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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Bridgeport is a town in Michigan with a population of 6,458. Bridgeport is in Saginaw County. Living in Bridgeport offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Bridgeport and residents tend to lean liberal.
About Bridgeport...
Population
6,458

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$73,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$608
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    343.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    30.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    40.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    454.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    595.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    50.5
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    8%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in Bridgeport

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$34,792
National
$55,322
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Bridgeport Reviews

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Bridgeport is a very safe area. There is hardly any crime, and it is very quiet. I really enjoyed attending Bridgeport High School as well. The school really helped prepare me for college. Also, Bridgeport is not that far from a great University. I love Saginaw Valley State University. Something that I would like to see change would be there needs to be a few activities and more restaurants around.
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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).
The thing I like most is I made some of the best friends I have ever had while growing up. The thing I would like to see change is more things for the kids and teenagers to do.