Waterbury, Connecticut Population 2018

Waterbury, Connecticut's estimated population is 108,629 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 3808.19 people/mi² (1470.34 people/km²), with a household density of 629.74 people/km² (1631.02 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.7 years, 33.2 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 46,525 households in the city, with an average size of 2.7 people per household. The vacancy rate was 14.6%, with a median rent of $912/month. The median house has 4.9 rooms, and has a value of $129,500.

The median income for households in Waterbury, Connecticut is $39,681, while the mean household income is $53,387. The per capita income is $20,762, and 21.3% of families and 25.4% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 37.8% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 15.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017108,629-121-0.11%
2016108,750-440-0.40%
2015109,190-518-0.47%
2014109,708-272-0.25%
2013109,980-159-0.14%
2012110,139-68-0.06%
2011110,207-196-0.18%
2010110,4033,1322.92%
2000107,271-1,690-1.55%
1990108,9615,6955.51%
1980103,266-4,767-4.41%
1970108,0339030.84%
1960107,1302,6532.54%
1950104,4775,1635.20%
194099,314-588-0.59%
193099,9028,1878.93%
192091,71518,57425.39%
191073,14127,28259.49%
190045,85917,21360.09%
189028,64610,84060.88%
188017,8066,98064.47%
187010,8268228.22%
186010,0040.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White70,197
Black or African American21,835
Some Other Race10,117
Two or More Races4,322
Asian2,533
American Indian and Alaska Native151
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander56

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

Waterbury Ct Population Pyramid 2018

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Waterbury Ct Median Age

34.7


Total

33.2


Male

35.6


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 80,711 adults in Waterbury Ct.

Waterbury Ct Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Waterbury Ct Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.9
Houses Without Mortgage
5,695
Houses With Mortgage
11,672
Vacancy Rate
14.6
Median Rent
912
Median Home Value
129,500
Renter-Occupied Units
22,368
Owner-Occupied Units
17,367
Total Housing Units
46,525

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Waterbury Ct for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 8.1% and the labor force participation rate is 61.3%.

Waterbury Ct Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.7
Average Family Size
3.44
Total Households
39735
Married Couple Households
13274
Male Householder (no wife) Families
2494
Female Householder (no husband) Families
9147
Non Family Households
14820
Total Families
24915
Households With Own Children
11828
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.5
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Waterbury Ct Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
5,133
$10,000 to $14,999
3,224
$15,000 to $24,999
5,370
$25,000 to $34,999
4,285
$35,000 to $49,999
5,405
$50,000 to $74,999
6,646
$75,000 to $99,999
4,284
$100,000 to $149,999
3,783
$150,000 to $199,999
965
Over $200,000
640

Waterbury Ct Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Waterbury Ct

Connecticut

$39,681

$71,755

$53,387

$102,616

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Waterbury Ct Education Data

Waterbury Ct Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
6,4179.23%
9th to 12th Grade
8,10511.66%
High School Graduate
25,11236.12%
Some College
14,11320.30%
Associates Degree
5,2947.62%
Bachelors Degree
6,4129.22%
Graduate Degree
4,0655.85%