Latest Data (2015)
Population 147,629
Nationwide Rank 178

Quick Facts

Bridgeport, Connecticut is the 178th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Bridgeport, Connecticut is a city.

Bridgeport, Connecticut is currently 7.0% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Bridgeport, Connecticut's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Bridgeport, Connecticut Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
172 Hollywood, Florida 7.1%
173 Clarksville, Tennessee 43.5%
174 Torrance, California 7.4%
175 Rockford, Illinois -2.3%
176 Joliet, Illinois 36.6%
177 Paterson, New Jersey -1.0%
178 Bridgeport, Connecticut 5.7%
179 Naperville, Illinois 13.7%
180 Savannah, Georgia 9.7%
181 Mesquite, Texas 15.8%
182 Syracuse, New York -1.3%
183 Pasadena, California 5.7%
184 Orange, California 8.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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