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Bridgeport, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeport had a population of 6,419 as of July 1, 2016. Bridgeport ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bridgeport is located at latitude 33.2093 and longitude -97.7724 in Wise County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bridgeport (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wise County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 801 feet.

The City of Bridgeport (GNIS ID: 2409907) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bridgeport is located within Bridgeport Division of Wise 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, 2016.

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Bridgeport, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,419
Population in Households 6,010
Population in Familes 5,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density1 811
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 1,835
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 1,413
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,965 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,100 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 735 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $125,222
Average Home Value $150,886


Median Household Income $48,360
Average Household Income $60,948
Per Capita Income $21,023
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.15% 1.12%
Households 1.31% 1.31%
Families 1.34% 1.23%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Bridgeport, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgeport to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 339 81st
Population Density1 # 861 51st
Diversity Index2 # 220 87th
Median Household Income # 715 59th
Per Capita Income # 1020 42nd

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