Bridgeport, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 2,312 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.2%
 
Males: 1,006  (43.5%)
Females: 1,306  (56.5%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35740, 35772.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,948 (it was $28,981 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$31,948
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,074 (it was $15,779 in 2000)

Bridgeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $72,736 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$72,736
AL:

$141,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $461.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bridgeport: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.5%
(31.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.9% for Black residents, 70.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bridgeport, AL (2010)
    • 2,01983.5%White alone
    • 2078.6%Black alone
    • 964.0%Two or more races
    • 451.9%American Indian alone
    • 421.7%Hispanic
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone

Races in Bridgeport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeport, Alabama as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bridgeport is 362 to 1.


Crime rates in Bridgeport by year

Type

2007

2009

2010

2012

2013

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.1)
1
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(37.1)
1
(38.1)
1
(38.2)
20
(822.7)
12
(502.3)
12
(508.0)
9
(384.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
27
(1,001)
15
(571.0)
7
(267.6)
7
(287.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.3)
5
(213.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(2,854)
30
(1,142)
61
(2,332)
25
(1,028)
6
(251.2)
8
(338.7)
14
(597.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(630.1)
5
(190.3)
8
(305.8)
3
(123.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.3)
1
(42.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)253.2108.5144.1268.6144.0121.5119.0

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City-data.com crime index in Bridgeport, AL

Crime rate in Bridgeport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.48
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (27.5%), German (3.6%), English (1.9%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 672 feet

Land area: 3.12 square miles.

Population density: 742 people per square mile   (low).

Bridgeport, Alabama map

41 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $300 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $215 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (26.5 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (102.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (488.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

South Pittsburg, TN (2.1 miles ),
New Hope, TN (2.3 miles ),
Long Island, AL (2.4 miles ),
Orme, TN (2.6 miles),
Kimball, TN (2.7 miles ),
Stevenson, AL (2.9 miles ),
Sand Mountain, GA (3.1 miles ),
Jasper, TN (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 85.72 W

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Bridgeport, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bridgeport, AL in 2017
Bridgeport satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,700
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $375,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $13,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Bridgeport, AL residents
Average permit cost in Bridgeport, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Bridgeport, AL
Historical housing units in Bridgeport, AL
Most common industries in Bridgeport, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (19.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (20.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (14.1%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.0%)
  • Utilities (4.3%)
  • Paper (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.6%)
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Apparel (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Bridgeport, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (18.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)

Average climate in Bridgeport, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bridgeport, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.8. This is about average.

City:

62.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bridgeport-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Bridgeport city center killed one person and injured 12 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.4 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Bridgeport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 31.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 115.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 138.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.5 miles away from Bridgeport center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 246.0 miles away from Bridgeport center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 198.8 miles away from Bridgeport center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bridgeport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bridgeport:

  • CUMBERLAND HEALTH AND REHAB (47065 AL HIGHWAY 277)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGE AT SOUTH PITTSBURG, THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN)

Heliports located in Bridgeport:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgeport:

  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 25 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 30 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 30 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 39 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Dalton State College (about 43 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 44 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 50 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bridgeport:

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Library in Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGEPORT - LENA CAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $48,183; Location: 401 ALABAMA AVENUE; 8,772 books; 21 audio materials; 430 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 11 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add Bridgeport Church of Christ as a church in Bridgeport, AL

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bridgeport Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bridgeport include: First Baptist Church of Bridgeport (A), First Baptist Church (B), Bridgeport United Methodist Church (C), Bridgeport Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Abbott Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Bridgeport: Bridgeport Community Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Russell Cave National Monument - Russell Cave Road (Recreation Areas; 3729 County Road 98).

Hotel: Hess Motor Inn (50621 Al Highway 277).

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bridgeport and their reported violations in the past:

BRIDGEPORT UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 6,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2008)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.8%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Bridgeport (2011 data):

  • First Jackson Bank, Inc.: Bridgeport Branch at 50550 Us Hwy 277, branch established on 1988/06/13. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $223.9 mil, Deposits: $188.7 mil, headquarters in Stevenson, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Jackson Bancshares, Inc.
  • FNB Bank: Bridgeport Branch at 51616 Old Highway 72, branch established on 1969/08/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $354.1 mil, Deposits: $312.5 mil, headquarters in Scottsboro, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Fns Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bridgeport:

Marital status in Bridgeport, AL
  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

For population 25 years and over in Bridgeport:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bridgeport
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bridgeport, AL (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,116118
Mainline Protestant2,11618
Catholic1,5151
Black Protestant8456
Other3302
None24,305-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Jackson County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Jackson County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Here:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Jackson County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.8%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jackson County:

11.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bridgeport:

46.4%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.6%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.1%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bridgeport:

11.7%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bridgeport:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bridgeport:

33.6%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

52.1%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Bridgeport:

76.0%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bridgeport, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 11$24,472$26,6970$0
Water Supply 11$36,129$39,4130$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$19,812$29,7181$465
Police - Other 7$11,613$19,9081$959
Other Government Administration 4$18,216$54,6488$5,474
Financial Administration 3$6,501$26,0040$0
Gas Supply 1$4,018$48,2160$0
Sewerage 1$4,770$57,2400$0
Welfare 1$2,273$27,2761$653
Airports 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 6$2,715
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,926
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$2,844
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,694
Totals for Government 47$127,804$32,63121$16,730

Bridgeport government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,099,000 ($475.35)
    General - Other: $230,000 ($99.48)
    Central Staff Services: $160,000 ($69.20)
    Regular Highways: $98,000 ($42.39)
    Police Protection: $82,000 ($35.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($9.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $488,000 ($211.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($12.54)

Bridgeport government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($5.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $57,000 ($24.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,735,000 ($750.43)
  • Tax - Other: $492,000 ($212.80)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $144,000 ($62.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $135,000 ($58.39)
    Property: $82,000 ($35.47)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $70,000 ($30.28)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $16,000 ($6.92)

Bridgeport government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,419,000 ($1046.28)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,265,000 ($979.67)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,452,000 ($628.03)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $476,000 ($205.88)

Bridgeport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $751,000 ($324.83)

4.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DeKalb County, AL  1.07% ($28,133 average AGI)
from Madison County, AL  0.57% ($60,911)
from Marshall County, AL  0.45% ($36,788)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DeKalb County, AL  0.99% ($26,230 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.62% ($41,818)
to Marion County, TN  0.33% ($35,086)

Businesses in Bridgeport, AL

  • Hardee's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bridgeport:

  • WYMR (1480 AM; 1 kW; BRIDGEPORT, AL; Owner: DADE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKWN (1420 AM; 3 kW; TRENTON, GA; Owner: RA-AD OF TRENTON, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WZCT (1330 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: BONNER AND CARLILE ENTERPRISES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bridgeport:

  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Bridgeport:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
Bridgeport fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Bridgeport fatal accident list:

Dec 21, 2017 07:02 PM, Cr-256, Lat: 34.923406, Lon: -85.727575, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 2013 09:54 AM, Sr-277, Cr-96, Lat: 34.922331, Lon: -85.744333, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 2010 06:59 PM, Us-Sr 2, Lat: 34.945861, Lon: -85.752142, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 23, 2009 02:00 PM, Us-Sr 2, 8355, Lat: 34.936489, Lon: -85.758144, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 2009 09:46 AM, Us-Sr 2, 8356, Lat: 34.945861, Lon: -85.751842, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 2004 02:00 PM, Sr-277, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 1997 06:15 PM, 2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 256ft / 78.4mTotal length
  • $34,862,000Total costs
  • 96,143Total average daily traffic
  • 19,937Total average daily truck traffic
  • 112,446Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bridgeport, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 141990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bridgeport, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bridgeport)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bridgeport, AL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BH1121, Highway 72 (Lat: 34.938528 Lon: -85.757278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQAA707,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19350.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2004, Expiration Date: 04/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2014, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th St., Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Railroad Drawbridge Over Tennessee River (Lat: 34.956750 Lon: -85.694694), Type: Building, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WRV553,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.700 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 09/03/2022, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bridgeport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2777P , Serial Number: D-8535, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Patrick S Childs, 922 Ehrich Ave, Bridgeport, AL 35740
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2888Q , Serial Number: 17259888, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 03/11/2015
    Registrant (Individual): William C Childs, 49899 Hwy 277, Bridgeport, AL 35740
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5331S , Serial Number: 28-26936, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher B Gulley, 119 Olcott Ave, Bridgeport, AL 35740
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6461G , Serial Number: 15071961, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 09/05/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn L Smyth, 1158 County Road 206, Bridgeport, AL 35740
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/30/2013

Most common first names in Bridgeport, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6070.9 years
William4771.3 years
Mary4277.8 years
John3472.2 years
George2372.6 years
Charles2164.8 years
Robert1772.1 years
Ruby1476.7 years
Roy1276.7 years
Willie1278.8 years
Most common last names in Bridgeport, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4371.6 years
Thomas3275.9 years
Walker2670.0 years
Hughes1973.4 years
Gothard1671.9 years
Stewart1670.5 years
Johnson1566.0 years
Kirk1473.7 years
Coffman1372.9 years
Henson1377.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bridgeport, AL
  • 61.6%Electricity
  • 37.0%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bridgeport, AL
  • 90.4%Electricity
  • 9.6%Utility gas


Bridgeport compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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  • Charles Allan Lawhorne (1)
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