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Bridgeport, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeport had a population of 1,518 as of July 1, 2019. 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 41.6652 and longitude -103.0991 in Morrill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bridgeport 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.


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Bridgeport, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bridgeport, NE Housing Affordability Index is 285
State of Nebraska Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Bridgeport, NE Wealth Index is 75
State of Nebraska Wealth Index is 87
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,518 (100%)
Population in Households 1,484 (97.8%)
Population in Families 1,199 (79.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 34 ( 2.2%)
Population Density 1,323
Diversity Index2 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,131
Average Household Income $65,505
Per Capita Income $27,661
Wealth Index4 75

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 483 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Housing Affordability Index3 285
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 639
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 401
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.19% -0.36%
Households -0.08% -0.28%
Families -0.16% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

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, 2019 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 Density # 140 76th
Diversity Index # 27 96th
Median Household Income # 486 16th
Per Capita Income # 402 31st

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