Bridgeport in Fairfield county, Connecticut

Bridgeport, CT

Founded in 1821 on the scenic shores of Long Island Sound, Bridgeport is one of the oldest urban communities in North America as well as Connecticut's largest manufacturing city.

Bridgeport has enjoyed a rebirth with the opening of new professional baseball and hockey venues, plans for corporate offices and new commerce and banking centers in the downtown area. Located at the intersection of Interstate 95 and Route 8, it has a stop along the Amtrak and Metro North railroad lines, with continuing service to Boston and Grand Central Station in New York City as well as ferry service to Long Island.

The large, culturally diverse population of Bridgeport has wide range of municipal services, including an extensive public school system. Called the Park City, Bridgeport is home to more than 25 parks and community gathering places, including Pleasure Beach.

The Beardsley Zoo is the state's only zoo. It has more than 300 species of animals. This city also is a flourishing cultural center. The Community Symphony presents various performances throughout the year since 1945. The Wonderland of Ice is a family-oriented ice skating facility is open year around.

The Barnum Museum showcases the career of American showman P.T. Barnum, who housed his circus in Bridgeport during winters. At the Downtown Cabaret Theatre, a professional non-profit organization producing quality musical and other theatre for children and adults in a cabaret setting.

Bridgeport, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Bridgeport, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$132K
Down 13.5 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$128K
Down 11.2 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
101
Down 3.8 % since November 2015

Bridgeport, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Bridgeport, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$76K
Up 59.4 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$77K
Up 38.1 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condos
130
Up 1.6 % since November 2015

Bridgeport, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Bridgeport, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) -0.60 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 8,956.7
Household Size (people) 2.72
Households w/ Children 32.06 %
Annual Residential Turnover 15.31 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $775
One Bedroom $961
Two Bedroom $1,223
Three Bedroom $1,543
Four Bedroom $1,824

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 143,370
Households: 50,993
Median Age: 34.41

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $41,586)

Climate & Weather

The temperature chart displays average high and low temperatures (degrees Fahrenheit) for the months of January and July.

The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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School Information for Bridgeport, CT

Public Elementary

School

DUNBAR SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
445 UNION AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06607

ACHIEVEMENT FIRST BRIDGEPORT ACADEMY
Grades: K-10
529 NOBLE AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06608

BARNUM SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
495 WATERVIEW AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06608

WALTERSVILLE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
150 HALLETT ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06608

LUIS MUNOZ MARIN SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
479 HELEN ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06608

JETTIE S. TISDALE SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
250 HOLLISTER AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06607

NEW BEGINNINGS FAMILY ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
184 GARDEN ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06605

HOOKER SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
138 ROGER WILLIAMS RD
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06610

EDISON SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
115 BOSTON TER
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06610

HALL SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
290 CLERMONT AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06610

MADISON SCHOOL
Grades: K-6
376 WAYNE ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

CURIALE SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
300 LAUREL AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06605

CROSS SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
160 IRANISTAN AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

MULTICULTURAL MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
700 PALISADE AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06610

HIGH HORIZONS MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
700 PALISADE AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06610

BLACK ROCK SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
545 BREWSTER ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06605

BRIDGEPORT LEARNING CENTER
Grades: K-12
280 TESINY AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

BEARDSLEY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
500 HUNTINGTON RD
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06610

HALLEN SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
68 OMEGA AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

PARK CITY MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
1526 CHOPSEY HILL RD
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

CLASSICAL STUDIES MAGNET ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
240 LINWOOD AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

BRYANT SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-6
230 POPLAR ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06605

CESAR BATALLA SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
606 HOWARD AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06605

ROOSEVELT SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
160 IRANISTAN AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

WINTHROP SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
85 ECKART ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

GERALDINE JOHNSON SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
475 LEXINGTON AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

BLACKHAM SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
425 THORME ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

SIX-SIX MAGNET SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
601 PEARL HARBOR ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06610

COLUMBUS SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
275 GEORGE ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

READ SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
130 EZRA ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

GREAT OAKS CHARTER SCHOOL BRIDGEPORT
Grades: 6-6
510 BARNUM AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06608

Public Middle

School

THE BRIDGE ACADEMY
Grades: 7-12
160 PULASKI ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06608

PARK CITY PREP CHARTER SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
510 BARNUM AVE STE 2
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06608

BRIDGEPORT MILITARY ACADEMY
Grades: 9-9
160 IRANISTAN AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
Grades: 9-10
840 OLD TOWN RD
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Grades: 9-10
840 OLD TOWN RD
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

AEROSPACE/HYDROSPACE ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Grades: 9-10
840 OLD TOWN RD
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

Public High

School

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
1 LINCOLN BLVD
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

HARDING HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
1734 CENTRAL AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06610

BULLARD-HAVENS TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
500 PALISADE AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06610

BASSICK HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
1181 FAIRFIELD AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06605

Private/Catholic

School

LOVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Grades: K-8
729 UNION AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06607

KOLBE CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
33 CALHOUN PL
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

BRIDGEPORT INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY
Grades: 9-12
285 LAFAYETTE ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

COPE SCHOOL
Grades: 8-12
425 GRANT ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06610

CATHEDRAL ACADEMY OF BRIDGEPORT UPPER SCHOOL
Grades: 4-8
63 PEQUONNOCK ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

FAIRFIELD COUNTY SDA SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
827 TRUMBULL AVE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

BRIDGEPORT HOPE SCHOOL
Grades: K-8
283 LAFAYETTE ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

ST RAPHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-3
324 FRANK ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604

ST ANN SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
521 BREWSTER ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06605

ST ANDREW SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
395 ANTON ST
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606

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Bridgeport, CT Community Map and Commute Information

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