Bridgeport, Texas Population 2021

6,895
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Bridgeport is a city located in Wise County Texas. With a 2020 population of 6,895, it is the 304th largest city in Texas and the 3988th largest city in the United States . Bridgeport is currently growing at a rate of 1.79% annually and its population has increased by 15.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,976 in 2010. Bridgeport reached it's highest population of 6,895 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Bridgeport has a population density of 879 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bridgeport is $64,696 with a poverty rate of 12.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $917 per month, and the median house value is $124,400. The median age in Bridgeport is 35.6 years, 36.2 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Bridgeport Demographics

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

  • White: 93.32%
  • Black or African American: 4.11%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Two or more races: 0.99%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bridgeport, Texas is 6,895 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,532.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,976.

Bridgeport, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,03393.32%
Black or African American2664.11%
Some Other Race681.05%
Two or More Races640.99%
Asian280.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.09%
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Bridgeport Population by Race

Bridgeport Population Pyramid $2021

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Bridgeport Median Age

35.6


Total

36.2


Male

34.7


Female

Bridgeport Adults

There are 4,800 adults, (636 of whom are seniors) in Bridgeport.

Bridgeport Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridgeport Sex Ratio

Female

3,062

47.36%

Male

3,403

52.64%

Bridgeport Population by Age

Bridgeport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bridgeport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.4%28.6%
All55.7%44.3%
Male43.5%56.5%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Female35.7%64.3%

55.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bridgeport Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,920355.7
Married9843.7871.4
Non Family5391.2739.1
Female2133.8835.7
Male1842.8243.5

3.62

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Bridgeport Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade66816.14%
9th to 12th Grade47011.36%
High School Graduate1,25430.30%
Some College80319.41%
Associates Degree2315.58%
Bachelors Degree46811.31%
Graduate Degree2445.90%
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Bridgeport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bridgeport Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3492,103613
Hispanic1,54268750
Black24419421
Other Race5012
Asian282828
2+ Races2323
Native American6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Bridgeport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,824$44,476$24,181
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$27,481$13,313
High School Graduate$41,848$48,652$24,205
Some College$33,750$40,244$24,325
Bachelors Degree$53,750$70,547$31,750
Graduate Degree$64,140$64,826$63,537

$36,824

Average Earnings

$44,476

Average Male

$24,181

Average Female

Bridgeport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bridgeport Language by Age

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Bridgeport Language

61.48% of Bridgeport residents speak only English, while 38.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.67% of the population.

Bridgeport Language

Bridgeport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,52737714.92%
White3,18635711.21%

12.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.46%

Male Poverty Rate

13.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bridgeport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridgeport is Hispanic, with 14.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridgeport is White, with 11.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.72%.

Bridgeport Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.58%
High School7.35%
Some College5.86%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%

Bridgeport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed62.50%
Female Employed12.12%
Male Employed10.85%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Bridgeport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bridgeport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,814$64,696
Families$67,936$76,687
Married Families$76,250-
Non Families$26,743$32,856
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Income by Household Type

Bridgeport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bridgeport Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Bridgeport Marital Status

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173

Number of Veterans

166

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam85
Second Gulf War31
World War II28
First Gulf War21
Korea

Bridgeport Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+86
35 to 5432
65 to 7427
18 to 3421
55 to 647

Bridgeport Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1523.45%
Black218.05%

Bridgeport Veterans by Race

Bridgeport Veterans by Education

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6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bridgeport Veterans by Education

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56.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Bridgeport Employment by Age

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Bridgeport Employment by Race

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Bridgeport Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.53%

Born in Bridgeport

78.13%

Native Born

21.87%

Foreign Born

17.70%

Non Citizen

4.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.13% of Bridgeport residents were born in the United States, with 58.53% having been born in Texas. 17.70% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,8951211.79%
20206,7741211.82%
20196,6531211.85%
20186,5321812.85%
20176,351-91-1.41%
20166,4421432.27%
20156,299981.58%
20146,201701.14%
20136,131580.96%
20126,073250.41%
20116,048611.02%
20105,9871,6783.34%
20004,3097281.87%
19903,581-156-0.43%
19803,7371230.34%
19703,6143961.17%
19603,2180.00%

Bridgeport Population by Year