Danbury resident Peter Buck, the co-founder of the Subway chain of sandwich shops, which started in Bridgeport, has a net worth of $1.6 billion and at 88 is the oldest billionaire in Connecticut. The rest of the billionaires include people who have frequently appeared on Forbes’ lists.Mar 5, 2019
Connecticut, constituent state of the United States of America. It was one of the original 13 states and is one of the six New England states. Connecticut is located in the northeastern corner of the country. It ranks 48th among the 50 U.S. states in terms of total area but is among the most densely…
Nineteen departments have 100 or more police officers, with the largest five being Hartford (445), New Haven (443), Bridgeport (406), Waterbury (292), and Stamford (282). Town 7. Bridgeport Town 38. Middlebury No. of Sworn Officers 15 Town 69. Stamford No. of Sworn Officers 282 Apr 25, 2011
Greenwich is home to several hedge funds, earning it the nickname “hedge fund capital.” Robin Kencel, a real-estate broker at Compass in Greenwich, told me last year that about half of her buyers work in finance, and many others are entrepreneurs or work in the entertainment business.Jul 13, 2020
Bridgeport has been ranked among the “worst U.S. cities to live in,” according to a recent report from 24/7 Wall St., which looked at crime rates, poverty levels and job markets. Other cities on the list of 50 included Flint, Mich., and Newburgh, N.Y. Several Georgia and California cities also made the list.Feb 7, 2019
The poverty rate in Bridgeport has increased from 18 percent to 20 percent from 2007 to 2015, according to a report from the nonprofit Connecticut Voices for Children. Bridgeport is struggling because it is a one-time manufacturing hub whose jobs went overseas as factories moved away in the late 20th century.Sep 23, 2016
University of Bridgeport is a private institution that was founded in 1927. It has a Urban setting, and the campus size is 86 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Bridgeport’s ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #298-#389.
The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Bridgeport is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, Bridgeport is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Connecticut, Bridgeport has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state’s cities and towns of all sizes.