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Bridgeport (zip 06608), Connecticut 0 Reviews | Leave a Comment  Add Favorite


-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.


  • Profile: Large city
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 7
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Bridgeport
  • Zip Codes: Bridgeport (zip 06608)

Quick Facts About Bridgeport

    The unemployment rate in Bridgeport (zip 06608) is 10.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bridgeport (zip 06608) jobs have Increased by 1.74 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bridgeport (zip 06608)'s cost of living is 18.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Bridgeport (zip 06608)'s population is 13,772 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.19 percent.
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Bridgeport (zip 06608) is $184,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.30 percent.
    Bridgeport (zip 06608) public schools spend $17,850 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17 students per teacher in Bridgeport (zip 06608).

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