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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataConnecticut

Social Statistics

Danbury, Connecticut,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school17,911100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,3767.7
Kindergarten1,0095.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,86838.3
High school (grades 9-12)3,90521.8
College or graduate school4,75326.5
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over51,223100.0
Less than 9th grade5,18210.1
9th to 12th grade, no diploma6,60712.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)14,68828.7
Some college, no degree8,26616.1
Associate degree2,5965.1
Bachelor's degree8,93717.4
Graduate or professional degree4,9479.7
Percent high school graduate or higher77.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher27.1(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over61,246100.0
Never married17,89429.2
Now married, except separated33,02853.9
Separated1,2492.0
Widowed3,6375.9
Female
3,0415.0
Divorced5,4388.9
Female
3,1325.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years1,561100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren32520.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over58,712100.0
Civilian veterans5,0838.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years14,283100.0
With a disability1,3269.3
Population 21 to 64 years45,948100.0
With a disability7,85417.1
Percent employed
62.9(X)
No disability38,09482.9
Percent employed
81.8(X)
Population 65 years and over7,648100.0
With a disability2,94838.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over69,942100.0
Same house in 199534,78949.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199528,54940.8
Same county
18,82226.9
Different county
9,72713.9
Same state
1,8042.6
Different state
7,92311.3
Elsewhere in 19956,6049.4
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population74,848100.0
Native54,60773.0
Born in United States
53,38871.3
State of residence
29,76739.8
Different state
23,62131.6
Born outside United States
1,2191.6
Foreign born20,24127.0
Entered 1990 to March 2000
10,97314.7
Naturalized citizen
6,1938.3
Not a citizen
14,04818.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)20,241100.0
Europe3,97519.6
Asia3,09015.3
Africa1300.6
Oceania90.0
Latin America12,65662.5
Northern America3811.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over69,942100.0
English only45,67465.3
Language other than English24,26834.7
Speak English less than 'very well
13,59319.4
Spanish
10,44114.9
Speak English less than "very well"
6,5839.4
Other Indo-European languages
11,24716.1
Speak English less than "very well"
5,7668.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
1,9942.9
Speak English less than "very well"
1,0531.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population74,848100.0

Total ancestries reported

84,725113.2
Arab1,2481.7
Czech15860.8
Danish2330.3
Dutch6640.9
English4,9226.6
French (except Basque)11,7742.4
French Canadian19981.3
German7,99510.7
Greek3500.5
Hungarian9091.2
Irish111,46315.3
Italian11,86915.9
Lithuanian2690.4
Norwegian4080.5
Polish3,1394.2
Portuguese4,0565.4
Russian9101.2
Scotch-Irish7060.9
Scottish9101.2
Slovak6310.8
Subsaharan African3960.5
Swedish9751.3
Swiss1400.2
Ukrainian3380.5
United States or American2,6133.5
Welsh2870.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)9271.2
Other ancestries25,00933.4
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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