Waterbury, Connecticut Population 2019

Waterbury, Connecticut's estimated population is 108,093 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Waterbury, Connecticut is the 5th largest city in Connecticut based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3789.40 people/mi² (1463.09 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.7 years, 32.7 years for males, and 36.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 47,026 households in the city, with an average size of 2.69 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.2%, with a median rent of $924/month. The median house has 4.9 rooms, and has a value of $128,600.

The median income for households in Waterbury, Connecticut is $40,879, while the mean household income is $55,212.

How Many People Live in Waterbury, Connecticut?

108,093
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018108,093-184-0.17%
2017108,277-196-0.18%
2016108,473-545-0.50%
2015109,018-533-0.49%
2014109,551-200-0.18%
2013109,751-284-0.26%
2012110,035-51-0.05%
2011110,086-285-0.26%
2010110,3713,1000.29%
2000107,271-1,690-0.16%
1990108,9615,6950.54%
1980103,266-4,767-0.45%
1970108,0339030.08%
1960107,1302,6530.25%
1950104,4775,1630.51%
194099,314-588-0.06%
193099,9028,1870.86%
192091,71518,5742.29%
191073,14127,2824.78%
190045,85917,2134.82%
189028,64610,8404.87%
188017,8066,9805.10%
187010,8268220.79%
186010,0040.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White69,501
Black or African American21,379
Some Other Race10,583
Two or More Races4,684
Asian2,913
American Indian and Alaska Native128
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander62

Waterbury Ct Population Pyramid 2019

Waterbury Ct Median Age

34.7


Total

32.7


Male

36.3


Female

Waterbury Ct Adults

There are 81,324 adults, (14,077 of whom are seniors) in Waterbury Ct.

Waterbury Ct Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterbury Ct Sex Ratio

Female

56,669

51.87%

Male

52,581

48.13%

Waterbury Ct Households and Families

Waterbury Ct Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Waterbury Ct Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.3%32.7%
All43.3%56.7%
Male37.6%62.4%
Non Family35.4%64.6%
Female25.2%74.8%

43.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,8162.6943.3
Non Family15,3471.1935.4
Married12,6973.5167.3
Female9,3773.7625.2
Male2,3953.8237.6

3.48

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Waterbury Ct Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,6809.50%
9th to 12th Grade8,01011.39%
High School Graduate25,43536.18%
Some College13,84719.70%
Associates Degree5,1687.35%
Bachelors Degree6,9599.90%
Graduate Degree4,1975.97%

Waterbury Ct Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,87128,7397,445
Hispanic21,22013,6631,641
Black12,98710,7601,265
Other Race6,2994,128468
Asian1,9791,333598
Multiple Races1,8031,486294
Native American7735
Islander4939

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,794$36,791$29,877
Less Than High School$21,985$24,144$19,756
High School Grad$30,078$32,764$25,902
Some College$34,024$40,725$30,367
Bachelors Degree$45,205$46,662$41,446
Graduate Degree$62,159$74,080$58,597

$32,794

Average Earnings

$36,791

Average Male

$29,877

Average Female

Waterbury Ct Language

Waterbury Ct Language by Age

Waterbury Ct Language

61.72% of Waterbury Ct residents speak only English, while 38.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.45% of the population.

Waterbury Ct Poverty

Waterbury Ct Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic40,21714,59536.29%
Black21,0585,52426.23%
White41,0905,45313.27%
Other10,3933,89137.44%
Multiple4,6061,04422.67%
Asian2,89748816.85%
Native1165850.00%

24.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.50%

Male Poverty Rate

25.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waterbury Ct

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waterbury Ct is Native, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waterbury Ct is White, with 13.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.03%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.62%
High School19.62%
Some College14.31%
Bachelors or Greater7.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.89%
Male Unemployed35.78%
Female Employed11.28%
Male Employed6.17%

Waterbury Ct Income

Waterbury Ct Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,879$55,212
Families$50,571$64,329
Married Families$68,772$83,493
Non Families$25,094$36,564

Waterbury Ct Marital Status

Waterbury Ct Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Waterbury Ct Married by Age and Sex

Waterbury Ct Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Waterbury Ct Marital Status by Race

Waterbury Ct Veterans

3,788

Number of Veterans

3,443

Male Veterans

345

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,148
Second Gulf War684
First Gulf War630
Korea361
World War II279

Waterbury Ct Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0885.76%
Hispanic5151.97%
Black4583.00%
Other1441.93%
2 or More552.28%
Hawaiian2857.14%
Asian150.64%

Waterbury Ct Veterans by Education

9.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waterbury Ct Employment Status

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Waterbury 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

55.83%

Born in Connecticut

83.60%

Native Born

16.40%

Foreign Born

7.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.60% of Waterbury Ct residents were born in the United States, with 55.83% having been born in Connecticut. 7.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.