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Manchester is a town in Hartford County, in the Hartford metro area.
The community was named after the city in England.
The latitude of Manchester is 41.775N. The longitude is -72.524W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 253 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 54,740.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Manchester 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 06040 ZIP code.
9% of Manchester residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Manchester ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Manchester was $25,989, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Manchester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Manchester include Manchester Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Manchester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $665. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,234.
Libraries in Manchester include Manchester Public Library, Whiton Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Manchester include Manchester Journal Inquirer
The average commute time for Manchester workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Manchester between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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