Waterbury Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Waterbury is 113,820. 25.22% is under 18, while 15.14% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.92% of the population was five years old or younger, 25.22% were 18 years or younger and 28.91% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.40% female and 48.60% male.

Waterbury Housing

According to the US Census, Waterbury has 48,607 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Waterbury was 92.60%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $184,300

Waterbury Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 62.70% of Waterbury's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 20.02% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 2.12% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.79%

White Alone40.82%
Black Or African American Alone21.89%
Some Other Race Alone20.02%
Asian Alone2.12%
White Black Or African American1.79%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.75%

How Educated is Waterbury

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 11.0% of Waterbury residents had a bachelor's degree, while 9.0% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 20.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Waterbury CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher77.2%
Some College Or Associates Degree40.4%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency34.6%
Some College No Degree19.9%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher15.5%
Bachelors Degree11.0%

Average Income in Waterbury

The median household income in Waterbury is $48,793. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $48,793.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $63,562 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $101,236.

A closer examination of the income groups of Waterbury households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (15.4%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (5.2%). 7.9% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$101,236
Nonfamily households$33,513