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Population (year 2000): 7,306. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,486 (+2.5% change)
Males: 3,403 (46.6%), Females: 3,903 (53.4%)

Harrison County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 42.8 years
Median household income: $49,310 (year 2000)
Median house value: $116,000 (year 2000)

Bridgeport, WV residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Bridgeport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (20.3%), English (18.3%), Irish (14.7%), Italian (12.6%), United States (9.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%).

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Elevation: 987 feet

Land area: 8.3 square miles

Bridgeport,

For population 25 years and over in Bridgeport

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridgeport city

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

2.6% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +55 (+0.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (81.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (354.2 miles )

Nearest cities: WV (3.7 miles Anmoore, WV (4.4 miles Despard, WV (5.1 miles Stonewood, Fort, WV Nutter (5.4 miles WV Clarksburg, (6.0 miles WV (7.5 miles Shinnston, WV (8.6 miles Lumberport, WV (8.6 miles Flemington,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $230,500
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $241,200
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $247,700
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $264,300

Latitude: 39.30 N, Longitude: 80.25 W

Area code: 304


Bridgeport, West Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.5%), Public administration (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,759 (+37.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 918 (27.9%)

Crime in Bridgeport (2004):
  • 1 murder (13.3 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (13.3 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 assaults (80.1 per 100,000)
  • 32 burglaries (427.2 per 100,000)
  • 210 thefts (2803.4 per 100,000)
  • 6 auto thefts (80.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 187.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Bridgeport, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bridgeport,

Bridgeport-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Bridgeport city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/22/1970, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Main business address for: PDC 1996-D LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (DRILLING OIL & GAS WELLS), PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT CORP (DRILLING OIL & GAS WELLS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Bridgeport:
  • UNITED HOSPITAL CENTER (about 7 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • FAIRMONT GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • GRAFTON CITY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; GRAFTON, WV)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bridgeport:
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 3 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; ID: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 34 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; ID: MGW)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 76 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bridgeport:
  • WADE F MALEY FIELD (about 8 miles; SHINNSTON, WV; ID: 6W0)
  • FAIRMONT MUNI-FRANKMAN FIELD (about 12 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; ID: 4G7)
  • PHILIPPI/BARBOUR COUNTY REGIONAL (about 18 miles; PHILIPPI, WV; ID: 79D)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6 $18,560 $37,120 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $22,426 $44,852 1 $465
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,739 $32,868 1 $613
Police Protection - Officers 20 $66,854 $40,112 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $5,934 $35,604 3 $1,634
Firefighters 12 $35,761 $35,761 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,935 $23,220 0 $0
Streets and Highways 18 $43,428 $28,952 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $17,220 $34,440 1 $317
Parks and Recreation 11 $26,676 $29,101 4 $1,714
Water Supply 4 $9,434 $28,302 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $12,788 $30,691 9 $6,456
Other and Unallocable 2 $3,828 $22,968 2 $1,047
Totals for Government 94 $267,583 $34,159 21 $12,246


College/University in Bridgeport:
  • JAMES W PERRY HEALTH AND SAFETY (Location: RT 3 BOX 148A; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgeport:
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 15 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; FT enrollment: 19,666)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 59 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,183)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 65 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; FT enrollment: 2,453)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 80 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
Public high school in Bridgeport:
  • BRIDGEPORT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 849; Location: 515 JOHNSON AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bridgeport:
  • BRIDGEPORT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 677; Location: 413 JOHNSON AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOHNSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 601; Location: 531 JOHNSON AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SIMPSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 419; Location: 250 WORTHINGTON DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HEPZIBAH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: RR 3 BOX 198; Grades: PK - 04)
Private primary/middle school in Bridgeport:
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL INC (Students: 112; Location: 225 NEWTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Bridgeport:
  • BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $402,798; Location: 1200 JOHNSON AVENUE; 85,511 books; 5,897 audio materials; 3,587 video materials; 127 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Bridgeport: Bridgeport Water Plant (A), Crosswind Corporate Park (B), Benedum Industrial Park (C), Benedum Civic Center (D), Benedum Library (E).

Shopping Centers: Valley Hills Shopping Center (1), Hills Plaza Shopping Center (2), Holiday Plaza Shopping Center (3), Meadowbrook Mall Shopping Center (4).

Church in Bridgeport: Johnson Avenue United Methodist Church (A).

Cemetery: Bridgeport Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Bridgeport Water Supply Lake (A), Deegan Lake (B), Hinkel Lake (C).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ann Run (A), Barnett Run (B), Davisson Run (C), Stouts Run (D).

Park in Bridgeport: Compton Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Bridgeport compared to West Virginia state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Bridgeport:
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHAW (980 AM; 1 kW; WESTON, WV; Owner: STEPHEN R. PETERS)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bridgeport:
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFBY (102.3 FM; WESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDKL (95.9 FM; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBTQ (93.5 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: ELKINS RADIO CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bridgeport:
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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