Bridgeport is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,728 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bridgeport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bridgeport is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bridgeport who work in food service (15.01%), healthcare (11.77%), and sales jobs (11.38%).
The citizens of Bridgeport have a very low rate of college education: just 9.30% 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 2018 was $21,726, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,904 for a family of four. However, Bridgeport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bridgeport is a somewhat 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, German, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bridgeport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and French.