Bridgeport is located in southwest Connecticut. Bridgeport is part of Fairfield County. Bridgeport has 15.97 square miles of land area and 3.37 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Bridgeport population is 146,680, which has grown 5.13% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 5.48% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Bridgeport median household income is $41,204 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 18.89% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 29.60% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Bridgeport median house value is $176,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 49.79% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 64.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Bridgeport is worse than the state average in quality. The Bridgeport area code is 203.