Survey Says

Over the summer of 2019, we collected feedback from a wide array of stakeholders via a 25-question survey about different aspects of city life.  About 900 people responded with detailed feedback about transportation, arts and culture, economic development, environmental sustainability, and livability.  Here are some of the results of this survey.

Demographic Info

What do you do in Hartford?

(Respondents could select more than one answer)

  • Live in Hartford
  • Work in Hartford
  • Go to School

How old are you?

  • 19 and younger
  • 20 - 29
  • 30 - 39
  • 40 - 49
  • 50 - 59
  • 60 - 69
  • 70 and older

How long have you lived, gone to school, and/or worked in Hartford?

  • Greater than 20 years
  • 5 to 20 years
  • Fewer than 5 years
  • I don't live, work, or go to school in Hartford

What does Hartford need?

How can we improve transit?

Better bus service
0%
Better rail service
0%
Better roads
0%
Bike lanes
0%
Bike parking
0%
Enforcement of parking rules
0%
More parking lots
0%
More parking garages
0%
More on-street parking
0%

Does Hartford need more retail? What kind?

Book stores
0%
Clothing stores
0%
Convenience stores/bodegas
0%
Electronics stores
0%
Grocery stores
0%
Big Box stores
0%
Hartford doesn’t need stores
0%

What type of housing does Hartford need?

Single Family Homes, Detached/Free-standing
0%
Single Family Homes, Townhouses
0%
Multi-family Rentals
0%
Multi-family Condos
0%
Senior Housing
0%

Perceptions of Hartford

What is Hartford’s greatest strength?

Arts & Culture
0%
Diversity of its people
0%
Urban lifestyle
0%
Distinctive neighborhoods
0%
Housing costs
0%
Parks & Recreation
0%
Transportation choices
0%
School choices
0%

What is Hartford’s biggest challenge?

Poverty
0%
Blight
0%
Crime
0%
Education
0%
Affordability
0%
Gentrification
0%
Other
0%

Hartford Events

What free events do non-residents come to Hartford for?

Bushnell Park/Winterfest Hartford
0%
Riverfront
0%
Latino Fest
0%
Jazz Festival
0%
Farmers’ Markets
0%
Library Programs & Events
0%
Movies in the Parks
0%
NightFall
0%
Hartford Marathon
0%
Pride Festival
0%

What free events do Hartford city residents attend?

Bushnell Park/Winterfest Hartford
0%
Riverfront
0%
Latino Fest
0%
Jazz Festival
0%
Farmers’ Markets
0%
Library Programs & Events
0%
Movies in the Parks
0%
NightFall
0%
Hartford Marathon
0%
Pride Festival
0%

Where do people learn about happenings in Hartford?

Facebook
0%
Hartford Courant
0%
Hartford.com
0%
Email
0%
Radio
0%