Table 5

BRIDGEPORT: DWELLING TYPES, 1940 AND 1990

A: Dwelling types in Bridgeport, 1940 and 1990
Number and percent of various dwelling types in Bridgeport
Type of
Dwelling
1940 (a)1990 (b)Chicago
Average (c)
(%)
Number Percent Number Percent
1-family, detached174612.8236019.727.5
1-family, attached640.51731.42.9
2-family (d)404629.7424235.417.4
3- to 4-family391028.7360930.113.4
Home with business (e)174212.8n.a.n.a.n.a.
5- to 9-family191114.0127610.710.4
10- to 19-family1951.41471.26.5
20+ family--------20.6
Other4*1681.41.3

B: Southwest community area comparison, 1940
Percent of various dwelling types in southwest community areas
Type of
Dwelling
Armour
Square
Bridge-
port
McKinley
Park
Brighton
Park
New
City  
Chicago
average
1-family, detached 6.212.821.915.912.815.9
1-family, attached0.40.58.50.70.50.8
2-family side/side0.61.03.35.11.60.8
2-family other (d)27.828.836.648.932.921.4
3-family14.614.614.814.314.910.8
4-family11.314.17.74.713.35.6
Home with business (e)15.012.88.87.712.35.3
5- to 9-family19.814.05.11.69.616.0
10- to 19 family2.21.40.70.41.08.4
20+ family1.8--0.50.51.114.9
Other0.3*0.10.2--0.1

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Notes:
 *. Less than 0.1 percent.
 a. Total number of dwellings in 1940: 13618.
 b. Total number of dwellings in 1990: 11975.
 c. Chicago average is the 'Chicago Central Place' average as defined by
    the Bureau of Census (includes E. Chgo., Evanston, Chgo. Hts., N.
    Chgo., Gary, Hammond, and Waukegan).
 d. On the southwest side, this nearly always means two-flats.
 e. Listed as one- to four-family with a business.


Source:
 1990 Census of Housing, Urbanized areas, Sec. 1, pp. 5, 423, 572;
 Local Community Fact Book of Chicago [for 1940], tables B, 34B, 58B, 59B, 60B, 61B.
 Local Community Fact Book, Chicago Metropolitan Area, 1990, table IV-11.