Census data has been released. Fairfield County is the most diverse of the state’s eight counties, with a white population of 61 percent. Bethel’s population grew 9.5 percent in the past 10 years. Danbury’s population grew by 7 percent. Redding had the biggest population drop, about 4.3 percent over the past decade. Several other towns saw their numbers go down: New Fairfield, Newtown, Sherman and New Milford. Brookfield recorded growth. Danbury had the second-highest net growth of any municipality in Connecticut, behind only Stamford, adding 5,625 residents. Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz, who chaired the state’s 2020 Complete Count Committee, said in a statement that Connecticut had a 99.9% overall response rate to the Census.