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Hartford City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Hartford City had a population of 6,055 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hartford City is located at latitude 40.4537 and longitude -85.3732 in Blackford County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hartford City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Blackford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 919 feet.

The City of Hartford City (GNIS ID: 2394309) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Hartford City is located within Township of Licking, a minor civil division (MCD) of Blackford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hartford City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hartford City: Hartford.

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Hartford City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,055
Population in Households 6,009
Population in Familes 4,705
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,562
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 2,594
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,663
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,772 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 822 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 526 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $70,566
Average Home Value $79,896


Median Household Income $36,972
Average Household Income $47,741
Per Capita Income $20,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% -0.46%
Households -0.44% -0.48%
Families -0.27% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hartford City, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hartford City to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 112 84th
Population Density1 # 254 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 289 57th
Median Household Income # 593 13th
Per Capita Income # 526 23rd

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