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    20 Park Street, Hartford, CT 06106
    7 Units available
    Studio $1,145+
    1 BED $1,634+
    2 BEDS $2,127+
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    5/5 Frank on May 3, 2023

    Great place to live so far. Leasing office is usually prompt with issues.

    5/5 Sam M. on Feb 24, 2023

    I been here for a few months and so far I love it. I'm always able to find parking even when I'm coming home at 3am. The highlight of my apartment is the windows and sunlight. I love the hard wood floors.

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    221 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT 06103
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    1 BED $2,130+
    2 BEDS $2,875+
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    5/5 Abhishek B. on Oct 12, 2023

    I have been living here for the past 3 years. I really like the spacious apartments and the amenities that this property has to offer. I will highly recommend anyone who is considering leasing an apartment in downtown Hartford.

    4.5/5 Anonymous on Jan 4, 2024

    Great place to live. Great location to live

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    55 Van Dyke Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
    Studio $7,218
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    351 Garden Street, Hartford, CT 06112
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    36 Huyshope Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
    Studio $4,385
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    102 Enfield Street, Hartford, CT 06112
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    20 Park Street, Hartford, CT 06106
    Studio $1,145+
    1 BED $1,634+
    2 BEDS $2,127+
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    15 Van Dyke Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
    1 BED $2,125
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    365 Garden Street, Hartford, CT 06112
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    250 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06106
    1 BED $1,625+
    2 BEDS $1,875+
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    282 Barbour Street, Hartford, CT 06120
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    221 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT 06103
    1 BED $2,130+
    2 BEDS $2,875+
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    315 Trumbull St, Hartford, CT 06103
    Studio $1,150+
    1 BED $1,600+
    2+ BEDS $2,300
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    100 Huyshope Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
    Studio $1,325
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    402 Albany Avenue, Hartford, CT 06120
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    140 Huyshope Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
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    1212 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120
    Studio $1,764+
    1 BED $1,974+
    2+ BEDS $2,625+
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    10-60 Love Lane, Hartford, CT 06112
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    835 Park Street, Hartford, CT 06106
    1 BED $3,701
    2 BEDS $1,305
    3+ BEDS $1,863
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    10 Love Lane, Hartford, CT 06112
    Studio $1,600
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    30 Dorothy Street, Hartford, CT 06106
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    1450 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120
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    C/O Imagineers, LLC, 635 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105
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    2 BEDS $664
    3+ BEDS $1,417
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    C/O Imagineers, LLC, Hartford, CT 06105
    1 BED $553
    2 BEDS $925
    3 BEDS $1,571
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    1630 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120
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Average rent in Hartford, CT

$1,501/mo Hartford, CT average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Hartford, CT is $1,501.

    Hartford, CT apartment rent ranges

    About 30% of apartment rents in Hartford, CT range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 13% of apartments. Around 49% of Hartford’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 8% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

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    Getting around in Hartford, CT

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    Very Walkable
    80 /100
    Excellent Transit
    62 /100
    Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 84, Transit Score®: 80, Bike Score®: 62

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Hartford, CT last updated?

    Prices and availability in Hartford, CT were last updated on 1 Mar 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Hartford, CT?

    The best apartments in Hartford, CT are: Hartford 21, Park and Main, Kensington, Element 250 and 15 Van dyke Avenue.

    What is the average rent in Hartford, CT?

    The average rent in Hartford, CT is $1,501. Start your search for apartments in Hartford, CT now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Hartford, CT?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Hartford, CT is between $1,145 and $7,218. View all studio apartments in Hartford, CT.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hartford, CT?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hartford, CT is between $553 and $4,235. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Hartford, CT now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hartford, CT?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hartford, CT is between $553 and $5,840. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Hartford, CT.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hartford, CT?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hartford, CT is between $553 and $3,570. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Hartford, CT.

    What type of rental buildings are in Hartford, CT?

    In Hartford, 74% of the residents are renting compared to 26% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 18% of Hartford’s rentals, 78% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 5% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Hartford, CT?

    The average age of rental buildings in Hartford is 43 years old, with 28% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 8 stories, of which 67% are garden-style apartment communities, 22% are mid-sized buildings, and 30% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Hartford, CT?

    Rental apartments in Hartford come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 13% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 47% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 31% of all rentals in Hartford. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Renter's guide to Hartford, CT

    Covering 18 square miles, Hartford is the capital of Connecticut and the state’s fourth-largest city.

    Hartford is 120 miles, or a 3-hour drive from New York City. It is a 2-hour drive from Boston, a one-and-a-half hour drive from Amherst, Massachusetts, and between four and four-and-a-half hours from Burlington, Vermont. Bradley International Airport in Connecticut is about a half-hour drive north of Hartford.

    In recent years, Hartford has been ranked on Sperling’s Best Places lists for “Best Cities for Teleworking” and “Most Energetic Cities.” However, Hartford has also been included on ranking lists for highest crime rates and highest poverty rates.

    Weather in Hartford, CT is typical of the humid continental climate zone. Hartford experiences four distinct seasons: summer from roughly June through August, autumn from September through November, winter from December through February, and spring from March through May. July is the hottest month, with an average high temperature of 87°F, and January the coldest, averaging a low of 25.5°F. Summers in Hartford are hot and humid with occasional thunderstorms. Hartford receives an average of 46 inches of rain per year and about 45 inches of snowfall in the winter months.

    Tips for renting in Hartford, CT

    Prospective renters in Hartford should be vigilant about Connecticut state laws for rental properties and the terms of their lease agreement. For instance, Connecticut state law mandates that landlords can only charge a maximum of two months’ rent for a security deposit, and the deposit amount must be returned within 30 days after a tenant moves out of the property or 15 days of receiving the tenant’s forwarding address—whichever is later. Connecticut also requires landlords in Hartford to provide a summary of the Landlord-Tenant Code, as well as the name and address of anyone authorized to manage the property and premises or act on the landlord’s behalf, to tenants at the beginning of their lease term.

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    Living in Hartford, CT

    There are obviously pros and cons to living in any city, and with Hartford it’s no different. As one of America’s oldest cities, there’s a great deal of history in Hartford. Residents enjoy many cultural opportunities as well as proximity to larger urban areas like New York and Boston. However, Hartford is also among the nation’s poorest cities, with about 30% of residents living below the poverty line, and has one of the highest crime rates in both Connecticut and the country.

    Ethnic diversity on the other hand is among the great advantages to living in Hartford. Almost half of the city’s population is of Hispanic origin, with a just slightly smaller black community. White and Asian residents are in minority, accounting for less than a fifth of the city’s population combined.

    Things to do in Hartford, CT

    There are an abundance of exciting things to do in Hartford. At the top of the list is the Mark Twain House & Museum, a national historic landmark celebrating the life and works of the famous author. Another must-see site in Hartford for history, literature, or architecture buffs is the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, a historical site and museum commemorating the author’s life and putting on educational programming on social justice issues.

    Lovers of the outdoors will enjoy Hartford’s urban parks, peaceful gardens, and nature preserves. Local favorites for walking, jogging, and cycling in Hartford include Elizabeth Park, Bushnell Park, and Riverside Park.

    Families with children will enjoy an outing to the Connecticut Science Center, which features rotating exhibits and lots of hands-on activities for learners of all ages. For a date night in Hartford, couples should check out the newly revamped Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, which is ideal for a romantic stroll with its great picnic spots and lovely views of the city skyline. Among the most popular restaurants in Hartford are Salute, Max Downtown, Firebox, and Bear’s Smokehouse Barbecue.

    Things to do

    Families with children will enjoy an outing to the Connecticut Science Center, which features rotating exhibits and lots of hands-on activities for learners of all ages. For a date night in Hartford, couples should check out the newly revamped Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, which is ideal for a romantic stroll with its great picnic spots and lovely views of the city skyline. Among the most popular restaurants in Hartford are Salute, Max Downtown, Firebox, and Bear’s Smokehouse Barbecue.

    There are also many outstanding cultural and performing arts venues in Hartford. Whether taking in a concert at Xfinity Theatre, seeing a show at the Bushnell Center for Performing Arts, supporting local theater at the Hartford Stage, or experiencing contemporary art through performances and public art projects at Real Art Ways, the Hartford cultural arts scene won’t fail to impress!

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    Hartford, CT employment & economy

    Hartford has been nicknamed the “Insurance Capital of the World,” as the city is home to headquarters of many major insurance companies and insurance remains one of the largest employment sectors in the area. Aetna—Hartford’s largest employer—along with the Hartford Financial Services Group, Conning & Co., and UnitedHealthcare are some of the insurance companies based in Hartford. Healthcare and medical research are also important sectors in Hartford’s economy. Hartford Hospital, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, and Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center are all based in Hartford.

    Education in Hartford, CT

    The Hartford Public School system serves about 22,000 students in its 28 elementary schools and 16 middle and high schools, including Hartford Public High School, the second oldest in the nation. Hartford spends an average of $19,350 per student, which is above the national average. Among its nontraditional schooling options, Hartford has magnet schools, Montessori schools, academies of math, science, and the arts, technical high schools, as well as several religiously affiliated private schools.

    A handful of higher education institutions are based in Hartford, including Trinity College and the University of Hartford. Additionally, Capital Community College and the Hartford Seminary are located in downtown Hartford, and the University of Connecticut’s School of Business and School of Law operate branches in the city.

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