Bridgeport, CT
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Bridgeport, Connecticut Info Snack

Population
145,014
Unemployment
11.5%
Poverty
23.2%
Median Home
$186,000
Median Income
$47,484
Median Rent
$1,171

Bridgeport SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
5

Bridgeport, CT Crime Report

3,343
Total Crimes
2,315.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-1.28%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Bridgeport
/ 100k People
Connecticut
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,343 2,315.9 1,746.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 829 574.3 181.6 387.8
Murder 24 16.6 3.9 6.5
Robbery 340 235.5 57.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 418 289.6 103.8 279.7
Property Crime 2,514 1,741.6 1,565.1 1,958.2
Burglary 675 467.6 187.1 314.2
Larceny 1,196 828.5 1,141.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 643 445.4 236.8 246.0

Bridgeport, CT Cost Of Living

111
Bridgeport's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Bridgeport Connecticut National Average
Overall 111 124 100
Services 117 121 100
Groceries 106 108 100
Health 110 112 100
Housing 99 138 100
Transportation 108 112 100
Utilities 143 134 100

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Rankings for Bridgeport in Connecticut

Map Of Bridgeport, CT

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Population over time in Bridgeport

Year Population % Change
2020 145,014 -1.0%
2019 146,417 -0.8%
2018 147,586 0.4%
2017 147,022 -0.2%
2016 147,340 0.4%
2015 146,680 0.8%
2014 145,587 0.8%
2013 144,446 0.7%
2012 143,412 0.6%
2011 142,576 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bridgeport

White
19.3% (28,029)
African American
31.8% (46,109)
American Indian
0.2% (257)
Asian
3.7% (5,341)
Hawaiian
0.0% (50)
Other
0.8% (1,088)
Two Or More
2.2% (3,229)
Hispanic
42.0% (60,911)
Race Bridgeport CT USA
White 19.3% 66.0% 60.1%
African American 31.8% 9.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 3.7% 4.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.2% 2.6% 2.8%
Hispanic 42.0% 16.4% 18.2%

Gender in Bridgeport

Female
52.1% (75,607)
Male
47.9% (69,407)
Gender Bridgeport CT USA
Female 52.1% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bridgeport for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.0% (18,851)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (15,951)
High School / GED
32.0% (46,404)
Some College
18.0% (26,102)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (8,700)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (18,851)
Master's Degree
5.0% (7,250)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,450)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,450)
Education Bridgeport CT USA
< 9th Grade 13.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Bridgeport, Connecticut

Less than $10,000
10.7% (1,551,575)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (999,467)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.7% (1,546,520)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.0% (1,442,894)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (2,061,278)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (2,667,305)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (1,451,600)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.6% (1,685,249)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.3% (625,965)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (469,544)
Income Bridgeport CT USA
Less than $10,000 10.7% 4.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 3.4% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.7% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.0% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 15.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 12.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.6% 17.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.3% 9.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 13.2% 8.3%

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