Advertising in Hartford


Hartford, the capital of Connecticut, is the fourth-largest city in the state and one of the oldest cities in the U.S. Hartford was once the wealthiest city in the U.S. after the Civil War. Since Hartford is so old, it contains a lot of history. It has the oldest public art museum, park, published newspaper, the second-oldest secondary school, and the Mark Twain House and Museum. Today, Hartford is known as the “Insurance Capital of the World,” due to its many insurance headquarters.

  • Estimated Population :123,400
  • Foreign born :21.20%
  • Language other than English spoken at home :45.30%
  • High school graduates :72.10%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher :16.70%
  • Median Household income :$32,095
  • Per Capita income :$18,365
  • Population per sq. mile :7,178
  • White :36.20%,Black or African :37.80%,American Indian :0.40%,Asian :2.80%,Others :22.80%

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Events in Hartford


January
  • Hartford Center Winter Sidewalk Sales Days
  • The Children’s Charity Ball
February
March
  • Vines of March
  • ArtBeat
  • Hall High's Annual Pops 'n Jazz Show
April
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Connecticut Walks for Haiti
  • Rotary Club's Sunday Jazz Brunch
  • Annual Mandell JCC Women’s Indoor Triathlon
May
  • Tour de Shuls and Mitzvah Bike Fest
  • Family Fishing Festival
  • Spring Skating Show
June
  • Celebrity Breakfast
  • People’s United Bank & Hartt School of Music Concert Series
  • Japan Summer Festival
  • Relay for Life
July
  • Annual Red Dress Run for Women
  • Teddy Bear Picnic
  • Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival
August
  • Annual Pooch Plunge
  • Center Streets Bike Event
September
  • ArtWalk
  • Juried Community Arts Festival
  • Annual Senior Golf Tournament
  • West Hartford Senior Housing Fair
October
  • Eversource Hartford Half Marathon
  • Halloween Stroll
November
  • Veterans Day Ceremony
  • HYDI Annual Charity Ball
  • Intensive Education Academy Annual “STARS” Event
December
  • Blue Back 5K Mitten Run
  • Fire on Ice Chanukah Celebration

Business & Education in Hartford


  • The city is home to three Fortune 500 companies. They are United Technologies, Aetna, and Hartford Financial Services Group. Other companies of note headquartered in Hartford include Colt’s Manufacturing Company, Connecticut Natural Gas, The Phoenix Companies, Pope Manufacturing Company, Sage-Allen, Sharps Rifle Manufacturing Company, The Travelers Companies, US Fire Arms Manufacturing Company, United Technologies Corporation, Virtus Investment Partners, and The Whole Donut.
  • There is one public university located within the city limits: University of Connecticut School of Law. Private colleges in the city include Trinity College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), University of Saint Joseph, and University of Hartford (UHart).