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The economy of Danbury, CT employs 45,126 people. The economy of Danbury, CT is specialized in Admin., Support, Waste Management Services; Construction; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 1.63; 1.59; and 1.3 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Danbury, CT are Retail trade (6,160), Manufacturing (5,672), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (5,618), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,029), Finance & Insurance ($66,111), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($64,405).

Median household income in Danbury, CT is $67,430. Males in Danbury, CT have an average income that is 1.51 times higher than the average income of females, which is $69,515. The income inequality of Danbury, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.522 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Danbury, CT. In Fairfield County, CT the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 90 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,184. Hartford County, CT has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Connecticut.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Danbury, CT is from the county of Fairfield County, CT.

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Danbury, CT is home to a population of 83,890 people, from which 80.1% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Danbury, CT is composed of 45,233 White residents (53.9%), 24,649 Hispanic residents (29.4%), 5,076 Asian residents (6.05%), 4,847 Black residents (5.78%), and 2,270 Other residents (2.71%). The most common foreign languages in Danbury, CT are Spanish (20,407 speakers), Portuguese (6,889 speakers), and Chinese (924 speakers), but compared to other places, Danbury, CT has a relative high number of Portuguese (6,889 speakers), Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (642 speakers), and Greek (397 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Danbury, CT awarded 1,310 degrees. The student population of Danbury, CT is skewed towards females, with 544 male students and 766 female students. Most students in Danbury, CT are White (943 and 72%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (189 and 14.4%), Black or African American (82 and 6.26%), and Asian (44 and 3.36%). The largest universities in Danbury, CT by number of graduates are Western Connecticut State University (1,116 and 85.2%), Ridley-Lowell Business & Technical Institute-Danbury (129 and 9.8%), and Paul Mitchell the School-Danbury (65 and 4.96%). The most popular majors in Danbury, CT are Criminal Justice - Police Science (109 and 8.32%), General Psychology (94 and 7.18%), and Registered Nursing (77 and 5.88%). The median tuition costs in Danbury, CT are N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,216 and $16,882 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Danbury, CT is $286,400, which is 1.4 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $288,000 to $286,400, a 0.56% increase. The homeownership rate of Danbury, CT is 58.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Danbury, CT have an average commute time of 25.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Danbury, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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