Hartford, VT

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Living in Hartford

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.

Unlike some towns 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 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.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Hartford has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hartford a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Hartford, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Hartford is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Hartford are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.41% of adults in Hartford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

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.