You read that right—in a recent report from Niche, Bridgeport, Alabama was named #7 in lowest cost of living in the United States. Keep reading for more details on the list and sweet home Bridgeport.
2023 Best Places
Niche’s 2023 list of most affordable places in the US contained many quaint and peaceful towns in the country. This list also divided up American cities by best for families, most diverse, best public schools + more. You can find the full list here. Though, we may be partial to number seven.
About Bridgeport, Alabama
Sandwiched between Sweet Home, Arkansas and Munix, Texas, Bridgeport is sitting pretty at number seven of the most affordable places to live in the U.S. With a population of approximately 2,316, Bridgeport offers a suburban rural mix that makes its residents feel at home the second they cross that Jackson County line.
The report also listed other features of Bridgeport that potential residents might want to know. Features such as:
- Median home value of $68,100
- Median rent of $372
- Less than 40 miles from Chattanooga, Tennessee
- Public schools are above average
Anyone else planning a trip to Bridgeport? Just us? We just can’t get enough of these sweet, southern towns.
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