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Ansonia, Connecticut

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Ansonia is a city and town located in New Haven County, Connecticut. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 18,554.

The zip code for Ansonia is 06401. The city has a Metro North train station. The Route 8 Expressway also serves the city.

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Historical Populations

1890 10,342
1900 12,681
1910 15,152
1920 17,643
1930 19,898
1940 19,210
1950 18,706
1960 19,819
1970 21,160
1980 19,039
1990 18,403
2000 18,554
2002 18,739 (estimate)

Sources: Interactive Connecticut State Register & Manual (http://www.sots.state.ct.us/RegisterManual/regman.htm) and U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division (http://eire.census.gov/popest/data/cities.php)


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.0 km² (6.2 mi²). 15.6 km² (6.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.58% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 18,554 people, 7,507 households, and 4,977 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,188.0/km² (3,076.3/mi²). There are 7,937 housing units at an average density of 508.2/km² (1,316.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 85.52% White, 8.42% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 1.13% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.22% from other races, and 2.37% from two or more races. 7.42% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,507 households out of which 31.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% are married couples living together, 15.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% are non-families. 28.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 3.03.

In the city the population is spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $83,026, and the median income for a family is $53,718. Males have a median income of $30,747 versus $28,517 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,504. 7.6% of the population and 6.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.3% of those under the age of 18 and 5.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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State of Connecticut

Capital:

Hartford

Regions:

Greater New Haven | Greater Hartford | Litchfield Hills | Lower Connecticut River Valley | Naugatuck River Valley | New York metropolitan area/Gold Coast | Quiet Corner | Southeastern Connecticut

Largest cities:

Ansonia | Bridgeport | Bristol | Danbury | Fairfield | Greenwich | Groton | Hartford | Meriden | Middletown | Milford | Naugatuck | New Britain | New Haven | New London | North Haven | Norwalk | Norwich | Shelton | Stamford | Torrington | Waterbury | West Hartford

Counties:

Fairfield | Hartford | Litchfield | Middlesex | New Haven | New London | Tolland | Windham

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