Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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Population
146,417
0.792% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
Median Age
33.8

Poverty Rate
21.4%

Median Household Income
$45,441
1.34% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$173,100
1.64% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
63,313
0.906% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT had a population of 146k people with a median age of 33.8 and a median household income of $45,441. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT declined from 147,586 to 146,417, a -0.792% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,841 to $45,441, a 1.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (32.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (20.3%), White (Hispanic) (20%), Other (Hispanic) (14.8%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.43%). 48.3% of the people in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT speak a non-English language, and 82.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT are University of Bridgeport (1,821 degrees awarded in 2017), Housatonic Community College (620 degrees), and New England Tractor Trailer Training School of CT-Bridgeport (523 degrees).

The median property value in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT is $173,100, and the homeownership rate is 41.8%. Most people in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Connecticut, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Connecticut (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Connecticut across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 54.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (40.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.96%). The most partisan county was Hartford County, CT with 59.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Connecticut
54.6% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Connecticut
  1. 59.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 57.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 54.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Connecticut was Hartford County, CT with 59.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Connecticut colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Connecticut over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT is home to a population of 146k people, from which 82.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 29.9% of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT residents were born outside of the country (43.8k people).

In 2018, there were 1.62 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (48.1k people) in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 29.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT are Spanish (45,944 speakers), Portuguese (5,132 speakers), and Haitian (4,521 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    48.1k ± 1.75k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.7k ± 1.42k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    29.2k ± 1.72k
40%
Hispanic Population
58.5k people

In 2018, there were 1.62 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (48.1k people) in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 29.2k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

40% of the people in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT are hispanic (58.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    45,944 speakers (33.6%)
  2. Portuguese
    5,132 speakers (3.76%)
  3. Haitian
    4,521 speakers (3.31%)

48.3% of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was Spanish. 33.6% of the overall population of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT are native Spanish speakers. 3.76% speak Portuguese and 3.31% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

29.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
43.8k people
28.7%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
42.2k people

As of 2018, 29.9% of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT residents (43.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was 28.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

28
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was 33.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 28, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Jamaica
    7,209 ± 2,032 people
  2. Mexico
    4,425 ± 1,608 people
  3. Brazil
    3,561 ± 1,447 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was Jamaica, the natal country of 7,209 Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT residents, followed by Mexico with 4,425 and Brazil with 3,561.

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Citizenship

82.3%
2018 Citizenship
81.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 82.3% of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was 81.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,034 ± 170
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    656 ± 185
  3. Korea
    377 ± 138

Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT is $45,441. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $163,105, followed by Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT and Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $104,111 and $102,525.

Males in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT have an average income that is 1.1 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,730. The income inequality in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.439, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT employs 63.3k people. The largest industries in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT are Restaurants & Food Services (5,373 people), Construction (5,121 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,570 people), and the highest paying industries are Natural gas distribution ($97,594), Administration of economic programs & space research ($90,526), and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($87,322).

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,441
2018 value
± $1,717
1.34%
1 Year Growth
± 4.91%

Households in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT have a median annual income of $45,441, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,841 in 2017, which represents a 1.34% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$50,227
Average Male Salary in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT
± $7,722
$45,730
Average Female Salary in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT
± $6,842

In 2019, full-time male employees in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT made 1.1 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT
  1. White
    $44,624 ± $7,656
  2. Asian
    $39,790 ± $20,108
  3. Black
    $38,550 ± $6,039

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT workers was White. These workers were paid 1.12 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.439
2019 Wage GINI in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT
0.438
2018 Wage GINI in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT

In 2019, the income inequality in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was 0.439 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.14% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was Fairfield, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston & Easton Towns PUMA, CT with a value of $163,105, followed by Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT and Norwalk, Westport & Darien Towns PUMA, CT, with respective values of $104,111 and $102,525.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

21.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT (30.3k out of 142k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Hispanic
    15,338 ± 860
  2. White
    11,249 ± 804
  3. Black
    9,457 ± 717

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

63.3k
2019 Value
-0.906%
1 Year decline
± -0.906%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT declined at a rate of -0.906%, from 63.9k employees to 63.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT, are Cashiers (2,168 people), Nursing assistants (2,124 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,040 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,168 people), Nursing assistants (2,124 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,040 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of residents working as Pressers, textile, garment, & related materials (7.02 times higher than expected), Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers (4.85 times), and Painters & paperhangers (4.03 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($128,954), Software developers ($122,745), and Medical & health services managers ($98,359).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

63.3k
2019 Value
-0.906%
1 Year decline
± -0.906%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT declined at a rate of -0.906%, from 63.9k employees to 63.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,373 people), Construction (5,121 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,570 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT, though some of these residents may live in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,373 people), Construction (5,121 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,570 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT has an unusually high number of Private households (4.7 times higher than expected), Bus service & urban transit (3.29 times), and Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing (3.01 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT, by average salary, are Natural gas distribution ($97,594), Administration of economic programs & space research ($90,526), and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($87,322).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Connecticut.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $34.1B
  2. $20.4B
  3. $16.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $34.1B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($20.4B) and Motorized vehicles ($16.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Connecticut products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$198B
2015 Value in Connecticut
$307B
Projected 2045 Value in Connecticut
54.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Connecticut trade was $198B. This is expected to increase 54.9% to $307B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Connecticut trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Connecticut.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25B
  2. $20.8B
  3. $11.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $25B, followed by Massachusetts with $20.8B and New Jersey and $11.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Connecticut shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT awarded 3,202 degrees. The student population of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT is skewed towards women, with 4,424 male students and 6,833 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT are White (979 and 39.9%), followed by Black or African American (703 and 28.6%), Hispanic or Latino (575 and 23.4%), and Asian (78 and 3.18%).

The largest universities in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT by number of degrees awarded are University of Bridgeport (1,821 and 56.9%), Housatonic Community College (620 and 19.4%), and New England Tractor Trailer Training School of CT-Bridgeport (523 and 16.3%).

The most popular majors in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT are Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (523 and 16.3%), General Studies (250 and 7.81%), and Computer Science (214 and 6.68%).

The median tuition costs in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT are $22,335 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 204 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 136 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 109 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was Computer Science with 204 degree-majorss awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,821 degrees awarded
  2. 620 degrees awarded
  3. 523 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$22,335
Median Private

In 2017, the Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Bridgeport with 1,821 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,625
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,577
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,625 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT, which is 1.03 times more than the 1,577 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    979 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    703 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    575 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT were to White students. These 979 degrees mean that there were 1.39 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 703 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was $173,100 in 2018, which is 0.754 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $170,300 to $173,100, a 1.64% increase. The homeownership rate in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT is 41.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$173,100
2018 Median
± $3,420
$170,300
2017 Median
± $2,894

In 2018, the median property value in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT grew to to $173,100 from the previous year's value of $170,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$45,441
Median Household Income
± $1,717
50.5k
Number of Households
± 1,544

In 2018, the median household income of the 50.5k households in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT grew to $45,441 from the previous year's value of $44,841.

The following chart displays the households in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

41.8%
2018 Homeownership
42%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 41.8% of the housing units in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 42%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 5.01% of the workforce in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    69%
  2. Carpooled
    12.5%
  3. Public Transit
    10.5%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT was Drove Alone (69%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.5%) and those who Public Transit (10.5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

85.7% of the population of Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT has health coverage, with 32.1% on employee plans, 36.5% on Medicaid, 7.2% on Medicare, 9.05% on non-group plans, and 0.768% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Connecticut was $9,859 in 2014. This is a 3.59% increase from the previous year ($9,517).

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1180 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1180 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1184 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 288 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Windham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.3%). Additionally, Windham County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (29.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,180 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,180 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,180 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Connecticut in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Connecticut.
$9,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Connecticut
$5,187
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,058
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,964
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Connecticut (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.59%, from $9,517 to $9,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.3%
Uninsured
32.1%
Employer Coverage
36.5%
Medicaid
7.2%
Medicare
9.05%
Non-Group
0.768%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT declined by 18.1% from 17.5% to 14.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bridgeport Town PUMA, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 10.3% prevalence
  2. 9.5% prevalence
  3. 9% prevalence

Windham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Connecticut, at 10.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Connecticut by county over multiple years.

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