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People

Total Population 2,300
Male Share of the Population 41.8%
Female Share of the Population 58.2%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 749
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 38.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,875
% Above Poverty Level 65.3%
% Below Poverty Level 34.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $448
Median House Value $69,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.7%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 6.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bridgeport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles W of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles SE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 35740
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.947
Longitude -85.714

Bridgeport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BRIDGEPORT 5 NW
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 62.5 inches
Station SCOTTSBORO
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
Station VALLEY HEAD
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Henagar 2,253 $39,677
Hollywood 971 $48,641
Hytop 422 $41,932
Ider 887 $44,750
Pisgah 717 $39,625
Stevenson 2,194 $51,579

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Bridgeport Public Library
401 ALABAMA AVENUE
Bridgeport, Alabama
(256) 495-2259

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