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Encyclopedia > East Hartford, Connecticut

East Hartford (41n47, 72w37 EST) is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 49,575. Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... Hartford County is located in the north central part of the state of Connecticut. ...

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 48.6 km² (18.8 mi²). 46.7 km² (18.0 mi²) of it is land and 2.0 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.05% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 49,575 people, 20,206 households, and 12,830 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,062.2/km² (2,750.5/mi²). There were 21,273 housing units at an average density of 455.8/km² (1,180.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 64.69% White, 18.83% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 4.01% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 8.74% from other races, and 3.35% from two or more races. 15.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 20,206 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.5% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.01. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which generally forms the foundation of a family. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $41,424, and the median income for a family was $50,540. Males had a median income of $36,823 versus $29,860 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,763. 10.3% of the population and 8.1% of families were below the poverty line. 15.5% of those under the age of 18 and 7.3% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Attractions

East Hartford is home to the headquarters of Pratt & Whitney, part of the United Technologies conglomerate. Just down the road on Silver Lane lies the recently erected Rentschler Field (construction completed September 2003), home of the UConn Huskies football team. East Hartford also contains three Coca-Cola bottling plants, located in various sections of town. This article is about the U.S. company Pratt & Whitney. ... United Technologies Corporation (UTC) (NYSE: UTX) is a major multinational corporation based in Hartford, Connecticut. ... Rentschler Field is a stadium in East Hartford, Connecticut. ... University of Connecticut The University of Connecticut, commonly known as UConn, is the State of Connecticuts land-grant university. ... Husky is a general term for several breeds of dogs used as sled dogs. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The wave shape (known as the dynamic ribbon device) present on all Coca-Cola cans throughout the world derives from the contour of the original Coca-Cola bottles. ...


Wickham Park, located in both East Hartford and Manchester, features gardens, open fields (including a popular sledding hill), woodlands, ponds, picnic areas, softball fields, and an aviary. The west side of the park offers a scenic view of East Hartford and the skyline of Hartford across the Connecticut River. Motto: The City of Village Charm Nickname: Silk City Map Political Statistics Founded 1672 Incorporated Hartford County Mayor Josh Howroyd (D) Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 71. ... The Connecticut River as seen from the French King Bridge in western Massachusetts. ...

A massive $1 billion dollar technology, entertainment, lodging and retail development is underway at Renstchler Field steps away from the Connecticut River and a few minures from downtown Hartford, Connecticut. Cabela's, one of the largest direct marketers of outdoor merchandise in the United States, has committed to constructing its sole New England interactive supercenter at the site. Cabela's hopes to begin building summer 2006 with an opening date in summer 2007. Hotels, techonology companies, and various retail outlets are expected to begin construction in the near future. Nickname: The Insurance Capital of the World, New Englands Rising Star Official website: www. ...


Neighborhoods

East Hartford is home to a diverse mix of neighborhoods. Often times, the entire area is described as "blue collar." In any case, the area is extremely diverse (East Hartford High School, with 2400 students is the most diverse high school in the state). The northeast and southeast sections of the town are suburban and resemble neighboring towns like South Windsor, Connecticut and portions of West Hartford. However, much of the town is low income. Neighborhoods like Hockanum in the southwest of the city, Burnside Avenue in the center of the city, and Mayberry Village in the east are on the lower end of the economic ladder, as are the neighborhoods off Park Avenue. A blue-collar worker is a working class employee who performs manual or technical labor, such as in a factory or in technical maintenance trades, in contrast to a white-collar worker, who does non-manual work generally at a desk. ... South Windsor is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... West Hartford is the name of some places in the United States of America: West Hartford, Connecticut West Hartford, Vermont (See also Hartford. ... A neighborhood in southwest East Hartford. ... Burnside avenue is a main avenue connecting East Hartford Connecticuts main street to manchester, Connecticut, CT. It is a low income portion of East Hartford. ... Mayberry Village is an urban area in east central East Hartford, CT. Although, once a prominent area, after the decline of Pratt & Whitney, an airplane engine manufacturing plant, the area became known for low income populations. ...


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