Bridgeport, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 2,392 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.3%
 
Males: 1,146  (47.9%)
Females: 1,246  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35740, 35772.

Bridgeport Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,985 (it was $28,981 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$35,985
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,134 (it was $15,779 in 2000)

Bridgeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,797 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$59,797
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $558.

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  • Races in Bridgeport, AL (2010)

    Bridgeport races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bridgeport: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (27.2%), English (5.4%), German (4.4%), Irish (4.0%), Dutch (1.5%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 672 feet

Land area: 3.12 square miles.

Population density: 768 people per square mile   (low).

Bridgeport,AL real estate house value index trend

Bridgeport, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Bridgeport:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridgeport city:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

24 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeport, Alabama as of August 29, 2015.
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 2013: $219 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $190 (0.3%)

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
  • 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

Bridgeport household income distribution Bridgeport home values distribution

Crime rates in Bridgeport by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2009 2010 2012 2013
Murders 010000000
per 100,000 0.036.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 011000011
per 100,000 0.036.336.80.00.00.00.041.141.9
Robberies 010010000
per 100,000 0.036.30.00.037.10.00.00.00.0
Assaults 67871112012
per 100,000 219.1254.4294.4260.237.138.138.2822.7502.3
Burglaries 251820252715770
per 100,000 912.7654.1736.1929.41,000.7571.0267.6287.90.0
Thefts 82939179773061256
per 100,000 2,993.83,379.43,349.32,936.82,854.01,142.02,331.81,028.4251.2
Auto thefts 19111117175830
per 100,000 693.7399.7404.9632.0630.1190.3305.8123.40.0
Arson N/AN/A12N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/A36.874.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.4) 276.9368.4299.6279.0247.7106.2141.0262.8140.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bridgeport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 11 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -235 (-7.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Bridgeport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bridgeport, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Bridgeport 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 the city 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 the city 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 (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: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 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:

See full list of schools located in Bridgeport

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 50.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.6
U.S.:

74.2

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.:

6.58

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

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.93

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.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.1

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.0%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.9% for Black residents, 30.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for other race residents, 42.0% 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

Bridgeport, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Bridgeport compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Alabama average:

11.9

Bridgeport travel time to work - commute Bridgeport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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.
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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$6,501$26,0040$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,216$54,6488$5,474
Police Protection - Officers 8$19,812$29,7181$465
Police - Other 7$11,613$19,9081$959
Firefighters 0$0 6$2,715
Streets and Highways 11$24,472$26,6970$0
Welfare 1$2,273$27,2761$653
Sewerage 1$4,770$57,2400$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,926
Water Supply 11$36,129$39,4130$0
Gas Supply 1$4,018$48,2160$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

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeKalb County, AL  0.81% ($29,083 average AGI)
from Madison County, AL  0.48% ($49,919)
from Marshall County, AL  0.33% ($24,288)


4.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeKalb County, AL  0.94% ($23,246 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.58% ($41,718)
to Marshall County, AL  0.26% ($24,809)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Bridgeport fatal accident list:

May 8, 2013 09:54 AM, Sr-277, Cr-96, Lat: 34.92233, Lon: -85.74433, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 2010 06:59 PM, Us-Sr 2, Lat: 34.94586, Lon: -85.75214, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 23, 2009 02:00 PM, Us-Sr 2, 8355, Lat: 34.93649, Lon: -85.75814, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 2009 09:46 AM, Us-Sr 2, 8356, Lat: 34.94586, Lon: -85.75184, 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 persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 54m177ftTotal length
  • $30,918,000Total costs
  • 74,900Total average daily traffic
  • 8,307Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 101990-1999
  • 12000-2009
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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