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Overview
Population:918,892
Pop. Change:5%
State: Connecticut
Metro Area:Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area
County:Fairfield
City:Bridgeport, Stamford, ... 34 total
Zip Code:06902, 06810, ... 47 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Bridgeport's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area

Profile: Large city  Location: Southwestern Connecticut along Long Island Sound, 50 miles northeast of New York City Elevation:Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Diverse economySome blighted areas
Close to New York CityCost of living
Good climate for regionLong commutes

Interesting Facts about the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut Metro Area

As of 2014, Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area's population is 918,892 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.24 percent.

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The median home cost in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area is $377,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.30 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area's cost of living is 54.30% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area public schools spend $17,850 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15 students per teacher in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area is 6.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.74 percent.


Ranked #1 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #1 Best Cities for Teleworking - Medium Metro Areas
Ranked #11 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Large Metros)
Ranked #15 Most Secure Places to Live in the U.S. (Large Metro Areas)
Ranked #21 2005 High Gas Prices
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Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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