Statewide Claims to Fame

Waterbury is 4th in Connecticut out of 20 other cities in Retail sales

Waterbury is 5th in Connecticut out of 21 other cities in Current population (2012)

Waterbury is 5th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Households

Waterbury is 5th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Housing units

Waterbury is 5th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Waterbury is 5th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Waterbury is 5th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Race - Two or More

Waterbury is 6th in Connecticut out of 16 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Waterbury is 6th in Connecticut out of 20 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Waterbury is 6th in Connecticut out of 60 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Waterbury, Connecticut Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Waterbury Rank Connecticut US
Current population (2012) 109,915 5th 3,590,347 313,914,040
Size in square miles 28.5 6th 4,842.4 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,869.9 11th 738.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Waterbury Rank Connecticut US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 10th 5.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.6% 10th 22.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.6% 43rd 14.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Waterbury Rank Connecticut US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 78.7% 56th 88.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.2% 56th 35.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Waterbury Rank Connecticut US
Race - White 58.8% 56th 82.0% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 20.1% 5th 11.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 6th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.8% 54th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 39th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.6% 5th 2.1% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 31.2% 5th 14.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 45.4% 56th 70.3% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Waterbury Rank Connecticut US
Female residents 52.4% 11th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 14.4% 18th 13.3% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Waterbury Rank Connecticut US
Housing units 47,991 5th 1,494,019 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 55.9% 15th 34.6% 25.9%
Households 42,599 5th 1,360,115 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 49.6% 47th 68.9% 66.1%
Home median value $164,000 60th $293,100 $186,200
People per household 2.5 22nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Waterbury Rank Connecticut US
Income per capita $22,004 54th $37,627 $27,915
Income per household $41,499 54th $69,243 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.6% 7th 9.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Waterbury Rank Connecticut US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 7,267 6th 332,150 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,526,412 4th $52,165,480 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,293 7th $14,953 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $138,717 6th $9,138,437 $613,795,732

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