (10.6%), and Other (Hispanic) (9.03%).

None of the households in East Hartford, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.8% of the residents in East Hartford, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in East Hartford, CT are Goodwin University (1,026 degrees awarded in 2022) and Stone Academy-East Hartford (57 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in East Hartford, CT was $201,500, and the homeownership rate was 59.5%.

Most people in East Hartford, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in East Hartford, CT was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

East Hartford, CT is home to a population of 50.9k people, from which 92.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 19.2% of East Hartford, CT residents were born outside of the country (9.79k people).

In 2022, there were 1.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.4k people) in East Hartford, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.8%
2022 Citizenship
90.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.8% of East Hartford, CT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in East Hartford, CT was 90.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in East Hartford, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.4k ± 1.01k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.1k ± 1.14k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.5k ± 1.39k
37.3%
Hispanic Population
19k people

In 2022, there were 1.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.4k people) in East Hartford, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

37.3% of the people in East Hartford, CT are hispanic (19k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in East Hartford, CT as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Jamaica
    41,700 ± 4,984 people
  2. India
    40,990 ± 4,942 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    28,698 ± 4,143 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Connecticut was Jamaica, the natal country of 41,700 Connecticut residents, followed by India with 40,990 and Dominican Republic with 28,698.

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Foreign-Born Population

19.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
9.79k people
20.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.5k people

As of 2022, 19.2% of East Hartford, CT residents (9.79k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in East Hartford, CT was 20.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    370 ± 122
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    178 ± 76
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    175 ± 111

East Hartford, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of East Hartford, CT employs 25.8k people. The largest industries in East Hartford, CT are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,544 people), Retail Trade (3,288 people), and Manufacturing (2,857 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($95,938), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($69,096), and Finance & Insurance ($67,315).

Males in Connecticut have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $78,304. The income inequality in Connecticut (measured using the Gini index) is 0.501, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

25.8k
2022 Value
± 1,444
−2.41%
1 Year decline
± 7.88%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in East Hartford, CT declined at a rate of −2.41%, from 26.4k employees to 25.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in East Hartford, CT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,796 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,373 people), and Management Occupations (2,280 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of East Hartford, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

25.8k
2022 Value
± 1,444
−2.41%
1 Year decline
± 7.88%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in East Hartford, CT declined at a rate of −2.41%, from 26.4k employees to 25.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in East Hartford, CT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,544 people), Retail Trade (3,288 people), and Manufacturing (2,857 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of East Hartford, CT, though some of these residents may live in East Hartford, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,396
Median earning men ± $3,943
$36,566
Median earning women ± $2,382

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($112,532), Public Administration ($65,705), and Information ($64,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($60,849), Manufacturing ($59,896), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Connecticut over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in East Hartford, CT awarded 1,083 degrees. The student population of East Hartford, CT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 491 male students and 2,667 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in East Hartford, CT are White (574 and 53.3%), followed by Black or African American (222 and 20.6%), Hispanic or Latino (193 and 17.9%), and Asian (31 and 2.88%).

The largest universities in East Hartford, CT by number of degrees awarded are Goodwin University (1,026 and 94.7%) and Stone Academy-East Hartford (57 and 5.26%).

The most popular majors in East Hartford, CT are Registered Nursing (312 and 28.8%), Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (249 and 23%), and Manufacturing Engineering Technology (85 and 7.85%).

The median tuition cost in East Hartford, CT for private four year colleges is $19,988.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,158 students enrolled in East Hartford, CT, 15.5% men and 84.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,306 records, of which 82.7% were women and 17.3% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in East Hartford, CT was Occupational Therapist Assistant with 27 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,026 degrees awarded
  2. 57 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Goodwin University with 1,026 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 241 men were awarded degrees from institutions in East Hartford, CT, which is 0.286 times less than the 842 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 574 degrees mean that there were 2.59 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 222 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,988) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.962% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (765k), Bachelors Degree (631k), and Some college (550k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in East Hartford, CT was $201,500 in 2022, which is 0.715 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $172,000 to $201,500, a 17.2% increase. The homeownership rate in East Hartford, CT is 59.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in East Hartford, CT have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in East Hartford, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$201,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,500
$11,948
Median Property Taxes
±$750

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In East Hartford, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in East Hartford, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.5%
Homeownership
2022
60.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.5% of the housing units in East Hartford, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.5%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in East Hartford, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$64,244
Median Household Income
± $5,649
20.1k
Number of Households
± 1,204

In 2022, the median household income of the 20.1k households in East Hartford, CT grew to $64,244 from the previous year's value of $58,922.

The following chart displays the households in East Hartford, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for East Hartford, CT is from Connecticut.
0.501
2022 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.502
2021 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2022, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.501 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0861% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Connecticut in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.44%)
  3. Carpooled (8.42%)

In 2022, 77% of workers in East Hartford, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.44%) and those who carpooled to work (8.42%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in East Hartford, CT have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in East Hartford, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in East Hartford, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in East Hartford, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in East Hartford, CT (6.91k out of 50.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in East Hartford, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94% of the population of East Hartford, CT has health coverage, with 42.2% on employee plans, 31% on Medicaid, 9.66% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 0.658% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hartford County, CT see 1039 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.776% increase from the previous year (1031 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 929 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 177 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,039 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hartford County, CT

Primary care physicians in Hartford County, CT see an average of 1,039 patients per year. This represents a 0.776% increase from the previous year (1,031 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hartford County, CT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 23% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.01%
Uninsured
42.2%
Employer Coverage
31%
Medicaid
9.66%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
0.658%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in East Hartford, CT declined by 4.42% from 6.28% to 6.01%.

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