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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataConnecticut

Social Statistics

Bridgeport, Connecticut

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school40,966100.0
Nursery school, preschool2,5586.2
Kindergarten2,2845.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)18,87346.1
High school (grades 9-12)8,93921.8
College or graduate school8,31220.3
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over84,458100.0
Less than 9th grade12,58314.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma17,00020.1
High school graduate (includes equivalency)26,40631.3
Some college, no degree14,19816.8
Associate degree3,9394.7
Bachelor's degree6,4877.7
Graduate or professional degree3,8454.6
Percent high school graduate or higher65.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher12.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over105,980100.0
Never married41,87539.5
Now married, except separated41,63139.3
Separated3,5273.3
Widowed8,1787.7
Female
6,6626.3
Divorced10,76910.2
Female
6,3846.0
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years4,485100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,75739.2
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over100,132100.0
Civilian veterans8,1478.1
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years34,534100.0
With a disability3,59710.4
Population 21 to 64 years76,648100.0
With a disability21,50328.1
Percent employed
54.7(X)
No disability55,14571.9
Percent employed
71.2(X)
Population 65 years and over15,202100.0
With a disability7,27747.9
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over128,328100.0
Same house in 199564,40450.2
Different house in the U.S. in 199554,66542.6
Same county
44,21134.5
Different county
10,4548.1
Same state
2,4171.9
Different state
8,0376.3
Elsewhere in 19959,2597.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population139,529100.0
Native110,89179.5
Born in United States
95,80068.7
State of residence
70,28550.4
Different state
25,51518.3
Born outside United States
15,09110.8
Foreign born28,63820.5
Entered 1990 to March 2000
13,2769.5
Naturalized citizen
10,7787.7
Not a citizen
17,86012.8
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)28,638100.0
Europe6,54922.9
Asia4,10214.3
Africa1,1484.0
Oceania140.0
Latin America16,62658.1
Northern America1990.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over128,328100.0
English only72,46956.5
Language other than English55,85943.5
Speak English less than 'very well
27,08221.1
Spanish
36,26928.3
Speak English less than "very well"
16,65913.0
Other Indo-European languages
14,75711.5
Speak English less than "very well"
7,6566.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3,5522.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2,2581.8
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population139,529100.0

Total ancestries reported

133,18095.4
Arab5880.4
Czech13750.3
Danish1420.1
Dutch4280.3
English2,9422.1
French (except Basque)11,6101.2
French Canadian19580.7
German3,3622.4
Greek5770.4
Hungarian2,1761.6
Irish17,1575.1
Italian12,0518.6
Lithuanian2650.2
Norwegian1310.1
Polish3,8582.8
Portuguese4,1072.9
Russian1,1120.8
Scotch-Irish3720.3
Scottish5100.4
Slovak1,5691.1
Subsaharan African2,1181.5
Swedish5330.4
Swiss790.1
Ukrainian4010.3
United States or American2,9952.1
Welsh1890.1
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)8,6656.2
Other ancestries73,91053.0
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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