Danbury, CT


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Danbury is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 84,657 people and 15 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Danbury who work in sales jobs (11.92%), office and administrative support (11.14%), and maintenance occupations (8.59%).

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.

In terms of college education, Danbury is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.23% of adults in Danbury have a college degree.

The per capita income in Danbury in 2010 was $31,284, 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 $125,136 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 Asian. Danbury also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.30% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Danbury include Irish, German, Brazilian, and English.

Danbury also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 31.84%.

The most common language spoken in Danbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.