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A Taste of Waterbury, Connecticut

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT WATERBURY?

  1. Waterbury is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut. As of 2010 Census Bureau estimates, the city had a total population of 110,366 and is the ninth largest city in New England, the fifth-largest city in Connecticut and the second largest city in New Haven County.

  2. The median income for a household in the city was $34,285, and the median income for a family was $42,300. Males had a median income of $35,486 versus $27,428 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,701. About 12.7% of families and 16.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.6% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.

  3. Frank S. Moore was the first black principal in the Waterbury School system. He was appointed posthumously in 1973. Mr. Moore was a long-time educator and civil rights activist.

  4. Wildman Steve" Gallon and was a disk jockey on WWCO in the 1950s. A 40-year career as a DJ, media personality, comedian, recording artist and movie actor. He was the first black comedian to chart on Cash Box and the first to sell a million records.

Radio Stations
WZMX 93.7 FM Hartford, CT Hip Hop
WYBC 94.3 FM New Haven, CT Urban Contemporary
WKSS 95.7 FM Hartford-Meriden, CT Top-40
WUCS 97.9 FM Windsor Locks, CT Sports
WKCI 101.3 FM Hamden, CT Top-40
WDRC 102.9 FM Hartford, CT Classic Hits
WHCN 105.9 FM Hartford, CT Classic Hits
WICC 600 AM Bridgeport, CT News/Talk
WLAD 800 AM Danbury, CT Talk
WINE 940 AM Brookfield, CT Sports
WELI 960 AM New Haven, CT News/Talk
WTIC 1080 AM Hartford, CT News/Talk
WMRD 1150 AM Middletown, CT Variety
WAVZ 1300 AM New Haven, CT Sports
WATR 1320 AM Waterbury, CT Oldies
WFNW 1380 AM Naugatuck, CT Carribean
WPOP 1410 AM Hartford, CT Sports
WMMW 1470 AM Meriden, CT News/Talk
WFIF 1500 AM Milford, CT Religious
WSDK 1550 AM Bloomfield, CT Religious

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Demographics of Waterbury, Connecticut

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

67.14%

16.31%

0.42%

1.51%

21.77%

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 Waterbury, Connecticut

     
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Businesses in Waterbury, 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.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Felisha's Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   352 Stillson Rd. - Waterbury, CT (203) 759-0517

  2. Maurice's Hair Cutters -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1213 Baldwin Street - Waterbury, CT (203) 756-9083

  3. Nubian Creations -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   119 Windsor St. - Waterbury, CT (203) 754-6826

  4. Shawne's Mane Attraction -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1325 East Main Street Waterbury, CT (203) 754-7666

  5. Sisters of Essence -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  45 Savings Street - Waterbury, CT (203) 597-0258

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Hopkins Street Center -  Category: Health -  A community center for Waterbury's African American population from the 1920s to the 1980s. Services include exercise, yoga, kick boxing, swimming, sauna, pool, weights, and personal training.   - 34 Hopkins Street, Waterbury, CT (203) 574-9085

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Caribbean Soul Food -  Category: Caribbean Food Restaurants -   2457 North Main Street, Waterbury, CT (203) 419-0159

  2. RB & Big Daddy's Rib Shack -  Category: BBQ -  Specializing in ribs, chicken, catfish, Southern-style cuisine   - 201 Thomaston Ave, Waterbury, CT (203) 753-0505

  3. Uncle Willie's -  Category: Restaurants -   1101 Huntingdon Ave, Waterbury, CT (203) 596-7677

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


NickiMinaj Hosts Sin City In Waterbury, CT With Hot 93.7's DJ Craig G & DJ KG

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Jobs from Indeed


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CHURCHES



  1. Church Of God In Christ -  28 Bishop Street, Waterbury, Connecticut (203) 755-5643

  2. Grace Baptist Church -  65 Kingsbury Street, Waterbury, CT (203) 756-5269  - (visit website)

  3. McCall AME Zion Church -  274 Longhill Road, Waterbury, CT (203) 757-9737

  4. MT Olive Ame Zion Church -  82 Pearl Street # 100, Waterbury, CT (203) 574-1113

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Club Comedy -  Category: Entertainment -  REVIEW: "Upscale Comedy Club located above 92 Bank Street. Featuring only high end headliner comedians as seen on TV."   - 92 Bank Street, Waterbury, CT (203) 558-1449 - (visit website)

  2. Sin City -  Category: Entertainment -   195 Freight Street, Waterbury, CT (203) 597-9777 - (visit website)

  3. This Ain't No Night Club -  Category: Entertainment -   799 North Main Street, Waterbury, CT (203) 573-9495

  4. Vip Night Club & Lounge -  Category: Entertainment -  " Nice atmosphere but it is overly expensive . The drink prices should be lowered . They play good music though."   - 7 Phoenix Avenue, Waterbury, CT (203) 573-9120 - (visit website)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Annual Greater Waterbury Walk Now for Autism Speaks
    (June)   Starting from Library Park in Waterbury CT. (203) 200-8450   - (visit website)

    Experience the power of thousands united by a single Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disorder in the U.S.


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