Bridgeport has the 3200th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Bridgeport is part of the Dallas metro area. Unemployment in the Dallas area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Dallas has the 4th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Bridgeport is below average at $50,480, and the median cost of a home in Bridgeport is $101,800, which is below the national average. 12% of workers in Bridgeport hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 76% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Bridgeport. 83% of Bridgeport workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Bridgeport spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.