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Hartford is the capital of the State of Connecticut. It is located in Hartford County on the Connecticut River, north of the center of the state and about 24 miles south of "sister-city" Springfield, Massachusetts. As of 2006, it had a population of 124,512[1] and is the state's third-largest city[2], after New Haven which is second and Bridgeport which is the largest.[1] Greater Hartford is also the largest metro area in Connecticut and 45th in the country (2006 census estimate) with a population of 1,188,841.
Sometimes referred to as the "insurance capital of the world," Hartford houses many of the world's insurance company headquarters, and insurance is one of the region's major industries.[3] (The State of Connecticut is sometimes still known as "the land of steady habits.")[4]

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Stats about Hartford

Total Population: 121,578
Cost of Living
Median Household Income: $24,820
Median Home Value: $93,900
State sales tax: 6.0%
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