West Hartford in Hartford county, Connecticut

West Hartford, CT

West Hartford is adjacent to and west of Hartford, the State capital, and neighbors Bloomfield, Newington, Farmington, and Avon.

The town is primarily an upscale suburb of Hartford. There is a downtown area called West Hartford Center. This area is centered around Farmington Avenue and Main Street. The West Hartford Reservoir off Farmington Avenue was labeled as "West Hartford’s version of Central Park.

The west side of West Hartford is flanked by the Metacomet Ridge, a mountainous traprock ridge line that stretches from Long Island Sound to nearly the Vermont border. Notable features of the Metacomet Ridge in West Hartford include Talcott Mountain and a number of highland water reservoirs belonging to the Metropolitan District, which maintains watershed and recreation resources on the property. The 51-mile (82 km) Metacomet Trail traverses the ridge. West Hartford is approximately 100 miles (160 km) southwest of Boston, Massachusetts and 100 miles northeast of New York City. I-84 runs through West Hartford.

The city is a large community and one of the main retail centers in Hartford County. The downtown center area is a shopper's delight with over 140 shops, many restaurants with outdoor seating, art galleries and unique boutiques. Part of the renovated downtown is Blue Back Square, which includes an art cinema, upscale shops, restaurants and luxury condominiums. A portion of the expansive Westfarms Mall extends from Farmington into the town.

The town is accessible from many major roads. Major thoroughfare Interstate 84 passes through the southern portion of the town.

Approximately ten minutes from the center of town is Union Station which provides rail transit to and from town. It is serviced by Amtrak.

West Hartford, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

West Hartford, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
$280K
Down 0.5 % since December 2015
Average Sales Price
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
$320K
Down 1.3 % since December 2015
Days on Market
December 2016 - Single Family Homes
127
Up 5.0 % since December 2015

West Hartford, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

West Hartford, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
December 2016 - Condos
$320K
Up 24.0 % since December 2015
Average Sales Price
December 2016 - Condos
$315K
Up 17.3 % since December 2015
Days on Market
December 2016 - Condos
234
Up 51.9 % since December 2015

West Hartford, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for West Hartford, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 0.54 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 2,912.8
Household Size (people) 2.42
Households w/ Children 29.96 %
Annual Residential Turnover 10.66 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $844
One Bedroom $1,078
Two Bedroom $1,347
Three Bedroom $1,672
Four Bedroom $1,916

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 63,608
Households: 25,491
Median Age: 42.50

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $83,558)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
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School Information for West Hartford, CT

Public Elementary

School

WOLCOTT SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
71 WOLCOTT RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06110

CHARTER OAK INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
425 OAKWOOD AVE
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06110

BRAEBURN SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
45 BRAEBURN RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

WEBSTER HILL SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
125 WEBSTER HILL BLVD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

NORFELDT SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
35 BARKSDALE RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

MORLEY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
77 BRETTON RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06119

DUFFY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
95 WESTMINSTER DR
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

BUGBEE SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
1943 ASYLUM AVE
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES MAGN
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
196 BLOOMFIELD AVE
HARTFORD, CT 06105

SMITH SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
64 SAINT JAMES ST
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06119

WHITING LANE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
47 WHITING LN
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06119

AIKEN SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
212 KING PHILIP DR
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

Public Middle

School

SEDGWICK MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
128 SEDGWICK RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

KING PHILIP MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
100 KING PHILIP DR
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

BRISTOW MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
34 HIGHLAND ST
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06119

Public High

School

HALL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
975 N MAIN ST
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

CONARD HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
110 BEECHWOOD RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

Private/Catholic

School

WATKINSON SCHOOL
Grades: 6-12
180 BLOOMFIELD AVE
HARTFORD, CT 06105

HEBREW HIGH SCHOOL OF NEW ENGLAND
Grades: 9-12
300 BLOOMFIELD AVE
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

NORTHWEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
29 WAMPANOAG DR
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

INTENSIVE EDUCATION ACADEMY IN
Grades: UNGRADE-UNGRADE
840 N MAIN ST
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

ST BRIGID SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
100 MAYFLOWER ST
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06110

KINGSWOOD OXFORD SCHOOL
Grades: 6-12
170 KINGSWOOD RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06119

ST. TIMOTHY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
225 KING PHILIP DR
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

BEN BRONZ ACADEMY
Grades: 2-12
141 N MAIN ST
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

SOLOMON SCHECHTER DAY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
26 BUENA VISTA RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
Grades: PRESCHOOL-12
139 N MAIN ST
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

GENGRAS CENTER/ST JOSEPH COLLEGE
Grades: PRESCHOOL-12
1678 ASYLUM AVE
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

MONTESSORI SCHOOL GREATER HARTFORD
Grades: PRESCHOOL-9
141 N MAIN ST
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

RENBROOK SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-9
2865 ALBANY AVE
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

ST THOMAS THE APOSTLE
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
25 DOVER RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06119

HARTFORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Grades: K-12
155 MOUNTAIN RD
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06107

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West Hartford, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from West Hartford, CT

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