B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$72,400
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$601
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%

Bridgeport Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    346
    0
  • Murder
    0
    0
  • Rape
    89
    41
  • Robbery
    10
    0
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    623
    1
  • Theft
    1,345
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    178
    0

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$37,095
National
$53,889
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%
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Bridgeport Reviews

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In the Bridgeport area, we have Kroger as our main grocery store and plenty of fast food restaurants. There's really no family owned stores. There's mainly stores that we all know, such as Rite Aid, Hungry Howies, Family Dollar, etc. We do have a locally owned photography studio called Hillier Studios that are highly priced. The favorite place of mine in this area is the Historical Society (That's where I got married).
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We have good weather. It is pretty safe even through storms and stuff. The main issue is just when there are snow storms. The Fall and summers are beautiful and Winter is always freezing! Too cold for me!
The best restaurants are in Saginaw on Bay Road and Tittabawassee. My favorites are Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Gengi's, and TGI Friday's. Bar wise, the Mixx is my favorite place and they have decent prices on drinks. The majority of the bars are located in downtown Saginaw on Hamilton Street.