For those who enjoy a night out on the town, Bridgeport is a great place with five bars and clubs. More apartments are available for rent in surrounding areas. Widen your search into the nearby neighborhood of Bridgeport.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in Bridgeport center are S Halsted St. and W 31st St. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then Bridgeport will be an ideal place for you to rent. Also, let our apartment finder tool help narrow your search to the businesses and services you want.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at South Kawa Japanese Restaurant and have cocktails afterward at Boston Tavern. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. Bar hop from First Base to Shinnicks Pub, two local drink options, and enjoy refreshing beverages just the way you like them. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. McDonald's and Little Caesars Pizza are both located in the neighborhood.
Head to Mc Guane Park and unwind with some fresh air.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Bridgeport.
Game On Foods is only one of the many places to shop for groceries in the Bridgeport area. Take a bite out of Impallaria Bakery & Deli for some sweet local flavor, found on S Wallace St., or try a taste of Chiu Ning-Chiu, another neighborhood bakery which is also in the area. Furthermore, for household-name grocery stores, there's Jewel Osco on S Halsted St.
Bridgeport has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Lucky Star Usa Inc and Lucky Lantern Gift. For greater selection and value when shopping, Bridgeport has department and factory-outlet stores, too, such as Outlet King. For shoppers who like choice, S Halsted St. is home to a mall with some big-name stores including Family Dollar Store and Park View Plaza.
Demographics and Cost of Living
Bridgeport's cost of living is higher than in Armour Square, and that is likely due to it having more amenities and it being more desirable overall. The average household spends $55.6K/year in total expenditures, compared to Armour Square's $41.4K /year.
The neighborhood of Armour Square is somewhat different from Bridgeport in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in Bridgeport is 30, while in Armour Square it's 25. In Bridgeport, the average household size is 2.36 people, and it's 2.73 people in Armour Square. Of households in Bridgeport and Armour Square, 30% and 27% have children, respectively.
Is Bridgeport the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Armour Square make an average of $46.5K, Bridgeport residents are raking in an average of $72.3K.