Table 18

BRIDGEPORT: ETHNICITY, 1980

A: Reporting single ancestry
Ethnic
group
NumberPercent of total
population (a)
Multi-ethnic854627.6
Mexican (b)595219.3
Polish353311.4
Italian315410.2
Irish19816.4
Lithuanian (c)----
German11463.7
Other European 8112.6
Chinese (d)4371.4
Swedish 410.1
Other ethnic (e)23617.6
Unspecif &
unreported
29619.6

B: Ethnic fractions reported
GroupNumber of
fractions (f)
Irish4484
German3768
Polish 2014
Italian1804
English1172
French701

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Notes:
 a. Total Bridgeport population, 1980: 30923.
 b. Figures represent all reporting Mexican origin; category
    listed as "other" was reduced by this amount.
 c. Figures for Lithuanian not available.
 d. Analogous to Mexican figures.
 e. Figure reduced by number reporting Mexican and Chinese origin;
    originally listed as 8750# (28.3%).
 f. Fractions represent persons reporting mixed ancestry and each
    category listed will add up to a higher number than persons,
    so percentages are omitted.

Source: Local Community Fact Book: Chicago metropolitan area (1970-1980),
 tables III-1, III-3, pp. 367, 385.  See bibliography for publication
 information.