Bridgeport is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,813 people and just one neighborhood, Bridgeport is the 501st largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Bridgeport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bridgeport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bridgeport is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bridgeport who work in office and administrative support (11.88%), sales jobs (10.10%) and food service (6.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Bridgeport is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Bridgeport spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.26 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Bridgeport is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.