Hartford, Michigan facts for kids
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Location of Hartford, Michigan
|• Total||1.36 sq mi (3.53 km2)|
|• Land||1.36 sq mi (3.52 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||659 ft (201 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,907.28/sq mi (736.41/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0627881|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.34 square miles (3.47 km2), of which 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,688 people, 899 households, and 644 families living in the city. The population density was 2,021.1 inhabitants per square mile (780.4/km2). There were 1,002 housing units at an average density of 753.4 per square mile (290.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 71.9% White, 1.6% African American, 2.8% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 18.7% from other races, and 4.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 29.5% of the population.
There were 899 households, of which 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 17.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.4% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.50.
The median age in the city was 31.3 years. 32% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 22.4% were from 45 to 64; and 10% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
Within the city limits of Hartford is one of the endpoints of the Van Buren Trail.
Hartford Motor Speedway is a venue for motor racing through the spring, summer and fall.
Hartford hosts the annual Strawberry Festival in early June.
- Marty Conrad, offensive lineman in the NFL for the Toledo Maroons (1922–1923), the Kenosha Maroons (1924), and the Akron Pros (1925).
- Edward D. Kelly, third Bishop of Grand Rapids from 1919 until his death in 1926.
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