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Bridgeport, CT

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The city of Bridgeport is the largest in the state of Connecticut, with a population of almost 145,000 people as of the year 2010. Bridgeport is a significant city in the New England region and has one of the biggest metro areas among comparable regional urban areas. Technically, Bridgeport is actually a suburb of New York City, and is considered part of the New York City market for business purposes. The city has attracted multiple technology companies and has become a hotbed for innovation.

Apartments in Bridgeport CT

$1778-$6185

597 Westport
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-3

$1325-$1725

Morningside Gardens
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$1400-$1785

Avalon Shelton
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$1624-$2370

Avalon East Norwalk
Beds: Studio-3
Baths: 1-2

$1280-$2290

Eaves Trumbull
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

$1915-$2675

Avalon Huntington
Beds: 2-3
Baths: 2-2.5

Key City Stats

The average age of Bridgeport, CT is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 8.24%
  • 7.55%
  • 6.47%
  • Female
  • 7.42%
  • 7.58%
  • 7.69%
$1032
is average rent in Bridgeport, CT
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 2.55%
  • 1.95%
  • 2.89%
45.53%
of units are available for rent in Bridgeport
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 3653
  • 476
  • 2369
Getting Around in Bridgeport, CT

The city of Bridgeport has multiple options for transit, such as the Sikorsky Memorial Airport which provides a smaller facility for the cities air travel needs. The city was once a hub for railroad traffic, but that is no longer the case. Major roadways in the area include Interstate 95 and Routes 8 and 25. The Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority runs the city’s busing service, and Greyhound has a private bus option for residents.

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The average commuter time in Bridgeport is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.34%
  • 13.82%
  • 2.44%

Downtown Cabaret Theatre

<p>The Downtown Cabaret Theatre is affiliated with nearby higher institution of learning, Sacred Heart University. The theatre has been in operation since the 1960s, and has both performed shows and helped to teach the art of theatre to the younger generations. Over 1 million patrons have seen the Downtown Cabaret Theatre troupe perform since its inception, and the troupe is now well recognized throughout the region for their professionalism and unique take on theatre classics. The theatre focuses on musicals, but also performs other types of productions as well.</p>

Black Rock Harbor Light

<p>The Black Rock Harbor Light is one of the region's most historic lighthouses. It is found in the city of Bridgeport, and was built over 200 years ago. The lighthouse itself is over 40 feet tall, and was used as a tool for sailors until the year 1933. The lighthouse survived multiple hurricanes in the 1800s, and in the recent years, the building was fully restored by the city's own Bridgeport Environmental Protection Agency. Today, the building exists mainly as a tourist destination and as a regional landmark, but it is also a look into Bridgeport's past.</p>