Hartland, Connecticut

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Hartland, Connecticut
Town
Location in Hartford County, Connecticut
Location in Hartford County, Connecticut
Coordinates: 42°00′18″N 72°56′53″W / 42.00500°N 72.94806°W / 42.00500; -72.94806Coordinates: 42°00′18″N 72°56′53″W / 42.00500°N 72.94806°W / 42.00500; -72.94806
Country United States
State Connecticut
NECTA Hartford
Region Litchfield Hills
Incorporated 1761
Government
 • Type Selectman-town meeting
 • First selectman Wade E. Cole
Area
 • Total 34.6 sq mi (89.6 km2)
 • Land 33.1 sq mi (85.7 km2)
 • Water 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
Elevation 531 ft (162 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,114
 • Density 61/sq mi (24/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (UTC-4)
ZIP code 06027
FIPS code 09-37140
GNIS feature ID 0213443
Website www.munic.state.ct.us/HARTLAND/hartland.htm

Hartland is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 2,114 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.6 square miles (89.6 km2), of which 33.1 square miles (85.7 km2) is land and 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), or 4.39%, is water.[1] Bounded on the north by the Massachusetts border, Hartland is drained by the Farmington River, a tributary of the Connecticut River.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,012 people, 707 households, and 583 families residing in the town. The population density was 60.9 people per square mile (23.5/km²). There were 759 housing units at an average density of 23.0 per square mile (8.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.31% White, 0.15% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 707 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.9% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.5% were non-families. 13.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $64,674, and the median income for a family was $66,164. Males had a median income of $48,309 versus $31,321 for females. The per capita income for the town was $26,473. About 1.7% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.6% of those under age 18 and 0.9% of those age 65 or over.

Voter Registration and Party Enrollment as of October 25, 2005[3]
Party Active Voters Inactive Voters Total Voters Percentage
  Republican 615 6 621 41.46%
  Democratic 337 5 342 22.83%
  Unaffiliated 523 9 532 35.51%
  Minor Parties 3 0 3 0.20%
Total 1,478 20 1,498 100%

Site of interest[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hartland town, Hartford County, Connecticut". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Registration and Party Enrollment Statistics as of October 25, 2005" (PDF). Connecticut Secretary of State. Archived from the original on 2006-09-23. Retrieved 2006-10-02. 

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