Bridgeport SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
5

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Bridgeport, Connecticut Info Snack

Bridgeport is a seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is the largest city in the state and is located in Fairfield County at the mouth of the Pequonnock River on Long Island Sound. Bridgeport had a population of 144,229 during the 2010 Census, making it also the 5th-most populous in New England. It is bordered by the towns of Trumbull to the north, Fairfield to the west, and Stratford to the east. The Greater Bridgeport area is the 48th-largest urban area in the United States. Located 60 miles from Manhattan and 40 miles from the Bronx, Bridgeport is also part of the New York metropolitan area.
Population
147,022
Unemployment
15.2%
Poverty
22.1%
Median Home
$168,200
Median Income
$43,137
Median Rent
$1,111

Rankings for Bridgeport in Connecticut

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Map Of Bridgeport, CT

Population over time in Bridgeport

Year Population % Change
2016 147,022 -0.2%
2015 147,340 0.4%
2014 146,680 0.8%
2013 145,587 0.8%
2012 144,446 0.7%
2011 143,412 0.6%
2010 142,576 -

Crime in Bridgeport Per 100k

Crime Bridgeport CT USA
Violent Crime 900.0 228.0 382.9
Murder 14.4 2.8 5.3
Robbery 386.7 78.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 446.2 123.4 248.9
Property Crime 2338.0 1769.9 2362.0
Burglary 375.1 247.8 430.4
Larceny 1472.9 1318.5 1694.0
Car Theft 490.0 203.7 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Bridgeport

White
21.7% (31,942)
African American
33.0% (48,518)
American Indian
0.2% (288)
Asian
3.1% (4,561)
Hawaiian
0.0% (57)
Other
0.7% (1,092)
Two Or More
2.0% (2,876)
Hispanic
39.2% (57,688)
Race Bridgeport CT USA
White 21.7% 68.7% 60.6%
African American 33.0% 9.7% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.1% 4.2% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.7% 0.3% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.0% 2.5%
Hispanic 39.2% 15.0% 17.3%

Household Income For Bridgeport, Connecticut

Less than $10,000
11.5% (16,907)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (9,409)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.6% (19,994)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.6% (15,584)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (21,171)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (24,258)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (16,760)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (14,702)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (4,263)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (3,969)
Income Bridgeport CT USA
Less than $10,000 11.5% 5.6% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 3.7% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.6% 8.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.6% 7.6% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 10.8% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 16.1% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 12.7% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 16.9% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 8.2% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 10.2% 5.7%

Gender in Bridgeport

Female
51.5% (75,691)
Male
48.5% (71,330)
Gender Bridgeport CT USA
Female 51.5% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bridgeport for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.6% (17,026)
9-12th Grade
12.1% (17,731)
High School / GED
32.9% (48,357)
Some College
19.8% (29,122)
Associate's Degree
5.8% (8,510)
Bachelor's Degree
11.3% (16,655)
Master's Degree
4.9% (7,146)
Professional Degree
0.9% (1,385)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (1,085)
Education Bridgeport CT USA
< 9th Grade 11.6% 4.2% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 12.1% 5.7% 7.4%
High School / GED 32.9% 27.3% 27.5%
Some College 19.8% 17.3% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.8% 7.5% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 11.3% 21.3% 18.8%
Master's Degree 4.9% 12.2% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.9% 2.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.7% 1.3%

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