StatisticBridgeportConnecticutNational
Population147,0223,565,287328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9,15573691
Median age33.240.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%43%43%
Speak English53%78%79%
Speak Spanish33%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Bridgeport is 1144% higher than Connecticut
  • The median age in Bridgeport is 18% lower than Connecticut
  • In Bridgeport 40.38% of the population is White
  • In Bridgeport 35.47% of the population is Black
  • In Bridgeport 3.13% of the population is Asian

Compare Bridgeport, CT Demographics

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      Bridgeport population breakdown by race

      RaceBridgeportConnecticutNational
      White40.38%77.14%73.35%
      Black35.47%10.39%12.63%
      Asian3.13%4.26%5.22%
      American Indian0.58%0.26%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.23%2.98%3.06%
      Other race16.18%4.95%4.75%
      In Bridgeport, 39.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Bridgeport age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Bridgeport, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).