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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Downtown is a neighborhood in Hartford, Connecticut with a population of 1,937. Downtown is in Hartford County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in Downtown offers residents an urban 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
1,937

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$180,541
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,214
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    87%
  • Own
    13%
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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

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$60,670
National
$55,322
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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Downtown Reviews

2 reviews
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