Bridgeport, Connecticut 

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Economy in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Bridgeport has an unemployment rate of 8.4%. The US average is 5.2%.

Bridgeport has seen the job market increase by 1.4% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.4%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Bridgeport
- The Sales Tax Rate for Bridgeport is 6.4%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Bridgeport is 5.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Bridgeport
- The average income of a Bridgeport resident is $20,442 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Bridgeport resident is $41,204 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYBridgeport, ConnecticutUnited States
  Unemployment Rate8.4%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth1.4%1.6%
  Future Job Growth34.4%38.0%
  Sales Taxes6.4%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.050.046
  Income per Cap.$20,442$28,555
  Household Income$41,204$53,482
  Family Median Income$46,226$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.1%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction7.4%6.2%
  Manufacturing9.4%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.8%2.7%
  Retail trade13.5%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.0%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.5%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.4%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.3%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services3.0%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs7.1%4.3%
  Educational services7.0%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance18.3%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.1%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services9.2%7.4%
  Other services6.1%4.9%
  Public administration3.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Bridgeport    17 Reviews
    Bridgeport - 8/14/2014
    Bridgeport Connecticut is a beautiful city and a wonderful place to live. I currently attend Central Magnet high school as well as the Bridgeport Aquaculture school and... Read More

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    in retrospect - 8/9/2012
    I left Bridgeport in 1996, after bankruptcy changed it. I left looking for a better place to live. Funny thing is I haven't found it. I grew up in Bridgeport. What I... Read More

    life in bridgeport - 7/22/2010
    Bridgeport is the best place ever ive been livin here all my life i love it it aint as bad as people say it it they dont know wat they talkin... Read More


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