Hartford, South Dakota

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Hartford, South Dakota

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Hartford Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Hartford People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Hartford Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Hartford, South Dakota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 4
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
People Above Poverty 9 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 8 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 2
Walking and Biking to Work 5 2
Working at Home 4 2
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Affordability of Rents 4 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Hartford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Minnehaha
Metro Area Sioux Falls
Standard Zip Codes 57033
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.623
Longitude -96.942

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 10 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.6 inches
Station CANTON 4 WNW
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches
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Hartford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,844 100%
Male 900 48.8%
Female 944 51.2%
Under 18 590 32%
18+ 1,254 68%
65+ 156 8.5%
Median Age 32.2
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,799 97.6%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 21 1.1%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 17 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.3%

Estimated Hartford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,065
Growth 221
Growth % 12%

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 47.3%
Norwegian 13.9%
Irish 9%
US/American 5.9%
English 3.7%
Dutch 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
Czech 2.1%
Danish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Italian 1.6%
Swedish 1.6%
European 1.3%
French Canadian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Northern European 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hartford, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Wall Lake (57033)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hartford 1,844 $53,942
Colton 662 $45,139
Crooks 859 $56,528
Humboldt 521 $45,000
Montrose 460 $39,583
Sioux Falls 123,975 $51,516
Tea 1,742 $52,297
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