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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    D-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Downtown is a neighborhood in Hartford, Connecticut with a population of 3,269. Downtown is in Hartford County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in Downtown offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown and residents tend to be liberal.
About Downtown...
Population
3,269

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$101,229
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,110
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    88%
  • Own
    12%
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Downtown Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    885
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    1,074.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    979.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    8,438.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,201
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$57,816
National
$55,322
Families with Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%
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Downtown Reviews

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There are pros and cons to living in the city, we are looking to relocate to the suburbs
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not bad, but avoid certain areas at night by yourself