Table 12

BRIDGEPORT: RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES, 1939

A: Structures and Dwellings, According to Year Built
Number and percent of structures, per age class, extant in 1939
Year
built
StructuresDwelling units
NumberPercent NumberPercent
Total in 19396280100.013769100.0
Before 1885169827.0338524.6
1885--1894370058.9826860.0
1895--19043695.99747.1
1905--19142253.65684.1
1915--1919540.91240.9
1920--1924611.01341.0
1925--19291171.92151.6
1930--1934200.3360.3
1935--19395*8*
Unreported310.5570.4
Recapitulation:
Before 1895539886.01165384.6
1895--19145949.4154211.1
1915--19392574.15173.8
Unreported310.5570.4
Median year built as of 1939: 1889

B: Residential Structures, Exterior Finish
Number and percent of structures extant in 1939
Wooden205832.8
Brick410565.4
Stone 140.2
Stucco 200.3
Other 831.3
Total:6280100.0
Unreported31--

C: RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES, HEIGHT
Number and percent of structures extant in 1939
1-story225836.0
2 stories330652.6
3 stories70411.2
4 stories120.2
5+ stories----
Total:6280100.0
Unreported31--

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Notes:
* less that 0.1 percent.

Source:
 Works Project Administration, Housing in Chicago Communities, 1940
(Bridgeport),  pp. 8, 11, 27-8.