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In the Hartford Region, our people are educated and hardworking, innovative and creative, and proud to call Hartford home. Our demographics help paint the picture of our diverse and growing region.

Population (2018) 1,209,759 *Population decreased by 7,188 over the last 5 years and is projected to decrease by 449 over the next 5 years.
Total Regional Employment 676,308 *Jobs grew by 18,197 over the last 5 years and are projected to grow by 18,432 over the next 5 years.
Median Household Income (2017) $73,209 *Median household income is $15,557 above the national median household income of $57,652.

Region/State Comparison

Region State

Population (2018)

1,209,759 3,588,638

Labor Force (2018)

665,785 1,923,187

Jobs (2018)

676,308 1,867,266

Cost of Living

126.3 127.5

GRP

$103,158,383,057 $284,109,629,418
Imports $87,661,961,256 $229,123,059,507
Exports $116,155,761,340 $265,542,061,868

% of Population Population
4.8% 40,376
5.7% 47,715
27.5% 232,032
17.3% 145,512
8.0% 67,550
20.9% 175,812
15.9% 133,800

2018 Labor Force Breakdown

Population 1,209,759
Total Working Age Population 1,012,524
Not in Labor Force (15+) 346,739
Labor Force 665,785
Employed 644,412
Unemployed 21,373
Under 15 197,236

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