Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Population in 2017: 146,579 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.1%
 
Males: 72,995  (49.8%)
Females: 73,584  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
Connecticut median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 06604, 06605, 06606, 06607, 06608, 06610, 06611.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,048 (it was $34,658 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$45,048
CT:

$74,168

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,785 (it was $16,306 in 2000)

Bridgeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $177,600 (it was $107,700 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$177,600
CT:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $185,791; detached houses: $213,019; townhouses or other attached units: $119,564; in 2-unit structures: $213,689; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $130,882; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,603

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,091.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bridgeport: 130.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.4%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Black residents, 27.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.1% for American Indian residents, 18.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 37.3% for other race residents, 26.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bridgeport, CT (2017)
    • 58,61940.0%Hispanic
    • 50,60934.5%Black alone
    • 27,97419.1%White alone
    • 5,1033.5%Asian alone
    • 3,1442.1%Two or more races
    • 8070.6%American Indian alone
    • 3260.2%Other race alone

Races in Bridgeport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 351 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeport, Connecticut as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bridgeport is 416 to 1.


Crime rates in Bridgeport by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
19
(13.6)
28
(20.2)
14
(10.2)
20
(14.7)
12
(8.8)
22
(15.8)
20
(13.8)
22
(15.1)
11
(7.5)
11
(7.4)
19
(12.8)
10
(6.7)
21
(14.4)
11
(7.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
65
(46.4)
69
(49.7)
77
(55.9)
58
(42.5)
58
(42.6)
57
(41.1)
116
(80.3)
388
(265.7)
82
(55.8)
92
(62.2)
80
(53.9)
69
(46.6)
77
(52.7)
83
(56.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
648
(462.3)
659
(474.8)
675
(490.4)
737
(540.6)
680
(499.8)
561
(404.1)
610
(422.2)
606
(415.0)
584
(397.1)
546
(369.4)
441
(297.3)
441
(297.6)
565
(386.7)
325
(221.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
776
(553.6)
753
(542.5)
837
(608.0)
823
(603.7)
777
(571.1)
772
(556.2)
701
(485.1)
744
(509.5)
720
(489.5)
689
(466.1)
456
(307.5)
595
(401.5)
652
(446.2)
526
(358.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,383
(986.6)
1,362
(981.3)
1,201
(872.5)
1,269
(930.9)
1,276
(937.9)
1,448
(1,043)
1,540
(1,066)
1,377
(943.0)
1,191
(809.8)
1,129
(763.8)
817
(550.9)
667
(450.1)
548
(375.1)
588
(400.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,452
(3,176)
4,400
(3,170)
4,223
(3,068)
3,768
(2,764)
3,375
(2,481)
2,377
(1,712)
3,025
(2,093)
2,908
(1,991)
2,610
(1,775)
2,402
(1,625)
2,053
(1,384)
1,857
(1,253)
2,152
(1,473)
1,647
(1,122)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,283
(915.3)
1,225
(882.6)
1,153
(837.6)
1,137
(834.0)
964
(708.6)
858
(618.1)
1,042
(721.1)
868
(594.4)
663
(450.8)
754
(510.1)
626
(422.1)
734
(495.3)
716
(490.0)
598
(407.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
80
(57.1)
N/A43
(31.2)
61
(44.7)
42
(30.9)
20
(14.4)
24
(16.6)
25
(17.1)
31
(21.1)
32
(21.6)
8
(5.4)
9
(6.1)
14
(9.6)
16
(10.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)582.9597.2584.6588.7537.5488.0531.6662.3440.3428.0347.2341.6400.5303.8

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City-data.com crime index in Bridgeport, CT

Crime rate in Bridgeport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 445 (392 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Connecticut average:

2.15
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Ancestries: Jamaican (7.9%), Haitian (3.6%), Italian (3.4%), Brazilian (3.1%), African (3.1%), American (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1836

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 16.0 square miles.

Population density: 9,161 people per square mile   (high).

Bridgeport, Connecticut map

46,380 residents are foreign born (23.9% Latin America).

This city:

31.3%
Connecticut:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,892 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,514 (3.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (37.6 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (42.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Stratford, CT (1.8 miles ),
Fairfield, CT (1.8 miles ),
Trumbull, CT (2.2 miles ),
Southport, CT (2.4 miles ),
Easton, CT (2.6 miles ),
Milford, CT (2.7 miles ),
Westport, CT (3.0 miles ),
Shelton, CT (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 41.19 N, Longitude: 73.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -17,404 (-11.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 19,683 (30.0%)

Area code: 203

Distribution of median household income in Bridgeport, CT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bridgeport, CT in 2017
Bridgeport satellite photo by USGS

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Bridgeport tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 1998: 79 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 1999: 56 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $53,500
  • 2001: 94 buildings, average cost: $42,400
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2003: 74 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2004: 65 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2005: 75 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2006: 100 buildings, average cost: $82,200
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2009: 53 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,300
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Bridgeport, CT residents
Average permit cost in Bridgeport, CT
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Connecticut:

4.2%
Historical population in Bridgeport, CT
Historical housing units in Bridgeport, CT
Most common industries in Bridgeport, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.6%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (14.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.1%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (23.5%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Private households (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Bridgeport, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)

Average climate in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 93.9. This is worse than average.

City:

93.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.36. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.36
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.267. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.267
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 41.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.96. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.96
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bridgeport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Bridgeport city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bridgeport-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 229.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.2 miles away from Bridgeport center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 209.5 miles away from Bridgeport center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fairfield County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 11

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bridgeport topographic map

Hospitals in Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGEPORT HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 267 GRANT STREET)
  • SOUTHWEST CONNECTICUT MENTAL HEALTH (1635 CENTRAL AVE)
  • ST VINCENT'S MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 2800 MAIN ST)

Nursing Homes in Bridgeport:

  • ASTORIA PARK (725 PARK AVE)
  • BRIDGEPORT HEALTH CARE CENTER (600 BOND STREET)
  • BRIDGEPORT MANOR (540 BOND STREET)
  • DINAN MEMORIAL CENTER-TEDESCO ANNEX (600 BOND ST)
  • DINAN MEMORIAL CTR (BOND STREET EXTENSION)
  • NORTHBRIDGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (2875 MAIN STREET)
  • RONCALLI HEALTH CENTER, INC, ICF (425 GRANT STREET)
  • SPRINGS AT WATERMARK 3030 PARK, THE (3030 PARK AVENUE)

Dialysis Facilities in Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGEPORT DIALYSIS (900 MADISON AVENUE)

Home Health Centers in Bridgeport:

  • UNICARE, LLC (49 CANNON STREET, SUITE 210)
  • VISITING NURSE SERVICES OF CT (765 FAIRFIELD AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Bridgeport:

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Amtrak station:

BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Bridgeport:

  • University of Bridgeport (Full-time enrollment: 3,708; Location: 126 Park Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bridgeport.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Housatonic Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,677; Location: 900 Lafayette Blvd; Public; Website: www.hcc.commnet.edu)
  • St Vincent's College (Full-time enrollment: 530; Location: 2800 Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stvincentscollege.edu)
  • New England Tractor Trailer Training School of CT-Bridgeport (Full-time enrollment: 365; Location: 510 Barnum Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.nettts.com)
  • Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 141; Location: 200 Mill Hill Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bridgeporthospital.org/bhsn/)
  • The Leon Institute of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 24; Location: 111 Wall St; Private, for-profit)
  • Bullard-Havens Technical High School (Full-time enrollment: 14; Location: 500 Palisade Avenue; Public; Website: www.cttech.org/bullard-havens/index.htm)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bridgeport:

  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 3 miles; Stratford, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,822)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 4 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 5,650)
  • Fairfield University (about 4 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,640)
  • University of New Haven (about 15 miles; West Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 6,205)
  • Norwalk Community College (about 15 miles; Norwalk, CT; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • Gateway Community College (about 17 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,672)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 17 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,708)

Biggest public high schools in Bridgeport:

  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,808, Location: ONE LINCOLN BOULEVARD, Grades: 9-12)
  • HARDING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,324, Location: 1734 CENTRAL AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • BASSICK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,001, Location: 1181 FAIRFIELD AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • BULLARD-HAVENS TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 888, Location: 500 PALISADE AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • THE BRIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 186, Location: 401 KOSSUTH STREET, Grades: 7-12, Charter school)
  • BRIDGEPORT LEARNING CENTER (Students: 30, Location: 280 TESINY AVENUE, Grades: 1-12)
  • BRIDGEPORT CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 20, Location: 1106 NORTH AVENUE, Grades: 10-12)
  • GREATER BRIDGEPORT COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER (Location: 1635 CENTRAL AVENUE, Grades: 12)
  • ACHIEVEMENT FIRST BRIDGEPORT ACADEMY (Location: 655 STILLMAN STREET, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • BRIDGEPORT MILITARY ACADEMY (Location: 840 OLD TOWN ROAD, Grades: 9-10)

Private high schools in Bridgeport:

  • KOLBE CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 325, Location: 33 CALHOUN PL, Grades: 9-12)
  • BRIDGEPORT INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY (Students: 75, Location: 285 LAFAYETTE ST STE 200, Grades: 9-12)
  • COPE SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: 425 GRANT ST, Grades: 8-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Bridgeport:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bridgeport:

  • ST ANDREW SCHOOL (Students: 261, Location: 395 ANTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ANN SCHOOL (Students: 247, Location: 521 BREWSTER ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST AUGUSTINE CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 237, Location: 63 PEQUONNOCK ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST RAPHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 324 FRANK ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST AMBROSE SCHOOL (Students: 204, Location: 461 MILL HILL AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST PETER SCHOOL (Students: 182, Location: 659 BEECHWOOD AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • LOVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 74, Location: 729 UNION AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • FAIRFIELD COUNTY SDA SCHOOL (Students: 58, Location: 827 TRUMBULL AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • BRIDGEPORT HOPE SCHOOL (Students: 53, Location: 283 LAFAYETTE ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Bridgeport

Library in Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,232,788; Location: 925 BROAD ST.; 477,106 books; 18 e-books; 13,277 audio materials; 30,334 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 679 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bridgeport: East End Freight Yards (A), Black Rock Yacht Club (B), Mather Dock (C), Marina Village (D), East End Yacht Club (E), Captains Cove Seaport (F), Burr Creek Marina (G), Hill Side Home (H), Bridgeport Station (I), Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Ferry (J), Boston Industrial Park (K), Berkshire Mills (L), Algonquin Club (M), Jewish Community Center Library (N), Housatonic Museum of Art (O), Fairfield County Jail (P), Fairfield County Court House (Q), Daniel T Banks Health Science Library (R), Court Marina (S), Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Stratford Square Shopping Center (1), Shoppers Plaza Shopping Center (2), Lafayette Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (3), Hi-Ho Center Shopping Mall Shopping Center (4), Grand Central Shopping Center (5), Crossway Mall Shopping Center (6), Brookside Shopping Center (7), Bayview Shopping Center (8), Baldwin Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bridgeport include: Holy Trinity Church (A), Bethel Memorial Deliverance Church (B), Bridgeport Islamic Society (C), Brooklawn Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Calvary Episcopal Church (E), Centro Christiano Church (F), Church of God (G), Church of God of Prophecy (H), Church of God New Life (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Stratfield Cemetery (1), Park Cemetery (2), Saint Augustine Cemetery (3), Mount Grove Cemetery (4), Lakeview Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Stillman Pond (A), Success Lake (B), Chamberland Pond (C), Island Brook Lagoon (D), Seeleys Pond (E), Bruce Pond (F), Bunnells Pond (G), Lake Forest (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: White Rock Creek (A), Pequonnock River (B), Island Brook (C), Johnsons Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bridgeport include: West Side Park (1), Beardsley Park (2), Tunxis Hill Park (3), Svihra Park (4), Clinton Park (5), Ninety Acres Park (6), Old Mill Green (7), Barnum-Palliser Historic District (8), Bassickville Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Money Beach (A), Seaside Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Barnum Museum (820 Main Street), Discovery Museum (4450 Park Avenue), What's Your Game (Amusement & Theme Parks; 140 North Avenue), Downtown Cabaret Theatre - Box Office (Amusement & Theme Parks; 263 Golden Hill Street Suite 2), Cappy & Son and Daughter (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3295 Fairfield Avenue), Sheena Tours (Tours & Charters; 42 Joseph Street), Leisure Tours International (Tours & Charters; 107 Fairview Avenue), Dattco (Tours & Charters; 25 Radel Street).

Hotels: Holiday Inn (1070 Main Street), Holiday Inn Bridgeport (1070 Main Street), Arcade Hotel (1001 Main Street).

Courts: Connecticut State - Fairfield Judicial District- Judicial Branch- Superior Court Housing- Bridge (1127 Main Street), Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Superior Court- Fairfield Judicial District- She (1061 Main Street), Connecticut State - Detention Center & After Hours- Judicial Branch- Superior Court Hou (790 Fairfield Avenue), Bankruptcy Court (915 Lafayette Boulevard), Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Superior Court Housing- Fairfield Judicial District- Crim (1061 Main), Beacon Court (36 Beacon Court), Bridgeport City - Probate Court (202 State Street), United States Government - Courts Us- Us District Court- Clerk's Of (915 Lafayette Boulevard).

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Fairfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bridgeport and their reported violations in the past:

AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-GREENWICH SYSTEM (Population served: 52,959, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorite
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2009)
AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-VALLEY SYSTEM (Population served: 14,815, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-NEW MILFORD (Population served: 9,841, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 49 regular monitoring violations
AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-CHIMNEY HEIGHTS (Population served: 1,980, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-WOODBURY SYSTEM (Population served: 1,642, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-BROOKFIELD SYS (Population served: 1,481, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2007)
AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-WESTERN BROOKFLD (Population served: 1,123, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2012)
  • 20 regular monitoring violations
AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-RIDGEFIELD KNOLL (Population served: 967, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2009)
  • Public Education - In MAR-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bridgeport that have no violations reported:

  • AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-MAIN SYSTEM (Population served: 341,421, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-STAMFORD (Population served: 98,976, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-NOROTON SYSTEM (Population served: 17,675, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-SIMSBURY SYSTEM (Population served: 12,566, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-MYSTIC (Population served: 11,520, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-NEW CANAAN SYS (Population served: 8,874, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-RIDGEFIELD SYS (Population served: 7,902, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-NEWTOWN SYSTEM (Population served: 3,927, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-LITCHFIELD SYS (Population served: 2,619, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • AQUARION WATER CO OF CT-SALISBURY SYS (Population served: 2,507, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.7%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Bridgeport in 2010:

  • 1,722 people in college/university student housing
  • 910 people in state prisons
  • 759 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 650 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 235 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 205 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 159 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 80 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 48 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 36 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 32 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Bridgeport in 2000:

  • 1,218 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 942 people in nursing homes
  • 796 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 308 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 84 people in halfway houses
  • 65 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 54 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 47 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 43 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 32 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Arena at Harbor Yard. Capacity: 10,000.
  • D.C. Armory. Capacity: 10,000.
  • Miami Arena. Capacity: 16,640.
  • Edwards Hall. Capacity: 5,038.

Banks with branches in Bridgeport (2011 data):

  • People's United Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Main Street / Commerce Park Branch, North End Branch, Newfield Branch, Boston Avenue Branch, Bridgeport Center Branch, East Main Street Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Boston Avenue Branch, Bridgeport Financial Center Branch, Trumbull Center Banking Center, North End Branch, West Side (Bridgeport) Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Barnum Avenue Branch, 1000 Lafayette Boulevard Branch, Old Town Road Branch, North End Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Citibank, National Association: Bridgeport Branch at 4551 Main Street, branch established on 2007/11/13; Downtown Bridgeport at 939 Main Street, branch established on 2008/02/19. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • The Community's Bank: at 1087 Broad St, branch established on 2001/02/23; Beardsley Park Branch at 2574 East Main Street, branch established on 1973/06/02. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $36.3 mil, Deposits: $29.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Urban Financial Group, Inc.
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Bridgeport Branch at 3546 Main Street, branch established on 2005/01/10. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Fairfield County Bank: Bridgeport Branch at 1089 Madison Avenue, branch established on 2007/11/09. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $1,441.4 mil, Deposits: $1,172.5 mil, headquarters in Ridgefield, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Bridgeport:

Marital status in Bridgeport, CT
  • Never married: 46.3%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Bridgeport:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.6
Connecticut average:

12.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bridgeport
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Bridgeport:

(Bridgeport, Connecticut Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Bridgeport, CT (based on Fairfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic404,34194
Mainline Protestant82,604175
Evangelical Protestant46,888242
Other32,50195
Orthodox9,21521
Black Protestant4,14427
None337,136-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 223
Fairfield County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 76
Here:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 151
Fairfield County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 861
Fairfield County:

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fairfield County:

6.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

17.9%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

17.2%
State:

15.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bridgeport:

47.5%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bridgeport:

45.5%
Connecticut:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Connecticut:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
Connecticut:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bridgeport:

11.9%
Connecticut:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bridgeport:

6.7
Connecticut:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
Connecticut:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bridgeport:

54.0%
Connecticut:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.9%
Connecticut:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bridgeport, CT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 2,341$9,191,495$47,1160$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 608$1,663,352$32,829232$209,855
Police Protection - Officers 446$3,221,958$86,6890$0
Firefighters 311$1,525,357$58,8560$0
Health 113$636,292$67,5710$0
Other Government Administration 102$576,601$67,8350$0
Financial Administration 93$494,326$63,7840$0
Other and Unallocable 63$189,826$36,15723$33,260
Local Libraries 50$237,584$57,02013$11,246
Police - Other 47$185,020$47,2390$0
Streets and Highways 46$171,409$44,7154$10,079
Welfare 46$179,594$46,85111$12,728
Parks and Recreation 41$179,259$52,46650$40,314
Solid Waste Management 36$246,376$82,1250$0
Judicial and Legal 21$156,985$89,7060$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 15$72,289$57,8310$0
Airports 14$64,792$55,5360$0
Sewerage 7$46,736$80,1190$0
Fire - Other 6$38,030$76,0600$0
Water Transport and Terminals 2$11,629$69,7740$0
Totals for Government 4,408$19,088,910$51,966333$317,482

Bridgeport government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $95,861,000 ($653.99)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $74,808,000 ($510.36)
    Sewerage: $10,538,000 ($71.89)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $314,405,000 ($2144.95)
    Police Protection: $111,988,000 ($764.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $63,133,000 ($430.71)
    General - Other: $36,232,000 ($247.18)
    Regular Highways: $30,667,000 ($209.22)
    Sewerage: $28,711,000 ($195.87)
    Financial Administration: $8,981,000 ($61.27)
    Libraries: $8,072,000 ($55.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,406,000 ($50.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,197,000 ($49.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,040,000 ($48.03)
    Central Staff Services: $5,190,000 ($35.41)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,525,000 ($30.87)
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,782,000 ($25.80)
    Health - Other: $3,055,000 ($20.84)
    Air Transportation: $1,390,000 ($9.48)
    General Public Buildings: $1,368,000 ($9.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $806,000 ($5.50)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $20,414,000 ($139.27)
    Corporate Bonds: $4,289,000 ($29.26)
    Benefit Payments: $2,207,000 ($15.06)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,272,000 ($8.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,663,000 ($243.30)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $10,823,000 ($73.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,964,000 ($27.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $178,352,000 ($1216.76)

Bridgeport government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $36,598,000 ($249.68)
    Other: $10,187,000 ($69.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,970,000 ($13.44)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $796,000 ($5.43)
    Air Transportation: $764,000 ($5.21)
    Parking Facilities: $490,000 ($3.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000 ($1.51)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $105,000 ($0.72)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $30,000 ($0.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,072,000 ($34.60)
    Education: $3,414,000 ($23.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,261,000 ($8.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $8,470,000 ($57.78)
    Sale of Property: $6,973,000 ($47.57)
    Rents: $338,000 ($2.31)
    Interest Earnings: $289,000 ($1.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000 ($0.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $344,973,000 ($2353.50)
    Other: $102,431,000 ($698.81)
    General Local Government Support: $8,591,000 ($58.61)
    Sewerage: $4,354,000 ($29.70)
    Highways: $1,388,000 ($9.47)
    Public Welfare: $1,314,000 ($8.96)
    Health and Hospitals: $788,000 ($5.38)
  • Tax - Property: $299,381,000 ($2042.45)
    Other License: $3,953,000 ($26.97)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $664,000 ($4.53)

Bridgeport government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $689,557,000 ($4704.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $667,986,000 ($4557.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $108,898,000 ($742.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,327,000 ($595.77)

Bridgeport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $66,935,000 ($456.65)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,887,000 ($33.34)
    Total Other Securities: $4,841,000 ($33.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,135,000 ($382.97)

4.33% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($133,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($6,479 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  0.69% ($67,908 average AGI)
from Westchester County, NY  0.55% ($142,930)
from New York County, NY  0.38% ($371,382)


5.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($189,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($5,815 average AGI)
Fairfield County:

0.10%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Haven County, CT  0.89% ($57,745 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.41% ($196,777)
to Westchester County, NY  0.26% ($144,605)
Businesses in Bridgeport, CT
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets8
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's4
AutoZone2New Balance5
BMW1Nike11
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS3Quiznos2
Curves1RadioShack1
DHL1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid3
Decora Cabinetry6Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts14Stop & Shop2
FedEx16Subway2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
Ford1True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul2
H&R Block3UPS10
Holiday Inn1Vans1
Home Depot1Walgreens3
KFC2Wendy's1
Marshalls1YMCA3

Strongest AM radio stations in Bridgeport:

  • WDJZ (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PEOPLE'S BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WICC (600 AM; 1 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCUM (1450 AM; 1 kW; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: RADIO CUMBRE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFIF (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILFORD, CT)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bridgeport:

  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WRKI-FM2 (95.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • W285DE (104.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: DANBURY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220CF (91.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWPT (90.3 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: WESTPORT CT. BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WEFX (95.9 FM; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Bridgeport:

  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W65DZ (Channel 65; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Bridgeport: John C. Curtis, John Jones, John MacKenzlE, Oscar E. Peck, Tedford H. Cann.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bridgeport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 100Number of bridges
  • 1,453ft / 443mTotal length
  • $19,300,000Total costs
  • 4,115,282Total average daily traffic
  • 350,709Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Bridgeport, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 171950-1959
  • 301960-1969
  • 251970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 102000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bridgeport, CT
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bridgeport)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bridgeport, CT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 248 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bridgeport)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bridgeport)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 39 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED384$166,510263$128,118650$177,85143$82,9537$688,143129$139,4650$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$150,14732$110,719126$185,00819$33,5261$535,00022$157,8180$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED132$163,629123$118,024787$196,718124$64,2900$0125$155,0481$2,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN72$164,25072$131,208309$190,33714$162,2867$384,28640$167,8000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$162,31811$88,36475$203,5073$139,0000$07$107,1430$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 39 tracts in Bridgeport, CT

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$144,6677$221,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED24$171,25013$210,7692$109,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$126,11110$172,2000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$229,6001$103,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$190,0002$270,0001$191,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bridgeport, CT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bridgeport, CT - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 450. The highest number of fire incidents - 686 took place in 2005, and the least - 210 in 2009. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Bridgeport, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (37.2%), and Outside Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bridgeport, CT
    • 2,51237.2%Structure Fires
    • 2,30734.2%Outside Fires
    • 1,67624.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2603.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bridgeport, CT
Most common first names in Bridgeport, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,81974.3 years
Mary1,81880.3 years
Joseph1,29774.5 years
William97373.3 years
Anna90581.8 years
Helen73580.2 years
James70871.8 years
George66374.2 years
Frank61474.8 years
Margaret58179.7 years
Most common last names in Bridgeport, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith33273.3 years
Johnson21473.7 years
Brown19271.7 years
Williams18569.8 years
Jones13370.9 years
Rivera11562.9 years
Miller10774.6 years
Davis10669.9 years
Rodriguez9660.9 years
Jackson9568.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bridgeport, CT
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 30.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.8%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bridgeport, CT
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Electricity
  • 12.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Bridgeport compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
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  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jamaica (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #84 (06607) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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