Latest Data (2017)
Population 146,579
Nationwide Rank 179

Quick Facts

Bridgeport, Connecticut is the 179th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Bridgeport, Connecticut is a city.

Bridgeport, Connecticut is currently 7.6% 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
2000-2017
169 Clarksville, Tennessee 153,205 47.3%
170 Pomona, California 152,939 3.2%
171 Kansas City, Kansas 152,938 4.1%
172 Macon-Bibb County, Georgia 152,663
173 Escondido, California 151,969 13.1%
174 Paterson, New Jersey 148,678 -0.4%
175 Joliet, Illinois 148,462 37.1%
176 Naperville, Illinois 147,682 14.1%
177 Rockford, Illinois 147,051 -3.1%
178 Torrance, California 146,758 6.1%
179 Bridgeport, Connecticut 146,579 4.9%
180 Savannah, Georgia 146,444 10.3%
181 Killeen, Texas 145,482 61.3%
182 Bellevue, Washington 144,444 28.4%
183 Mesquite, Texas 143,949 15.1%
184 Syracuse, New York 143,396 -1.8%
185 McAllen, Texas 142,696 33.3%
186 Pasadena, California 142,647 6.0%
187 Orange, California 140,560 8.1%
188 Fullerton, California 140,392 10.9%
189 Dayton, Ohio 140,371 -15.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Connecticut

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
179 Bridgeport 146,579 4.9%
210 New Haven 131,014 5.8%
211 Stamford 130,824 11.3%
222 Hartford 123,400 -0.6%
276 Waterbury 108,629 1.2%
368 Norwalk 89,005 7.1%
391 Danbury 85,246 13.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 146,579 179
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