Bridgeport is a city in Morrill County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,545 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Morrill County.
Bridgeport got its start in the year 1899, following construction of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad through the territory. The town that sprang up took its name from a bridge over the North Platte River. Bridgeport was incorporated as a village in 1901.
Bridgeport is located at 41°40′4″N 103°5′56″W (41.667643, -103.098787).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,545 people, 644 households, and 407 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,343.5 inhabitants per square mile (518.7/km2). There were 728 housing units at an average density of 633.0 per square mile (244.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.1% White, 0.5% African American, 1.9% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 8.1% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.2% of the population.
There were 644 households, of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.8% were non-families.