Bridgeport, CT
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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:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

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

Bridgeport Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
144,900

Age

PEOPLE OF Connecticut DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.67
5 To 17 16.87
18 To 24 12.32
25 To 34 15.96
35 To 54 25.95
55 To 64 11.55
65 Years And Over 10.68

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.5
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 76.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 18.3

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Bridgeport 23348 19969.7779773551 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Bridgeport 45441 21017.99947963644 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
21.4%

Employment Industries in Bridgeport

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 19.0
Retail 12.8
Accommodation 9.6
Manufacturing 8.7
Construction 8.2
Education 7.7
Administration 6.4
Other 6.4
Transportation 4.8
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.2
Finance 3.0
Public Service 2.9

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 20.3
Black Or African American 32.9
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 3.4
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 3.2
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 40.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Jamaican 6.7
Italian 5.1
Irish 3.6
Haitian 3.3
African 2.8
German 2.6
Brazilian 2.5
Polish 1.6
English 1.5
Portuguese 1.4
Hungarian 0.7
French 0.7
Russian 0.4
Cape Verdean 0.4
French Canadian 0.4
British West Indian 0.4
Nigerian 0.4
Slovak 0.4
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.3
Greek 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 51.7
Spanish 33.6
French 4.0
Portuguese 3.6
French Creole 3.1
African languages 1.5
Other Indo-European 0.9
Langs. of India 0.6
Vietnamese 0.6
Arabic 0.5
Chinese 0.4
Italian 0.4
Native American languages 0.4
Polish 0.2
Greek 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.2
Russian 0.2
Hungarian 0.2
Serbo-Croatian 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2

Foreign Born Bridgeport Residents:
29.9%