Table 20

BRIDGEPORT: SUMMARY STATISTICS, 1910-1990

Statistic 1910192019301940 19501960197019801990
1. TTL POP34062604435355349109 4607041560351673092329877
2. % FOR BRN--35.928.722.116.6 12.99.614.524
3. % F/M PRN--49.249.7-- --29.827.827.6a22.6a
4. % 1/2 ETH--85.178.4-- --42.837.4----
5. DWELLS b----1225413618 1346912314123081228811975
6. % OWN OCC----33.4b28.5 31.932.834.236.239
7. % RENT OCC----66.5b67.1 66.462.659.656.152
8. % VACANT----9.74.4 1.74.66.27.79
9. HHOLDS--134991253113032 1325712708115431137710791
10. P/HHOLD--4.5c4.3c3.76 3.453.253.0d2.72.8
11. MD AGE----24.6e27.7 30.730.8------
12. MD YRS ED------7.5 8.58.89.711.0f
13. $ MED INC------1002g 3790562298231899930275
14. % WHT COLL------4.8h 8.7h8.3h13.947.349
15. % GVT WKS-------- 6.27.212.214.512.4
16. UNEMP------16.7 5.66.14.88.9i9i
17. % DRIVE-------- --42.249.756.766

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Notes:
 -- Not available or otherwise omitted.
 a. Reported as multi-ethnic for 1980 and 1990.
 b. These figures for 1930 are 1934 figures.
 c. Total population per total household.
 d. 1970 Data Book reports 3.4 pers/hhld. and 15231 total population.
 e. Listed as 24.1 in the 1940 Fact Book.
 f. Listed as 26% post high school education; no median given.
 g. Omits 20 cases of income over $5000.
 h. Approximated from managerial and professional occupations.
 i. Listed as percent of civilian work force.

Expansion of category abbreviations:
 1. Total Population.	 	 2. % foreign born.
 3. % (of total pop.) foreign or mixed parentage.
 4. % (of total pop.) first and second generation ethnics.
 5. Total number of dwelling units.
 6. % owner occupied.	 	 7. % renter occupied.
 8. % vacant (cats. 6-8 are percent of total dwellings).
 9. Households.			10. Persons per household.
11. Median age.			12. Median years of educ. (adults).
13. Median income.		14. % white collar occupation.
15. % government workers.	16. % of labor force unemployed.
17. % who reach work by auto (cats. 14-17 are % of labor force).


Source: Works Project Administration, Housing in Chicago Communities, vol.
60 (1940);  Local Community Fact Books, Chicago (1930-1990); and Community
Data Book for the City of Chicago (1970). See bibliography for publication
information.