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Hartford City, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Hartford City had a population of 609 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Hartford City is located at latitude 38.995 and longitude -81.9881 in Mason County. 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. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 577 feet.

The Town of Hartford City (GNIS ID: 2390234) 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 Town of Hartford City is located within Graham District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mason County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hartford City: Hartford.

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Hartford City, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 609
Population in Households 507
Population in Familes 407
Population in Group Qrtrs 102
Population Density2 492
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $49,940
Per Capita Income $20,164


Total Housing Units 353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 (29.5%)
Median Home Value $78,779
Average Home Value $95,812


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% -0.2%
Households -0.19% -0.32%
Families -0.64% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Hartford City, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hartford City to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density # 263 35th
Diversity Index # 135 66th
Median Household Income # 289 28th
Per Capita Income # 293 28th

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