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Bridgeport is a city in Jackson County, in the Scottsboro metro area.
The community was named for a railroad bridge across the Tennessee River.
The latitude of Bridgeport is 34.947N. The longitude is -85.714W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,673.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bridgeport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35740 ZIP code.
6% of Bridgeport residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bridgeport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bridgeport was $15,779, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Bridgeport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bridgeport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $251. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $602.
Libraries in Bridgeport include Bridgeport Public Library ... View libraries
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bridgeport political report.
The average commute time for Bridgeport workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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