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People

Total Population 1,196
Male Share of the Population 38.1%
Female Share of the Population 61.9%
Senior Citizens 22.2%
Employed Population 16+ 471
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 56.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,107
% Above Poverty Level 87.5%
% Below Poverty Level 12.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 11.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $553
Median House Value $60,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 12%

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

Bridgeport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles N of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles W of Louisville, Kentucky
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 62417
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.705
Longitude -87.76

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 VINCENNES 5 NE
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station OLNEY 2 S
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station FREELANDVILLE
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bridgeport, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lukin (62417)

Petrolia (62417)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allendale 717 $58,750
Claremont 244 $52,750
Flat Rock 347 $49,250

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

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Bridgeport High Schools

RED HILL HIGH SCHOOL
908 CHURCH ST
618-945-2521
Serves 340 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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