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Income/capita 2%
Household income 10%
Unemployment 160%
IndexBridgeportCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$29,376$31,458$29,829
Median household income$49,776$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,143$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,640$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$31,862$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$51,131$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate12.1%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level0.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bridgeport is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bridgeport is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bridgeport is 160% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bridgeport is 99% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,180$49,776$99,552
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Bridgeport median earnings by income bracket

      Bridgeport employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.7%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%1.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%16.1%
      Wholesale & retail services53.5%0.0%
      Public administration12.7%39.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%
      Other15.1%43.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mono City, CA115$91,93866%
      Bridgeport, CA890$49,77610%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wadley, AL890$25,67354%
      Kenmare, ND890$57,7634%
      Chester Hill, PA890$43,95821%
      Zia Pueblo, NM890$39,25029%
      Crawford, GA890$21,92760%
      Bridgeport, CA890$49,77610%
      Source: The Bridgeport, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).