East Hartford, CT

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Population

50,812

0.0433% decline

Median Age

37.9


Median Household Income

$52,049

2.56% growth

Poverty Rate

13%


Number of Employees

25,277

1.79% growth

Median Property Value

$159,800

2.14% decline

About

In 2017, East Hartford, CT had a population of 50.8k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $52,049. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of East Hartford, CT declined from 50,834 to 50,812, a -0.0433% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,750 to $52,049, a 2.56% increase.

The population of East Hartford, CT is 34.4% White Alone, 34.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 24.5% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in East Hartford, CT speak a non-English language, and 89.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in East Hartford, CT are Goodwin College (764 degrees awarded in 2016) and Stone Academy-East Hartford (149 degrees).

The median property value in East Hartford, CT is $159,800, and the homeownership rate is 56.7%. Most people in East Hartford, CT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in East Hartford, CT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of East Hartford, CT employs 25.3k people. The largest industries in East Hartford, CT are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,930 people), Retail Trade (3,302 people), and Manufacturing (2,736 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($57,895), Finance & Insurance ($56,676), and Wholesale Trade ($51,784).

Median household income in East Hartford, CT is $52,049. Males in East Hartford, CT have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,104. The income inequality in East Hartford, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.504, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,049

2017 value

± $2,108

2.56%

1 Year Growth

± 5.58%

Households in East Hartford, CT have a median annual income of $52,049, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,750 in 2016, which represents a 2.56% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$89,173

Average Male Salary

± $3,087

$62,104

Average Female Salary

± $1,937

In 2017, full-time male employees in Connecticut made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $74,650 ± $7,847

  2. White

    $68,654 ± $1,911

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $58,042 ± $101,408

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Connecticut workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for East Hartford, CT is from Connecticut.

0.504

2017 Wage GINI

0.505

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.504 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.198% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Connecticut in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Connecticut across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 5111

  2. Census Tract 5114

  3. Census Tract 5110

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in East Hartford, CT was Census Tract 5111 with a value of $81,341, followed by Census Tract 5114 and Census Tract 5110, with respective values of $79,365 and $74,773.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in East Hartford, CT (6.53k out of 50.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    3,524 ± 546

  2. White

    3,071 ± 466

  3. Other

    1,818 ± 416

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in East Hartford, CT is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

25.3k

2017 Value

± 1,166

1.79%

1 Year growth

± 6.51%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in East Hartford, CT grew at a rate of 1.79%, from 24.8k employees to 25.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in East Hartford, CT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,111 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,488 people), and Production Occupations (1,993 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of East Hartford, CT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of East Hartford, CT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,111 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,488 people), and Production Occupations (1,993 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, East Hartford, CT has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.55 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.79 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of East Hartford, CT, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($77,031), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($69,545), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($69,222).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

25.3k

2017 Value

± 1,166

1.79%

1 Year growth

± 6.51%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in East Hartford, CT grew at a rate of 1.79%, from 24.8k employees to 25.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in East Hartford, CT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,930 people), Retail Trade (3,302 people), and Manufacturing (2,736 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of East Hartford, CT, though some of these residents may live in East Hartford, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in East Hartford, CT, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,930 people), Retail Trade (3,302 people), and Manufacturing (2,736 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, East Hartford, CT has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (1.53 times higher than expected), Health Care & Social Assistance (1.41 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in East Hartford, CT, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($57,895), Finance & Insurance ($56,676), and Wholesale Trade ($51,784).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Connecticut.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $34.1B

  2. $20.4B

  3. $16.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $34.1B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($20.4B) and Motorized vehicles ($16.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Connecticut products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$198B

2015 Value

$307B

Projected 2045 Value

54.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Connecticut trade was $198B. This is expected to increase 54.9% to $307B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Connecticut trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Connecticut.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25B

  2. $20.8B

  3. $11.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $25B, followed by Massachusetts with $20.8B and New Jersey and $11.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Connecticut shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

92.5% of the population of East Hartford, CT has health coverage, with 46.4% on employee plans, 26.7% on Medicaid, 9.9% on Medicare, 8.66% on non-group plans, and 0.838% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of East Hartford, CT was $9,859 in 2014. This is a 3.59% increase from the previous year ($9,517).

Primary care physicians in East Hartford, CT see 1180 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1180 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1184 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 288 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Windham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.3%). Additionally, Windham County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,180 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,180 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,180 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,187

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,058

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,964

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Connecticut (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.59%, from $9,517 to $9,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.51%

Uninsured

46.4%

Employer Coverage

26.7%

Medicaid

9.9%

Medicare

8.66%

Non-Group

0.838%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in East Hartford, CT declined by 11.8% from 8.51% to 7.51%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in East Hartford, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.3% prevalence

  2. 9.5% prevalence

  3. 9% prevalence

Windham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Connecticut, at 10.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Connecticut by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

East Hartford, CT is home to a population of 50.8k people, from which 89.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of East Hartford, CT residents were born outside of the country (11.1k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of East Hartford, CT is composed of 17.5k White Alone residents (34.4%), 17.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (34.1%), 12.5k Black or African American Alone residents (24.5%), 2.11k Asian Alone residents (4.16%), 1.31k Two or More Races residents (2.57%), 85 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.167%), 24 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0472%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in East Hartford, CT are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in East Hartford, CT was 37.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in East Hartford, CT are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all East Hartford, CT residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    11.1k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of East Hartford, CT residents (11.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in East Hartford, CT was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    39,441 ± 4,849 people

  2. Jamaica

    35,154 ± 4,581 people

  3. Mexico

    29,001 ± 4,164 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Connecticut was India, the natal country of 39,441 Connecticut residents, followed by Jamaica with 35,154 and Mexico with 29,001.

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Citizenship

89.5%

2017 Citizenship

89%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 89.5% of East Hartford, CT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in East Hartford, CT was 89%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    17.5k ± 854

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    17.3k ± 1.77k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    12.5k ± 869

In 2017, there were 1.01 times more White Alone residents (17.5k people) in East Hartford, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.3k Hispanic or Latino and 12.5k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in East Hartford, CT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of East Hartford, CT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in East Hartford, CT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of East Hartford, CT are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    874 ± 188

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    362 ± 136

  3. World War II

    289 ± 96

East Hartford, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in East Hartford, CT awarded 913 degrees. The student population of East Hartford, CT is skewed towards women, with 680 male students and 3,300 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in East Hartford, CT are White (509 and 56.1%), followed by Black or African American (203 and 22.4%), Hispanic or Latino (143 and 15.7%), and Asian (23 and 2.53%).

The largest universities in East Hartford, CT by number of degrees awarded are Goodwin College (764 and 83.7%) and Stone Academy-East Hartford (149 and 16.3%).

The most popular majors in East Hartford, CT are Registered Nursing (231 and 25.3%), Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (128 and 14%), and Medical Assistant (93 and 10.2%).

The median tuition costs in East Hartford, CT are $19,500 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 180 degrees awarded

  2. 90 degrees awarded

  3. 34 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in East Hartford, CT was Registered Nursing with 180 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in East Hartford, CT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 764 degrees awarded

  2. 149 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$19,500

Median Private

In 2016, the East Hartford, CT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Goodwin College with 764 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

151

Degrees Awarded to Men

762

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 151 men were awarded degrees from institutions in East Hartford, CT, which is 0.198 times less than the 762 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    509 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    203 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    143 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in East Hartford, CT were to White students. These 509 degrees mean that there were 2.51 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 203 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in East Hartford, CT was $159,800 in 2017, which is 0.734 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $163,300 to $159,800, a 2.14% decrease. The homeownership rate in East Hartford, CT is 56.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in East Hartford, CT have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in East Hartford, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,049

Median Household Income

± $2,108

19.6k

Number of Households

± 968

In 2017, the median household income of the 19.6k households in East Hartford, CT grew to $52,049 from the previous year's value of $50,750.

The following chart displays the households in East Hartford, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$159,800

2017 Median

± $2,889

$163,300

2016 Median

± $3,464

In 2017, the median property value in East Hartford, CT declined from to $159,800 from the previous year's value of $163,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in East Hartford, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In East Hartford, CT the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in East Hartford, CT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In East Hartford, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.7%

2017 Homeownership

56.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.7% of the housing units in East Hartford, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in East Hartford, CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in East Hartford, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in East Hartford, CT have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

21.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in East Hartford, CT have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.5% of the workforce in East Hartford, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.5%

  2. Carpooled

    11%

  3. Public Transit

    4.47%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in East Hartford, CT was Drove Alone (79.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (11%) and those who Public Transit (4.47%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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