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Bridgeport, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeport is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lawrence County at latitude 38.7083 and longitude -87.7594. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 443 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Bridgeport, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bridgeport, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bridgeport indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bridgeport (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

City of Bridgeport, IL Boundary Map

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Bridgeport, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,866
Population in Households 1,828
Population in Familes 1,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 1,779
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 769
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 523
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 867 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $65,778
Average Home Value $75,692
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,608
Average Household Income $43,250
Per Capita Income $17,357
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.25% -0.22%
Households -0.24% -0.26%
Families 0.69% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Bridgeport, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgeport to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 529 61st
Population Density1 # 361 74th
Diversity Index2 # 1134 18th
Median Household Income # 1293 5th
Per Capita Income # 1302 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.