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5/22/2015 - CENSUS: Mayor Finch Celebrates News that Population Continues Growing in Bridgeport, Conn.

“In Bridgeport, we’re making smart investments in the future. We’re creating jobs for today while preparing our kids for the jobs of tomorrow. We’re improving the city by re-opening parks, improving downtown, and developing the waterfront. And, by investing in cleaner energy we’re ensuring our kids and grandkids will breathe cleaner air. Bridgeport is getting better every day. More and more people are taking note, and deciding to move to the state’s largest city.” – Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch

Bridgeport, Conn. (May 22, 2015) – Today, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch celebrated news that population continues growing in the state’s largest city, according to new information from the U.S. Census Bureau.

“In Bridgeport, we’re making smart investments in the future,” said Mayor Finch. “We’re creating jobs for today while preparing our kids for the jobs of tomorrow. We’re improving the city by re-opening parks, improving downtown, and developing the waterfront. And, by investing in cleaner energy we’re ensuring our kids and grandkids will breathe cleaner air. Bridgeport is getting better every day. More and more people are taking note, and deciding to move to our city – the state’s largest.”  

In 2010, the Park City saw its first population increase in sixty years. Four years later, it continues to see a population uptick of 2.34 percent in 2014.

“A lower crime rate, new housing, and retail development have helped to spur growth,” said the Connecticut Post.

Click here for more information regarding population growth in Bridgeport, Conn. and across Southwestern Connecticut: http://bit.ly/1BfoxSb.