Hartford, Kansas

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Hartford, Kansas

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Hartford strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 6% Hartford Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 10% Hartford Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Hartford Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Hartford, Kansas

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Age of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Senior Citizens 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 3
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 5
People Above Poverty 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Hartford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles S of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles NE of Wichita, Kansas
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 66854
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.308
Longitude -95.955

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 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station IOLA 1 W
Distance 39.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches
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Hartford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 500 100%
Male 255 51%
Female 245 49%
Under 18 130 26%
18+ 370 74%
65+ 74 14.8%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 3.06
White 491 98.2%
African-American 3 0.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 3 0.6%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Hartford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 505
Growth 5
Growth % 1%

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
US/American 33.2%
German 23.1%
Irish 12.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
English 8.8%
Norwegian 2.3%
Polish 1.3%
Swedish 1.3%
French Canadian 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
Iranian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hartford 500 $37,212
Emporia 26,760 $41,571
Lebo 961 $45,089
Neosho Rapids 274 $35,250
New Strawn 425 $70,250
Olpe 504 $37,813
Reading 247 $29,500

Hartford Public Libraries

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Hartford High Schools (2004)

Serves 109 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.4

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