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Demographics

People

Total Population1,425
Male Share of the Population38.8%
Female Share of the Population61.2%
Senior Citizens22%
Employed Population 16+587
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married55.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.3%
Median Earnings25+$27,039
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,382

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,682
% Above Poverty Level86.2%
% Below Poverty Level13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home15%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30%
Median Gross Rent$534
Median House Value$59,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.3%
German11.6%
Irish10.5%
English8%
Scottish3.2%
Dutch2.7%
Polish0.9%
Italian0.8%
French Except Basque0.8%
Hungarian0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Swedish0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Czech0.1%
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Bridgeport Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lawrence County
Standard Zip Codes62417
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.71
Approximate Longitude-87.75

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)

StationVINCENNES 5 NE
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.4 inches
StationOLNEY 2 S
Distance17.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches
StationFREELANDVILLE
Distance26.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp43 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allendale666$52,750
Claremont272$51,250
Flat Rock329$48,000
Lawrenceville4,464$47,456

Bridgeport Public Schools

Bridgeport Grade School
1300 N Main St
ZIP: 62417
(618) 945-5721
Primary
Total Enrollment 385
Red Hill Jr/sr High School
908 Church St
ZIP: 62417
(618) 945-2521
High
Total Enrollment 414
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