To the delight of potential homebuyers, Bridgeport, Connecticut, offers a variety of homes for sale, such as condominiums and multi-family dwellings. Those looking for a mansion will be happy to view the eight-bedroom homes that also feature three-full baths. People with a more modest budget might be more interested in the two-bedroom starter homes.
The city offers many neighborhoods that have been divided into five different areas. Bridgeport, which is the fifth largest city in New England, offers many parks, restaurants and businesses for residents. The city has been nicknamed "Park City" for its many parks. Picnic areas, hiking trails and bicycle trails are some of the attractions at these parks. There also are many different types of recreational opportunities including many venues for theater and music. The city is home to small music halls like the Klein Memorial Auditorium. With 1,400 seats, this venue is home to the Greater Bridgeport Symphony. For those wanting to witness a bigger show, Webster Bank Arena hosts larger concerts, and it also offers sporting events. The Black Rock Art Center is a multi-cultural center that presents artists from around the world. One of the main attractions in Bridgeport is the Beardsley Zoo, the only zoo in the state. It is featured on the National Register of Historic Places, and the zoo features a historic carousel and many exotic animals.
The city, which has a population of about 144,230, offers a variety of different occupations. The biggest employers are Bridgeport Hospital and St. Vincent’s Medical Center, which combined have more than 5,000 employees. Positions for nurses, doctors and emergency service workers are some of the jobs available. Most of the jobs in the city are in the fields of finance, healthcare and education. There are many jobs open in factories and warehouses. Employment seekers also will find many government jobs, retail jobs and restaurant jobs. There also are many job opportunities at banks, in sales and for sanitation companies.