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Old 09-12-2019, 04:24 PM
Location: Winfield, WV
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Bridgeport, located in Northcentral WV came in at 16th in the “Best places to live in the USA”

In the article they attribute the jobs and great schools for the high ranking.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:11 PM
Location: North Alabama
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Why are the incomes and housing so high in Bridgeport? They are much higher than West Virginia as a whole.
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Old 09-12-2019, 09:10 PM
Location: elkins wv
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The FBI center is located there and it employees 3,000. Most the people are paid well there. United Hospital Center is located there as is Bombardier at the airport which employees about 400. White Oaks business park also employees probably 2 to 4,000 in the office complex which is still working in stage 2 and starting stage 3 now.Many in this business park are in the oil and gas industry or related fields. My niece works at Thrasher engineering located there and they pay employees well and they have about 500 employees.Charles Pointe which is a 1800 acre development in its early stages has probably 1,000 employees employed there in offices.Bridgeport offers great sports facilities and they are building a new 55 million indoor sports complex. They also have one of the best school districts in the state which is almost always in the top 3.Being located along interstate 79 and within 40 minutes of Morgantown doesn't hurt either since housing is cheaper in Bridgeport than it is in Morgantown.
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Old 09-13-2019, 10:05 AM
Status: "Thou Shalt Not Lick the Surfaces of the "T"" (set 10 days ago)
Location: Marshall-Shadeland, Pittsburgh, PA
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The FBI Center is truly an incredible asset to the region. I was just there for a few days for work-related training, and I was thoroughly impressed by the condition of the property. It was built in 1995, but it seems much newer. Meanwhile the building I work in was also built in 1995 and is falling apart around us.
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Old 09-16-2019, 03:34 AM
Location: SW Pennsylvania
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Bridgeport is definitely a gem. It is home to many people from other parts of West Virginia as well as transplants from other states. Many commute from Bridgeport to throughout north central West Virginia. The growth in recent years is amazing.
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