East Hartford is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 51,252 at the 2010 census.
The median income for a household in the town was $41,424, and the median income for a family was $50,540. Males had a median income of $36,823 versus $29,860 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,763. About 8.1% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.
East Hartford is home to the headquarters of Pratt & Whitney, part of the United Technologies conglomerate. The manufacturing plant takes up a significant amount of East Hartford's area, and at its peak, it employed tens of thousands of people; however, currently, it only employs about 5,000. East Hartford also contains a Coca-Cola bottling plant, located on Main Street. The city is dotted with various industrial and suburban office parks.
WWUH 91.3 FM West Hartford, CT Variety
WZMX 93.7 FM Hartford, CT Hip Hop
WKSS 95.7 FM Hartford-Meriden, CT Top-40
WILI 98.3 FM Willimantic, CT Top-40
WKCI 101.3 FM Hamden, CT Top-40
WHYN 560 AM Springfield, MA News/Talk
WTIC 1080 AM Hartford, CT News/Talk
WMRD 1150 AM Middletown, CT Variety
WPOP 1410 AM Hartford, CT Sports
WKND 1480 AM Windsor, CT Urban Contemporary
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Cactus Hair Design - Category: Black Hair Salons - 128 Burnside Ave. East Hartford, Connecticut (860) 289-6271
Legacy International Salon LLC - Category: Black Hair Salons - 806 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118-1228 (860) 569-2080
Toga's House of Braids - Category: Black Hair Salons - 244 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford, CT 06108 (860) 289-3398
Unique Hair Studio - Category: Black Hair Salons - 494 Burnside Ave, #2, East Hartford, CT 06108 (860) 289-4445
BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.
CLM MEDIA GROUP - Category: Media Services - African American owned and operated multi Media facility. - 135 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford, Connecticut (860) 282-9000 - (visit website)
WKND 1480 AM ''The Soul 1480'' - Category: Radio Station - Connecticut's first African American radio station, featuring the best in R&B Hits, Classic Soul, gospel Favorites, and quality Urban variety programming. - 135 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford, Connecticut (860) 218-2173 - (visit website)
Balm In Gilead A.M.E. Zion Church - 363 Robert St., East Hartford, CT 06108 - (visit website)
Kingdom Destiny Deliverance Center Church - A Kingdom church planted in the East Hartford, CT community to fulfil its Kingdom assignment of spreading the life changing Gospel of Jesus Christ and to minister to the Total man and family. - 135 Burnside Avenue, East Hartford, CT (860) 282-9000 - (visit website)
Eastwood Theater - Category: Entertainment Venue - 1022 Main Street, East Hartford, CT 06108 - (visit website)
Annual Riverfest July Held at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Hartford and Founders Plaza and Great River Park, East Hartford.
Free entertainment, live bands, musicians.
Annual Sounds of Summer
Free concerts on the Town Green 1047 Main Street from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.
Jazz, big band, rock and roll. Bring a chair or blanket!
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