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Bridgeport, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeport had a population of 2,480 as of July 1, 2016. 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 Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bridgeport is located at latitude 48.0063 and longitude -119.6734 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bridgeport (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 853 feet.

The City of Bridgeport (GNIS ID: 2409908) 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.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bridgeport is located within Bridgeport Division of Douglas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bridgeport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Bridgeport, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,480
Population in Households 2,480
Population in Familes 2,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,367
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 681
Average Household Size 3.64
Family Households 528
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 362 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 318 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $113,599


Median Household Income $35,271
Average Household Income $41,733
Per Capita Income $11,548
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.42%
Households 0.19% 0.29%
Families 0.09% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bridgeport, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgeport to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 282 55th
Population Density1 # 130 79th
Diversity Index2 # 28 96th
Median Household Income # 578 8th
Per Capita Income # 620 1st

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