Bridgeport (zip 06605), Connecticut 

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Population

24,744

+5.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

Median Income

$42,443

Median Home Price

$189,700

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Best Places to Live in Bridgeport (zip 06605), Connecticut

Large city - Southwestern Connecticut along Long Island Sound, 50 miles northeast of New York City. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 06605 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Bridgeport, CT Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Diverse economy
Close to New York City
Good climate for region
Cons
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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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Connecticut
County: Fairfield County
Metro Area: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Bridgeport
Zip Codes: Bridgeport (zip 06605)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 7 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bridgeport (zip 06605) is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bridgeport (zip 06605) jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bridgeport (zip 06605)'s cost of living is 8.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bridgeport (zip 06605)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Fairfield county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bridgeport (zip 06605)'s population is 24,744 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bridgeport (zip 06605) is Real Estate: $189,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.8%.

SCHOOLS
Bridgeport (zip 06605) public schools spend $19,114 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Bridgeport (zip 06605). More Education



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Housing Market in Bridgeport

It's a good time to buy in Bridgeport. Home Appreciation is up 2.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bridgeport is $189,700.

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