Danbury, Connecticut Population 2018

Danbury, Connecticut's estimated population is 85,246 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Danbury, Connecticut is the 7th largest city in Connecticut based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2032.34 people/mi² (784.69 people/km²), with a household density of 297.44 people/km² (770.37 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 37.6 years, 36.5 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 32,313 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.1%, with a median rent of $1325/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $286,400.

The median income for households in Danbury, Connecticut is $67,430, while the mean household income is $86,678. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201785,246-139-0.16%
201685,3858851.05%
201584,5005920.71%
201483,908560.07%
201383,8529531.15%
201282,8996770.82%
201182,2228671.07%
201081,3556,5070.84%
200074,8489,2631.33%
199065,5855,1150.82%
198060,4709,6891.76%
197050,78127,8538.28%
196022,9288610.38%
195022,067-272-0.12%
194022,339780.03%
193022,2613,3181.63%
192018,943-1,291-0.66%
191020,2343,6972.04%
190016,537-15-0.01%
189016,5527,2905.98%
18809,2622,7203.54%
18706,5422,0603.85%
18604,4820.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White54,100
Some Other Race14,443
Black or African American6,339
Asian5,089
Two or More Races3,569
American Indian and Alaska Native261
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander89

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Danbury Ct Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Danbury Ct Median Age

37.6


Total

36.5


Male

38.4


Female

Danbury Ct Adults

There are 66,189 adults, (10,906 of which are seniors) in Danbury Ct.

Danbury Ct Age Dependency

51.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Danbury Ct Sex Ratio

Female

42,888

51.12%

Male

41,002

48.88%

Danbury Ct Households and Families

Danbury Ct Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Danbury Ct Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71%29%
All58.9%41.1%
Male49.4%50.6%
Non Family49%51%
Female44.5%55.5%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Danbury Ct Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,4262.7358.9
Married13,9973.3471
Non Family9,7211.3149
Female3,7063.6944.5
Male2,0023.6449.4

3.29

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Danbury Ct Households

Danbury Ct Education

Danbury Ct Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,06910.57%
9th to 12th Grade3,5286.15%
High School Graduate17,26430.08%
Some College9,41816.41%
Associates Degree3,2755.71%
Bachelors Degree10,21417.79%
Graduate Degree7,63313.30%

Danbury Ct Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,29231,30513,037
Hispanic13,9048,7311,692
Other Race8,7815,036726
Black3,9243,455924
Asian3,8333,2591,961
Multiple Races1,4001,273320
Native American16715319
Islander4221

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 91.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 51.16%.

Danbury Ct Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,085$43,353$31,006
Less Than High School$23,230$26,067$20,702
High School Grad$29,474$37,578$23,154
Some College$38,362$47,931$29,493
Bachelors Degree$56,981$65,027$46,868
Graduate Degree$76,706$89,919$70,018

$38,085

Average Earnings

$43,353

Average Male

$31,006

Average Female

Danbury Ct Language

Danbury Ct Language by Age

Danbury Ct Language

55.52% of Danbury Ct residents speak only English, while 44.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.87% of the population.

Danbury Ct Poverty

Danbury Ct Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic23,8284,50618.91%
White43,4823,0997.13%
Other13,9602,58318.50%
Black5,54491216.45%
Multiple3,41644413.00%
Asian5,0141813.61%
Native2283414.91%

11.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.46%

Male Poverty Rate

11.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Danbury Ct

The race most likely to be in poverty in Danbury Ct is Hispanic, with 18.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Danbury Ct is Asian, with 3.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.63%.

Danbury Ct Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.26%
High School10.12%
Some College6.06%
Bachelors or Greater5.33%

Danbury Ct Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.11%
Female Unemployed24.20%
Female Employed7.09%
Male Employed5.81%

Danbury Ct Income

Danbury Ct Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,430$86,678
Families$77,188$99,151
Married Families$91,293$113,804
Non Families$42,653$55,333

Danbury Ct Marital Status

Danbury Ct Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Danbury Ct Married by Age and Sex

Danbury Ct Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Danbury Ct Marital Status by Race

Danbury Ct Veterans

Danbury Ct Veterans by War

3,167

Number of Veterans

2,950

Male Veterans

217

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam891
Korea484
First Gulf War460
Second Gulf War356
World War II310

Danbury Ct Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,064
65 to 74779
35 to 54642
55 to 64423
18 to 34259

Danbury Ct Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6716.02%
Black3366.86%
Hispanic3342.02%
Other630.60%
2 or More573.11%
Asian400.94%

Danbury Ct Veterans by Education

4.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Danbury Ct Employment Status

Danbury Ct Employment by Age

71.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Danbury Ct Employment by Race

Danbury Ct Employment by Education

Danbury Ct Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

38.44%

Born in Connecticut

69.25%

Native Born

30.75%

Foreign Born

19.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

69.25% of Danbury Ct residents were born in the United States, with 38.44% having been born in Connecticut. 19.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.