Bridgeport

Bridgeport is a city within Fairfield County located on the borders of Trumbull, Fairfield, and Stratford.

Welcome to the City of Bridgeport



A historic seaside city, Bridgeport is a city within Fairfield County located on the borders of Trumbull, Fairfield, and Stratford. Boasting the 5th most populous in all of New England. Famous showman P.T. Barnum resided in the city and even served as the town's mayor in the late 19th century, building 4 homes in the city and hosting his shows in town in the wintertime.





Bridgeport, like many of the areas within Fairfield County has strong historical routes with the original colonists, as well as industrial restructuring and suburbanization after World War II. Abraham Lincoln once spoke at Washington Hall, located at the old Bridgeport City Hall. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at the Klein Auditorium on three separate occassions.
 
Bridgeport's lovely neighborhoods, renowned public park systems, educational institutions, as well as economic infrastructure make it a plentiful and cultured place to live. 



Overview for Bridgeport, CT

148,529 people live in Bridgeport, where the median age is 34.9 and the average individual income is $25,830. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

148,529

Total Population

34.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$25,830

Average individual Income

Around Bridgeport, CT

There's plenty to do around Bridgeport, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

82
Very Walkable
Walking Score
57
Bikeable
Bike Score
56
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ninety 9 Bottles, Greenfield Hill Wines & Spirits, and Lizzy's Lollicakes.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.71 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.91 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.55 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.99 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.84 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport has 52,914 households, with an average household size of 2.72. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bridgeport do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 148,529 people call Bridgeport home. The population density is 9,245.85 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

148,529

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.9

Median Age

47.96 / 52.04%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
52,914

Total Households

2.72

Average Household Size

$25,830

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Bridgeport, CT

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Bridgeport. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Cesar Batalla School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Bridgeport Military Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Achievement First Bridgeport Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Fairfield County Sda School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Kolbe Cathedral High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Bridgeport International Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Bridgeport Hope School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Warren Harding High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Geraldine Johnson School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Bullard-Havens Technical High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Park City Prep Charter School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
2/5
Capital Preparatory Harbor School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Interdistrict Discovery Magnet School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Information Technology & Software Engineering Magnet High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Paul Laurence Dunbar School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Great Oaks Charter School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Multicultural Magnet School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Biotechnology Research & Zoological Studies Magnet High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Aerospace/Hydrospace Engineering and Physical Sciences Magne
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Catholic Academy Of Bridgeport/St Raphael Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Luis Munoz Marin School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Classical Studies Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Jettie S. Tisdale School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
John Winthrop School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
James J. Curiale School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
New Beginnings Inc Family Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
High Horizons Magnet School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Geraldine Claytor Magnet Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Bridgeport Detention Center
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
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