Waterbury, CT Population

By | June 10, 2019

Population: 107,271. Estimated population in July 2020: 107,902 (+0.6% change)
Males: 50,781 (47.3%), Females: 56,490 (52.7%)

New Haven County

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $34,285
Median house value: $101,300

Races in Waterbury:

  • White Non-Hispanic (58.2%)
  • Hispanic (21.8%)
  • Black (16.3%)
  • Other race (10.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (22.8%), Irish (11.7%), French (5.7%), German (4.1%), English (3.8%), Polish (3.1%).

Elevation: 325 feet

Land area: 28.6 square miles

Map of Waterbury, CT

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waterbury

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waterbury city

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

12.1% Foreign born (5.2% Europe, 4.5% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -993 (-0.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Waterbury:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (56 FRANKLIN ST)
  • WATERBURY HOSPITAL HEALTH CENTER (64 ROBBINS ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Waterbury:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waterbury:

  • TWEED-NEW HAVEN (about 24 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; Abbreviation: HVN)
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 29 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Abbreviation: BDR)
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 30 miles; HARTFORD, CT; Abbreviation: HFD)

Other public-use airports nearest to Waterbury:

  • WATERBURY (about 6 miles; WATERBURY, CT; Abbreviation: N41)
  • WATERBURY-OXFORD (about 9 miles; OXFORD, CT; Abbreviation: OXC)
  • NORTHFIELD (about 12 miles; THOMASTON, CT; Abbreviation: N09)

Amtrak stations near Waterbury:

  • 17 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Waterbury:

  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,834; Location: 750 CHASE PARKWAY; Public; Website: www.nvcc.commnet.edu)
  • TEIKYO POST UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 930; Location: 800 COUNTRY CLUB RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.teikyopost.edu)
  • GOODWIN INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 125; Location: 101 PIERPONT RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.GOODWINCOLLEGE.ORG)
  • INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 61; Location: 233 MILL ST; Private, for-profit; Website: IMTIUSA.COM)
  • ACADEMY OF LEARNING-WATERBURY (Location: 720 WOLCOTT ST; Private, for-profit)
  • W F KAYNOR REGIONAL VOC TECH SCH ADULT PROGRAM (Location: 43 TOMPKINS ST; Public)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Waterbury:

  • QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; HAMDEN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,836)
  • YALE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 11,011)
  • SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 8,808)
  • GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; NEW HAVEN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,100)
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 8,967)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN (about 21 miles; WEST HAVEN, CT; Full-time enrollment: 3,081)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD (about 26 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,557)

Schools

Public high schools in Waterbury:

  • JOHN F. KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,359; Location: 422 HIGHLAND AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CROSBY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,337; Location: 300 PIERPONT RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WILBY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,123; Location: 568 BUCKS HILL RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • W. F. KAYNOR V-T SCHOOL (Students: 766; Location: 43 TOMPKINS ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Waterbury:

  • HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 973; Location: 587 ORONOKE ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • SAINT MARGARETS MCTERNAN (Students: 455; Location: 565 CHASE PARKWAY; Grades: PK – 12)
  • TRINITY ACADEMY INC (Students: 129; Location: 24 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: KG – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Waterbury:

  • WEST SIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,480; Location: 483 CHASE PARKWAY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MICHAEL F. WALLACE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,364; Location: 3465 EAST MAIN ST.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTH END MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,166; Location: 534 BUCKS HILL RD.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • H. S. CHASE SCHOOL (Students: 798; Location: 40 WOODTICK RD.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROTELLA INTERDISTRICT MAGNET SCHOOL (Students: 613; Location: 440 PIERPONT RD.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • DRIGGS SCHOOL (Students: 599; Location: 77 WOODLAWN TERRACE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BUCKS HILL SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 330 BUCKS HILL RD.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MARGARET M. GENERALI ELEMENTARY (Students: 584; Location: 3196 EAST MAIN STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MALONEY INTERDISTRICT MAGNET (Students: 556; Location: 233 SOUTH ELM ST.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WALSH SCHOOL (Students: 556; Location: 29 ASHLEY ST.; Grades: PK – 05)

Private primary/middle schools in Waterbury:

  • ST MARY (Students: 505; Location: 55 COLE ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 29 JOHN ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SS PETER – PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 116 BEECHER AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 386 ROBINWOOD ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARGARET SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 289 WILLOW STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF MT CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 645 CONGRESS AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 605 BALDWIN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHILDRENS COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 31 WOLCOTT ST; Grades: KG – 5)
  • WEE CARE NURSERY & DAY CARE (Students: 60; Location: 72 LAKESIDE BLVD WEST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • WATERBURY SDA SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 1466 THOMASTON AVE; Grades: 2 – 7)

Libraries

Library in Waterbury:

  • SILAS BRONSON LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,275,596; Location: 267 GRAND ST.; 243,783 books; 6,373 audio materials; 7,602 video materials; 713 serial subscriptions)