Danbury

Welcome to Danbury

A classic suburban town with scenic views and a strong community
 
Danbury, Connecticut, is a dynamic town known for its charming downtown with many shops, restaurants, and an excellent school system. The city is growing in popularity, especially as more commuters to New York City choose to reside in Connecticut. Despite its increasing population and bustling atmosphere, Danbury prides itself on its strong community. It is truly an excellent place to live if you seek a suburban, quaint town to reside.
 
There are various different home styles to explore when house shopping in Danbury. Classic New England traditional styles are very popular in Danbury, including the Colonial style with a symmetrical exterior and rectangular shape and the Ranch style with an open floor plan and long build. Still, modern homes that have clean lines and large windows are becoming more common in Danbury.
 

What to Love

  • The iconic Danbury Railroad Museum
  • Convenient location next to major highways like I-84 
  • Excellent shopping at the Danbury Fair Mall
  • Beautiful New England scenery throughout the seasons

Local Lifestyle

Various kinds of lifestyles can thrive in Danbury. Maintaining an active, outdoor lifestyle is a significant aspect of living in Danbury. Hiking, fishing, boating, and biking are all very popular activities in Danbury because of the town’s multiple parks and bodies of water. 
 
Danbury’s downtown attracts locals looking for a scrumptious bite to eat or a day of window shopping. There are also various art galleries and other cultural experiences available in Danbury. Danbury also hosts various community events, such as the Danbury Farmers’ Market and Taste of Greater Danbury Festival, so neighbors have plenty of opportunities to get to know one another.
 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Fine dining is one of Danbury’s specialties. Della Francesca is a family-run eatery that specializes in serving North Italian fare. Its delicious pasta dishes and raw bar options are simply irresistible. Another wonderful restaurant for special occasions is Mix Prime Steakhouse. The steakhouse primarily offers surf ‘n’ turf meals in a chic, lively environment. Its unique cocktails and reputation as the only restaurant in the area to serve 40-day prime-aged beef make it one of the most popular eateries near Danbury.
 
Overlooking a stunning golf course, Cafe on the Green is an upscale restaurant perfect for getting your fix of Northern Italian cuisine in a refined, elegant atmosphere. It is a wonderful eatery for a romantic date night or to plan a corporate event. Finally, Barbarie’s Black Angus Grill utilizes locally sourced products to craft mouthwatering plates with steak as the focus. It offers a Sunday brunch and a very large bar to enjoy happy hour.
 

Things to Do

Danbury has so many things to do. One of its greatest landmarks is the famous Richter Park Golf Course. The park has an extremely challenging 18-hole golf course and has been rated one of the best courses in the country. It is incredibly scenic, offering beautiful views of rolling hills and water formations. Another park with fabulous views is Tarrywile Park. The park has 21 miles of hiking trails, ponds, a lake, and picnic areas for the Greater Danbury area to enjoy.
 
To see an incredible performance by a musician, band, or even the cast of a play, check out the Ives Concert Park. It is an outdoor performing arts center hosting many fun events. Finally, if you are interested in history, the Danbury Museum & Historical Society is a lovely museum that showcases various exhibits to tell the history of the town of Danbury.

Overview for Danbury, CT

86,197 people live in Danbury, where the median age is 39.6 and the average individual income is $40,203. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

86,197

Total Population

39.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$40,203

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Danbury, CT

Danbury has 32,188 households, with an average household size of 2.57. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Danbury do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 86,197 people call Danbury home. The population density is 2,050.88 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

86,197

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.6

Median Age

49.74 / 50.26%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
32,188

Total Households

2.57

Average Household Size

$40,203

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Danbury, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby Danbury. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Hayestown Avenue School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Park Avenue School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Rogers Park Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
South Street School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
King Street Intermediate School
PUBLIC
4th - 5th
2/5
Westside Middle School Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
St Gregory The Great School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Colonial Hills Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 10th
No rating available
Henry Abbott Technical High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Broadview Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
King Street Primary School
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Mill Ridge Primary School
PUBLIC
K - 3rd
No rating available
Morris Street School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Pathways Academy
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Western CT Academy of International Studies Elementary Magne
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Immaculate High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Ellsworth Avenue School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Shelter Rock School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Stadley Rough School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Hudson Country Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Joseph Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Immanuel Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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