Bridgeport, CT has a population of 147,022 and is the 179th largest city in the United States. The population density is 9,155 per sq mi which is 1313% higher than the Connecticut average and 10005% higher than the national average. The median age in Bridgeport is 33 which is approximately 18% lower than the Connecticut average of 41. In Bridgeport, 39% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 53% speak English and 33% speak Spanish. 46% of Bridgeport residents were born in Connecticut, 18% were born out of state, 8% were born outside of the United States and 29% were foreign born.