East Hartford, CT


Highest Appreciating East Hartford Neighborhoods Since 2000

East Hartford, CT Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

East Hartford Housing Market Information

With a population of 50,821, 20,225 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $164,325, East Hartford real estate values are some of the lowest in Connecticut, although compared to real estate around the nation, East Hartford homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in East Hartford, accounting for 50.85% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in East Hartford include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 23.44%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 18.82%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.21%).

People in East Hartford primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. East Hartford has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

At the end of World War II, American soldiers returned home triumphant and, with the help of the GI Bill, built homes by the millions on the edges of America's cities. These homes were predominantly capes and ranches, modest in size, but built to house a growing middle-class as the 20th century became the American century. East Hartford's housing was primarily built during this period, from the '40s through the '60s. A full 60.28% of the town's housing hails from this era. Other housing ages represented in East Hartford include homes built between 1970-1999 ( 23.17%) and housing constructed before 1939 ( 14.50%). There's also some housing in East Hartford built between 2000 and later ( 2.05%).

East Hartford Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in East Hartford over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 27.80% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows East Hartford home appreciation rates at -1.07%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.22%.

Over the last year, East Hartford appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, East Hartford's appreciation rate has been 2.95%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in East Hartford were at -1.07%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -4.22%.

Notably, East Hartford's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Connecticut, our data show that East Hartford's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Connecticut.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within East Hartford differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in East Hartford - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best East Hartford real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

East Hartford, CT HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $981,000 0.4
$736,001 - $981,000 0.2
$491,001 - $736,000 0.4
$393,001 - $491,000 0.1
$294,001 - $393,000 1.7
$196,001 - $294,000 19.5
$98,001 - $196,000 58.8
$49,001 - $98,000 11.2
$0 - $49,000 7.7

Very Low for CT
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
43.9353099730458 95.2662721893491

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

East Hartford Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
18.33% 0.98% 2 2
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,115 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 55.85
Renters 44.15
Vacant 8.55

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF East Hartford HOMES
2000 or Newer 2.1
1970 - 1999 23.2
1940 - 1969 60.3
1939 or Older 14.5

Types of Homes

TYPE OF East Hartford HOMES
Single-Family 50.9
Townhomes 4.2
Small Apt. Buildings 18.8
Apt. Complexes 23.4
Mobile Homes 2.7
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF East Hartford HOMES
No Bedroom 3.30
1 Bedroom 14.54
2 Bedrooms 31.35
3 Bedrooms 39.30
4 Bedrooms 9.55
5 or more bedrooms 1.96