Hartford, Kansas facts for kids
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College Building (1861)
Location within Lyon County and Kansas
KDOT map of Lyon County (legend)
|• Total||0.40 sq mi (1.03 km2)|
|• Land||0.40 sq mi (1.03 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,083 ft (330 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||936.87/sq mi (361.82/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Hartford is a city in Lyon County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 371.
Hartford was laid out in 1858. Some of its founders were original natives of Hartford, Connecticut, hence the name.
Hartford was incorporated as a city in March 1884.
Hartford is located at 38°18′28″N 95°57′23″W / 38.30778°N 95.95639°W (38.307866, -95.956313). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.38 square miles (0.98 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
Hartford is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.
As of the census of 2010, there were 371 people, 160 households, and 98 families residing in the city. The population density was 976.3 inhabitants per square mile (377.0/km2). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 507.9 per square mile (196.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 0.3% African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.
There were 160 households, of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.8% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.87.
The median age in the city was 44.6 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.3% were from 25 to 44; 32.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.
The community is served by Southern Lyon County USD 252 public school district.
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