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Bridgeport, Connecticut (CT) Poverty Rate Data
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20.4% of Bridgeport, CT residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 53.0% greater than the poverty level of 9.6% across the entire state of Connecticut. Taking into account residents not living in families, 18.0% of high school graduates and 40.5% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 17.1% among disabled males and 23.8% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 83.7%. For comparison, it was 50.5% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Bridgeport, CT

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Bridgeport:

20.4%
Whole state:

9.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Bridgeport:

7.5%
Whole state:

4.6%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Bridgeport:

17.1%
Connecticut:

10.8%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 25.0% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Bridgeport:

27.5%
Connecticut:

29.0%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Bridgeport:

23.8%
Connecticut:

14.8%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 25.0% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Bridgeport:

32.5%
Connecticut:

30.6%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

83.7%
Residents above poverty level:

50.5%

Poverty by age in Bridgeport, CT

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Bridgeport
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Bridgeport,CT (percentage below poverty level)
  • 37.6%Under 5 years
  • 3.3%5 years
  • 28.7%6 to 11 years
  • 20.1%12 to 14 years
  • 10.7%15 years
  • 15.5%16 and 17 years
  • 24.7%18 to 24 years
  • 10.1%25 to 34 years
  • 21.2%35 to 44 years
  • 15.6%45 to 54 years
  • 17.1%55 to 64 years
  • 11.8%65 to 74 years
  • 18.5%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Bridgeport
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Bridgeport,CT (percentage below poverty level)
  • 35.2%Under 5 years
  • 27.7%5 years
  • 34.2%6 to 11 years
  • 26.7%12 to 14 years
  • 37.2%15 years
  • 20.0%16 and 17 years
  • 23.0%18 to 24 years
  • 23.4%25 to 34 years
  • 22.8%35 to 44 years
  • 13.9%45 to 54 years
  • 15.4%55 to 64 years
  • 15.6%65 to 74 years
  • 12.5%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Bridgeport, CT
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Bridgeport,CT (% below half of poverty level)
  • 15.2%Under 5 years
  • 14.6%5 years
  • 12.2%6 to 11 years
  • 14.0%12 to 14 years
  • 14.7%15 years
  • 12.2%16 and 17 years
  • 13.9%18 to 24 years
  • 9.7%25 to 34 years
  • 7.7%35 to 44 years
  • 5.6%45 to 54 years
  • 7.7%55 to 64 years
  • 3.2%65 to 74 years
  • 4.1%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Bridgeport, CT

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Bridgeport, CT
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Bridgeport, CT (%)
  • 12.4%White
  • 15.9%Black
  • 25.8%American Indian
  • 25.1%Asian
  • 17.5%Native Hawaiian
  • 37.3%Other race
  • 23.8%2+ races
  • 27.5%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Bridgeport, CT
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Bridgeport, CT (absolute numbers)
  • 3,566White
  • 8,100Black
  • 232American Indian
  • 1,158Asian
  • 12Native Hawaiian
  • 7,892Other race
  • 1,5682+ races
  • 15,979Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 22.5%Below poverty level
  • 77.5%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 16.1%Below poverty level
  • 83.9%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Bridgeport, CT

Children below poverty level:
Bridgeport, Connecticut:

28.3%
State:

12.4%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Bridgeport:

18.0%
Connecticut:

12.7%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Bridgeport:

40.5%
Connecticut:

32.9%
Poor families by family type
  • 37.1%Married-couple family
  • 11.1%Male, no wife present
  • 51.8%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Bridgeport not in families by work experience
  • 2.4%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 24.0%Worked part-time
  • 73.6%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 1.4%Both worked full-time
  • 3.5%One full-time, other part-time
  • 11.8%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 12.3%Both worked part-time
  • 23.2%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 47.9%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.4%1999 to 2000
  • 0.3%1995 to 1998
  • 0.5%1990 to 1994
  • 7.2%1980 to 1989
  • 7.9%1970 to 1979
  • 13.0%1960 to 1969
  • 20.0%1950 to 1959
  • 14.5%1940 to 1949
  • 36.2%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.3%1999 to 2000
  • 0.8%1995 to 1998
  • 1.3%1990 to 1994
  • 7.9%1980 to 1989
  • 8.3%1970 to 1979
  • 10.9%1960 to 1969
  • 21.2%1950 to 1959
  • 18.2%1940 to 1949
  • 31.2%1939 or earlier
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