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Hartford is a city in Warren County, in the Des Moines metro area.
The community was named for founder John D. Hartman, and for the ford on the Middle River
The latitude of Hartford is 41.459N. The longitude is -93.404W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 879 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 761.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hartford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Des Moines area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50118 ZIP code.
21% of Hartford residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hartford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hartford was $18,141, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Hartford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hartford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $756.
Warren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hartford political report.
The average commute time for Hartford workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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