Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
1.21M
0.152% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.8
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
9.99%
1.12% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$78,631
1.11% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$252,500
1.32% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
614,992
0.606% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT had a population of 1.21M people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $78,631. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT declined from 1.21M to 1.21M, a −0.152% decrease and its median household income grew from $77,769 to $78,631, a 1.11% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.5%), White (Hispanic) (8.13%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.82%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.47%).

None of the households in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.4% of the residents in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are University of Connecticut (9,163 degrees awarded in 2020), Central Connecticut State University (2,680 degrees), and University of Hartford (1,866 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was $252,500, and the homeownership rate was 66.4%.

Most people in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT is home to a population of 1.21M people, from which 94.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 13.3% of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT residents were born outside of the country (161k people).

In 2018, there were 6.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (820k people) in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 127k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 98.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.4%
2020 Citizenship
94.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.4% of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was 94.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    820k ± 470
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    127k ± 955
  3. White (Hispanic)
    98.3k ± 2.49k
14.5%
Hispanic Population
176k people

In 2018, there were 6.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (820k people) in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 127k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 98.3k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.5% of the people in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are hispanic (176k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Connecticut.
Most Common Origin
  1. India
    43,218 ± 5,073 people
  2. Jamaica
    38,363 ± 4,783 people
  3. Mexico
    27,422 ± 4,050 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Connecticut was India, the natal country of 43,218 Connecticut residents, followed by Jamaica with 38,363 and Mexico with 27,422.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
161k people
13.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
161k people

As of 2020, 13.3% of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT residents (161k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was 13.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    18,085 ± 886
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,352 ± 718
  3. Korea
    6,055 ± 533

Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT employs 615k people. The largest industries in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are Health Care & Social Assistance (97,248 people), Manufacturing (65,769 people), and Educational Services (65,288 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($91,135), Finance & Insurance ($82,975), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($79,449).

Males in Connecticut have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,821. The income inequality in Connecticut (measured using the Gini index) is 0.501, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

615k
2020 Value
± 6,151
−0.606%
1 Year decline
± 1.34%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT declined at a rate of −0.606%, from 619k employees to 615k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, are Management Occupations (69,858 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (69,394 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (60,889 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Connecticut (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

615k
2020 Value
± 6,151
−0.606%
1 Year decline
± 1.34%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT declined at a rate of −0.606%, from 619k employees to 615k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, are Health Care & Social Assistance (97,248 people), Manufacturing (65,769 people), and Educational Services (65,288 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, though some of these residents may live in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$56,090
Median earning men ± $788
$41,101
Median earning women ± $654

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,914), Public Administration ($76,529), and Information ($76,486).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,708), Public Administration ($65,922), and Information ($59,472).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 13,574
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 7,367
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 7,289
    Manufacturing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $28M
    Manufacturing
  2. $19.4M
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. $15.4M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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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. $23B
  2. $17.5B
  3. $13.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($17.5B) and Pharmaceuticals ($13.4B).

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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$192B
2020 Value in Connecticut
$344B
Projected 2050 Value in Connecticut
79.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Connecticut trade was $192B. This is expected to increase 79.4% to $344B by 2050.

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. $33.8B
  2. $20.1B
  3. $8B

In 2020, the top outbound Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $33.8B, followed by Massachusetts with $20.1B and New Jersey and $8B.

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

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Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Connecticut over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT awarded 22,588 degrees. The student population of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 33,390 male students and 43,206 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are White (12,997 and 62.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,900 and 13.9%), Black or African American (2,183 and 10.5%), and Asian (1,422 and 6.81%).

The largest universities in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT by number of degrees awarded are University of Connecticut (9,163 and 40.6%), Central Connecticut State University (2,680 and 11.9%), and University of Hartford (1,866 and 8.26%).

The most popular majors in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are General Psychology (863 and 3.82%), General Business Administration & Management (850 and 3.76%), and Registered Nursing (825 and 3.65%).

The median tuition costs in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT are $40,063 for private four year colleges, and $11,031 and $27,755 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, the percentage of applicants admitted was 54.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 76,596 (43.6% men and 56.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 76,596 students enrolled in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, 43.6% men and 56.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 40,429 records, of which 55% were women and 45% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 815 degree-majors awarded
  2. 574 degree-majors awarded
  3. 493 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was General Psychology with 815 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 9,163 degrees awarded
  2. 2,680 degrees awarded
  3. 1,866 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Connecticut with 9,163 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 9,929 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT, which is 0.784 times less than the 12,659 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 12,997 degrees mean that there were 4.48 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,900 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($40,063) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,163) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.79% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.745% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (772k), Bachelors Degree (604k), and Some college (553k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was $252,500 in 2020, which is 1.1 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $249,200 to $252,500, a 1.32% increase. The homeownership rate in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT is 66.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT have an average commute time of 24.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT is $78,631. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was Fairfield County, CT with a value of $97,539, followed by Tolland County, CT and Middlesex County, CT, with respective values of $87,809 and $84,907.

Property

$252,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$1,807
$316,870
Median Property Taxes
±$3,432

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.4%
Homeownership
2020
60.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 66.4% of the housing units in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.3%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT was Fairfield County, CT with a value of $97,539, followed by Tolland County, CT and Middlesex County, CT, with respective values of $87,809 and $84,907.

The following map shows all of the counties in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$78,631
Median Household Income
± $827
477k
Number of Households
± 5,234

In 2020, the median household income of the 477k households in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT grew to $78,631 from the previous year's value of $77,769.

The following chart displays the households in Hartford-West Hartford-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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT is from Connecticut.
0.501
2020 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.502
2019 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2020, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.501 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.345% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.59%)
  3. Carpooled (7.23%)

In 2020, 79.1% of workers in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.59%) and those who carpooled to work (7.23%).

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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Commute Time

24.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT have a shorter commute time (24.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.71% of the workforce in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hartford-West Hartford-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 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.99% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT (116k out of 1.17M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

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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96.3% of the population of Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT has health coverage, with 55% on employee plans, 17.1% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 0.814% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1183 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1202 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 242 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Connecticut, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,183 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,183 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,202 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Connecticut in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Connecticut.

This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Connecticut across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.9% under 18 years, 21.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.72%
Uninsured
55%
Employer Coverage
17.1%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
0.814%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT declined by 1.03% from 3.76% to 3.72%.

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

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