70 Apartments for rent in Bridgeport, CT

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Last updated August 17 at 10:55AM
1047 Hancock Ave
West End - West Side
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 14 at 9:51AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,125
903 Kossuth St
East Side
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 7 at 1:53AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,295
125 Robert St
Reservoir - Whiskey Hill
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 17 at 2:29AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
800 Birmingham Street
North End
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,400
107 Travis Drive
North End
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
276 Brooks Street
East Side
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:41AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
65 Morehouse Street
Black Rock
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
998 Madison Avenue
Brooklawn - St. Vincent
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:29AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
573 East Main Street
East Side
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
423 Wells Street # 2E
Brooklawn - St. Vincent
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 17 at 10:55AM
Studio
$695
1045 Hancock Ave
West End - West Side
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 14 at 1:48AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
185 Moffitt Street
Reservoir - Whiskey Hill
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,000
65 Morehouse Street
Black Rock
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
1 Bedroom
$1,150
75 Priscilla Street
North Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
475 Goldenrod Avenue
North End
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:29AM
1 Bedroom
$850
567 East Main Street
East Side
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
2660 North Avenue
Brooklawn - St. Vincent
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,800
43 Plankton Street
North End
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,950
1405 Chopsey Hill Road
North End
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
215 Overland Avenue
North End
Bridgeport, CT
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
5 Bedrooms
$2,450
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City Guide
Bridgeport
Neighborhoods

Downtown

Downtown Bridgeport is perhaps the area where the nascent evolution of the city is the most evident. The ubiquitous abandoned-factory-come-lofts permeate the downtown apartment market. One of the largest of these buildings, Read's Artspace, a former department store, has several units available for live/work purposes. Expect to pay $1100-1450 for two bedrooms in this area.

West

So, the New York Times will not shut up about Black Rock. Beginning as early as 2002, this developing area of north Bridgeport has been featured in numerous Times lifestyle pieces. So here's how it works: the Black Rock neighborhood is divided into two sections by the main thoroughfare of Fairfield Avenue, which itself has undergone changes as older businesses are transformed into trendy bars, restaurants and boutiques . There are a number of developments along the coast side of Black Rock, including two large condo complexes that overlook the Long Island Sound and boardwalk park. The other side of Fairfield is a more densely packed, varied neighborhood. Expect to pay $900-1050 for a two bedroom on this side of Fairfield, while prices for two bedrooms on the coast side range from $1300-1600.

Beyond Black Rock, there are a number of other desirable west side neighborhoods that skew slightly cheaper. For instance, the primarily residential Brooklawn area has a number of historic homes that have one and two bedroom apartments for rent, ranging in price from $550-1300.

South

South End Bridgeport guarantees a number of rentals with flexible leases. Two bedrooms range from $650-850.

East

Bridgeport's eastern neighborhoods provide some of the best housing options. Less commercially developed than Black Rock, the areas found in east Bridgeport, including Treeland, Beardsley Park and Success Village all have a variety of housing options ranging in price from $950-1250 for a two bedroom. Gated communities, condos and apartments within private houses are all available in this region, within walking distance to the area's many parks.

Gettin' Around

The Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority operates several express and local routes throughout the city and Fairfield County with lines operating into neighboring Stratford and Trumbull. Perhaps the main draw of Bridgeport public transportation is its prime location on the East of Hudson Metro-North line, which gets passengers from Bridgeport to Grand Central Station in a little over an hour.

Considerations

A wide variety of housing options and its status as a developing city allow Bridgeport renters more ease in their apartment searches than neighboring Fairfield County cities. Start your apartment search 30-60 days before your move-in date and be prepared to spend up to $50 in credit checks and application fees.

Bridgeport Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter confidence in the economy, homeownership, and cities
Here's how Bridgeport ranks on:
F Overall satisfaction
F Safety and crime rate
F Jobs and career opportunities
D Recreational activities
F Affordability
D Quality of schools
D Weather
D Commute time
F State and local taxes
C Public transit
F Pet-friendliness
Best Worst
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Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released results for Bridgeport from the second annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. The survey, which drew on responses from over 30,000 renters, provides insight into what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the 105 million American renters nationwide.

“Bridgeport renters expressed high dissatisfaction with their city,” says Andrew Woo, Director of Data Science at Apartment List. “They gave below-average scores to most categories.”

Key findings in Bridgeport include the following:

  • Bridgeport renters give their city an F overall for satisfaction.
  • The highest-rated category for Bridgeport was access to public transit, which received a C.
  • Renters were dissatisfied with quality of local schools (D), commute times (D), and weather (D).
  • Renters were very dissatisfied with local jobs and career opportunities (F), safety (F), and affordability (F).
  • Bridgeport renters are highly dissatisfied compared to other Connecticut cities such as Danbury (A-) and Norwalk (C+); and right on par with New Haven (F).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction included Arlington, VA; Lincoln, NE; Pasadena, CA; Boston, MA; and Madison, WI. The lowest rated cities included Newark, NJ; Bronx, NY; Bridgeport, CT; Baltimore, MD; and Salinas, CA.