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A Taste of Ansonia, Connecticut

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT ANSONIA?

  1. Ansonia is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, on the Naugatuck River, immediately north of Derby and about 12 miles northwest of New Haven. The population was 18,554 at the 2000 census.

  2. Ansonia, also referred to as "The Copper City," is recognized for its heavy machine manufacturing industry located in the heart of the lower Naugatuck Valley. Production includes copper, brass, rubber and plastics processing, molding and tubing, iron castings, sheet metal, electric, automatic screw machine, textiles and foundry products. The well-known Ansonia Clock Company was founded here in 1851. Birthplace of Revolutionary War Colonel and Diplomat David Humphreys. The city's devotion to its high school football team, the Ansonia Chargers, is legendary. Originally known as "The Lavender", the Chargers' annual game against arch-rival Naugatuck, on Thanksgiving morning, is one of the more significant events of the year for the two cities.

  3. The city has manufacturers of heavy machinery, electric supplies, brass and copper products, and silk goods. Ansonia, Derby, Shelton, Seymour, and Beacon Falls form one of the most important industrial communities in the state. Pulitzer Prize winning author Theodore H. White referred to the Naugatuck Valley "as the seedbed of Yankee ingenuity" in his work The Making of the President, 1960. The city hosts the world headquarters of the Farrel Corporation, a leading producer of plastics and rubber processing equipment including the Banbury International Mixer. Ansonia Copper & Brass, which supplies metal rod, wire and tube products to manufacturers of finished commercial products, also makes its home in the city.

  4. The median income for a household in the city was $43,026, and the median income for a family was $53,718. Males had a median income of $30,747 versus $28,517 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,504. About 6.2% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.

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Demographics of Ansonia, Connecticut

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

85.52%

8.42%

0.34%

1.13%

7.42%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Ansonia, Connecticut

     
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Businesses in Ansonia, Connecticut


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Michele's Alterations and Design Elements -  Category: Alteration Services -  All clothing alterations and fashion needs. Weddings, proms, all formals, holiday and special event alterations.   - 50 Main Street Ansonia, Connecticut (203) 736-4462

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Pilgrim's Bar-B-Q and Catering -  Category: Southern -   375 Main Street, Ansonia, CT 06401 (203) 735-6413

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CHURCHES



  1. Clinton A M E Zion Church -  96 Central Street Ansonia, CT 06401 (203) 735-9073

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Metro Lounge -  Category: Lounge -   364 Main Street, Ansonia, CT 06401 (203) 446-2364

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