Nestled at the base of Chief Joseph Dam on the Columbia River, Bridgeport’s main area industry is agriculture with apple and cherry orchards in and around the City. Outside of the City wheat fields are prevalent.
The area rich with outdoor recreation opportunities and beautiful scenery is a popular destination for anglers, hunters, kayakers, boaters, photographers, golfers, and other outdoor enthusiasts. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the sun in the summer and the snow in the winter.
Citizens enjoy a slower-paced way of life without the usual stressors of a larger city. People who live and work within Bridgeport enjoy an easy commute with no traffic signals and no rush-hour or gridlock. Bridgeport boasts a lower cost of living than the State average and the lowest power rates in the country, making it an affordable place for many to live or own vacation homes.