Hartford, Illinois

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Comparative Profile of Hartford, Illinois

Comparing Hartford to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Age of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 4
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
Median Family Income 5 3
People Above Poverty 5 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Short Commute Times 6 7
Working at Home 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
People Living Alone 5 6
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Hartford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles E of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 17 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Madison
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 62048
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.833
Longitude -90.095

Hartford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
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Hartford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,545 100%
Male 778 50.4%
Female 767 49.6%
Under 18 360 23.3%
18+ 1,185 76.7%
65+ 259 16.8%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,521 98.4%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 5 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 5 0.3%
Mixed Race 8 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.7%

Estimated Hartford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,492
Growth -53
Growth % -3.4%

Hartford Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.9%
US/American 21.7%
Irish 11.2%
English 10.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
Italian 7.2%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Polish 2%
Dutch 1.7%
Welsh 1.5%
Scottish 1.3%
European 0.9%
Croatian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hartford 1,545 $40,652
Alton 30,496 $37,910
Bethalto 9,454 $50,764
East Alton 6,830 $35,655
Roxana 1,547 $45,500
South Roxana 1,888 $37,344
Wood River 11,296 $41,688

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