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People

Total Population 6,192
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 8.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,538
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 47.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.2%
Median Earnings25+ $31,261
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,826

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,122
% Above Poverty Level 83.3%
% Below Poverty Level 16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.7%
Median Gross Rent $825
Median House Value $98,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 4.7%

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

Bridgeport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles W of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles NW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Wise
Standard Zip Codes 76426
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.21
Longitude -97.754

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
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 98 F
Oct Temp 51 to 80 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Station BOWIE
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 33.7 inches
Station EAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 55 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alvord 1,554 $55,865
Chico 1,217 $57,500
Decatur 6,301 $53,285

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

Bridgeport Public Libraries

Library
Bridgeport Public Library
2159 10TH ST
Bridgeport, Texas
(940) 683-4412

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Bridgeport High Schools

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BRIDGEPORT H S
#1 MAROON DR
940-683-4064
Serves 652 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

BRIDGEPORT ACE HIGH SCHOOL
1714 STADIUM DR
940-683-1830
A Non-traditional School
Serves 25 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.3

WISE COUNTY SPECIAL EDUCATION COOP
2105 16TH ST
940-683-8361
A Non-traditional School

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