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Hartford County, Connecticut Facts

Facts
State Connecticut
Land area 735.1 square miles
Population Density 1,216.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 898,272
Population change 0.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 21.9%
65 and over 15.4%
Females 51.5%
White 77.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 16.6
Asian 4.8%
Two or more races 2.2%
Black or African American 15%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 34.9%
Veterans 52,781
Households and Housing
Households 347,874
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.5%
Median household income $64,967
The per capita income $34,698
Live below the poverty line. 11.6%
housing units 373,608
Multi-unit structures 38%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $241,500
Residents owning their homes. 65.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 72,906
Women-owned firms 25.9%
Asian-owned firms 3.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 4.1%
Black-owned firms 6.3%
Native American-owned firms 0.5%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $13,820,736
Retail sales per capita $15,811
Manufacturers shipments $15,016,177
Merchant wholesaler sales $15,631,406