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Hartford, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Hartford had a population of 2,823 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Hartford is located at latitude 37.4534 and longitude -86.8898 in Ohio County. 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. Ohio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

The City of Hartford (GNIS ID: 2403810) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hartford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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, 2015)


Total Population 2,823
Population in Households 2,669
Population in Familes 2,095
Population in Group Qrtrs 154
Population Density1 1,067
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,119
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 698
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 596 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 523 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $94,395
Average Home Value $116,263


Median Household Income $30,614
Average Household Income $41,971
Per Capita Income $17,171
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.05% 0.94%
Households 1.07% 0.95%
Families 0.7% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 123 77th
Population Density1 # 240 54th
Diversity Index2 # 226 57th
Median Household Income # 413 21st
Per Capita Income # 404 23rd

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