Hartford, Connecticut - Facts & Figures
Hartford, Connecticut is almost 400 years old - one of the oldest in the United States - and the once-home of Mark Twain. Though Hartford has been ranked #2 in the world for labor activity, 30% of families live below the poverty line. Hartford is trying to change these statistics through a diverse economy. The city is known as the Insurance Capital of the World, with that sector leading the pack with seven major companies located in Hartford. Retail, health care, and government also contribute to the economy, and the addition of small businesses is largely fueling Hartford's growth.
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- Population: 124,867
- Industries: Administrative and support and waste management services; Construction; Accommodation and food services; Health care; Finance and insurance; Public administration; Educational services
- Area Codes: 860
- ZIP Codes: 06101, 06102, 06103, 06104, 06105, 06106, 06112, 06114,
- Surrounding Cities: Brookhaven, NY; Bronx, NY; West Hartford, CT; Blue Hills, CT; East Hartford, CT; Wethersfield, CT; Bloomfield, CT