Hartford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 9,671 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hartford is the ninth largest community in Vermont.
Hartford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hartford is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hartford who work in office and administrative support (14.23%), sales jobs (11.72%), and healthcare (7.35%).
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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hartford is worth considering.
Even though Hartford is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Hartford is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.41% of adults in 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 Hartford in 2010 was $36,735, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,940 for a family of four. However, Hartford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hartford include Irish, German, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hartford is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Langs. of India.