Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT

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2022 Population
958,371
0.201% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41
0.737% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.35%
1.65% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$107,351
6.08% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$490,800
10.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, N/A had a population of 958k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $107,351. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT grew from 956,446 to 958,371, a 0.201% increase and its median household income grew from $101,194 to $107,351, a 6.08% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in undefined are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.96%), Other (Hispanic) (7.64%), White (Hispanic) (6.19%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.48%).

None of the households in N/A reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.1% of the residents in N/A are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT are Sacred Heart University (2,886 degrees awarded in 2022), Fairfield University (1,793 degrees), and Western Connecticut State University (1,126 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in N/A was $490,800, and the homeownership rate was 66.2%.

Most people in N/A drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.7 minutes. The average car ownership in N/A was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

N/A is home to a population of 958k people, from which 89.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 22.4% of Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT residents were born outside of the country (215k people).

In 2022, there were 6.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (576k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 95.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 73.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.1%
2022 Citizenship
88.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.1% of Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in N/A was 88.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in undefined
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    576k ± 2.46k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    95.4k ± 1.56k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    73.2k ± 3.39k
20.2%
Hispanic Population
193k people

In 2022, there were 6.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (576k people) in N/A than any other race or ethnicity. There were 95.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 73.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.2% of the people in N/A are hispanic (193k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in N/A as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

22.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
215k people
22.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
214k people

As of 2022, 22.4% of Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT residents (215k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in N/A was 22.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    10,016 ± 767
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,955 ± 532
  3. Korea
    2,190 ± 283

N/A has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Occupations

488k
2022 Value
± 5,921
0.62%
1 Year growth
± 1.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in N/A grew at a rate of 0.62%, from 485k employees to 488k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in N/A, are Management Occupations (70,623 people), Sales & Related Occupations (54,534 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (45,449 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of N/A.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

488k
2022 Value
± 5,921
0.62%
1 Year growth
± 1.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in N/A grew at a rate of 0.62%, from 485k employees to 488k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in N/A, are Health Care & Social Assistance (67,346 people), Retail Trade (51,057 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (50,107 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of N/A, though some of these residents may live in N/A and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$68,916
Median earning men ± $1,068
$48,522
Median earning women ± $1,196

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($187,777), Information ($103,669), and Public Administration ($97,671).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($88,903), Wholesale Trade ($81,363), and Manufacturing ($78,170).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.67M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 17.2%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

Education

In 2022, universities in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT awarded 10,033 degrees. The student population of Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 16,090 male students and 22,702 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT are White (5,468 and 56.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,841 and 19.1%), Black or African American (1,391 and 14.4%), and Unknown (367 and 3.8%).

The largest universities in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT by number of degrees awarded are Sacred Heart University (2,886 and 28.8%), Fairfield University (1,793 and 17.9%), and Western Connecticut State University (1,126 and 11.2%).

The most popular majors in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT are Registered Nursing (849 and 8.46%), Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (668 and 6.66%), and General Business Administration & Management (491 and 4.89%).

The median tuition costs in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT are $46,310 for private four year colleges, and $11,068 and $28,849 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Educational Pyramid

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Educational Attainment

Race

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Housing & Living

The median property value in N/A was $490,800 in 2022, which is 1.74 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $443,100 to $490,800, a 10.8% increase. The homeownership rate in N/A is 66.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in N/A have an average commute time of 30.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in N/A is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$490,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,192
$233,377
Median Property Taxes
±$2,799
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Rent vs Own

66.2%
Homeownership
2022
60.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.2% of the housing units in N/A were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.6%.

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Household Income

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$107,351
Median Household Income
± $1,610
352k
Number of Households
± 4,694

In 2022, the median household income of the 352k households in N/A grew to $107,351 from the previous year's value of $101,194.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (65.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (15.2%)
  3. Carpooled (8.17%)

In 2022, 65.3% of workers in N/A drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15.2%) and those who carpooled to work (8.17%).

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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Commute Time

30.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

The chart below shows how the median household income in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number
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Poverty & Diversity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in N/A is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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Health

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see 1174 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.761% decrease from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 228 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,174 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Connecticut

Primary care physicians in Connecticut see an average of 1,174 patients per year. This represents a 0.761% decrease from the previous year (1,183 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.6% under 18 years, 19.1% between 18 and 34 years, 41.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.41%
Uninsured
53.1%
Employer Coverage
16.1%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
0.419%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in N/A declined by 4.32% from 7.74% to 7.41%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in N/A changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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