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

The latitude of West Hartford is 41.767N. The longitude is -72.754W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 164 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 63,589.


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Median household income
Local
$61,665
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our West Hartford demographic reports
Until it incorporated in 1854, the town was part of Hartford.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 133. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Noah Webster, lexicographer
· Brendan Gill, author
· Wallace Stevens, poet
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Celebrate West Hartford - June 2-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check West Hartford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Talcott Mountain Reservoir, Westmoor Park
Historic sites and museums: Science Center of Connecticut, Noah Webster House and Museum
Colleges and universities: University of Hartford, St. Joseph College, University of Connecticut at Hartford
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about West 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 06110 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of West Hartford residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Hartford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Hartford was $33,468, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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53% of West Hartford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in West Hartford include West End North Historic District (West Hartford) ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in West Hartford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $684.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,547.


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Libraries in West Hartford include Bishop's Corner Branch Library, Faxon Branch Library, West Hartford Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in West Hartford include Jewish Ledger

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West Hartford restaurants taking online reservations include Grant's Restaurant and Bar, Max's Oyster Bar, Pond House Cafe ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for West Hartford workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in West Hartford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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