According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hartford has an overall cost of living index of 108 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Connecticut, Hartford has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Connecticut's index of 124.
The standard of living in Hartford ranks as #3,965 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Connecticut. By definition, that implies Hartford ranks as the #2,441 most expensive place in the Constitution State.
|Living Expense||Hartford||Connecticut||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Connecticut, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Hartford||New Britain, CT||72,767||108||1.0x||West Hartford, CT||63,063||129||1.2x||East Hartford, CT||50,272||109||1.0x||Newington, CT||30,234||118||1.1x||Manchester, CT||29,972||110||1.0x||Wethersfield, CT||26,171||119||1.1x||Windsor Locks, CT||12,671||114||1.1x||Kensington, CT||7,971||121||1.1x||Glastonbury Center, CT||7,929||125||1.2x||Southwood Acres, CT||7,473||115||1.1x|