Bridgeport is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,794 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bridgeport is the 451st largest community in Ohio. Bridgeport has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages, 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 village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bridgeport who work in office and administrative support (17.53%), healthcare (10.95%), and sales jobs (9.41%).
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Bridgeport has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Bridgeport has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bridgeport than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bridgeport may be for you.
The citizens of Bridgeport have a very low rate of college education: just 8.90% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Bridgeport in 2010 was $19,401, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,604 for a family of four.
Bridgeport is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Bridgeport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bridgeport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bridgeport include Irish, Polish, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Bridgeport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hungarian.