New Hartford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 6,698 people and just one neighborhood, New Hartford is the 120th largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some towns, New Hartford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Hartford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Hartford is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Hartford who work in management occupations (19.38%), sales jobs (12.91%), and healthcare (8.40%).
Also of interest is that New Hartford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.47% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, New Hartford is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making New Hartford a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, New Hartford has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, New Hartford’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In New Hartford, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.32 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, New Hartford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
New Hartford is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.13% of adults in New Hartford have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in New Hartford in 2018 was $62,604, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $250,416 for a family of four.
The people who call New Hartford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Hartford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New Hartford include Irish, Italian, German, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in New Hartford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in New Hartford, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Italian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 10.9% have French ancestry.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the neighborhood. More residents of the neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in New Hartford are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 49.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.3%), and 8.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.4%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in New Hartford, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (23.6%), and residents who report German roots (20.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (15.3%), along with some French ancestry residents (10.9%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.