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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataConnecticut

Economic Statistics

Bridgeport, Connecticut

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over104,020100.0
In labor force63,61161.2
Civilian labor force
63,59861.1
Employed
56,91654.7
Unemployed
6,6826.4
Percent of civilian labor force
10.5(X)
Armed Forces
130.0
Not in labor force40,40938.8
Females 16 years and over55,742100.0
In labor force31,59456.7
Civilian labor force
31,59456.7
Employed
28,43651.0
Own children under 6 years12,263100.0
All parents in family in labor force7,54961.6
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over55,272100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone36,71466.4
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled10,36018.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)4,6278.4
Walked2,0163.6
Other means7921.4
Worked at home7631.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over56,916100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations12,43021.8
Service occupations12,23821.5
Sales and office occupations15,86427.9
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations580.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,3789.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations10,94819.2
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining800.1
Construction3,7966.7
Manufacturing9,53416.8
Wholesale trade1,4852.6
Retail trade7,33712.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,6294.6
Information1,6092.8
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing4,0957.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4,9788.7
Educational, health and social services11,78120.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,0377.1
Other services (except public administration)3,5966.3
Public administration1,9593.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers47,41983.3
Government workers6,64511.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,7834.9
Unpaid family workers690.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households50,305100.0
Less than $10,0007,64315.2
$10,000 to $14,9993,8657.7
$15,000 to $24,9997,20214.3
$25,000 to $34,9996,62113.2
$35,000 to $49,9998,57317.0
$50,000 to $74,9998,76417.4
$75,000 to $99,9993,9557.9
$100,000 to $149,9992,6985.4
$150,000 to $199,9995551.1
$200,000 or more4290.9
Median household income (dollars)34,658(X)
With earnings38,77777.1
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,779(X)
With Social Security income13,34626.5
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
9,949(X)
With Supplemental Security Income3,6167.2
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,319(X)
With public assistance income4,0738.1
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,700(X)
With retirement income7,04914.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
12,724(X)
Families33,042100.0
Less than $10,0003,68111.1
$10,000 to $14,9992,0246.1
$15,000 to $24,9994,65614.1
$25,000 to $34,9994,23312.8
$35,000 to $49,9995,97018.1
$50,000 to $74,9996,58719.9
$75,000 to $99,9993,0659.3
$100,000 to $149,9992,1116.4
$150,000 to $199,9994441.3
$200,000 or more2710.8
Median family income (dollars)39,571(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,306(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers32,430(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,966(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,341(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.2
With related children under 18 years4,411(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.1
With related children under 5 years
2,218(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.6
Families with female householder, no husband present3,441(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.1
With related children under 18 years3,099(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.0
With related children under 5 years
1,541(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)40.5
Individuals24,920(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.4
18 years and over15,211(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.7
65 years and over
2,001(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.2
Related children under 18 years9,549(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.8
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,741(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.5
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over6,568(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.8
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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