Bridgeport Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Bridgeport Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
144,399

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.4%
5 - 17:
16.8%
18 - 24:
12.4%
25 - 34:
15.5%
35 - 54:
26.1%
55 - 64:
11.5%
Over 65 Years:
11.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
7.5%
7.5%
High School Graduates
76.4%
76.4%
College Graduated
18.8%
18.8%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Bridgeport
$24,067
$24,067
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Bridgeport
$46,662
$46,662
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
21.8%

Employment Industries in Bridgeport

 
Healthcare
20.4%
20.4%
Retail
12.2%
12.2%
Accommodation
9.0%
9.0%
Construction
8.7%
8.7%
Manufacturing
8.2%
8.2%
Education
7.3%
7.3%
Administration
6.7%
6.7%
Other
6.4%
6.4%
Transportation
5.2%
5.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.2%
3.2%
Finance
3.0%
3.0%
Public Service
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
40.8%
40.8%
Black or African American
32.3%
32.3%
White
20.1%
20.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.3%
3.3%
Asian
3.3%
3.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Jamaican
6.4%
6.4%
Italian
5.0%
5.0%
Irish
3.2%
3.2%
Haitian
3.0%
3.0%
Brazilian
2.9%
2.9%
African
2.5%
2.5%
German
2.2%
2.2%
English
1.6%
1.6%
Polish
1.5%
1.5%
Portuguese
1.5%
1.5%
French
0.8%
0.8%
Hungarian
0.7%
0.7%
Greek
0.5%
0.5%
British West Indian
0.5%
0.5%
Nigerian
0.4%
0.4%
Cape Verdean
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian
0.4%
0.4%
Slovak
0.4%
0.4%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
51.2%
51.2%
Spanish
33.9%
33.9%
French
4.0%
4.0%
Portuguese
3.6%
3.6%
French Creole
3.1%
3.1%
African languages
1.5%
1.5%
Other Indo-European
0.9%
0.9%
Langs. of India
0.6%
0.6%
Vietnamese
0.6%
0.6%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
Italian
0.4%
0.4%
Native American languages
0.4%
0.4%
Chinese
0.4%
0.4%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Hungarian
0.2%
0.2%
Serbo-Croatian
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Bridgeport Residents:
30.3%