Danbury

Danbury was also an important military supply depot for the Continental Army.

Welcome to the City of Danbury



Located in Fairfield County, Danbury stands apart from the rest of Connecticut due to its large population, the fourth highest in the county. Named after Danbury in Essex, England, it has earned the nickname the "Hat City" for it's dominance of the American Hat Industry in the early twentieth century.


Settled in 1685 by colonists that moved to the area from Norwalk and Stamford, Danbury was also an important military supply depot for the Continental Army. Today, the city is host to a multitude of parks, hiking trails, and more.
 
Features of Danbury that may appeal to visitors above all else are the Danbury Fair Mall which was built on the old Danbury fairgrounds, as well as Richter Park Golf Course, Danbury's municipal golf course that is host to several tournaments and events. 



Overview for Danbury, CT

86,197 people live in Danbury, where the median age is 39.6 and the average individual income is $40,203. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

86,197

Total Population

39.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$40,203

Average individual Income

Around Danbury, CT

There's plenty to do around Danbury, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

36
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
14
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Catering by Roxanne, Cross Culture Kombucha, and Fefe Cakes.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.72 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.53 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.02 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.67 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.89 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.93 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Danbury, CT

Danbury has 32,188 households, with an average household size of 2.57. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Danbury do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 86,197 people call Danbury home. The population density is 2,050.88 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

86,197

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.6

Median Age

49.74 / 50.26%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
32,188

Total Households

2.57

Average Household Size

$40,203

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Danbury, CT

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Danbury. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Hayestown Avenue School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Park Avenue School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Rogers Park Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
South Street School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
King Street Intermediate School
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
2/5
Westside Middle School Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
St Gregory The Great School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Colonial Hills Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 10th
No rating available
Henry Abbott Technical High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Broadview Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
King Street Primary School
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Mill Ridge Primary School
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Morris Street School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Pathways Academy
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Western CT Academy of International Studies Elementary Magne
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Immaculate High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Ellsworth Avenue School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Shelter Rock School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Stadley Rough School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Hudson Country Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Joseph Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Immanuel Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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