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Hartford, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Hartford had a population of 2,779 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hartford is located within Hartford Division of Ohio County.

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, 2018)


Total Population 2,779
Population in Households 2,624
Population in Familes 2,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 155
Population Density2 989
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $30,393
Average Household Income $44,730
Per Capita Income $18,834


Total Housing Units 1,175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 631 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 462 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $91,766
Average Home Value $108,082


Total Households 1,093
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 674
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.41%
Households 0.37% 0.4%
Families -0.02% 0.29%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.29%

Hartford, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hartford to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density # 247 54th
Diversity Index # 222 59th
Median Household Income # 459 15th
Per Capita Income # 442 18th

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