Bridgeport, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 4,309
Males: 1,986 (46.1%), Females: 2,323 (53.9%)

Wise County

Zip code: 76426

Median resident age: 32.5 years
Median household income: $31,016
Median house value: $63,100

Races in Bridgeport:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.1%)
  • Hispanic (28.2%)
  • Other race (14.7%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.3%), Irish (6.1%), German (5.3%), English (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), Italian (1.5%).

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bridgeport

  • High school or higher: 66.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridgeport city

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

15.0% Foreign born (14.5% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bridgeport:

  • WISE REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 15 miles; DECATUR, TX)
  • BOWIE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; BOWIE, TX)
  • HARRIS METHODIST NORTHWEST (about 26 miles; AZLE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bridgeport:

  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 35 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: AFW)
  • FORT WORTH NAS JRB/CARSWELL FIELD (about 38 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: NFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 40 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGEPORT MUNI (about 5 miles; BRIDGEPORT, TX; Abbreviation: 1F9)
  • DECATUR MUNI (about 14 miles; DECATUR, TX; Abbreviation: LUD)
  • BISHOP (about 22 miles; DECATUR, TX; Abbreviation: 76T)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgeport:

  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS (about 44 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,673)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)
  • SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (about 45 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,253)
  • TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; DENTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,746)
  • TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,403)
  • NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 52 miles; GAINESVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,018)

Schools

Public high schools in Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGEPORT H S (Students: 652; Location: #1 MAROON DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BRIDGEPORT ACE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 1714 STADIUM DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGEPORT EL (Students: 594; Location: 1608 CATES ST; Grades: PK – 02)
  • BRIDGEPORT MIDDLE (Students: 529; Location: 702 17TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BRIDGEPORT INT (Students: 428; Location: 1400 HWY 380; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • WISE COUNTY SPECIAL EDUCATION COOP (Location: 2105 16TH ST; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGEPORT PRE-SCHOOL (Students: 52; Location: 2011 EDGEWOOD DR; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Bridgeport:

  • BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $154,413; Location: 2159 10TH ST; 30,828 books; 705 audio materials; 1,083 video materials; 36 serial subscriptions)

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