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-Diverse economy
-Close to New York City
-Good climate for region


-Some blighted areas
-Cost of living
-Long commutes

What Bert Has To Say About Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area

The most recent Metropolitan Area created some major shifts in Connecticut, where metro areas are more closely aligned by county borders than towns and townships as in the old New England structure. As a result, two important and highly diverse metro areas, Danbury and Stamford-Norwalk were merged into this now very large and complex Bridgeport area. Formerly a whaling port, Bridgeport itself grew up as an industrial and manufacturing center known for large machinery and brass products. Some of this heavy industry still remains, but general industrial decline has left considerable areas of blight.


Large city - Southwestern Connecticut along Long Island Sound, 50 miles northeast of New York City See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Connecticut
County: Fairfield County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Bridgeport, Stamford, ... 33 total
Zip Codes: 06902, 06810, ... 47 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 7 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Fairfield

    The unemployment rate in Fairfield County is 5.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fairfield County jobs have Increased by 1.43 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fairfield County's cost of living is 50.50% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Fairfield County's Cost of Living
    Fairfield County's population is 948,053 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.55 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Fairfield County is $395,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -12.88%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Fairfield County public schools spend $18,582 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Fairfield County. Learn more...

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