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West Hartford
  • Town in Connecticut

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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West Hartford is a town in Connecticut with a population of 63,063. West Hartford is in Hartford County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in West Hartford offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Hartford there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in West Hartford and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Hartford are highly rated.

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About West Hartford...
Population
63,063

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$334,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,325
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    1.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    47.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    206.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,895.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    133.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in West Hartford

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$104,281
National
$62,843

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