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Danbury, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The City of Danbury is the 7th largest city in Connecticut with a population of 84,822 as of July 1, 2018. Danbury ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Danbury is located at latitude 41.3987 and longitude -73.4781 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the City of Danbury (see map below) encompass a land area of 41.94 sq. miles and a water area of 2.25 sq. miles. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 397 feet.

The City of Danbury (GNIS ID: 2378271) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Danbury is located within Town of Danbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fairfield County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Danbury: Beantown, The Hatchery.

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Danbury, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 84,822
Population in Households 81,072
Population in Familes 64,427
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,750
Population Density2 2,022
Diversity Index3 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $72,203
Average Household Income $95,307
Per Capita Income $34,784

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 32,565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,639 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,457 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,469 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $327,448
Average Home Value $341,208
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 30,096
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 19,751
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.58% 0.5%
Households 0.49% 0.44%
Families 0.39% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Danbury, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Danbury to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 96th
Population Density # 48 67th
Diversity Index # 11 93rd
Median Household Income # 76 47th
Per Capita Income # 94 35th

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