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West Hartford, CT

Population: 63
LIV
SCORE
619
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Home to the University of Hartford and the University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford is an affluent suburb of Hartford and features a median income of more than $110,000 for families. West Hartford earns high marks in education, healthcare and technology, and the city is becoming a summertime tourism destination with excellent restaurants and high-end shopping choices.

The downtown district has been a gathering place since the late 17th century and is known as “The Center,” and transportation assets in West Hartford include Interstate 84 running through town while Bradley International Airport is only a 15-minute drive away. Local residents take pride in their community and are always working to improve the city in big and small ways. 

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West Hartford, CT Ranking Data

Civic
85
Demographics
55
Economy
67
Education
81
Health
58
Housing
46
Infrastructure
32