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East Hartford is a town in Hartford County, in the Hartford metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of East Hartford is 41.761N. The longitude is -72.615W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 49,575.


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Median household income
Local
$41,424
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our East Hartford demographic reports
East Hartford is on the Connecticut River
Local festivals include:
  • Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival - Aug. 2-5, 2007
  • Black-Eyed & Blues Festival - June 7, 2007
Dates often change. Check East Hartford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Edward E. King Museum, 1761 Huguenot House Museum, Hockanum Hose Co. Fire Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about East Hartford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hartford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Hartford area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06108 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of East Hartford residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Hartford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Hartford was $21,763, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of East Hartford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in East Hartford include Garvan - Carroll Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in East Hartford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $563.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,152.


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Libraries in East Hartford include East Hartford Public Library, Hockanum Library, Penney Alumni Library, Wickham Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in East Hartford include East Hartford Gazette

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The average commute time for East Hartford workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in East Hartford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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