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Bridgeport

Bridgeport, one of 77 community areas of Chicago, Illinois, is a neighborhood on the city's South Side, bounded on the north by the South Branch of the Chicago River, on the west by Bubbly Creek, on the south by Pershing Road, and on the east by the Union Pacific railroad tracks. Neighboring communities are Pilsen across the river to the north, McKinley Park to the west, Canaryville to the south, and Armour Square to the east. Bridgeport has been the home of five Chicago mayors. Once known for its racial intolerance, Bridgeport today ranks as one of the city's most diverse neighborhoods. (Source: Wikipedia)

Housing stock map

See the share of the area's total housing units that are in single family homes, condominiums, two-to-four unit buildings, buildings with five to 49 units, and buildings with 50 units or more.


The Composition of Cook County’s Housing Market >

Housing market indicators

All of these property level data sets are connected to parcel-level data files from the county Assessors offices that include data on every parcel in the Chicago metropolitan area. All of these parcel-level data sets include historical data and are updated on a regular basis ranging from every week to every year depending on the data set.

Housing Stock Composition

The composition of a neighborhood’s housing stock determines the appropriate targeted strategies for stabilizing local housing markets. Learn more about this data set.

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Housing Units by Property Type


Property Type 2019
Single Family 27.3%
Condominium 5.1%
Building with 2-4 Units 53.9%
Building with 5+ Units 13.6%


Property Sales Activity

This indicator provides information on how active local residential property markets are, what types of properties are being purchased, who is buying them, and how much buyers are paying for properties.

Total Sales Activity

This is the total number of property sales in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total sales activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 425 454 395 208 203 183 206 223 249 291 285 332 374 341 323
Single Family 216 189 169 105 93 104 82 84 121 138 120 167 160 170 140
Condominium 44 134 133 31 27 23 35 37 34 33 32 42 39 35 47
Building with 2-4 Units 152 119 82 65 78 56 82 94 90 112 119 110 157 118 127
Building with 5+ Units 13 12 11 7 5 -- 7 8 4 8 14 13 18 18 9


Sales per 100 Residential Parcels

This indicator allows users to compare the level of property sales activity across geographies. This data point represents the total number of sales on all residential parcels divided by the total number of residential parcels in a given year, multiplied by 100.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 5.7 6.0 5.3 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.7 3.0 3.4 4.0 3.9 4.5 5.1 4.6 4.3


Share of Sales, Business Buyers

This represents a range of investor types from small mom-and-pop investors to large Wall Street-traded equity funds. Heightened levels of single family homes purchased by business buyers is often indicative of a distressed and low priced inventory of homes, and low demand for owner-occupied housing in a neighborhood. In Cook County, this data point is available as the share of total sales activity where the buyer was a business entity by property type (single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units). Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 9.4% 7.9% 6.6% 7.2% 8.4% 5.5% 13.1% 11.7% 9.6% 13.1% 20.0% 11.7% 17.4% 17.6% 14.9%
Single Family 8.3% 10.1% 4.1% 6.7% 6.5% 4.8% 7.3% 6.0% 10.7% 9.4% 13.3% 7.2% 8.1% 13.5% 9.3%
Condominium 2.3% 3.7% 4.5% 6.5% 7.4% -- 14.3% 27.0% 5.9% 6.1% 6.3% 2.4% 5.1% -- 2.1%
Building with 2-4 Units 8.6% 6.7% 11.0% 3.1% 9.0% 8.9% 15.9% 8.5% 7.8% 16.1% 24.4% 18.2% 22.9% 20.3% 23.6%
Building with 5+ Units 61.5% 33.3% 36.4% 57.1% 40.0% -- 42.9% 37.5% 50.0% 62.5% 71.4% 46.2% 77.8% 72.2% 44.4%


Share of Sales, Extremely Low Value

This represents the percent of sales that were purchased for less than $20,000 in a given year. In Cook County, this data point is available as the share of total sales activity that sold for less than $20,000 by property type (single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units). Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 1.2% -- 0.3% 0.5% -- 0.5% 2.9% 4.5% 0.4% 0.3% 1.4% -- -- 0.9% 0.3%
Single Family 0.9% -- -- -- -- 1.0% -- 1.2% 0.8% -- -- -- -- -- 0.7%
Condominium 4.5% -- 0.8% 3.2% -- -- 14.3% 24.3% -- 3.0% -- -- -- 8.6% --
Building with 2-4 Units 0.7% -- -- -- -- -- 1.2% -- -- -- 3.4% -- -- -- --


Mortgage Activity

These data measure the flow of mortgage credit into an area and indicates the level of lender investment. The level of mortgage activity in a neighborhood relative to other areas can assess how access to credit has changed over time in a community and how the flow of credit differs across geographies and for different property types.

Total Mortgage Activity

This is the total number of mortgages in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total mortgage activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 1,521 1,564 1,385 898 839 741 648 716 637 521 583 655 639 557 644
Single Family 772 765 682 493 530 454 394 408 343 281 332 395 317 292 346
Condominium 96 212 225 70 82 58 63 56 67 37 37 54 52 41 56
Building with 2-4 Units 618 555 450 305 215 222 184 231 215 184 191 185 242 201 221
Building with 5+ Units 35 32 28 30 12 7 7 21 12 19 23 21 28 23 21


Mortgages per 100 Residential Parcels

Mortgages  per 100 Residential Parcel


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 20.2 20.8 18.4 11.9 11.2 9.9 8.6 9.5 8.8 7.2 8.0 8.9 8.6 7.5 8.6


Foreclosure Filing Activity

This is an indicator of distress in a local housing market and viewing changing levels of activity allows for an understanding of the evolving nature of the foreclosure crisis in a neighborhood.

Total Foreclosure Filings Activity

This is the total number of new foreclosure filings in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for foreclosure filing activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 39 37 73 99 117 144 102 101 47 36 33 38 25 25 23
Single Family 19 19 37 47 45 59 47 51 19 19 10 15 11 11 14
Condominium 2 -- 5 7 13 23 14 9 9 5 3 4 4 1 --
Building with 2-4 Units 16 17 31 43 55 54 35 37 18 12 19 19 8 12 9
Building with 5+ Units 2 1 -- 2 4 8 6 4 1 -- 1 -- 2 1 --


Foreclosure Filings per 100 Residential Parcels

This indicator allows users to compare the level of foreclosure filing activity across geographies. This data point represents the total number of foreclosure filings on all residential parcels divided by the total number of residential parcels in a given year, multiplied by 100.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.3 1.6 1.9 1.4 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.3


Cumulative Foreclosure Filings Activity



Property Type 2019
All Residential Properties 9.8%


Foreclosure Auctions

These are properties that have completed the foreclosure process. Understanding foreclosure auction activity helps determine the flow of year-over-year of REO (real estate owned) properties into a market, how third-party demand at auctions differs based on property types, and the density of REO activity across geographies. The level of completed foreclosure auctions activity in a neighborhood indicates distress in a local housing market.

Total Auction Activity

This is the total number of completed foreclosure auctions in a given year. In Cook County, data are broken out separately for total auction activity on single family homes, condominium units, two-to-four unit buildings, and in buildings with five or more units. Outside of Cook County, data are for all residential parcels.


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 1 7 14 24 35 27 56 30 39 30 28 10 13 7 7
Single Family 1 4 4 8 14 8 21 9 17 8 16 3 4 4 2
Condominium -- -- -- 2 3 4 10 9 9 4 5 3 2 -- --
Building with 2-4 Units -- 3 9 14 18 14 23 11 12 16 7 4 7 3 4
Building with 5+ Units -- -- 1 -- -- 1 2 1 1 2 -- -- -- -- 1


Share of Auctions Resulting in REO

This is the percent of completed foreclosure auctions in a given geography where there were no bidders and the property became bank-owned REO (real estate owned).


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties 100.0% 71.4% 85.7% 100.0% 100.0% 96.3% 94.6% 96.7% 92.3% 90.0% 67.9% 70.0% 38.5% 57.1% 71.4%
Single Family 100.0% 50.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 87.5% 95.2% 88.9% 94.1% 87.5% 75.0% 66.7% 50.0% 50.0% 100.0%
Condominium -- -- -- 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 75.0% 60.0% 33.3% 50.0% -- --
Building with 2-4 Units -- 100.0% 88.9% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 91.3% 100.0% 91.7% 93.8% 57.1% 100.0% 28.6% 66.7% 50.0%
Building with 5+ Units -- -- -- -- -- 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% -- 100.0% -- -- -- -- 100.0%


REO per 100 Residential Parcels


Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
All Residential Properties -- 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1


Population and Age

Population and Age


Indicator Value
Total Population 34,540
Share of Population Aged under 18 18.5%
Share of Population Aged 18 to 44 42.1%
Share of Population Aged 45 to 64 26.2%
Share of Population Aged over 65 13.2%


Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is White 34.2%
Share of Population that is African American 3.0%
Share of Population that is Hispanic or Latino 21.9%
Share of Population that is Asian 39.6%
Share of Population that is Some Other Race 1.3%


Household Income

Household Income


Indicator Value
Total Households 12,994
Share of Households with Income Less than $25,000 23.0%
Share of Households with Income $25,000 to $50,000 23.0%
Share of Households with Income $50,000 to $100,000 28.7%
Share of Households with Income $100,000 or More 25.3%


Poverty Rate

Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level


Indicator Value
Share of Population that is under the Poverty Level 15.3%


Resident Tenure

Total Households


Indicator Value
Total Households 12,994


Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Owner-Occupied 47.3%


Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied


Indicator Value
Share of Households that are Renter-Occupied 52.7%


Cost Burdened Households

Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Owner-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 36.2%


Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of Renter-Occupied Households that are Cost-Burdened 44.1%


Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened


Indicator Value
Share of All Households that are Cost-Burdened 40.3%