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Hartford City, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Hartford City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Mason County at latitude 38.995 and longitude -81.9881. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 577 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Hartford City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hartford City, West Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hartford City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Hartford City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hartford City: Hartford.

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Hartford City, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 607
Population in Households 511
Population in Familes 413
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density1 491
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 252
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 357 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $97,143
Average Home Value $121,842


Median Household Income $36,897
Average Household Income $48,290
Per Capita Income $17,796
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.27% -0.26%
Households -0.09% -0.32%
Families -0.96% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hartford City to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 215 47th
Population Density1 # 266 34th
Diversity Index2 # 119 71st
Median Household Income # 189 53rd
Per Capita Income # 305 24th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.