Bridgeport, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Bridgeport, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeport had a population of 6,509 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

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Bridgeport, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,509
Population in Households 6,100
Population in Familes 5,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density2 822
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $51,458
Average Household Income $63,147
Per Capita Income $21,702


Total Housing Units 1,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,039 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 816 (41.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $140,578
Average Home Value $172,185


Total Households 1,855
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 1,429
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.04% 1.13%
Households 1.12% 1.26%
Families 1.15% 1.22%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

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, 2018 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 # 341 81st
Population Density # 863 51st
Diversity Index # 225 87th
Median Household Income # 692 60th
Per Capita Income # 1091 38th

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