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Hartford, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Hartford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ohio County at latitude 37.4534 and longitude -86.8898. Ohio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Hartford, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hartford, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hartford indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Hartford (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hartford: Fort Hartford, Hartford Court House, Hartford Station, Hartsford, Hartsford Station.

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Hartford, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,760
Population in Households 2,605
Population in Familes 2,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density1 1,043
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 1,094
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 680
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 591 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 503 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $84,937
Average Home Value $104,899


Median Household Income $28,914
Average Household Income $40,373
Per Capita Income $16,552
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.77% 0.48%
Households 0.79% 0.49%
Families 0.24% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hartford, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hartford to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 124 77th
Population Density1 # 243 54th
Diversity Index2 # 166 68th
Median Household Income # 425 19th
Per Capita Income # 423 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.