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Bridgeport, Oklahoma
Location of Bridgeport, Oklahoma
Location of Bridgeport, Oklahoma
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Caddo
 • Total 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Land 0.54 sq mi (1.40 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,503 ft (458 m)
 • Total 116
 • Estimate 
 • Density 202.23/sq mi (78.06/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 40-08750
GNIS feature ID 1090491

Bridgeport is a town in Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 116 at the 2010 census.


Bridgeport was so named on account of there being a toll bridge over the Canadian River at that point.


Bridgeport is located on the northern border of Caddo County at 35°32′48″N 98°23′0″W / 35.54667°N 98.38333°W / 35.54667; -98.38333 (35.546717, -98.383401) and at an elevation of 1,428 feet (435 m). It is bordered to the north by Blaine County. The town is built on the south side of the valley of the Canadian River, overlooking its floodplain.

Former U.S. Route 66 is 0.5 miles (0.80 km) to the south of the town, and Interstate 40 runs one-half mile further south, though the closest access is 2 miles (3 km) to the east at Exit 101. Downtown Oklahoma City is 52 miles (84 km) east of Bridgeport.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 428
1920 294 −31.3%
1930 432 46.9%
1940 302 −30.1%
1950 199 −34.1%
1960 139 −30.2%
1970 142 2.2%
1980 115 −19.0%
1990 137 19.1%
2000 109 −20.4%
2010 116 6.4%
2019 (est.) 109 −6.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 109 people, 42 households, and 30 families residing in the city. The population density was 203.7 people per square mile (77.9/km2). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 85.9 per square mile (32.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.91% White, 0.92% Native American, 1.83% Asian, and 7.34% from two or more races.

There were 42 households, out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 24.8% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $18,906, and the median income for a family was $23,333. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,380. There were 16.7% of families and 19.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 21.6% of those over 64.


The town is just north of the old US Route 66, and further north from Interstate 40.

Bridgeport is served by Hinton Municipal Airport (FAA ID: 2O8), which is about 5 miles southeast and features a 4001 x 60 ft. (1220 x 18 m) paved runway.

Commercial air transportation is available at Will Rogers World Airport, about 58 miles to the east-southeast.

Bridgeport is on its own 9.6-mile branch of the AT&L Railroad that runs to Geary, Oklahoma, and on from there to El Reno, Oklahoma, with the AT&L then having overhead trackage rights on Union Pacific to Oklahoma City. Traffic includes grain, fertilizer and agriculture-related products.

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