StatisticBridgeportChicagoIllinois
Population32,4952,714,01712,671,821
Population density (sq mi)15,76311,938228
Median age37.733.937.4
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%45%44%
Speak Englishn/a64%77%
Speak Spanishn/a25%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Bridgeport is 32% higher than Chicago
  • The median age in Bridgeport is 11% higher than Chicago
  • In Bridgeport 48.94% of the population is White
  • In Bridgeport 2.91% of the population is Black
  • In Bridgeport 37.30% of the population is Asian

Compare Chicago, IL Demographics

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      Bridgeport population breakdown by race

      RaceBridgeportChicagoIllinois
      White48.94%48.69%72.14%
      Black2.91%30.95%14.30%
      Asian37.30%6.09%5.10%
      American Indian0.18%0.29%0.23%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race1.93%2.52%2.34%
      Other race8.71%11.44%5.86%
      In Bridgeport, 29.1% 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, Chicago, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).