Bridgeport, Michigan Population 2024

6,517

Bridgeport is a city located in Saginaw County Michigan. Bridgeport has a 2024 population of 6,517. Bridgeport is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 4.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,208 in 2020.

The average household income in Bridgeport is $64,576 with a poverty rate of 22.46%. The median age in Bridgeport is 37.1 years: 36.3 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Bridgeport Demographics

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

  • White: 52.87%
  • Black or African American: 39.12%
  • Two or more races: 6.25%
  • Other race: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
775.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.98% (309)
The current population of Bridgeport, Michigan is 6,517 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,208.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,43452.87%
Black or African American2,54139.12%
Two or more races4066.25%
Other race841.29%
Native American300.46%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bridgeport Population by Race

Bridgeport Population Pyramid 2024

Bridgeport Median Age

37.1

Total

36.3

Male

38

Female

Bridgeport Adults

There are 4,863 adults, (1,330 of whom are seniors) in Bridgeport.

Bridgeport Age Dependency

83.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridgeport Sex Ratio

Female3,65756.3%
Male2,83843.7%

Bridgeport Population by Age

Bridgeport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6912.3865.934.1
Non Family1,0071.1568.331.7
Married8843.0190.89.2
Female6813.1334.765.3
Male1193.7738.761.3

2.93

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bridgeport Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3988.98%
Associates Degree52711.89%
Bachelors Degree3307.45%
Graduate Degree1613.63%
High School Graduate1,75739.65%
Less Than 9th Grade1784.02%
Some College1,08024.37%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,4802,151278
Black1,6201,440202
Hispanic25418711
2+ Races1649711
Other Race68680
Native American24240

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 12.47%.

Bridgeport Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,313$61,429$48,864
Graduate Degree$0$33,750$0
High School Graduate$34,524$37,328$19,551
Less Than 9th Grade$32,773$33,527$29,375
Overall$33,199$42,576$26,583
Some College$28,981$43,953$24,273

$33,199

Average Earnings

$42,576

Average Male

$26,583

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

96.5% of Bridgeport residents speak only English, while 3.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.39% of the population.

Bridgeport Language

Bridgeport Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,52576730.38%
White3,19042913.45%
Hispanic60518029.75%
Other844755.95%
Native3030100%
Multiple406235.67%

22.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.86%

Male Poverty Rate

26.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bridgeport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridgeport is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridgeport is Multiple, with 5.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.03%.

Bridgeport Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.75%
High School23.66%
Some College18.3%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Bridgeport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed58.7%
Female Unemployed51.16%
Female Employed7.96%
Male Employed4.78%

Bridgeport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bridgeport Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$51,042$65,860
Households$42,719$64,576
Married Families$78,261$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,886$53,527

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bridgeport Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.2%

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 45-54, 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

226

Number of Veterans

210

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam97
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War30
Korea17
World War II0

Bridgeport Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7490
75+62
55 to 6432
35 to 5426
18 to 3416

Bridgeport Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1595.89%
Black361.95%
Other Race3136.9%

Bridgeport Veterans by Race

Bridgeport Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bridgeport Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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

85.96%

Born in Bridgeport

97.49%

Native Born

2.51%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

2.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.49% of Bridgeport residents were born in the United States, with 85.96% having been born in Michigan. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bridgeport Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,517110.17%
20236,506110.17%
20226,495110.17%
20216,4842764.45%
20206,208-217-3.38%
20196,425-18-0.28%
20186,443-15-0.23%
20176,458-93-1.42%
20166,551-23-0.35%
20156,574-41-0.62%
20146,615230.35%
20136,592-122-1.82%
20126,714-170-2.47%
20116,884-66-0.95%
20106,95000%

Bridgeport Population by Year