Bridgeport employment information

IndexBridgeportConnecticutNational
Income per capita$20,442$38,480$28,555
Median household income$41,204$69,899$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,689$91,087$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,998$35,844$33,219
Median earnings male$27,152$45,498$36,116
Median earnings female$23,576$31,554$25,692
Unemployment rate11.4%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level23.6%10.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Bridgeport is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bridgeport is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bridgeport is 95% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bridgeport is 52% higher than the national average.

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Bridgeport median earnings by income bracket

Bridgeport employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.3%0.7%
Manufacturing sector12.5%0.2%
Financial & insurance services2.1%5.3%
Wholesale & retail services16.5%13.8%
Public administration3.2%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%2.3%
Education, health & social services11.0%40.1%
Other32.0%25.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Darien, CT21,190$199,444273%
Westport, CT27,055$151,771184%
Southport, CT1,711$125,556135%
Trumbull, CT36,444$108,554103%
Orange, CT13,947$105,19097%
Bridgeport, CT146,680$41,20423%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Alexandria, VA146,422$87,31963%
Paterson, NJ146,341$33,96436%
Torrance, CA147,181$78,28646%
Cary, NC146,041$91,48171%
Sunnyvale, CA145,921$103,25793%
Bridgeport, CT146,680$41,20423%
Source: The Bridgeport, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.