West Hartford

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Life in West Hartford

 

West Hartford, CT is currently ranked as the #1 Best Place to Live in Connecticut! Why? Because of its multitude of unmatched amenities and wonderful community. West Hartford is sure to meet your highest expectations for education, family environment, nightlife, and diversity! 

 

West Hartford is a prime place to raise a family or advance your career! People travel from all around the country to offer their children the best educational opportunities at West Hartford’s schools, both private like Renbrook School and Kingswood Oxford, AND public. These assets beautifully complement the city’s bustling nightlife! As illustrated in Connecticut Magazine: “This exemplary inner-ring suburb has reinvented itself with a colorful array of shops, restaurants, amusements, and even a new 20-acre multipurpose commercial/residential development called Blue Back Square.” This wonderful setting is truly a perfectly balanced mix of beneficial career opportunities and a vast array of nightlife and weekend activities! The restaurants found in West Hartford are exemplary. Whether you’re searching for a sit-down meal offering an elegant ambiance like TREVA, Flemings or Restaurant Bricco, or more casual, take-out style cuisine like Bar Taco, Panera Bread, or Noodles and Co., West Hartford has it. In addition to these diverse dining options, West Hartford is also host to numerous ways to meet your community like the Hartford Golf Club (Hartford Golf Club), or to celebrate milestones and successes like West Hartford (Delamar). With such an abundance of options, clearly, West Hartford CT is equipped to exceed any expectation from casual to celebratory. You really could not go wrong in choosing to live in such a colorful and plentiful community…Lastly, West Hartford is located within a 10-minute driving radius of Hartford where you can access a show at the Bushnell Theater at any given moment or catch the Hartford Yard Goats’ ball game within a 5-minute drive! https://www.mlb.com/news/featured/visit-dunkin-donuts-park-home-of-the-hartford-yard-goats. Lastly, Avon, Bloomfield, and Simsbury are the abutting towns and offer even more options. West Hartford CT is only a 20-minute drive to the Bradley International Airport! Now, who says that you can’t have it all?

 

Overview for West Hartford, CT

64,034 people live in West Hartford, where the median age is 39.9 and the average individual income is $60,530. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

64,034

Total Population

39.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$60,530

Average individual Income

Around West Hartford, CT

There's plenty to do around West Hartford, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

35
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Plus One Defense Systems, Barre 44, and Yoga From The Heart.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 2.79 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.69 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.74 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 4.61 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.17 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.91 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in West Hartford, CT

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby West Hartford. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
King Philip Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
Gengras Center/Univ Of St Joseph
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Charter Oak International Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Intensive Education Academy In
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
St Thomas The Apostle
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 9th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
American School For The Deaf
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Kingswood-Oxford School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Northwest Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Hebrew High School Of New England
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Montessori School Greater Hartford
PRIVATE
PreK - 9th
No rating available
Solomon Schechter Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Timothy Middle School
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
10th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available

Demographics and Employment Data for West Hartford, CT

West Hartford has 25,805 households, with an average household size of 2.43. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Hartford do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 64,034 people call West Hartford home. The population density is 2,932.23 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

64,034

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.9

Median Age

47.59 / 52.41%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
25,805

Total Households

2.43

Average Household Size

$60,530

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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