Bridgeport, Oklahoma facts for kids
Location of Bridgeport, Oklahoma
|• Total||0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)|
|• Land||0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,503 ft (458 m)|
|• Density||216/sq mi (83.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1090491|
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 Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:mw' not found. (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.
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.
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