Latest Data (2016)
Population 145,936
Nationwide Rank 180

Quick Facts

Bridgeport, Connecticut is the 180th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Bridgeport, Connecticut is a city.

Bridgeport, Connecticut is currently 8.0% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Bridgeport, Connecticut's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Bridgeport, Connecticut Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
170 Hollywood, Florida 151,998 8.8%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 151,709 3.3%
172 Escondido, California 151,613 12.8%
173 Clarksville, Tennessee 150,287 44.5%
174 Joliet, Illinois 148,262 36.9%
175 Rockford, Illinois 147,651 -2.7%
176 Torrance, California 147,195 6.4%
177 Naperville, Illinois 147,122 13.7%
178 Paterson, New Jersey 147,000 -1.5%
179 Savannah, Georgia 146,763 10.5%
180 Bridgeport, Connecticut 145,936 4.5%
181 Mesquite, Texas 143,736 14.9%
182 Killeen, Texas 143,400 59.0%
183 Syracuse, New York 143,378 -1.8%
184 McAllen, Texas 142,212 32.8%
185 Pasadena, California 142,059 5.5%
186 Bellevue, Washington 141,400 25.7%
187 Fullerton, California 140,721 11.2%
188 Orange, California 140,504 8.1%
189 Dayton, Ohio 140,489 -15.2%
190 Miramar, Florida 138,449 85.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Connecticut

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
180 Bridgeport 145,936 4.5%
210 New Haven 129,934 4.9%
211 Stamford 129,113 9.8%
221 Hartford 123,243 -0.7%
274 Waterbury 108,272 0.8%
366 Norwalk 88,438 6.4%
388 Danbury 84,992 13.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 145,936 180
2015 147,629 178
2014 147,612 175
2013 147,216 172
2012 146,425 168
2011 145,704 168
2010 144,229 167
2009 137,298 177
2008 136,666 176
2007 136,027 175
2006 136,286 174
2005 137,364 171
2004 138,183 167
2003 138,818 165
2002 139,034 163
2001 139,573 159
2000 139,650 156
1990 141,555 128
1970 156,542 87
1960 156,748 80
1950 158,709 63
1940 147,121 59
1930 146,716 54
1920 143,555 44
1910 102,054 49
1900 70,996 54
1890 48,866 59
1880 27,643 71
1870 18,969 76
1860 12,106 78