Bridgman, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 2,261 (71% urban, 29% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 993  (44.0%)
Females: 1,268  (56.0%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49106.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,066 (it was $48,292 in 2000)
Bridgman:

$44,066
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,735 (it was $25,405 in 2000)

Bridgman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $147,092 (it was $126,700 in 2000)
Bridgman:

$147,092
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $181,358; Detached houses: $190,641; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,026; In 2-unit structures: $150,551; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,044; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $293,838; Mobile homes: $34,378

Median gross rent in 2013: $660.

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  • Races in Bridgman, MI (2010)

    Bridgman races chart
    • 2,11592.3%White alone
    • 853.7%Hispanic
    • 251.1%Two or more races
    • 241.0%Black alone
    • 221.0%Asian alone
    • 140.6%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bridgman: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.7%), Irish (15.5%), English (9.4%), Italian (4.3%), United States (4.0%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 629 feet

Land area: 2.93 square miles.

Population density: 772 people per square mile   (low).

Bridgman,MI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bridgman:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridgman city:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

55 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 1.2% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:

2.6%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Bridgman, Michigan as of June 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Bridgman to the number of sex offenders is 380 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: $2,501 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,767 (1.7%)

Bridgman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Bend, IN (24.3 miles , pop. 107,789).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (58.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Baroda, MI (2.0 miles ), New Troy, MI (2.1 miles ), Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert, MI (2.2 miles ), Stevensville, MI (2.3 miles ), Shoreham, MI (2.9 miles ), Galien, MI (3.2 miles ), Three Oaks, MI (3.2 miles ), Fair Plain, MI (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $270,200
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $394,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $462,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.94 N, Longitude: 86.56 W

Area code: 269

Bridgman household income distribution Bridgman home values distribution

Crime rates in Bridgman by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 03310002111
per 100,000 0.0123.3122.940.70.00.00.083.543.743.644.2
Robberies 00001000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.040.90.00.00.00.00.044.2
Assaults 13024012240
per 100,000 40.7123.30.081.5163.70.041.783.587.4174.40.0
Burglaries 81497148615424
per 100,000 325.7575.4368.7285.2573.1329.4250.4626.0174.787.2176.7
Thefts 2469569780695262294217
per 100,000 977.22,836.02,294.13,952.73,274.72,840.72,170.32,587.61,266.91,830.9750.9
Auto thefts 11302223023
per 100,000 40.741.1122.90.081.982.383.5125.20.087.2132.5
Arson 00011200030
per 100,000 0.00.00.040.740.982.30.00.00.0130.80.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.3) 71.3272.7219.6220.8216.6139.4116.1234.3112.2151.898.8

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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 Bridgman detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.86
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +235 (+10.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Utilities (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Bridgman, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bridgman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Bridgman city center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

On 11/26/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bridgman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 85% 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 251.3 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 226.9 miles away from Bridgman center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.6 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 293.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from Bridgman center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 279.5 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 Berrien County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bridgman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bridgman:

  • 21ST CENTURY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (4235 LAKE STREET EAST SIDE)
  • JORDANS NURSING HOME (9935 RED ARROW HWY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bridgman:

  • HEALTH CARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; STEVENSVILLE, MI)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS AT LAKELAND - ROYALTON (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MI)
  • COVENTRY HOUSE INN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ST JOSEPH, MI)
  • AVONDALE HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SAINT JOE, MI)
  • HAPPY HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SAINT JOE, MI)
  • LAKELAND HOSPITAL, ST JOSEPH Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ST JOSEPH, MI)
  • REHAB INSTITUTE AT TRI-STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BUCHANAN, MI)

airports located in Bridgman:

Amtrak stations near Bridgman:

  • 13 miles: ST. JOSEPH/BENTON HARBOR (ST. JOSEPH, 410 VINE ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: NEW BUFFALO (WHITAKER & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: NILES (598 DEY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for taxi service.

Nuclear power plants:

  • Donald C. Cook 1. General Electric Co.Indiana/Michigan Power Co.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Indiana/Michigan Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1020 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 01/1975. Commercial start: 08/1975..
  • Donald C. Cook 2. Brown Boveri et Cie,. Indiana/Michigan Power Co.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Indiana/Michigan Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1090 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 03/1978. Commercial start: 07/1978..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgman:

  • Andrews University (about 11 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,103)
  • Lake Michigan College (about 14 miles; Benton Harbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 24 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 26 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 31 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 3,682)
  • Valparaiso University (about 42 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 49 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)

Public high school in Bridgman:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bridgman:

See full list of schools located in Bridgman

Library in Bridgman:

  • BRIDGMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $433,769; Location: 4460 LAKE STREET; 31,757 books; 1,527 audio materials; 1,535 video materials; 144 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Bridgman: Central States Community Speedway (A), Weko Beach Campground (B), Bridgman Station (C), First Church Camp (D), Bridgman City Fire Department (E), Bridgman Police Department (F), Bridgman Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bridgman include: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A), Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church (B), Olivet Congregational Church (C), German District Assembly of God Church (D), Lake Michican Christian Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Bridgman Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bridgman: Weko Beach Recreational Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Captain Mike's Fun Park Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 10975 Red Arrow Highway), Cook Energy Information Center (Tours & Charters; 1 Cook Place).

Berrien County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 97.0. This is worse than average.

City:

97.0
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.02. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

6.40

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.2%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
98 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
105 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Bridgman (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Bridgman Branch at 4249 Lake Street, branch established on 1959/10/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Edgewater Bank: 4509 Lake Street Branch at 4509 Lake Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $136.8 mil, Deposits: $114.5 mil, headquarters in Saint Joseph, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bridgman city (based on Berrien County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,679141
Catholic17,23111
Mainline Protestant10,53852
Black Protestant6,43721
Other4,72720
Orthodox1001
None83,101-
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: 41
Berrien County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Berrien County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Berrien County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 155
Here:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Berrien County:

29.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bridgman:

52.1%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bridgman:

50.7%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bridgman:

20.1%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.6%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bridgman:

58.1%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Bridgman:

78.4%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bridgman, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,820$45,8400$0
Other Government Administration 4$12,091$36,27312$2,177
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$4,885
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,113$38,6713$1,047
Firefighters 0$0 25$4,498
Streets and Highways 5$12,185$29,2440$0
Water Supply 4$12,086$36,2580$0
Totals for Government 19$56,295$35,55542$12,607

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $436,000 ($192.84)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $324,000 ($143.30)
    Regular Highways: $282,000 ($124.72)
    Police Protection: $266,000 ($117.65)
    Water Utilities: $241,000 ($106.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $169,000 ($74.75)
    Financial Administration: $146,000 ($64.57)
    Fire Protection: $132,000 ($58.38)
    Central Staff Services: $107,000 ($47.32)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($25.65)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($15.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $23,000 ($10.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $91,000 ($40.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $193,000 ($85.36)
    General: $31,000 ($13.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $210,000 ($92.88)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($30.96)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($26.54)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($10.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $589,000 ($260.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $122,000 ($53.96)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $290,000 ($128.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $131,000 ($57.94)
    All Other: $15,000 ($6.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $133,000 ($58.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $104,000 ($46.00)
    Rents: $101,000 ($44.67)
    Interest Earnings: $81,000 ($35.82)
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($4.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $266,000 ($117.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $268,000 ($118.53)
    Highways: $173,000 ($76.51)
  • Tax - Property: $1,329,000 ($587.79)
    NEC: $36,000 ($15.92)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,965,000 ($869.08)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,460,000 ($645.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $171,000 ($75.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,850,000 ($818.22)
    Other, NEC: $989,000 ($437.42)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $300,000 ($132.68)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($50.86)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $554,000 ($245.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,621,000 ($716.94)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $174,000 ($76.96)

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($267 average AGI)
Berrien County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Joseph County, IN  0.40% ($33,983 average AGI)
from Van Buren County, MI  0.36% ($25,888)
from Cass County, MI  0.35% ($26,766)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($320 average AGI)
Berrien County:

0.07%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Joseph County, IN  0.44% ($30,228 average AGI)
to Van Buren County, MI  0.39% ($25,451)
to Cass County, MI  0.34% ($30,761)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bridgman:

  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5 kW; BENTON HARBOR-ST. JO, MI; Owner: WHFB B/CST ASSOCIATES LTD PARTNERSHP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bridgman:

  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; BRIDGMAN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: WHFB BROADCAST ASSOCIATES L P)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Owner: ANDREWS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIRX (107.1 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MI; Owner: WSJM, INC.)
  • WCNF (94.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: WSJM, INC.)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; BUCHANAN, MI; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WWLV (102.3 FM; NEW CARLISLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Bridgman:

  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYGN-LP (Channel 12; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W18CF (Channel 18; ELKHART, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Bridgman fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bridgman fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 56m184ftTotal length
  • 100,820Total average daily traffic
  • 29,436Total average daily truck traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$106,1704$134,98017$188,4801$73,5803$265,9271$84,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$232,9700$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$116,5506$125,2781$9,2501$179,6601$55,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$86,0901$115,4604$185,0630$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$188,3600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$219,9101$144,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

BRIDGMAN (Address: 9765 MAPLE ST , Population served: 2,291, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2014)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Bridgman

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bridgman, MI
Most common first names in Bridgman, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3878.0 years
Robert3570.2 years
Mary2481.6 years
John2472.5 years
Edward2376.4 years
Charles2176.7 years
Anna2185.0 years
James1974.5 years
Joseph1880.1 years
George1581.0 years
Most common last names in Bridgman, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ott2777.0 years
Heyn1874.5 years
Smith1668.8 years
Gast1278.0 years
Davis1079.2 years
Johnson1078.7 years
Krieger879.4 years
Essig877.3 years
Reck781.7 years
Spitzer779.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Bridgman, MI
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Ford1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets3UPS1
McDonald's1

Bridgman compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Brenner M. Sharp (10)
  • Albert John Kohn (3)
  • Rayburn L. Cox (2)
  • Roy A. Fredrickson (2)
  • Detlev D. Ansinn (2)
  • Richard V. Oney (2)
  • John William Crouse (1)
  • Dirk Rene Kruger (1)
  • William Olin Gerold (1)
  • William Jason Gerold (1)

Total of 28 patent applications in 2008-2016.