Lake Bridgeport, Texas

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Population in 2014: 354 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 160  (45.2%)
Females: 194  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  50.7 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years

Zip codes: 76426.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,988 (it was $37,917 in 2000)
Lake Bridgeport:

$48,988
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,918 (it was $16,211 in 2000)

Lake Bridgeport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $173,949 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Lake Bridgeport:

$173,949
TX:

$161,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $182,928; Detached houses: $211,857; Mobile homes: $57,165

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,127.

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  • Races in Lake Bridgeport, TX (2010)

    Lake Bridgeport races chart
    • 31793.2%White alone
    • 175.0%Hispanic
    • 30.9%Black alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Bridgeport: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (24.0%), Irish (10.5%), German (7.6%), Russian (4.7%), Scottish (2.9%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 747 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Bridgeport,TX real estate house value index trend

Lake Bridgeport, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Bridgeport:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Bridgeport city:

  • Never married: 10.9%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

29 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

7.1%
Texas:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,598 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,645 (1.0%)

Lake Bridgeport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Denton, TX (40.7 miles , pop. 80,537).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Worth, TX (43.4 miles , pop. 534,694).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (66.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Runaway Bay, TX (1.9 miles ), Bridgeport, TX (2.0 miles ), Chico, TX (2.5 miles ), Paradise, TX (3.0 miles ), Alvord, TX (3.6 miles ), Decatur, TX (3.8 miles ), Perrin, TX (3.9 miles ), Sunset, TX (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $103,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $29,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $184,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $354,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $197,800
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $215,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.21 N, Longitude: 97.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 940

Lake Bridgeport household income distribution Lake Bridgeport home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+13.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Lake Bridgeport, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Lake Bridgeport-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Lake Bridgeport city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Bridgeport-area historical earthquake activity is near Texas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 170.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.6 miles away from Lake Bridgeport center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 383.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 114.0 miles away from Lake Bridgeport center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 312.2 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 Wise County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Bridgeport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGEPORT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, TX)
  • GOLDEN YEARS RETREAT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, TX)
  • RGA HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, TX)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, TX)
  • BRIDGEPORT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, TX)
  • SENIOR CARE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION - BRIDGEPORT (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, TX)
  • SENIOR CARE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER - DEC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DECATUR, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Bridgeport:

  • Weatherford College (about 33 miles; Weatherford, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,080)
  • University of North Texas (about 40 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 31,694)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 41 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 44 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Texas Christian University (about 44 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • North Central Texas College (about 48 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 52 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)

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Wise 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)

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 3.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.18
U.S.:

6.40
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.6%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.1%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Texas average:

14.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Bridgeport city (based on Wise County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,959101
Mainline Protestant2,57211
Catholic2,2802
Other5681
None34,748-
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: 6
Wise County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Wise County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Wise County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wise County:

29.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.4%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Bridgeport:

39.3%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Lake Bridgeport:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.2%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Bridgeport:

34.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Bridgeport:

75.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Bridgeport, TX 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 0$0 1$630
Totals for Government 0$0 1$630

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $10,000 ($28.25)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($28.25)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($11.30)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($8.47)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($5.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($28.25)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($5.65)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $31,000 ($87.57)
    Public Utilities: $15,000 ($42.37)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $22,000 ($62.15)

8.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.58%
Texas average:

7.14%

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 Tarrant County, TX  2.73% ($42,775 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  0.96% ($47,871)
from Parker County, TX  0.57% ($34,604)


7.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Texas average:

6.69%

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 Tarrant County, TX  2.22% ($40,056 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.96% ($35,391)
to Parker County, TX  0.65% ($36,087)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Bridgeport:

  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Bridgeport:

  • KBOC (98.3 FM; BRIDGEPORT, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • KRNB (105.7 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KDKR (91.3 FM; DECATUR, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KHCK-FM (99.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: KHCK-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFWR (95.9 FM; MINERAL WELLS, TX; Owner: LKCM RADIO GROUP, LP)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDXX (107.1 FM; BENBROOK, TX; Owner: KCYT-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KYQX (89.5 FM; WEATHERFORD, TX; Owner: CSSI NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSQX (89.1 FM; SPRINGTOWN, TX; Owner: CSSI NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Bridgeport:

  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • $173,000Total costs
  • 100,570Total average daily traffic
  • 10,276Total average daily truck traffic
  • 155,130Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 71930-1939
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lake Bridgeport, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Jerri L Janjua, 305b South Main Street (Lat: 33.202417 Lon: -97.828417), Type: 26.5, Overall height: 25.6 m, Registrant: 7077971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Stephanie I Jones, 305b South Main Street (Lat: 33.202417 Lon: -97.828417), Type: 26.5, Overall height: 25.6 m, Registrant: 7077971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Regulatory Manager, 305b South Main Street (Lat: 33.202417 Lon: -97.828417), Type: 26.5, Structure height: 48497 m, Overall height: 25.6 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Gina Cacciatore, 305b South Main Street (Lat: 33.202417 Lon: -97.828417), Type: 26.5, Structure height: 48497 m, Overall height: 25.6 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 -Mcgasa5reg

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LAKE BRIDGEP, 305b South Main Street (Lat: 33.202417 Lon: -97.828417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 25.6 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WQRQ376
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2013, Expiration Date: 07/08/2023, Certifier: Kevin B CoyneRegistrant: Fiberlight, LLC, 4360 Beltway Pl, Suite 230, Arlington, TX 76018, Phone: (972) 832-3176, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Lake Bridgeport

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Wood (4%)

Lake Bridgeport compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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