Carpentry, metal-working, tannery, and textiles are just some of the industries that left their indelible imprint on the area’s many preserved buildings. Today, New Hartford draws visitors from all across the area thanks to its diverse retail offerings, including local and chain stores.
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With about 22,000 people in the city, New Hartford’s community contains 8,600 households and 5,600 families. The median age is 45 years, seven years older than the state average. 96% of locals identify as white; those of other backgrounds make up less than 1% each.
The median household income is north of $46,000, while the median family income is around $61,000. With about 9,000 housing units, dozens are for sale at any one time. Buyers should plan a budget around $160,000 to have a broad selection of homes to choose from. Browse the newest real estate listings in New Hartford, NY.
Public school students are served by New Hartford Central School District. It operates five campuses—three elementary schools, a junior high, and a senior high. The district’s total enrollment is just over 2,500, with a student-teacher ratio of 12:1. U.S. News and World Report has recognized New Hartford Senior High as one of the best schools in America.
Mohawk Valley Community College of Utica is a just a few blocks from New Hartford and serves as a springboard for students to get their college education started right. Private Utica College, established 1946, enrolls more than 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students. It has 40 programs of study for undergraduates and 21 for graduates. Find homes in New Hartford ny school district.
Its prime location as a Utica suburb means New Hartford home owners don’t have to travel far to give their careers the winning edge. The Mohawk Valley region, including Oneida and Herkimer Counties, is one of the most robust economies of the northeast and has only 3.7% unemployment.
Healthcare is the biggest private industry around New Hartford. Leading medical facilities and healthcare systems include Mohawk Valley Health System, Rome Memorial Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Employment in the sector has been growing for several years.
Manufacturing is still a powerhouse in Mohawk Valley, with more than 16,000 total employees. Kasson & Keller, Keymark, and CONMED Medical Equipment are some of the main growth drivers.
Some of New York’s top attractions are within a few minutes’ drive of New Hartford. One of the most popular is the Utica Zoo. It is an AZA-accredited regional zoo known for responsible stewardship of more than 200 animals, including African lions. It’s open 363 days a year and sits on more than 40 acres.
Other attractions include the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, Jones Family Farm, and The Stanley Theatre, home to Broadway Utica and a range of touring musicians and comedians. The Utica Children’s Museum is recognized as one of the leading museums of its kind in America.
New Hartford is also home to its own large shopping center, a vibrant and exciting indoor mall. The mall has a 60-year history in the community and hosts more than 50 stores. Family-friendly events are held regularly, especially during the holiday season.
If you are a history buff, St. Stephen’s Church—built 1825—is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
New Hartford is your gateway to everything Utica, and Coldwell Banker Prime Properties will get you to closing faster. Contact us, or visit our New Hartford office today to find out more or get started.
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