New Hartford is a town in Oneida County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 22,166. The name of New Hartford was provided by a settler family from Hartford, Connecticut.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 25.5 square miles (66 km), of which 25.4 square miles (66 km) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km) (0.39%) is water.
The eastern town line is formed by the boundaries of the towns of Litchfield and Frankfort in Herkimer County.
New Hartford has become the retail mecca of Oneida County, offering multiple strip malls and an enclosed mall within the town and village limits. The retail includes; The Orchard, Consumer Square, New Hartford Shopping Center, Sangertown Square Mall, with additional free standing shops.
As of the census of 2000, there were 21,172 people, 8,601 households, and 5,625 families residing in the town. The population density was 834.1 people per square mile (322.1/km². There were 9,084 housing units at an average density of 357.9 per square mile 138.2/km². The racial makeup of the town was 96.03% White, 0.80% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 2.34% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.
There were 8,601 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.94.
In the town, the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $45,991, and the median income for a family was $60,843. Males had a median income of $40,046 versus $28,532 for females. The per capita income for the town was $26,528. About 3.4% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.
42% of New Hartford residents ages 25 and older have a bachelor’s or advanced college degree.
New Hartford Village New York neighborhoods include: Burrstone Rd, Castle Estates, Clark Mills, Higby Hills / Meadowbrook, New Hartford, NH Plaza to 1st Insurance, Sanger Ave/Woodberry, Thomas Acres, Tilden Ave and Branches, Woodberry Hills