Danbury, Connecticut Population 2022

84,751
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Danbury is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Danbury has a 2020 population of 84,751. Danbury is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 4.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 81,308 in 2010.

The average household income in Danbury is $94,300 with a poverty rate of 10.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,475 per month, and the median house value is $311,200. The median age in Danbury is 38.3 years, 37 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Danbury Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Danburywas:

  • White: 61.08%
  • Other race: 16.68%
  • Black or African American: 9.67%
  • Two or more races: 6.17%
  • Asian: 6.17%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Danbury, Connecticut is 84,751 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 84,751.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 81,308.

Danbury, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51,70761.08%
Black or African American8,1879.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native1800.21%
Asian5,2196.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.02%
Some Other Race14,12016.68%
Two or More Races5,2206.17%
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Danbury Population by Race

Danbury Population Pyramid 2022

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Danbury Median Age

38.9


Total

38.3


Male

39.7


Female

Danbury Adults

There are 67,452 adults, (12,796 of whom are seniors) in Danbury.

Danbury Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Danbury Sex Ratio

Female

42,546

50.26%

Male

42,104

49.74%

Danbury Population by Age

Danbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Danbury Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.3%28.7%
All57%43%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Male44.5%55.5%
Female42.6%57.4%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Danbury Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,0742.6157
Married14,4053.3471.3
Male1,4133.6244.5
Female4,1843.3142.6
Non Family11,0721.2845.4

3.24

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Danbury Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,1068.73%
9th to 12th Grade4,0106.86%
High School Graduate15,71426.87%
Some College9,98317.07%
Associates Degree4,0586.94%
Bachelors Degree11,21419.18%
Graduate Degree8,39414.35%
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Danbury Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Danbury Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian3,9363,3212,042
White33,69831,23814,135
2+ Races2,4071,950569
Black5,4914,4631,254
Hispanic13,9359,3021,936
Native American1719822
Other Race8,1714,735656
Islander9

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.70%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.88%.

Danbury Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,556$49,062$35,187
Less Than 9th Grade$23,348$29,903$17,315
High School Graduate$31,650$37,035$25,414
Some College$41,608$51,448$31,831
Bachelors Degree$61,209$74,304$48,384
Graduate Degree$76,609$90,634$70,437

$41,556

Average Earnings

$49,062

Average Male

$35,187

Average Female

Danbury Earnings by Educational Attainment

Danbury Language by Age

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Danbury Language

57.94% of Danbury residents speak only English, while 42.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.16% of the population.

Danbury Language

Danbury Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1517147.02%
Hispanic23,9924,23617.66%
Black7,3961,25316.94%
Multiple5,13368613.36%
Asian5,1573897.54%
White42,2062,6786.35%
Other2,890NaN%

10.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.77%

Male Poverty Rate

12.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Danbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in Danbury is Native, with 47.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Danbury is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.53%.

Danbury Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.94%
High School11.41%
Some College7.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%

Danbury Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.78%
Male Unemployed18.07%
Female Employed8.81%
Female Unemployed32.25%

Danbury Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Danbury Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,204$95,577
Families$85,556$108,669
Married Families$103,357$125,995
Non Families$51,815$68,077
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Income by Household Type

Danbury Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Danbury Married by Age and Sex

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Danbury 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 35-44.

Danbury Marital Status by Race

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Danbury Marital Status

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2,793

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War325
First Gulf War302
Vietnam1,028
Korea238
World War II132

Danbury Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34154
35 to 54471
55 to 64553
65 to 74830
75+785

Danbury Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5005.71%
Black1211.92%
Asian591.33%
Other Race350.35%
2+ Races782.74%
Hispanic1991.20%

Danbury Veterans by Race

Danbury Veterans by Education

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4.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Danbury Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Danbury Employment by Age

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Danbury Employment by Race

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Danbury Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.32%

Born in Danbury

68.92%

Native Born

31.08%

Foreign Born

18.76%

Non Citizen

12.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.92% of Danbury residents were born in the United States, with 40.32% having been born in Connecticut. 18.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Danbury Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,4820.00%
18706,5422,0603.85%
18809,2622,7203.54%
189016,5527,2905.98%
190016,537-15-0.01%
191020,2343,6972.04%
192018,943-1,291-0.66%
193022,2613,3181.63%
194022,339780.03%
195022,067-272-0.12%
196022,9288610.38%
197050,78127,8538.28%
198060,4709,6891.76%
199065,5855,1150.82%
200074,8489,2631.33%
201081,3086,4600.83%
201182,0857770.96%
201282,7776920.84%
201383,5778000.97%
201483,6811040.12%
201584,2005190.62%
201684,9277270.86%
201784,616-311-0.37%
201884,675590.07%
201984,694190.02%
202084,713190.02%
202184,732190.02%
202284,751190.02%

Danbury Population by Year