Hartford is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 2,750 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hartford is the 152nd largest community in Kentucky.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hartford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hartford is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hartford who work in office and administrative support (13.26%), sales jobs (12.85%), and teaching (8.08%).
Also of interest is that Hartford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Hartford is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hartford spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.27 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Hartford doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hartford rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.19% of adults 25 and older in Hartford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Hartford in 2010 was $17,586, which is lower middle income relative to Kentucky, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,344 for a family of four.
The people who call Hartford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hartford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hartford include English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hartford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.