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Population (year 2000): 74,848. Estimated population in July 2005: 78,736 (+5.2% change)
Males: 36,690 (49.0%), Females: 38,158 (51.0%)

Fairfield County

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Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $53,664 (year 2000)
Median house value: $186,500 (year 2000)

Danbury, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Danbury:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.1%)
  • Hispanic (15.8%)
  • Other race (7.6%)
  • Black (6.8%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • Other Asian (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.8%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (15.9%), Irish (15.3%), German (10.7%), English (6.6%), Portuguese (5.4%), Polish (4.2%).Connecticut

Elevation: 378 feet

Land area: 42.1 square miles

Danbury,

For population 25 years and over in Danbury

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Danbury city

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

27.0% Foreign born (16.9% Latin America, 5.3% Europe, 4.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +9,241 (+14.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (37.4 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

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Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 89 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 1998: 109 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 1999: 202 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2000: 315 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2001: 222 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2002: 256 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2003: 199 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2004: 435 buildings, average cost: $130,600

Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 73.46 W

Area code: 203

Danbury, Connecticut business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (18.3%), Educational,health and social services (17.2%), Retail trade (12.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,826 (+9.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 18,560 (47.0%)

Crime in Danbury by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 0 2 0 3
    per 100,000 4.0 0.0 2.7 0.0 4.0
Rapes 10 10 23 16 19
    per 100,000 13.4 13.4 30.7 21.4 25.4
Robberies 46 53 66 56 62
    per 100,000 61.5 70.8 88.2 74.8 82.8
Assaults 74 80 62 46 63
    per 100,000 98.9 106.9 82.8 61.5 84.2
Burglaries 254 344 281 213 287
    per 100,000 339.4 459.6 375.4 284.6 383.4
Thefts 1,511 1,336 1,577 1,352 1,417
    per 100,000 2018.8 1785.0 2106.9 1806.3 1893.2
Auto thefts 185 192 187 157 154
    per 100,000 247.2 256.5 249.8 209.8 205.8
171.8 172.1 188.5 152.2 174.9

Average climate in Danbury, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Danbury-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the Danbury city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Charles Ives - (1874-1954), composer.

Main business address for: ETHAN ALLEN INTERIORS INC (WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, (NO UPHOLSTERED)), PENWEST PHARMACEUTICALS CO (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), PAINCARE HOLDINGS INC (SERVICES-MISC HEALTH & ALLIED SERVICES, NEC), ATMI INC (INDUSTRIAL INORGANIC CHEMICALS), FUELCELL ENERGY INC (MISCELLANEOUS ELECTRICAL MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES), UNION CARBIDE CORP /NEW/ (INDUSTRIAL ORGANIC CHEMICALS), COGNITRONICS CORP (TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH APPARATUS), PRAXAIR INC (INDUSTRIAL INORGANIC CHEMICALS).


Hospital/medical center in Danbury:
  • DANBURY HOSPITAL (24 HOSPITAL AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Danbury:
  • STAMFORD HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; STAMFORD, CT)
  • NEW MILFORD HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; NEW MILFORD, CT)
  • PUTNAM HOSPITAL CENTER (about 16 miles; CARMEL, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Danbury, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Danbury:
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 3 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 29 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 30 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Danbury:
  • CANDLELIGHT (about 12 miles; NEW MILFORD, CT; ID: 6Y2)
  • CANDLELIGHT FARMS (about 12 miles; NEW MILFORD, CT; ID: 11N)
  • STORMVILLE (about 21 miles; STORMVILLE, NY; ID: N69)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 27 $101,770 $45,231 32 $21,423
Other and Unallocable 30 $125,071 $50,028 4 $3,180
Financial Administration 40 $158,961 $47,688 5 $8,344
Other Government Administration 29 $125,655 $51,995 6 $8,521
Judicial and Legal 4 $25,954 $77,862 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 151 $738,394 $58,680 9 $11,228
Police - Other 6 $17,251 $34,502 31 $14,288
Fire - Other 2 $6,347 $38,082 0 $0
Streets and Highways 57 $232,080 $48,858 2 $5,474
Airports 4 $16,520 $49,560 0 $0
Welfare 12 $46,784 $46,784 7 $4,983
Health 19 $81,281 $51,335 10 $18,371
Parks and Recreation 25 $85,466 $41,023 1 $2,463
Water Supply 31 $128,127 $49,597 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1052 $5,028,345 $57,357 108 $350,052
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 263 $738,986 $33,717 84 $89,371
Firefighters 105 $601,197 $68,708 0 $0
Totals for Government 1857 $8,258,189 $53,364 299 $537,698
Colleges/Universities in Danbury:
  • WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,297; Location: 181 WHITE ST; Public; Website: www.wcsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • AMERICAN ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 34; Location: 109 South Street; Private, for-profit)
  • INSTITUTE OF CHILDRENS LITERATURE (Location: 93 LONG RIDGE RD; Private, for-profit)
  • DANBURY HOSPITAL SCHOOL (Location: 24 HOSPITAL AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • HENRY ABBOTT REGIONAL VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL (Location: HAYESTOWN AVE; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Danbury:
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT (about 10 miles; Bridgeport, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)
  • SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,197)
  • NORWALK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; NORWALK, CT; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; WATERBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 2,834)
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 30 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PURCHASE (about 31 miles; PURCHASE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,517)
Public high schools in Danbury:
  • DANBURY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,801; Location: 43 CLAPBOARD RIDGE RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HENRY ABBOTT V-T SCHOOL (Students: 650; Location: 21 HAYESTOWN AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE CENTER FOR EDUCATION (Students: 84; Location: 26 LOCUST AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Danbury:
  • WOOSTER SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: RIDGEBURY ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • IMMACULATE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 388; Location: 73 SOUTHERN BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 219; Location: 18 CLAPBOARD RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • COLONIAL HILLS CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 78; Location: 40 STADLEY ROUGH ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Danbury:
  • BROADVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,123; Location: 72 HOSPITAL AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROGERS PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,056; Location: 21 MEMORIAL DR.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STADLEY ROUGH SCHOOL (Students: 436; Location: 25 KAREN RD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HAYESTOWN AVENUE SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 42 TAMARACK AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SHELTER ROCK SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 2 CROWS NEST RD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PARK AVENUE SCHOOL (Students: 354; Location: 82 PARK AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MILL RIDGE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 348; Location: 49A HIGH RIDGE RD.; Grades: PK - 02)
  • MORRIS STREET SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 28 MORRIS STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PEMBROKE SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: 34 1/2 PEMBROKE RD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KING STREET PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 323; Location: 151 SOUTH KING ST.; Grades: KG - 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Danbury:
  • ST GREGORY THE GREAT (Students: 339; Location: 85 GREAT PLAINS ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 322; Location: 370 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PETER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 98 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 35 FOSTER STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 17 COTTAGE STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HUDSON COUNTRY MONTESSORI SCHO (Students: 130; Location: 44A SHELTER ROCK ROAD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • MAIMONIDES ACADEMY (Students: 106; Location: 103 MIRY BROOK RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CTR #755 (Students: 25; Location: 123 SOUTH KING STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
Libraries in Danbury:
  • LONG RIDGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,769,486; Location: 191 LONG RIDGE RD.; 353,606 books; 1 audio materials; 5,461 video materials; 1,069 serial subscriptions)
  • DANBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,892,378; Location: 170 MAIN ST.; 101,470 books; 10,294 audio materials; 6,498 video materials; 325 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Danbury: Long Ridge (A), Orchard Industrial Park (B), Ridgewood Country Club (C), Commerce Park (D), Stanley Lasker Richter Municipal Golf Course (E), Danbury Fairgrounds (F), Danbury Railroad Museum (G), Connecticut Department of Justice Centralized Library (H), Charles Ives Center for the Performing Arts (I), Danbury Hospital Health Science Library (J), Danbury Law Library (K), Danbury Museum and Historical Society (L), Danbury Museum and Historical Society Research Library (M), Danbury Public Library (N), Danbury Scott-Fanton Museum (O), Military Museum of Southern New England (P), Fairfield County Courthouse (Q), Marcus Hall (R), Ruth A Haas Library (S).

Shopping Centers: North Street Shopping Center (1), Nutmeg Square Shopping Center (2), Plumtrees Plaza Shopping Center (3), Route 6 Shopping Center (4), Berkshire Shopping Center (5), Danbury Fair Shopping Mall Shopping Center (6), Danbury Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Danbury include: Philadelphia Church (A), Advent Christian Church (B), Sacred Heart Church (C), Saint Anthonys Maronite Rite Church (D), Assumption Greek Orthodox Church (E), Saint George Antiochian Church (F), Saint Gregory the Great Church (G), Saint Josephs Church (H).

Cemeteries: Miry Brook Cemetery (1), Mill Plain Cemetery (2), Saint Peters Cemetery (3), Wooster Cemetery (4), Wooster Street Cemetery (5), Pembroke Cemetery (6), Old Town Cemetery (7).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Sterns Pond (A), Sugar Hollow Pond (B), Waubeeka Lake (C), Rogers Pond (D), Lees Pond (E), Kellners Pond (F), Wackawana, Lake (G), Farringtons Pond (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Lake Brook (A), Miry Brook (B), Parks Pond Brook (C), Stony Hill Brook (D), Lees Pond Brook (E), Sympaug Brook (F), Sawmill River (G), Padanaram Brook (H), Kohanza Brook (I).

Parks in Danbury include: Kenosia Park (1), Stanley Lasker Richter Memorial Park (2), Main Street Park (3), Bear Mountain Reservation (4), Main Street Historic District (5), Danbury Town Park (6), Wooster Mountain State Park (7), Hatters Park (8), Farringtons Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Danbury compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Danbury:
  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WINE (940 AM; 1 kW; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Danbury:
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXCI (91.7 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFAR (93.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: DANBURY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
TV broadcast stations around Danbury:
  • W22BN (Channel 22; DANBURY, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)

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