Bridgeport, Washington

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Population in 2013: 2,423 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.7%
 
Males: 1,401  (57.9%)
Females: 1,022  (42.1%)
Median resident age:  29.2 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98813.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,903 (it was $25,531 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$35,903
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,091 (it was $10,302 in 2000)

Bridgeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,473 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Bridgeport:

$100,473
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $218,236; Detached houses: $241,108; Townhouses or other attached units: $227,295; In 2-unit structures: $199,508; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $144,401; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $130,054; Mobile homes: $122,711; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $133,093

Median gross rent in 2013: $616.

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  • Races in Bridgeport, WA (2010)

    Bridgeport races chart
    • 1,84876.7%Hispanic
    • 50921.1%White alone
    • 251.0%Two or more races
    • 110.5%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Black 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: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.0%), Irish (4.6%), English (3.8%), United States (2.9%), French (2.9%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 829 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 2,331 people per square mile   (low).

Bridgeport,WA real estate house value index trend

Bridgeport, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Bridgeport:

  • High school or higher: 51.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 17.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridgeport city:

  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

1,187 residents are foreign born (43.8% Latin America).

This city:

46.4%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeport, Washington as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bridgeport to the number of sex offenders is 1,215 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,101 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $840 (1.2%)

Bridgeport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (105.5 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (119.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (965.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Brewster, WA (2.9 miles ), Pateros, WA (3.3 miles ), Brewster-Wakefield, WA (3.5 miles ), Mansfield, WA (3.7 miles ), Methow, WA (4.2 miles) , Malott, WA (4.4 miles ), Chelan, WA (4.4 miles ), Chelan Falls, WA (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $356,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $114,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $225,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.01 N, Longitude: 119.67 W

Area code: 509

Bridgeport household income distribution Bridgeport home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +549 (+36.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (66%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (61%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Production occupations (3%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (38%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Bridgeport, Washington

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Earthquake activity:

Bridgeport-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 141.8 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 149.8 miles away from Bridgeport center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 391.3 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 491.9 miles away from Bridgeport center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Douglas County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bridgeport topographic map

Birthplace of: Clyde Edward Pangborn - Aviator.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bridgeport:

  • HARMONY HOUSE HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BREWSTER, WA)
  • THREE RIVERS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BREWSTER, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgeport:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 51 miles; Wenatchee, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,951)
  • Central Washington University (about 81 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 104 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 106 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Whitworth University (about 106 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 107 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Gonzaga University (about 108 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)

Public high schools in Bridgeport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bridgeport:

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

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

Court: Douglas County - District Court- Bridgeport Branch (1206 Columbia Avenue).

Douglas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BRIDGEPORT, CITY OF (Population served: 2,409, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
HIGHLAND ORCHARDS (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
BAR DEVELOPMENT WATER USERS (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 65 routine major monitoring violations
  • 179 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.0%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Bridgeport, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Bridgeport compared to Washington state average:

  • 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 above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

23.1
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,0004
Evangelical Protestant3,83329
Mainline Protestant1,4068
Other9755
None24,217-
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: 8
Douglas County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Douglas County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Douglas County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

25.8%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
State:

13.9%
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 1$4,842$58,1040$0
Other Government Administration 2$3,402$20,4120$0
Firefighters 0$0 2$150
Streets and Highways 2$8,304$49,8240$0
Sewerage 1$4,074$48,8880$0
Water Supply 1$3,870$46,4400$0
Totals for Government 7$24,492$41,9862$150

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $141,000 ($58.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $139,000 ($57.37)
    Sewerage: $93,000 ($38.38)
    Financial Administration: $84,000 ($34.67)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($33.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $75,000 ($30.95)
    Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($15.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000 ($14.86)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($8.25)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($7.84)
    Health Services - Other: $14,000 ($5.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($2.06)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $756,000 ($312.01)
    Health - Other: $84,000 ($34.67)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($2.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $248,000 ($102.35)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($56.95)
    Sewerage: $134,000 ($55.30)
    All Other: $10,000 ($4.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($2.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $192,000 ($79.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $56,000 ($23.11)
    Rents: $26,000 ($10.73)
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($6.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $169,000 ($69.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $743,000 ($306.64)
    Health & Hospitals: $46,000 ($18.98)
    General Support: $18,000 ($7.43)
    All Other: $8,000 ($3.30)
  • Tax - Property: $85,000 ($35.08)
    Total General Sales: $50,000 ($20.64)
    Public Utilities: $37,000 ($15.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($4.54)
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,000 ($3.30)
    NEC: $5,000 ($2.06)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $40,000 ($16.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($4.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $30,000 ($12.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $560,000 ($231.12)

8.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.96%
Washington average:

6.54%

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 Chelan County, WA  4.59% ($31,721 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.52% ($42,899)
from Grant County, WA  0.48% ($33,484)


9.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.41%
Washington average:

6.20%

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 Chelan County, WA  4.57% ($28,255 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.54% ($33,625)
to Spokane County, WA  0.43% ($32,982)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bridgeport:

  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOMW (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOZI (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHELAN, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bridgeport:

  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • KOZI-FM (93.5 FM; CHELAN, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K219DQ (90.5 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KZBE (104.3 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K236AE (95.1 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLR (106.3 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: VALLEY AIR LLC.)
  • KQWS (90.1 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KEYG-FM (98.5 FM; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNCW (92.7 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKRV (104.7 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • K296ET (107.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bridgeport:

  • K07BC (Channel 7; BRIDGEPORT, WA; Owner: CHIEF JOSEPH COMMUNITY SERVICES,INC.)
  • K11AS (Channel 11; BRIDGEPORT, WA; Owner: CHIEF JOSEPH COMMUNITY SERVICES,INC.)
  • K13DL (Channel 13; BRIDGEPORT, WA; Owner: CHIEF JOSEPH COMMUNITY SERVICES,INC.)
Bridgeport fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

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


Bridgeport fatal accident list:

Aug 17, 1976 07:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 108m354ftTotal length
  • $42,860,000Total costs
  • 1,592Total average daily traffic
  • 388Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,164Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bridgeport)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 90037 , Serial Number: 9095, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth J Benson, 2138 Columbia Blvd, Bridgeport, WA 98813

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Bridgeport

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bridgeport, WA
Most common first names in Bridgeport, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1374.5 years
James1271.6 years
William1280.1 years
Charles1176.8 years
Mary771.1 years
Robert769.7 years
George777.7 years
Harold671.7 years
Dorothy579.6 years
Helen575.0 years
Most common last names in Bridgeport, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Buckingham780.7 years
Hice586.6 years
Lamoreux581.0 years
Smith569.4 years
Brown469.8 years
Hanford465.7 years
Holbrook474.3 years
Briggs473.7 years
Beadell482.5 years
Sloan482.3 years
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