Bridgeport, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bridgeport, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeport had a population of 1,530 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,530
Daytime Population: Workers 1,158
Daytime Population: Residents 682
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,840
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 1,497
Population in Familes 1,208
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density2 1,333
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $44,563
Average Household Income $65,857
Per Capita Income $27,934


Total Housing Units 740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 454 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $82,510
Average Home Value $124,229


Total Households 643
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 402
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.13% -0.36%
Households -0.02% -0.34%
Families -0.17% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

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, 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 # 74 87th
Population Density # 140 76th
Diversity Index # 27 96th
Median Household Income # 416 28th
Per Capita Income # 289 50th

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