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Population in 2012: 1,857 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 

Males: 816  (44.0%)
Females: 1,041  (56.0%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62417.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,412 (it was $27,635 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$30,412
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,283

Bridgeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,902 (it was $38,400 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$43,902
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $52,094; Detached houses: $56,733; Townhouses or other attached units: $47,108; Mobile homes: $35,179

Median gross rent in 2012: $469.

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  • White alone - 1,846 (97.9%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bridgeport: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.2%), United States (17.2%), English (14.5%), Irish (11.2%), French (5.8%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/22/1901

Elevation: 446 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,734 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bridgeport:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridgeport city:

  • Never married: 9.7%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

18 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeport, Illinois as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bridgeport to the number of sex offenders is 371 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $698 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $427 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (51.9 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (113.8 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (216.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lawrenceville, IL (2.0 miles ), Sumner, IL (2.3 miles ), Birds, IL (3.2 miles) , St. Francisville, IL (3.2 miles ), Claremont, IL (3.4 miles ), Allendale, IL (3.6 miles ), Vincennes, IN (3.6 miles ), Flat Rock, IL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.71 N, Longitude: 87.76 W

Area code: 618

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Crime rates in Bridgeport by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 0000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.046.60.00.00.0
Rapes 1100130000
per 100,000 46.146.10.00.046.1139.30.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.046.60.00.00.0
Assaults 94660211405
per 100,000 415.1184.5276.8279.30.092.9512.1186.70.0239.8
Burglaries 1016336411114
per 100,000 461.3738.0138.4139.7276.9185.8512.146.747.7191.8
Thefts 427443433329132236
per 100,000 1937.33413.31983.42001.91522.81347.0605.21027.1143.0287.8
Auto thefts 2300300211
per 100,000 92.3138.40.00.0138.40.00.093.447.748.0
Arson 0000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.046.10.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.1) 246.8284.2150.3151.7133.5205.0280.692.813.479.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.50
Illinois average:

2.78

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-1.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Bridgeport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/7/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Bridgeport city center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 17.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bridgeport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 19.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 10.3 miles away from Bridgeport center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 16.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 19.9 miles away from Bridgeport center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 15.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Gary Wagner (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in Bridgeport:

  • LAWRENCE COMMUNITY HLTHCR CTR (Nursing Home, 900 EAST CORPORATION)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Bridgeport:

  • UNITED METHODIST VILLAGE, NORTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LAWRENCEVILLE, IL)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; LAWRENCEVILLE, IL)
  • UNITED METHODIST VILLAGE, THE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LAWRENCEVILLE, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Bridgeport, IL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgeport:

  • Vincennes University (about 13 miles; Vincennes, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,470)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 50 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley (about 50 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 52 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • University of Evansville (about 53 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Indiana State University (about 56 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 8,125)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 59 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)

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Public elementary/middle school in Bridgeport:

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Notable locations in Bridgeport: Bridgeport Fire Protection District Station 1 (A), Blue Star Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bridgeport include: Bridgeport Church of God (A), First Christian Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate 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
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 2002 was 17.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

24.6
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 (Address: 235 WASHINGTON ST , Population served: 2914, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2005), St Intentional no-action (OCT-03-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-05-2005), St Intentional no-action (APR-05-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2001)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-1999), St Public Notif requested (FEB-29-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-29-2000)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between AUG-01-1995 and FEB-21-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-1997)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-12-1995 and FEB-21-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-06-2005 and JUN-27-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2005)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-06-2005 and JUN-27-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.4%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bridgeport, IL


57 people in nursing homes in 2000

Bridgeport compared to Illinois state average:

Bridgeport, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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):

  • The Fairfield National Bank: Bridgeport Branch at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $392.3 mil, Deposits: $287.5 mil, headquarters in Fairfield, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Fairfield Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Bank of Lawrence County: The Bank Of Lawrence County at 100 East State Street, branch established on 1998/04/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $44.8 mil, Deposits: $39.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices

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:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.29%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention The Wesleyan Church
Adherents30.9%20.8%10.6%10.4%5.0%
Congregations30.4%17.9%5.4%3.6%3.6%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Free Methodist Church of North AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents4.9%4.0%3.7%2.6%7.2%
Congregations1.8%10.7%7.1%3.6%16.1%
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: 3
Lawrence County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lawrence County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Lawrence County:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

26.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

14.5%

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,667
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,241$38,8921$195
Streets and Highways 1$2,132$25,5840$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$2,247
Sewerage 1$2,258$27,0960$0
Water Supply 2$4,714$28,2841$1,193
Totals for Government 5$12,345$29,62812$5,302

Bridgeport government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $576,000 ($310.18)
    Regular Highways: $324,000 ($174.47)
    Police Protection: $249,000 ($134.09)
    Financial Administration: $60,000 ($32.31)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($9.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($7.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($1.08)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,000 ($1.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $26,000 ($14.00)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($7.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $250,000 ($134.63)

Bridgeport government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $102,000 ($54.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($21.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $30,000 ($16.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $440,000 ($236.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $294,000 ($158.32)
    Highways: $60,000 ($32.31)
    All Other: $6,000 ($3.23)
  • Tax - Property: $20,000 ($10.77)
    NEC: $15,000 ($8.08)

Bridgeport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $776,000 ($417.88)

5.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Illinois average:

5.66%

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 Knox County, IN  0.93% ($19,471 average AGI)
from Crawford County, IL  0.53% ($37,310)
from Richland County, IL  0.29% ($29,938)


6.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Illinois average:

5.99%

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 Knox County, IN  1.40% ($27,013 average AGI)
to Crawford County, IL  0.56% ($28,258)
to Richland County, IL  0.45% ($28,480)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bridgeport:

  • WAKO (910 AM; 1 kW; LAWRENCEVILLE, IL; Owner: LAWRENCEVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAOV (1450 AM; 1 kW; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bridgeport:

  • WAKO-FM (103.1 FM; LAWRENCEVILLE, IL; Owner: LAWRENCEVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
  • WFML (96.7 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: THE VINCENNES UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WZDM (92.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WUZR (105.7 FM; BICKNELL, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WATI (89.9 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTYE (101.7 FM; ROBINSON, IL; Owner: ANN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF S. ILL. UNIVER.)
  • WVJC (89.1 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS EASTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGES)
  • WYNG (94.9 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSEI (92.9 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAY-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTH (88.1 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: OLNEY VOICE OF CHRISTIAN FAITH, INC.)
  • WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQTY (93.3 FM; LINTON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBJW (91.7 FM; ALBION, IL; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES INC)
  • WSJD (100.5 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: WSJD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bridgeport:

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

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

Bridgeport, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 312
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Bridgeport fatal accident list:

Mar 24, 2006 02:58 PM, Main St, 2nd St, Lat: 38.702633, Lon: -87.759411, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 8, 1997 06:52 PM, School St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 27, 1984 04:53 AM, Main, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $220,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 176
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,600


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Douglas E Feavel, 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 38.719444 Lon: -87.757500), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 84 m
    Registrant: 4194222121, , 539 S MAIN ST
  • Brian Meier, Kings Hill Rd (Lat: 38.728778 Lon: -87.775306), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 17101 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 6302218500, Brianm@cstower.Org, 323 S HALE ST., SUITE 100
  • 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 38.719444 Lon: -87.757500), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 84 m
    Registrant: 4194222121, , 539 S MAIN ST
  • 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 38.719444 Lon: -87.757500), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 84 m
    Registrant: 4194222121, , 539 S MAIN ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 111 E Olive St (Lat: 38.719500 Lon: -87.757806), Call Sign: KWT684, Licensee ID: L00021847
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/1999, Expiration Date: 05/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2004
    Registrant: City Of Bridgeport, 235 Washington St, Bridgeport, IL 62417, Phone: (618) 945-2351
  • Ne Cor Of Il Sr 250 & Il Cr 8 (Lat: 38.719500 Lon: -87.757528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: KSC611
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2005, Expiration Date: 03/26/2015, Certifier: Cris A Belshaw
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Approx 2 Mi N And 0.75 Mi W Of (Lat: 38.746694 Lon: -87.776139), Overall height: 32.6 m, Call Sign: WNTL690
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.143 MHz, 928.143 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/24/1991, Expiration Date: 12/24/1996, Cancellation Date: 03/15/1995
    Registrant: Phone: (419) 421-4218

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1/4 Mi North Of Sh250, 3/4 Mi South Of Int 50, 1/2 Mi N Ofce (Lat: 38.718917 Lon: -87.756972), Call Sign: KWH311, Licensee ID: L00554944
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: Donald R Shassian
    Registrant: Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: AA9OR, Previous Call Sign: N9QEH, Licensee ID: L00682808
    Grant Date: 03/06/2013, Expiration Date: 03/06/2023
    Registrant: Tony M Roark, 8718 State Route 250, Bridgeport, IL 62417
  • Call Sign: K9TNR
    Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006
    Registrant: Rae K Duncan, Box 102, Bridgeport, IL 62417
  • Call Sign: KA9EJH
    Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006
    Registrant: Merle P Wagner, 725 Washington, Bridgeport, IL 62417
  • Call Sign: N9QCX, Licensee ID: L00536926
    Grant Date: 04/28/2012, Expiration Date: 06/30/2022
    Registrant: Rosemary G Roark, R 1, Bridgeport, IL 62417
  • Call Sign: N9SWU, Licensee ID: L00622723
    Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 03/23/2023, Certifier: Harry L Griesemer Jr
    Registrant: Harry L Griesemer Jr, 238 Jefferson St, Bridgeport, IL 62417-1508
  • Call Sign: W9CFB, Licensee ID: L01062786
    Grant Date: 09/13/2005, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015, Certifier: Meredith E Atkins
    Registrant: Meredith E Atkins, Route 1, Bridgeport, IL 62417
  • Call Sign: KB9VPR, Licensee ID: L00187353
    Grant Date: 09/25/2009, Expiration Date: 12/24/2019, Certifier: Steven L Williams
    Registrant: Steven L Williams, 38 North Street, Bridgeport, IL 62417

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 42613 , Serial Number: 4354, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 01/11/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis D Ivers, Rr 1 Box 327, Bridgeport, IL 62417
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6056D , Serial Number: 22-4709, Year manufactured: 1956
    Registrant (Individual): Jack K Dunlap, Rural Route 1 Po Box 256, Bridgeport, IL 62417
  • Aircraft: BRIAN JAMES F BUCCANEER (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 90836 , Serial Number: B2B1052, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1995
    Registrant (Individual): James F Brian, Po Box 24, Bridgeport, IL 62417


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Bridgeport


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bridgeport, IL

Most common first names in Bridgeport, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4573.2 years
Mary4380.5 years
John3975.7 years
Charles3274.3 years
James3170.6 years
Robert3069.7 years
Raymond1780.1 years
Paul1673.9 years
Joseph1580.7 years
Ruth1484.8 years
Most common last names in Bridgeport, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3075.6 years
Gray1680.6 years
Jones1575.5 years
Clark1366.9 years
Potts1173.6 years
Lewis1176.9 years
Stoltz1187.0 years
Preston1077.4 years
Williams1078.9 years
Moore1080.6 years

Businesses in Bridgeport, IL

  • Subway: 1


Bridgeport on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers"
  • #7 (62417) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other West Indian first ancestries"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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