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Bridgeport, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeport had a population of 8,349 as of July 1, 2017. Bridgeport ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bridgeport is located at latitude 39.309 and longitude -80.2321 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bridgeport (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The City of Bridgeport (GNIS ID: 2390568) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bridgeport is located within Eastern District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bridgeport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bridgeport: Powers Fort.


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Bridgeport, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,349
Daytime Population: Workers 11,116
Daytime Population: Residents 4,227
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,343
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.84
Population in Households 8,266
Population in Familes 6,886
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 777
Diversity Index3 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,062
Average Household Income $91,624
Per Capita Income $38,845

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,724 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,656 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 882 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $201,883
Average Home Value $220,068
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,538
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,408
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.31% 0.32%
Households 0.29% 0.28%
Families 0.12% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Bridgeport, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgeport to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 19 96th
Population Density # 193 53rd
Diversity Index # 95 76th
Median Household Income # 6 99th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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