DANBURY

A tranquil and relaxing atmosphere or more of an energetic and bustling vibe.

Welcome to Danbury

A land of lakes and winding roads.
 
Danbury, Connecticut, is a beautiful city in the heart of Fairfield County. Whether you're looking for a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere or more of an energetic, bustling vibe, Danbury is the perfect place to call home.
 
Its iconic architecture is one of the primary attractions of Danbury. There are a number of beautiful Colonial-style homes, churches, garages, and mills built in the 18th and 19th centuries. In particular, Danbury is home to two trademark structures: the clock tower built in 1894 and the impressive First Congregational Church building, which dates back to 1808.
 
A popular destination for nature lovers, Danbury boasts a variety of accessible outdoor recreational activities, including hiking, camping, fishing, and boating. The nearby reservoir offers an ideal environment for scenic kayaking and canoeing trips, or you can spend the day enjoying the sights and sounds of the dense forests, frozen lakes, and winding rivers in the nearby state parks and forests.
 
Whether you’re looking for luxury real estate, local events, or simply an amazing place to live, Danbury has it all.
 

What to Love

  • A lush green landscape dotted with lakes and rivers
  • Luxurious shopping and nightlife
  • Vibrant, artistic community

Local Lifestyle

For those who prefer to stay close to the city, Danbury offers a lively atmosphere filled with plenty of upscale dining, shopping, and entertainment options. The downtown area is perfect for those who appreciate stunning architecture and modern amenities, while the surrounding neighborhoods are full of historic homes and charming storefronts. From the breathtaking views at West Wooster Street Park to the elegant shops and restaurants at Mill Plain Square, Danbury is truly a luxurious place to call home.
 
Danbury has everything you need if you're looking for a place to relax after a long day or a lively evening out on the town. With several prestigious golf courses, fine dining establishments, and culinary festivals, you'll never run out of ways to spend your spare time. Its ideal mix of luxury and convenience makes it the perfect place for those seeking the ideal balance between relaxation and excitement.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Stroll along historic Main Street for daily shopping. Luxury brands like Todd Maserati have a dealership in Danbury. With a wide selection of stores, you will find something that suits your taste.
 
Market Place Kitchen & Bar’s atmosphere is rustic and cozy, decorated with 300-year-old barn wood from a nearby farm. The menu is fresh and innovative, with rotating selections focused on the season's best ingredients.
 
Della Francesca focuses on Northern Italian specialties served in a refined and romantic atmosphere. Dolce Restaurant & Wine Bar has a casual atmosphere, but the food is elegant and beautifully plated, with seared steaks and fresh seafood.
 

Things to Do

What is perhaps most attractive about Danbury is the city’s sense of community. Locals here are fiercely proud of their heritage and have a strong sense of home. Whether through cultural events like the Hat City Music Festival or annual festivals like the Danbury Irish Festival, Danbury is where all types of people come together to celebrate the city’s warmth and energy. The Palace Danbury hosts act from New York City and beyond.
 
Enjoy Danbury’s fine outdoors with a round of golf at Richter Park Golf Course, or become a part of the community at the Ridgewood Country Club. Bring your family or someone special to the Danbury Ice Arena, a local indoor ice rink with figure skating, hockey, and DJ nights. From its lush forests and tranquil reservoir to its vibrant nightlife and bustling downtown, Danbury offers something for everyone indoors and out.
 

Schools

Danbury is home to world-renowned academic institutions. These include:
 

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Overview for DANBURY, CT

53,931 people live in DANBURY, where the median age is 37.7 and the average individual income is $34,509. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,931

Total Population

37.7 years

Median Age

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

$34,509

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for DANBURY, CT

DANBURY has 20,216 households, with an average household size of 2.61. 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. 53,931 people call DANBURY home. The population density is 2,578.75 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,931

Total Population

High

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

37.7

Median Age

50.27 / 49.73%

Men vs Women

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Total Households

2.61

Average Household Size

$34,509

Average individual Income

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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
Pathways Academy
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Immaculate High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
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
South Street School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Park Avenue School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Rogers Park Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Broadview Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Morris Street School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
DPS Early Childhood Center at Granville
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Shelter Rock School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Ellsworth Avenue School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
DPS Early Childhood Center
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available

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