West Hartford, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 25,332 housing units in West Hartford. This represents a 1.2% growth from 25,021 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 25,271 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 61 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in West Hartford is about 71.9%. West Hartford's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3%. Average household size is 2.39 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Hartford were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom12%
Two Bedrooms23.90%
Three Bedrooms38.60%
Four Bedrooms18.20%
Five Bedrooms or more6.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.57
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$176,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$140,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.92
Median year structure was built1954
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$656

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage6.60%
Home Equity Loan9.60%
Simple Mortgage48.30%
Debt Free35%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.5%