Hartford, WI
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Hartford profile

Living in Hartford

Hartford is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 15,626 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hartford is the 57th largest community in Wisconsin.

When you are in Hartford, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 58.33% of Hartford’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Hartford is a city of construction workers and builders, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hartford who work in healthcare suport services (41.67%), office and administrative support (0.00%), and sales jobs (0.00%).

Residents of Hartford by-and-large get to work each day by driving: 100.00% use their own cars for their daily commute, making it a very car-oriented city. While Hartford may be a convenient place for driving around town, the negative aspect of this is that places that are suitable for walking or bicycling to and from work or stores may be few and far between. In general, car-oriented communities emphasize roads and convenience of driving, but not have a lot of walking-friendly areas to get from home to work, and tend not to have a lot of public transportation options.

Being a small city, Hartford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Hartford ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 0.00% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hartford in 2018 was $35,543, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,172 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. Important ancestries of people in Hartford include German, Norwegian, Irish, Dutch, and Yugoslavian.

The most common language spoken in Hartford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.