Bridgeport, Illinois Population 2024

1,632

Bridgeport is a city located in Lawrence County Illinois. Bridgeport has a 2024 population of 1,632. Bridgeport is currently declining at a rate of -3.03% annually and its population has decreased by -9.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,804 in 2020.

The average household income in Bridgeport is $83,493 with a poverty rate of 19.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bridgeport is 38.8 years, 32.4 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Bridgeport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bridgeport was:

  • White: 93.2%
  • Black or African American: 5.81%
  • Two or more races: 0.99%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,522.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.53% (-172)
The current population of Bridgeport, Illinois is 1,632 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,804.

Bridgeport, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,89293.2%
Black or African American1185.81%
Two or more races200.99%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bridgeport Population by Race

Bridgeport Population Pyramid 2024

Bridgeport Median Age

38.8

Total

32.4

Male

42.9

Female

Bridgeport Adults

There are 1,449 adults, (250 of whom are seniors) in Bridgeport.

Bridgeport Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridgeport Sex Ratio

Female94746.65%
Male1,08353.35%

Bridgeport Population by Age

Bridgeport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8202.4764.535.5
Non Family3311.2156.243.8
Married2983.5577.522.5
Female1443.0165.334.7
Male472.8338.361.7
showing: 5 rows

3.23

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

64.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bridgeport Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bridgeport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bridgeport Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.64%.

Bridgeport Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,650

Average Earnings

$55,093

Average Male

$32,143

Average Female

Bridgeport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bridgeport Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bridgeport Language

98.4% of Bridgeport residents speak only English, while 1.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Bridgeport Language

Bridgeport Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,89237119.61%
Multiple201575%
Black11875.93%
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19.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.42%

Male Poverty Rate

23.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bridgeport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridgeport is Multiple, with 75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridgeport is Black, with 5.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 35.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.58%.

Bridgeport Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.84%
High School21.37%
Some College14.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.1%
showing: 4 rows

Bridgeport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed61.54%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed17.54%
Male Employed9.28%
showing: 4 rows

Bridgeport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bridgeport Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bridgeport Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bridgeport Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bridgeport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bridgeport Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bridgeport Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

152

Number of Veterans

152

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bridgeport Veterans by War

count

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Bridgeport Veterans by Age

count

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Bridgeport Veterans by Race

Bridgeport Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bridgeport Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bridgeport Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bridgeport Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bridgeport Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

59.41%

Born in Bridgeport

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.56% of Bridgeport residents were born in the United States, with 59.41% having been born in Illinois. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Bridgeport Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,377-51-3.57%
20281,428-51-3.45%
20271,479-51-3.33%
20261,530-51-3.23%
20251,581-51-3.13%
20241,632-51-3.03%
20231,683-51-2.94%
20221,734-51-2.86%
20211,785-19-1.05%
20201,804945.5%
20191,710-29-1.67%
20181,739-37-2.08%
20171,776-29-1.61%
20161,805-30-1.63%
20151,835-17-0.92%
20141,852-29-1.54%
20131,881-20-1.05%
20121,901-16-0.83%
20111,917-5-0.26%
20101,922
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Bridgeport Population by Year