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Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area, Connecticut   Add Favorite    0 Reviews | Review This Place


-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.

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  • Location: Southwestern Connecticut along Long Island Sound, 50 miles northeast of New York City
  • Country: United States
  • State: Connecticut
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  • Metro Area: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area

Quick Facts About Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk

    The unemployment rate in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area is 5.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.45 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area's cost of living is 49.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area's population is 948,053 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 14.55 percent.
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area is $390,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -17.27%.
    Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area public schools spend $18,582 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area.

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