Bridgeport, Connecticut - Facts & Figures
Bridgeport, Connecticut is a town under reconstruction in many ways. Community leaders have had to put a large amount of their efforts and resources into creating employment, reducing crime, and repairing poorly constructed housing. As a result, Bridgeport is home to many privately-owned small businesses, and new amenities are consistently being added for the influx of workers and guests. Wholesale and retail trade does well in Bridgeport, as it is a deep-sea port, and in the path of many highways and rail lines. Bridgeport's renovations, coupled with low housing costs, are successfully drawing both businesses and residents to the community.
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- Population: 145,638
- Industries: Manufacturing; Trade, Service-producing industries; Privately owned business; Defense; Wholesale and Retail Trade; and Health services
- Area Codes: 203, 475
- ZIP Codes: 06601, 06602, 06604, 06605, 06606, 06607, 06608, 06610, 06650, 06673, 06699
- Surrounding Cities: Brookhaven, NY; Bronx, NY; Stratford, CT; Fairfield, CT; Trumbull, CT; Easton, CT; Milford, CT; Milford, CT