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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Waterbury is 113,811. Waterbury, Connecticut is the 262nd largest city in the US.
Waterbury is located entirely in New Haven County.
The peak population of Waterbury was in 2020, when its population was 114,159. Waterbury is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Waterbury has grown 6.0% since the 2000. Waterbury, Connecticut's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Waterbury has a population density of 3,869.9 people per square mile.
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|267||Las Cruces, New Mexico||112,914||53.4%|
The total voting age population of Waterbury, Connecticut, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 73,688. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.3% of the residents of Waterbury are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Waterbury are 60.9% White, 21.7% Black, 10.3% Other, 4.5% Two or more races, 2.4% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 37.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Waterbury, 23.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 34.9%. On a per-household basis, 19.5% of families are below the poverty line in Waterbury.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.5% of Waterbury residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.6% of Waterbury residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Waterbury residents aged 5 and older, 38.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 28.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Waterbury is 9.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Waterbury, 10.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Waterbury is $42,401.
In Waterbury, 41.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 58.6% of housing units in Waterbury.
Of all the housing units in Waterbury, 31.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Waterbury, 3.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Waterbury is $969.
In Waterbury, 71.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.