The capital city of the state of Connecticut and is the home of the famous Mark Twain House and Museum. For a few decades following the American Civil War, Hartford was once the United States' most prosperous city. However, at present, it is now one of the poorest cities in the country wherein it is deemed that there are 3 out of 10 families who are living below the poverty line. With Connecticut's population that is undoubtedly aging, the trend has become more and more visible in Hartford as more senior citizens are opting to stay longer in the workforce and that there is an increase in the age of the city's workforce population. The cost of living expenses in Hartford is comparably higher than that of the national average. However, the home sale price is surprisingly lower than compared to the national median.
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