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Waterbury, CT
United States Census Data
People QuickFacts Waterbury Connecticut
Population, 2011 estimate     110,189 3,586,717
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base     110,366 3,574,097
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011     -0.2% 0.4%
Population, 2010     110,366 3,574,097
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010     7.2% 5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010     25.6% 22.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent,  2010     12.6% 14.2%
Female persons, percent, 2010     52.4% 51.3%
White persons, percent, 2010 (a)     58.8% 77.6%
Black persons, percent, 2010 (a)     20.1% 10.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 (a)     0.6% 0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 (a)     1.8% 3.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 (a)     Z 0.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010     4.6% 2.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 (b)     31.2% 13.4%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010     45.4% 71.2%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2007-2011     86.6% 88.0%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2007-2011     14.4% 13.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+, 2007-2011     31.6% 20.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011     78.7% 88.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011     17.2% 35.7%
Veterans, 2007-2011     5,926 235,132
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2007-2011     23.7 24.7
Housing units, 2010     47,991 1,487,891
Homeownership rate, 2007-2011     49.6% 68.9%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2007-2011     55.9% 34.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2007-2011     $164,000 $293,100
Households, 2007-2011     42,599 1,360,115
Persons per household, 2007-2011     2.54 2.53
Per capita money income in the past 12 months (2011 dollars), 2007-2011     $22,004 $37,627
Median household income, 2007-2011     $41,499 $69,243
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2007-2011     20.6% 9.5%
Business QuickFacts Waterbury Connecticut
Total number of firms, 2007     7,267 332,150
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007     9.3% 4.4%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007     1.6% 0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007     4.1% 3.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007     F 0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007     10.8% 4.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007     24.7% 28.1%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)     1,009,392 58,404,898
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)     622,865 107,917,037
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)     1,526,412 52,165,480
Retail sales per capita, 2007     $14,293 $14,953
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)     138,717 9,138,437
Geography QuickFacts Waterbury Connecticut
Land area in square miles, 2010     28.52 4,842.36
Persons per square mile, 2010     3,869.9 738.1
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms
Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts