Bridgeport, WV Population

Population: 7,306. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,486 (+2.5% change)
Males: 3,403 (46.6%), Females: 3,903 (53.4%)

Harrison County

Zip code: 26330

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

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%).

Elevation: 987 feet

Land area: 8.3 square miles

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bridgeport:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bridgeport:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 3 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 34 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 76 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bridgeport:

  • WADE F MALEY FIELD (about 8 miles; SHINNSTON, WV; Abbreviation: 6W0)
  • FAIRMONT MUNI-FRANKMAN FIELD (about 12 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Abbreviation: 4G7)
  • PHILIPPI/BARBOUR COUNTY REGIONAL (about 18 miles; PHILIPPI, WV; Abbreviation: 79D)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Bridgeport:

  • JAMES W PERRY HEALTH AND SAFETY (Location: RT 3 BOX 148A; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 59 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 65 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 80 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)