Bridgeport Fairfield County, Connecticut

Bridgeport: County seat city of Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States

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About

Bridgeport is a city located in the county of Fairfield in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Its population at the 2010 census was 144,229. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 144,399 inhabitants.

The city was created 200 years ago in 1820.

Geography

Bridgeport is located at 41°10'45"N 73°11'22"W (41.1792300, -73.1894500).

View of Bridgeport Center-People%27s Bank Building from Middle St.-Webster Bank Arena-Downtown view from stairs-Subway image
View of Bridgeport Center-People%27s Bank Building from Middle St.-Webster Bank Arena-Downtown view from stairs-Subway

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Bridgeport Quick Facts

Population : 144,399 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Connecticut (United States)
County : Fairfield County
Phone Area Codes : 203
Water as percent of area : 17.41%
Land as percent of area : 82.59%
Altitude : 3 feet / 1 meters
Capital city : Bridgeport is capital of Fairfield County
Establishment : January 01, 1821 (200 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 15:36:54 (13th May 2021)
Postal code : 06604
Population growth : 0.12% (2010-2019)

Demographics

The population of Bridgeport increased by 0.12% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 144,229 - census
2011 146,146 1.31% estimation process
2012 147,096 0.65% estimation process
2013 147,716 0.42% estimation process
2014 147,870 0.1% estimation process
2015 147,409 -0.31% estimation process
2016 146,287 -0.77% estimation process
2017 145,346 -0.65% estimation process
2018 144,772 -0.4% estimation process
2019 144,399 -0.26% estimation process

Bridgeport zip code is 06604. County name: Fairfield, County fips: 09001

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People born in Bridgeport (200)

People born in Bridgeport, including composer John Adam Hugo, artist Joseph Dwight Strong, musician Vinnie Vincent, you can see a list of people who born in Bridgeport.

Schools

College & universities near Bridgeport

Code Name City ZIP
129543 Housatonic Community College Bridgeport (CT) 06604-4704
480903 New England Tractor Trailer Training School of CT-Bridgeport Bridgeport (CT) 06608
128744 University of Bridgeport Bridgeport (CT) 06604-5620
130174 Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford Stratford (CT) 06615-7158
417275 Stratford School for Aviation Maintenance Technicians Stratford (CT) 06615

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bridgeport

Code Name Address Type
BRP Bridgeport 525 Water St. RAIL
NHV Union Station 50 Union Avenue RAIL
STM Stamford Transportation Center Washington Blvd and South State St. RAIL
WFD Wallingford station 37 Hall Avenue RAIL
MDN Meriden Transit Center 60 State Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (11)

Other cities in Fairfield County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fairfield County , CT. (more)

City Name Population Title
Stamford 129,638 City in Connecticut, United States
North Stamford 128,278 City in Connecticut, United States
Norwalk 88,816 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Danbury 84,694 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Greenwich 62,840 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Fairfield 62,045 Town in Connecticut, United States of America
Stratford 51,849 Town in Connecticut
Shelton 41,129 City in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Trumbull 35,673 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Westport 28,491 Town in Connecticut
Ridgefield 24,959 Town in Connecticut
Darien 21,728 Town in Connecticut
New Canaan 20,233 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Bethel 19,800 City in Alaska, USA
Monroe 19,434 Town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Wilton 18,343 Town in Connecticut, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Bridgeport distances to largest Connecticut cities

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