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Bridgeport
  • City in Connecticut

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade C
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Bridgeport is a city in Connecticut with a population of 145,014. Bridgeport is in Fairfield County. Living in Bridgeport offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Bridgeport there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Bridgeport and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Bridgeport...
Population
145,014

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$186,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,171
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    212.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    13.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    40.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    290.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    299.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    716.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    445.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    national  11%

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