FACTOID # 1: Idaho produces more milk than Iowa, Indiana and Illinois combined.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Hartford County, Connecticut
Hartford County, Connecticut
Map
Map of Connecticut highlighting Hartford County
Location in the state of Connecticut
Statistics
Formed
Seat N/A
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,944 km² (751 mi²)
1,905 km² (735 mi²)
39 km² (15 mi²), 2.02%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

857,183
450/km² 

Hartford County is located in the north central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. As of 2000 the population was 857,183. The population estimate for 2005 was 877,393. Image File history File links Map_of_Connecticut_highlighting_Hartford_County. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... 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. ... The 22nd United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,549 sq. ...


In Connecticut there is no county-level government; the counties determine court boundaries, but little else.

Contents


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,944 km² (751 mi²). 1,905 km² (735 mi²) of it is land and 39 km² (15 mi²) of it (2.02%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... 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. ...


Adjacent Counties

Hampden County is a county located in the state of Massachusetts. ... Tolland County is a county located in the northeastern part of the state of Connecticut. ... Middlesex County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... New Haven County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... Litchfield County is located in the northwestern corner of the state of Connecticut. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 857,183 people, 335,098 households, and 222,505 families residing in the county. The population density was 450/km² (1,166/mi²). There were 353,022 housing units at an average density of 185/km² (480/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 76.90% White, 11.66% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 2.42% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 6.43% from other races, and 2.31% from two or more races. 11.55% 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 335,098 households out of which 31.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.20% were married couples living together, 13.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.60% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.05. A marriage is a committed relationship between or among individuals, recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 29.80% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $50,756, and the median income for a family was $62,144. Males had a median income of $43,985 versus $33,042 for females. The per capita income for the county was $26,047. About 7.10% of families and 9.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.90% of those under age 18 and 7.60% of those age 65 or over. 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. ...


Politics

Presidential elections results
Year Republican Democratic
2004 39.5% 154,919 58.7% 229,902
2000 34.7% 127,468 60.2% 221,167
1996 31.3% 111,566 57.0% 203,549
1992 32.0% 132,591 47.1% 195,495
1988 46.0% 173,031 53.1% 199,857
1984 55.0% 208,210 44.6% 168,609
1980 40.5% 150,265 44.3% 164,643
1976 47.5% 175,064 51.9% 191,257
1972 52.1% 194,095 46.9% 174,837
1968 38.8% 131,740 56.2% 190,865
1964 27.0% 88,811 72.9% 240,071
1960 41.1% 136,459 58.9% 195,403

This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Presidential election results map. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... The election was held on November 8, 1988. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ...

Cities, towns, and villages*

* Villages are census division, but have no separate corporate existence from the towns they are in. Avon is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Berlin is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Kensington is a census-designated place located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... East Hartford (41n47, 72w37 EST) is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Insurance Capital of the World, New Englands Rising Star Location Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Coordinates , Government Counties Hartford County Mayor Eddie Perez Geographical characteristics Area     City 18. ... Hartland is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Nickname: Silk City Motto: City of Village Charm Location Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Government Country State County United States Connecticut Hartford County Founded 1672 Mayor Josh Howroyd (D) Geographical characteristics Area    - City 71. ... Central Manchester is a census-designated place and census district located in the town of Manchester in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Marlborough is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Terramuggus is a census-designated place located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Nickname Beehive City Location Location within the state of Connecticut Government County Hartford County Mayor Timothy T. Stewart Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 34. ... Newington is a census-designated place in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Plainville is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Rocky Hill is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Simsbury is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Simsbury Center is a census-designated place located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Tariffville is a census-designated place located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Weatogue is a census-designated place and village located in Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut. ... West Simsbury is a census-designated place located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Location Location of South Windsor within Connecticut. ... Southington is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Suffield is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Suffield Depot is a census-designated place located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Thompsonville is a census-designated place located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... West Hartford is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. ... Wethersfield is a census-designated place located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Windsor Locks is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. ... Windsor is located just north of Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut. ...


External link

  • National Register of Historic Places listing for Hartford Co., Connecticut
Flag of Connecticut The State of Connecticut
 Capital  Hartford
 Regions 

Coastal Connecticut · Greater New Haven · Greater Hartford · Inland Connecticut · Litchfield Hills · Lower Connecticut River Valley · Naugatuck River Valley · New York metropolitan area/Gold Coast · Quiet Corner · Southeastern Connecticut · Southwestern Connecticut Image File history File links Flag_of_Connecticut. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Hartford Largest city Bridgeport Area  Ranked 48th  - Total 5,549 sq. ... This is a list of United States state capitals: Trivia - Jefferson City (Missouri) has the longest name of the U.S. state capitals - Only two of the U.S. state capitals are named for their state: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indianapolis, Indiana retard See also List of current and former... Flag Seal Nickname: The Insurance Capital of the World, New Englands Rising Star Location Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Coordinates , Government Counties Hartford County Mayor Eddie Perez Geographical characteristics Area     City 18. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Greater New Haven area is the metropolitan area whose extent includes those towns in Connecticut that share an economic, social, political, and historical focus on New Haven, Connecticut. ... The Greater Hartford region is a region located in the state of Connecticut centered around the states capital of Hartford. ... The Litchfield Hills is a region of the state of Connecticut located in the northwestern corner of the state; it is a term that is semi-contiguous with the boundaries of Litchfield County, for which it is named. ... The Lower Connecticut River Valley is a region of the state of Connecticut focused around Middlesex County, eastern sections of New London County, and the juncture where the Connecticut River meets Long Island Sound. ... The Naugatuck River Valley is a region of the state of Connecticut located in the central-southwest of the state, and is focused around the southern reaches of the Naugatuck and Housatonic Rivers. ... The New York metropolitan area is the largest in the United States and the third largest in the world (after Tokyo and Mexico City). ... The Gold Coast is a region of the state of Connecticut roughly contiguous with the boundaries of Fairfield County; it derives its regional nickname from Fairfield County being ranked as one of the wealthiest counties in the United States and being the headquarters to most of the hedge funds in... The Quiet Corner is a region of the state of Connecticut, located in the northeastern corner of the state. ... The Southeastern Connecticut region comprises, as the name suggests, the southeastern corner of the state of Connecticut. ...

 Counties 

Fairfield · Hartford · Litchfield · Middlesex · New Haven · New London · Tolland · Windham List of Connecticut counties: Connecticut counties Fairfield County: one of four original counties created in Connecticut in 1666. ... Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... Litchfield County is located in the northwestern corner of the state of Connecticut. ... Middlesex County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... New Haven County is located in the south central part of the state of Connecticut. ... New London County is located in the southeastern corner of the state of Connecticut. ... Tolland County is a county located in the northeastern part of the state of Connecticut. ... Windham County is a county located in the northeastern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ...

 Cities 

Ansonia · Bridgeport · Bristol · Danbury · Derby · Groton · Hartford · Meriden · Middletown · Milford · New Britain · New Haven · New London · Norwalk · Norwich · Shelton · Stamford · Torrington · Waterbury · West Haven This page lists all municipalities incorporated as cities in the state of Connecticut. ... Ansonia is a city and town located in New Haven County, Connecticut, on the Naugatuck River, immediately north of Derby and about 12 miles northwest of New Haven. ... Nickname: The Park City Official website: www. ... Nickname: Mum City Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Hat City Location Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut Coordinates , Government Counties Fairfield County Mayor Mark Boughton (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 44. ... Derby is a town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... Groton is a city located in New London County, Connecticut. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Insurance Capital of the World, New Englands Rising Star Location Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Coordinates , Government Counties Hartford County Mayor Eddie Perez Geographical characteristics Area     City 18. ... Meriden is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ... // Middletown is a city located in Middlesex County, Connecticut, along the Connecticut River, in the south-central part of the state, 16 miles (26 km) south of Hartford. ... Milford town hall. ... Nickname Beehive City Location Location within the state of Connecticut Government County Hartford County Mayor Timothy T. Stewart Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 34. ... Nickname: The Elm City Official website: www. ... View of New London from across the Thames River New London, Connecticut is a city in New London County, at the mouth of the Thames River and on the northeastern shore of Long Island Sound. ... Motto: The Right Place, The Right Time Location Location in Fairfield County, Connecticut Coordinates , Government Counties Fairfield County Mayor Geographical characteristics Area     City 36. ... Norwich, known as The Rose of New England, is a city in New London County, Connecticut, United States. ... Shelton is a city located in Fairfield County, Connecticut. ... Nickname: The City that Works Location Location in Connecticut Coordinates , Government Counties Fairfield County Mayor Dannel Malloy (Dem) Geographical characteristics Area     City 52. ... Torrington is the largest city in Litchfield County, Connecticut. ... Waterbury is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, 33 miles (53 km) southwest of Hartford on the Naugatuck River. ... West Haven is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. ...

 Towns 

Towns in Connecticut.

 Culture   Geography   Government   History   Images 

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m