Danbury, Connecticut Population 2021

84,732
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Danbury is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. With a 2020 population of 84,732, it is the 7th largest city in Connecticut and the 411th largest city in the United States . Danbury is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 4.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 80,893 in 2010. Danbury reached it's highest population of 84,927 in 2016. Spanning over 44 miles, Danbury has a population density of 2,020 people per square mile.

The average household income in Danbury is $94,300 with a poverty rate of 11.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,466 per month, and the median house value is $299,600. 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 Danbury was:

  • White: 60.77%
  • Other race: 18.41%
  • Black or African American: 10.38%
  • Asian: 6.34%
  • Two or more races: 3.72%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Danbury, Connecticut is 84,732 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 84,675.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 80,893.

Danbury, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51,42360.77%
Some Other Race15,58018.41%
Black or African American8,78410.38%
Asian5,3666.34%
Two or More Races3,1483.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native2580.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander600.07%
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Danbury Population by Race

Danbury Population Pyramid $2021

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Danbury Median Age

38.3


Total

37


Male

39.6


Female

Danbury Adults

There are 67,602 adults, (11,560 of whom are seniors) in Danbury.

Danbury Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Danbury Sex Ratio

Female

41,954

49.58%

Male

42,665

50.42%

Danbury Population by Age

Danbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Danbury Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
All58%42%
Non Family50.2%49.8%
Male46.4%53.6%
Female41.2%58.8%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Danbury Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,0002.7158
Married13,9323.4570.1
Non Family10,4441.2950.2
Female4,0333.4841.2
Male1,5913.6446.4

3.32

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Danbury Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,88610.10%
9th to 12th Grade3,8196.56%
High School Graduate16,49028.30%
Some College9,53316.36%
Associates Degree4,0356.93%
Bachelors Degree11,01418.91%
Graduate Degree7,48212.84%
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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
White32,37629,68713,126
Hispanic14,3469,2911,630
Other Race9,0525,194629
Black5,5674,5171,242
Asian4,2133,7482,215
2+ Races1,2461,114278
Native American24713943
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.58%.

Danbury Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,915$44,652$36,276
Less Than 9th Grade$22,264$27,423$17,856
High School Graduate$32,217$38,346$25,558
Some College$40,717$47,910$33,441
Bachelors Degree$59,077$66,924$52,441
Graduate Degree$80,771$94,890$69,234

$40,915

Average Earnings

$44,652

Average Male

$36,276

Average Female

Danbury Earnings by Educational Attainment

Danbury Language by Age

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Danbury Language

56.32% of Danbury residents speak only English, while 43.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.78% of the population.

Danbury Language

Danbury Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic24,8564,19416.87%
White40,3122,9137.23%
Other15,4072,67917.39%
Black7,9291,57919.91%
Multiple3,01031110.33%
Asian5,3002574.85%
Native2307331.74%

11.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.14%

Male Poverty Rate

12.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Danbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in Danbury is Native, with 31.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Danbury is Asian, with 4.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.88%.

Danbury Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.19%
High School10.28%
Some College7.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Danbury Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.51%
Male Unemployed26.12%
Female Employed7.42%
Male Employed5.45%

Danbury Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Danbury Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,297$94,300
Families$85,157$106,933
Married Families$102,691$125,181
Non Families$50,013$65,776
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Income by Household Type

Danbury Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

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 55-64, 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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2,896

Number of Veterans

2,598

Male Veterans

298

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam930
Second Gulf War281
Korea277
First Gulf War270
World War II147

Danbury Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+879
65 to 74752
55 to 64657
35 to 54413
18 to 34195

Danbury Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5015.78%
Black2403.56%
Hispanic2371.37%
Asian621.35%
2+ Races493.16%
Other Race440.40%

Danbury Veterans by Race

Danbury Veterans by Education

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7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Danbury Veterans by Education

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71.3%

Labor Force Participation

67%

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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38.90%

Born in Danbury

68.48%

Native Born

31.52%

Foreign Born

19.40%

Non Citizen

12.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.48% of Danbury residents were born in the United States, with 38.90% having been born in Connecticut. 19.40% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202184,732190.02%
202084,713190.02%
201984,694190.02%
201884,675590.07%
201784,616-311-0.37%
201684,9277270.86%
201584,2005190.62%
201483,6811040.12%
201383,5778000.97%
201282,7776920.84%
201182,0857770.96%
201081,3086,4600.83%
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%

Danbury Population by Year