Bridgeport, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 54,367 housing units in Bridgeport. This represents a 5% decline from 57,224 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 54,367 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bridgeport is about 43.3%. Bridgeport's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.5%. Average household size is 2.7 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bridgeport were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.70%
One Bedroom21%
Two Bedrooms37.70%
Three Bedrooms27.60%
Four Bedrooms6.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.84
Median year structure was built1950
Median Value of occupied units$117,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$127,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.6
Median year structure was built1953
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$533

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage7.90%
Home Equity Loan6.10%
Simple Mortgage56.60%
Debt Free29.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.2%