Danbury, Connecticut Population 2024

86,691

Danbury is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Danbury has a 2024 population of 86,691. Danbury is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually but its population has increased by 0.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 86,254 in 2020.

The average household income in Danbury is $112,609 with a poverty rate of 10.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Danbury is 38.6 years, 38.2 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Danbury Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Danbury was:

  • White: 50.56%
  • Other race: 18.77%
  • Black or African American: 13.32%
  • Two or more races: 12.19%
  • Asian: 4.92%
  • Native American: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
Land Area (mi²)
41.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,066.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.51% (437)
The current population of Danbury, Connecticut is 86,691 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 86,254.

Danbury, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White43,71250.56%
Other race16,23118.77%
Black or African American11,51213.32%
Two or more races10,53812.19%
Asian4,2544.92%
Native American1750.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander340.04%
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White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Danbury Population by Race

Danbury Population Pyramid 2024

Danbury Median Age

38.6

Total

38.2

Male

39.1

Female

Danbury Adults

There are 68,896 adults, (12,823 of whom are seniors) in Danbury.

Danbury Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Danbury Sex Ratio

Female43,64250.48%
Male42,81449.52%

Danbury Population by Age

Danbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All31,6922.6255.944.1
Married14,8263.3669.130.9
Non Family10,9771.2544.255.8
Female4,3623.2846.153.9
Male1,5273.4740.359.7
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

55.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Danbury Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Danbury Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Danbury Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.07%.

Danbury Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,554

Average Earnings

$52,773

Average Male

$41,342

Average Female

Danbury Earnings by Educational Attainment

Danbury Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Danbury Language

55.26% of Danbury residents speak only English, while 44.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.37% of the population.

Danbury Language

Danbury Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic26,8583,77714.06%
Other16,0812,63516.39%
White36,7752,2856.21%
Black10,8391,70615.74%
Multiple10,4761,31112.51%
Asian4,2162034.81%
Native1554629.68%
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10.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.4%

Male Poverty Rate

11.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Danbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in Danbury is Native, with 29.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Danbury is Asian, with 4.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.69%.

Danbury Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.91%
High School10.07%
Some College7.98%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%
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Danbury Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25%
Male Unemployed18.95%
Female Employed7.96%
Male Employed3.9%
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Danbury Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Danbury Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Danbury Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Danbury Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Danbury Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Danbury Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,757

Number of Veterans

2,547

Male Veterans

210

Female Veterans

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Danbury Veterans by War

count

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Danbury Veterans by Age

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Danbury Veterans by Race

Danbury Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Danbury Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Danbury Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Danbury Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Danbury Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

37.88%

Born in Danbury

67.32%

Native Born

32.68%

Foreign Born

18.63%

Non Citizen

14.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.32% of Danbury residents were born in the United States, with 37.88% having been born in Connecticut. 18.63% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202986,001-138-0.16%
202886,139-138-0.16%
202786,277-138-0.16%
202686,415-138-0.16%
202586,553-138-0.16%
202486,691-138-0.16%
202386,829-138-0.16%
202286,967-138-0.16%
202187,1058510.99%
202086,2541,5341.81%
201984,720-28-0.03%
201884,7481040.12%
201784,644-283-0.33%
201684,9277610.9%
201584,1665200.62%
201483,6461100.13%
201383,5368050.97%
201282,7316980.85%
201182,0337860.97%
201081,2476,3998.55%
200074,8489,26314.12%
199065,5855,1158.46%
198060,4709,68919.08%
197050,78127,853121.48%
196022,9288613.9%
195022,067-272-1.22%
194022,339780.35%
193022,2613,31817.52%
192018,943-1,291-6.38%
191020,2343,69722.36%
190016,537-15-0.09%
189016,5527,29078.71%
18809,2622,72041.58%
18706,5422,06045.96%
18604,482
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Danbury Population by Year