Danbury, CT

85,008 Population
41.9 square miles 2,026.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.4%
was 2.4%
Ranked 7th Highest in CT
Population Density
2,026.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.8%
was 42.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
29.0%
was 30.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CT
Percent Under 18
21.8%
was 18.5%
Ranked 6th Highest in CT
Percent 65 and Over
14.8%
was 13.7%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CT

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.1
was 4.6
Ranked 1st Lowest in CT
Percent Living in Poverty
8.9%
was 14.1%
Ranked 3rd Lowest in CT
Median Household Income
$67,430
was $65,517
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.7
45.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 2.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
186
was 129.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,612.5
was 1,507.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
33,687
was 32,931
Ranked 7th Highest in CT
Median Rent
$1,339
was $1,467
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Total Building Permits
310
was 396
 
Occupied Housing Units
30,831
was 29,775
 
Homeownership Rate
58.0%
was 59.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CT
Single Family Building Permits
88
was 104
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
803.1
was 785.1
Ranked 8th Highest in CT
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.1%
was 20.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in CT
Multifamily Building Permits
222
was 292
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.7
Ranked 4th Highest in CT
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
9.5
was 12.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.7
was 4.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
84.3%
was 85.6%
Ranked 7th Highest in CT
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.5%
Ranked 6th Highest in CT
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in CT

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.9%
was 81.8%
Ranked 2nd Highest in CT
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
31.3%
was 29.2%
Ranked 4th Highest in CT

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