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Waterbury Population

Waterbury is a city in Connecticut, State of United States, Waterbury population in 2023 is estimated to be 114,998, covers city area of 28.94 sq mi (74.97 sq km), ranks fifth largest city in Connecticut State, two-hundred-sixtieth city in the United States. Waterbury is the second-largest city in New Haven County, 33 miles southwest of Hartford and 77 miles northeast of New York City. Waterbury lies in the humid climate zone, and normally cold, snowy winters and, humid summers. Waterbury population as per 2020 census is 114,403 compared to 2010 population of 110,366 with the increase number of 4,037 people and growth of 3.7 percent.

Below is the Waterbury population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010110,371
2011110,086-0.26
2012110,035-0.05
2013109,751-0.26
2014109,551-0.18
2015109,018-0.49
2016108,473-0.50
2017108,277-0.18
2018108,093-0.17
2019112,9834.52
2020114,4031.26
2021 *113,808-0.52
2022 *114,7350.81
2023 *114,9980.23
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Waterbury Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Waterbury population is 107,577, out of these 55,943 are male, 51,634 are female, The sex ratio of Waterbury is 108. The median age of the Waterbury population is 34.9, Waterbury population by age are, under 18 years is 24,694, 16 years and over is 84,547, 18 years and over is 82,883, 21 years and over is 77,389, 65 years and over is 17,997. 52.0% are male, 48.0% are female, Population of Waterbury by age percent-wise is, 23.0% are under 18 years old, 78.6% are 16 years and over, 77.0% are 18 years and over, 71.9% are 21 years and over, 13.6% are 65 years and over. There are total 49,367 housing units, The voting population of Waterbury are 75,084, out of these 37,523 are male voters, 37,561 are female voters, 50% are male, 50% are female. Waterbury population in 2022 is estimated to be 114,735, and in 2021 is estimated to be 113,808.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -57,4787.0%
5 - 98,3337.7%
10 - 146,5726.1%
15 - 195,7065.3%
20 - 249,7969.1%
25 - 3416,12015.0%
35 - 4412,14411.3%
45 - 5413,28512.3%
55 - 596,7386.3%
60 - 646,7526.3%
65 - 748,4817.9%
75 - 844,0953.8%
85 and over2,0771.9%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Waterbury Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Waterbury by race are:

White Population

White population in Waterbury, Connecticut are 66,446, percentage wise 61.8 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Waterbury, Connecticut are 23,285, percentage wise 21.6 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Waterbury, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Waterbury are 2,094, percentage wise 1.9 percent are asians.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Waterbury, Connecticut are 40,236. Percentage wise 37.4 percent are hispanics, out of these 2,444 are Mexican people, 27,487 are Puerto Ricans, 707 are Cubans, and 9,598 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race107,577Percent
White66,44661.8%
Black or African American23,28521.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native1740.2%
Asian Population2,0941.9%
Hispanic or Latino40,23637.4%
Mexican2,4442.3%
Puerto Rican27,48725.6%
Cuban7070.7%
Other Hispanic or Latino9,598
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Waterbury native population is 91,555, out of these 61,882 born in the Connecticut state and 19,504 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 16,022, out of these 7,329 are Naturalized US citizen, 2,259 are in Europe, 544 in Asia, 976 in Africa, 3,401 in Latin America and 149 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Waterbury are 8,693, out of these 962 are from Europe, 1,060 are from Asia, 198 from Africa, 6,438 are from Latin America and 35 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native91,555
Born in state of residence61,882
Born in other state in the United States19,504
Northeast13,073
Midwest1,362
South4,183
West886
Born outside the United States10,169
Puerto Rico9,423
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)746
Foreign born
Born outside of United States16,022
Naturalized U.S. citizen7,329
Europe2,259
Asia544
Africa976
Oceania0
Latin America3,401
Northern America149
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen8,693
Europe962
Asia1,060
Africa198
Oceania0
Latin America6,438
Northern America35
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

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