Bridgeport, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bridgeport, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeport had a population of 1,538 as of July 1, 2015. Bridgeport ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bridgeport is located at latitude 41.6637 and longitude -103.0965 in Morrill County. 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. Morrill County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,665 feet.

The City of Bridgeport (GNIS ID: 2393416) 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 East Camp Clarke Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morrill 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, 2015.

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Bridgeport, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,538
Population in Households 1,504
Population in Familes 1,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 1,340
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 648
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 409
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $86,429
Average Home Value $102,339


Median Household Income $43,318
Average Household Income $54,605
Per Capita Income $23,199
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.2%
Households 0.12% -0.06%
Families 0.09% -0.15%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 25 96th
Median Household Income # 404 31st
Per Capita Income # 418 28th

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