New Hartford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 6,812 people and just one neighborhood, New Hartford is the 118th largest community in Connecticut.
Occupations and Workforce
New Hartford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, New Hartford is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Hartford who work in management occupations (13.55%), office and administrative support (13.09%) and sales jobs (9.30%).
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, New Hartford is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In New Hartford, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.41 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, New Hartford doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.