Danbury, CT

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Living in Danbury

Danbury is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 85,246 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Danbury is the seventh largest community in Connecticut.

Danbury is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Danbury is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Danbury who work in sales jobs (11.03%), office and administrative support (10.17%), and maintenance occupations (8.38%).

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: 31.09% of adults in Danbury have a college degree.

The per capita income in Danbury in 2010 was $31,940, 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 $127,760 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 29.38% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Danbury include Irish, German, Brazilian, and English.

In addition, Danbury has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (30.75%).

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