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Population in 2012: 2,395 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 

Males: 1,190  (49.7%)
Females: 1,205  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35740, 35772.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,505 (it was $28,981 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$34,505
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,194

Bridgeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,333 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$59,333
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,877; Detached houses: $94,388; In 2-unit structures: $121,794; Mobile homes: $30,290

Median gross rent in 2012: $503.

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  • White alone - 2,019 (83.5%)
  • Black alone - 207 (8.6%)
  • Two or more races - 96 (4.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 45 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 42 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bridgeport: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (28.9%), German (4.7%), English (4.5%), Irish (3.7%), Dutch (2.0%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 672 feet

Land area: 3.12 square miles.

Population density: 769 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bridgeport:

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridgeport city:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

26 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeport, Alabama as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bridgeport to the number of sex offenders is 599 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.4%)

Bridgeport satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 85.72 W

Area code: 256

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Crime rates in Bridgeport by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2009 2010 2012
Murders 01000000
per 100,000 0.036.30.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01100001
per 100,000 0.036.336.80.00.00.00.041.1
Robberies 01001000
per 100,000 0.036.30.00.037.10.00.00.0
Assaults 678711120
per 100,000 219.1254.4294.4260.237.138.138.2822.7
Burglaries 25182025271577
per 100,000 912.7654.1736.1929.41000.7571.0267.6287.9
Thefts 8293917977306125
per 100,000 2993.83379.43349.32936.82854.01142.02331.81028.4
Auto thefts 1911111717583
per 100,000 693.7399.7404.9632.0630.1190.3305.8123.4
Arson N/AN/A12N/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/A36.874.3N/AN/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.6) 276.9368.5299.7279.1247.8106.2141.1262.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.70
Alabama average:

2.28

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Bridgeport, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -235 (-7.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (18%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Bridgeport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 175% 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 above Alabama state average. It is 73% 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 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from Bridgeport center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from Bridgeport center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Bridgeport:

  • CUMBERLAND HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 47065 AL HIGHWAY 277)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Bridgeport:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Bridgeport, AL

Heliports located in Bridgeport:


Local government website: www.bridgeportal.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgeport:

  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (about 25 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,652)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 30 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 39 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • Dalton State College (about 43 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 44 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 50 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,473)
  • Lee University (about 51 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)

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

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average.
City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.17. This is significantly better than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.17
U.S.:

3.08
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.27. This is about average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.27
U.S.:

9.59

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

BRIDGEPORT UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 5373, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.6%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.5% for Black residents, 29.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 22.5% for other race residents, 34.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bridgeport, AL

Bridgeport compared to Alabama state average:

Bridgeport, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bridgeport travel time to work - commute


Bridgeport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bridgeport city (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.58%
Here47.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian Church
Adherents67.7%9.3%7.8%5.7%2.3%
Congregations40.8%16.3%11.6%14.3%3.4%
NameCatholic ChurchDuck River and Kindred Baptists AssociationsSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.1%0.9%1.7%
Congregations0.7%2.0%1.4%0.7%8.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
State:

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
Jackson County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.8%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.0%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,066$30,3960$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,194$56,7767$3,865
Police Protection - Officers 6$15,438$30,8761$328
Police - Other 5$9,049$21,7181$677
Firefighters 0$0 5$1,917
Streets and Highways 8$19,069$28,6040$0
Welfare 1$1,771$21,2521$461
Sewerage 1$3,717$44,6040$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,360
Water Supply 8$28,153$42,2300$0
Gas Supply 1$3,131$37,5720$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$2,008
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,196
Totals for Government 35$99,588$34,14419$11,812


4.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DeKalb County, AL  0.94% ($23,419 average AGI)
from Madison County, AL  0.46% ($37,810)
from Marshall County, AL  0.30% ($32,574)


4.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DeKalb County, AL  0.89% ($26,632 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.71% ($31,884)
to Hamilton County, TN  0.29% ($31,943)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Bridgeport, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

Bridgeport fatal accident list:

Dec 2, 2010 06:59 PM, Us-Sr 2, Lat: 34.94586111, Lon: -85.75214167, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 23, 2009 02:00 PM, Us-Sr 2, 8355, Lat: 34.93648889, Lon: -85.75814444, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 2009 09:46 AM, Us-Sr 2, 8356, Lat: 34.94586111, Lon: -85.75184167, 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, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 54 meters (177ft)
Total costs: $30,918,000
Total average daily traffic: 74,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,307

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 10
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bridgeport, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 73 5 Mi (Lat: 34.972583 Lon: -85.632750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPFR934
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.287 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 860.287 MHz, 860.337 MHz, 860.362 MHz, 860.387 MHz, 860.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/2009, Expiration Date: 12/15/2019
    Registrant: Southernlinc Wireless, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1300, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • Hwy 73 5 Mi (Lat: 34.972583 Lon: -85.632750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQJM809
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/24/2009, Expiration Date: 12/15/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2012, Certifier: Robin J Cohen
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1000 Ft N Of Sr 72 At Rr Tracks (Lat: 34.923972 Lon: -85.765250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPNV399
    Assigned Frequencies: 896.887 MHz, 896.937 MHz, 896.987 MHz, 897.887 MHz, 897.937 MHz, 897.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/1999, Expiration Date: 07/02/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004, Certifier: Robert Vandeberg
    Registrant: Transportation Technology Center Inc Csx, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Fax: (719) 584-7145
  • 1000 N Of Sr 72 @ Csxt Row (Lat: 34.923972 Lon: -85.765250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPNR239
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.350 MHz, 160.395 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 161.370 MHz, 161.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2004, Expiration Date: 05/11/2014, Certifier: L W Allen
    Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc., 6735 Southpoint Drive South, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5965, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:
  • 1 Mi Down Dirt Rd From Int Of Dirt And Summerhouse Rd (Lat: 34.971194 Lon: -85.756361), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPFD511
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/1999, Expiration Date: 06/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2004
    Registrant: City Of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, AL 35740, Phone: (205) 495-2594
  • Lat: 34.944167 Lon: -85.701944, Call Sign: WQQW665
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.970 MHz, 159.750 MHz, 160.050 MHz, 160.065 MHz, 173.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2013, Expiration Date: 03/15/2023, Certifier: Mike Smith
    Registrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 2310 Belle Arbor Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37406, Phone: (423) 698-3306, Fax: (423) 698-0446, Email:

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, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3772F , Serial Number: 17255267, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Individual): David H Jr Riggs, 203 Ruby St, Bridgeport, AL 35740
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6539H , Serial Number: 17265481, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Holder, Highway 72e Rural Route 1, Bridgeport, AL 35740
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71BK , Serial Number: D-4401, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1955
    Registrant (Individual): William C Childs, 49899 Al Hwy 277, Bridgeport, AL 35740
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79199 , Serial Number: 17257953, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1969
    Registrant (Individual): William C Childs, 49899 Hwy 277, Bridgeport, AL 35740
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99391 , Serial Number: 2014, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Bill G Burnette, 1190 County Road 98, Bridgeport, AL 35740



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

Businesses in Bridgeport, AL

  • Hardee's: 1


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