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East Hartford, CT

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Cross the Connecticut River from the state’s capital and you will find yourself in the lively town of East Hartford. Home to a college, growing industry, and a variety of neighborhoods, this eastern gem offers something for everyone. Once inhabited by Native Americans, it has grown in both size and offerings, appealing to the many residents who call it home. If, after visiting its many attractions, you seek further excitement, you can see all that neighboring Hartford has to offer in a few minutes.

East Hartford Apartments


Clemens Place Apartments
Beds: Studio-2  •  Baths: 1


Hawthorne At Gillette Ridge
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5


Greenfield Village
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1


Briar Knoll Apts
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Glastonbury Centre
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1


Woodbridge Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of East Hartford, CT is
50 to 54
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.63%
  • 7.43%
  • 7.37%
  • Female
  • 8.24%
  • 7.74%
  • 4.97%
is average rent in East Hartford, CT
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 2.43%
  • 2.92%
  • 5.66%
of units are available for rent in East Hartford
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 519
  • 124
  • 472
Getting Around in East Hartford, CT

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The average commuter time in East Hartford is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 8.14%
  • 11.5%
  • 1.56%

Learning for All

No matter the age of the students in your life, there is a school to meet their academic needs. The town boasts multiple elementary schools, a middle school, a high school, alternative schools, and private academies. The learning does not stop there, however; this bustling college town offers higher education as well. Goodwin College is a small accredited institution where the career-focused degree programs are as diverse as the student population. With nearly thirty majors to choose from, Goodwin awards associate and bachelor’s degrees in addition to certificates of completion. It also happens to be the fifth largest employer in the town.

Outdoor Appeal

Just gaze around the area and you can immerse yourself in the natural beauty and breathtaking scenery. If you would like to get a little closer to nature, however, take a trip to the Keeney Cove Marsh State Wildlife Area. The Cove was once a part of the Connecticut River, but in time, an oxbow formed resulting in a lovely cove that makes the perfect spot to camp, fish, or canoe. If you prefer, visit one of the many parks in town, Wickham Park is a favorite, featuring fountains, gardens, picnic areas, and a sledding hill you will not want to miss in the winter.

Retail Therapy

In addition to popular chain stores such as Cabela’s and TJ Maxx, the town provides plenty of unique places to shop ‘til you drop. Quaint shops with specialty offerings dot the streets and invite you in. You can find every type of leather at Tandy Leather Company. Need a trophy for a special occasion? Visit Discount Trophy Awards Center. Find one-of-a-kind loot at New to You Thrift Shop. You can let Simonds Photographic meet your photography needs. To fuel your shopping ventures, dine at one of the many highly rated restaurants found alongside the retail stores. They are sure to satisfy every taste bud.