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Hartford City, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Hartford City had a population of 6,045 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hartford City: Hartford.

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Hartford City, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,045
Daytime Population: Workers 2,703
Daytime Population: Residents 3,466
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,169
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 5,998
Population in Familes 4,687
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density2 1,560
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $39,414
Average Household Income $50,835
Per Capita Income $21,624


Total Housing Units 3,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,778 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 821 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 558 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $71,606
Average Home Value $81,271


Total Households 2,599
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,660
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.39% -0.6%
Households -0.35% -0.58%
Families -0.25% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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, 2017 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 Density # 255 63rd
Diversity Index # 295 57th
Median Household Income # 573 16th
Per Capita Income # 491 28th

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