Bridgeport Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Bridgeport is 148,345. 22.41% is under 18, while 15.27% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.03% of the population was five years old or younger, 22.41% were 18 years or younger and 29.06% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 52.39% female and 47.61% male.

Bridgeport Housing

According to the US Census, Bridgeport has 61,494 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Bridgeport was 93.88%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $222,800

Bridgeport Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 59.64% of Bridgeport's population. Residents of the city who were White Alone, made up 22.67% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 2.79% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 0.96%

Black Or African American Alone35.07%
Some Other Race Alone24.56%
White Alone22.67%
Asian Alone2.79%
White Black Or African American0.96%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.94%

How Educated is Bridgeport

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 14.2% of Bridgeport residents had a bachelor's degree, while 9.6% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 23.80% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Bridgeport CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher68.3%
Some College Or Associates Degree48.7%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency32.1%
Some College No Degree19.4%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher18.8%
Bachelors Degree14.2%

Average Income in Bridgeport

The median household income in Bridgeport is $46,445. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $46,445.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $66,571 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $85,322.

A closer examination of the income groups of Bridgeport households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $35,000 and $49,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $50,000 and $74,999 (14.4%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (5.3%). 10.6% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$85,322
Nonfamily households$33,345