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Bridgeport, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeport is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Morrill County at latitude 41.6637 and longitude -103.0965. Morrill County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,665 feet.

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

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 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,533
Population in Households 1,498
Population in Familes 1,214
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 1,336
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 644
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 407
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 90 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $83,949
Average Home Value $99,778


Median Household Income $43,548
Average Household Income $51,743
Per Capita Income $21,899
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% -0.18%
Households 0.0% -0.09%
Families 0.0% -0.2%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgeport to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 77 87th
Population Density1 # 139 76th
Diversity Index2 # 27 96th
Median Household Income # 390 33rd
Per Capita Income # 467 20th

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