Table 19

BRIDGEPORT: ETHNICITY, 1990

A: Reporting single ancestry
Ethnic
group
Number
enumerated
Percent of total
population (a)
Latino(b) (b)
Multi-ethnic 6740 22.6
Italian 2842 9.5
Polish 2497 8.4
Irish 1905 6.4
German 910 3.0
Lithuanian 836 2.8
Other European 439 1.5
American 323 1.0
Czech 100 0.3
Swedish 87 0.3
Yugoslavian 66 0.2
Slovak 57 0.2
Other (c) 11760 39.4
Non-reported 1315 4.4
Total 29877 100.0

B: Latino (Hispanic) and Asian origin
Category Number
enumerated
Percent of total
population
Percent Latino origin (d) 25
Spanish-speaking 4837 16
Percent Asian/Pacific Islander (d) 17
Chinese-speaking 4335 15

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Notes:
 a. Total population of Bridgeport in 1990: 29,877.
 b. Reported seperately.
 c. Includes Latino and Asian (see section B).
 d. Number enumerated not available.

Source: Local Community Fact Book: Chicago metropolitan area, 1990
 p. 175, table IV-2, p. 393. See bibliography for publication information.