Waterbury Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Waterbury Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
107,568

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.9%
5 - 17:
17.8%
18 - 24:
10.3%
25 - 34:
15.4%
35 - 54:
24.9%
55 - 64:
11.5%
Over 65 Years:
13.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.2%
5.2%
High School Graduates
79.6%
79.6%
College Graduated
15.7%
15.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Waterbury
$23,128
$23,128
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Waterbury
$42,401
$42,401
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
23.4%

Employment Industries in Waterbury

 
Healthcare
21.2%
21.2%
Retail
14.4%
14.4%
Manufacturing
12.6%
12.6%
Accommodation
7.3%
7.3%
Education
7.1%
7.1%
Construction
6.6%
6.6%
Administration
4.9%
4.9%
Other
4.8%
4.8%
Transportation
4.6%
4.6%
Public Service
3.8%
3.8%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.2%
3.2%
Finance
2.8%
2.8%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
37.8%
37.8%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
37.4%
37.4%
Black or African American
18.8%
18.8%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.6%
3.6%
Asian
2.3%
2.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Italian
13.1%
13.1%
Irish
7.5%
7.5%
French
3.4%
3.4%
German
2.9%
2.9%
Jamaican
2.8%
2.8%
Polish
2.6%
2.6%
Albanian
2.1%
2.1%
English
2.1%
2.1%
Portuguese
1.8%
1.8%
French Canadian
1.2%
1.2%
Lithuanian
1.0%
1.0%
Brazilian
0.9%
0.9%
African
0.7%
0.7%
Guyanese
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Cape Verdean
0.4%
0.4%
Haitian
0.4%
0.4%
Dutch
0.4%
0.4%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
61.5%
61.5%
Spanish
28.3%
28.3%
Portuguese
2.1%
2.1%
Other Indo-European
2.0%
2.0%
Italian
1.8%
1.8%
African languages
0.9%
0.9%
French Creole
0.6%
0.6%
Urdu
0.6%
0.6%
French
0.5%
0.5%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Waterbury Residents:
16.6%