Waterbury demographics profile

StatisticWaterburyConnecticutNational
Population109,2113,588,570318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,82964891
Median age34.740.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%43%43%
Speak English62%78%79%
Speak Spanish27%12%13%
Waterbury, CT has a population of 109,211 and is the 266th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,829 per sq mi which is 491% higher than the Connecticut average and 4126% higher than the national average. The median age in Waterbury is 35 which is approximately 15% lower than the Connecticut average of 41. In Waterbury, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 62% speak English and 27% speak Spanish. 57% of Waterbury residents were born in Connecticut, 16% were born out of state, 11% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Waterbury is 491% higher than Connecticut.
  • The median age in Waterbury is 15% lower than Connecticut.
  • In Waterbury 64.28% of the population is White.
  • In Waterbury 19.99% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Waterbury 2.32% of the population is Asian.

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Waterbury population breakdown by race

RaceWaterburyConnecticutNational
White64.28%77.14%73.35%
Black or African American19.99%10.39%12.63%
Asian2.32%4.26%5.22%
American Indian0.14%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.96%2.98%3.06%
Other race9.26%4.95%4.75%
In Waterbury, 36.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Waterbury, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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