Bridgeport is a city located in Lawrence County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,782, it is the 522nd largest city in Illinois and the 11569th largest city in the United States. Bridgeport is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -7.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,919 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Bridgeport has a population density of 1,662 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bridgeport is $56,415 with a poverty rate of 10.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,271 per month, and the median house value is $53,000. The median age in Bridgeport is 38.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 42 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bridgeportwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.10%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.76%.
98.47% of Bridgeport residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridgeport is White, with 11.88% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridgeport is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.55%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Bridgeport
100.00% of Bridgeport residents were born in the United States, with 60.60% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.