Danbury is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 86,759 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Danbury is the seventh largest community in Connecticut.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Danbury is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Danbury is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Danbury who work in office and administrative support (10.26%), sales jobs (10.06%), and maintenance occupations (9.02%).
Also of interest is that Danbury has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Danbury citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.53% of adults in Danbury have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Danbury in 2018 was $36,512, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,048 for a family of four. However, Danbury contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Danbury is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Danbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Danbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Danbury also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.01% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Danbury include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Brazilian.
Danbury also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 31.08%.
The most common language spoken in Danbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.