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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Bridgeport is $282,655, which is more expensive than 86.8% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia and 42.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Bridgeport City Center is currently $1,747, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.3% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia.

Bridgeport City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

Real estate in the City Center of Bridgeport, WV is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.0% in Bridgeport City Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

A majority of the adults in the Bridgeport City Center neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for West Virginia by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in West Virginia. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and urban sophisticates.

Diversity

Did you know that the Bridgeport City Center neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 18.6% have Italian ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Bridgeport are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Bridgeport City Center neighborhood, 63.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 18.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.4%), and 8.7% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Bridgeport City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.1% of households. Some people also speak Polish (3.3%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Bridgeport, WV, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (18.6%), and residents who report English roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (14.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Bridgeport City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (82.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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