Bridgeport, Connecticut Population 2018

Bridgeport, Connecticut's estimated population is 146,579 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Bridgeport, Connecticut is the 1st largest city in Connecticut based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 9127.92 people/mi² (3524.29 people/km²), with a household density of 1386.31 people/km² (3590.54 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 33.2 years, 31.6 years for males, and 34.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 57,658 households in the city, with an average size of 2.82 people per household. The vacancy rate was 12.7%, with a median rent of $1111/month. The median house has 4.8 rooms, and has a value of $168,200.

The median income for households in Bridgeport, Connecticut is $43,137, while the mean household income is $58,870. The per capita income is $21,816, and 19.1% of families and 22.1% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 32.9% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 14.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017146,579-437-0.30%
2016147,016-874-0.59%
2015147,890-335-0.23%
2014148,225570.04%
2013148,1688800.60%
2012147,2889250.63%
2011146,3631,4400.99%
2010144,9235,3943.87%
2000139,529-2,157-1.52%
1990141,686-860-0.60%
1980142,546-13,996-8.94%
1970156,542-206-0.13%
1960156,748-1,961-1.24%
1950158,70911,5887.88%
1940147,1214050.28%
1930146,7163,1612.20%
1920143,55541,50140.67%
1910102,05431,05843.75%
190070,99622,13045.29%
189048,86621,22376.78%
188027,6438,67445.73%
187018,9696,86356.69%
186012,1066,02699.11%
18506,0802,78684.58%
18403,2940.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White59,363
Black or African American52,155
Some Other Race23,788
Two or More Races6,213
Asian4,595
American Indian and Alaska Native851
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander57

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Bridgeport Ct Population Pyramid 2018

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Bridgeport Ct Median Age

33.2


Total

31.6


Male

34.6


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 110,960 adults in Bridgeport Ct.

Bridgeport Ct Age Dependency

52.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridgeport Ct Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.8
Houses Without Mortgage
6,288
Houses With Mortgage
14,369
Vacancy Rate
12.7
Median Rent
1,111
Median Home Value
168,200
Renter-Occupied Units
29,700
Owner-Occupied Units
20,657
Total Housing Units
57,658

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Bridgeport Ct for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 10.5% and the labor force participation rate is 69.1%.

Bridgeport Ct Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.82
Average Family Size
3.51
Total Households
50357
Married Couple Households
16411
Male Householder (no wife) Families
3572
Female Householder (no husband) Families
12393
Non Family Households
17981
Total Families
32376
Households With Own Children
15850
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
7.4
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Bridgeport Ct Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
5,776
$10,000 to $14,999
3,237
$15,000 to $24,999
6,840
$25,000 to $34,999
5,332
$35,000 to $49,999
7,249
$50,000 to $74,999
8,290
$75,000 to $99,999
5,753
$100,000 to $149,999
5,014
$150,000 to $199,999
1,483
Over $200,000
1,383

Bridgeport Ct Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Bridgeport Ct

Connecticut

$43,137

$71,755

$58,870

$102,616

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Bridgeport Ct Education Data

Bridgeport Ct Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
10,84111.58%
9th to 12th Grade
11,29012.06%
High School Graduate
30,79032.89%
Some College
18,54319.81%
Associates Degree
5,4195.79%
Bachelors Degree
10,60511.33%
Graduate Degree
6,1236.54%