Bridgeton Population By Year

Population Graph For Bridgeton, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2023 26,763 1,472 1.3%
2022 26,407 1,488 -0.8%
2021 26,610 1,464 -0.3%
2020 26,696 1,452 0.5%
2010 25,349 1,407 1.1%
2000 22,732 1,395 1.6%
1990 19,381 1,411

Bridgeton Population Facts

What is the current population of Bridgeton?

Based on the latest 2024 data from the US census, the current population of Bridgeton is 26,763. Bridgeton, New Jersey is the 1,472nd largest city in the US.

What county is Bridgeton, New Jersey in?

Bridgeton is located entirely in Cumberland County.

What is the size of Bridgeton, New Jersey in square miles?

Bridgeton has an area of 6.2 square miles.

What was the peak population of Bridgeton?

The current population of Bridgeton (26,763) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Bridgeton growing?

Bridgeton has grown 17.7% since the 2000. Bridgeton, New Jersey's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Bridgeton, New Jersey?

Bridgeton has a population density of 4,102.4 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
1304 Westfield 30,559 3.0%
1315 Princeton 30,289 123.4%
1337 Rahway 29,813 12.3%
1341 Englewood 29,624 13.1%
1390 Bergenfield 28,274 7.7%
1446 Millville 27,358 1.9%
1472 Bridgeton 26,763 17.7%
1499 Paramus 26,282 1.9%
1504 Ridgewood 26,194 5.0%
1524 Lodi 25,832 7.7%
1542 Cliffside Park 25,570 11.1%
1560 Carteret 25,281 21.3%
1636 South Plainfield 24,131 10.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
1466 Sebastian, Florida 26,846 65.3%
1467 South Portland, Maine 26,840 14.8%
1468 Lemoore, California 26,809 35.4%
1469 Forest Grove, Oregon 26,799 47.8%
1470 Round Lake Beach, Illinois 26,783 2.4%
1471 Trussville, Alabama 26,770 87.2%
1472 Bridgeton, New Jersey 26,763 17.7%
1473 Paducah, Kentucky 26,749 1.8%
1474 Balch Springs, Texas 26,711 36.5%
1475 Clinton, Mississippi 26,698 6.1%
1476 Edwardsville, Illinois 26,698 19.3%
1477 Vernon Hills, Illinois 26,677 30.9%
1478 West Linn, Oregon 26,629 18.5%

Bridgeton Demographics

What is the voting age population of Bridgeton, New Jersey?

The total voting age population of Bridgeton, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,001. The voting age population is 56.2% male and 43.8% female.

What percentage of Bridgeton, New Jersey residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 7.1% of the residents of Bridgeton are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Bridgeton, New Jersey?

The racial demographics of Bridgeton are 53.3% White, 33.2% Black, 9.9% Other, 2.2% Two or more races, 0.8% American Indian and 0.6% Asian. Additionally, 49.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Bridgeton, New Jersey residents are below the poverty line?

In Bridgeton, 31.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.9%. On a per-household basis, 28.0% of families are below the poverty line in Bridgeton.

What percentage of Bridgeton, New Jersey residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 50.4% of Bridgeton residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Bridgeton, New Jersey residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 66.2% of Bridgeton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 5.9% have a bachelor's degree and 1.7% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Bridgeton, New Jersey residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Bridgeton residents aged 5 and older, 46.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 44.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.

Bridgeton Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Bridgeton, New Jersey?

The unemployment rate in Bridgeton is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Bridgeton, New Jersey residents work for the government?

In Bridgeton, 11.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Bridgeton, New Jersey?

The median household income in Bridgeton is $37,804.

Bridgeton Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Bridgeton, New Jersey?

In Bridgeton, 38.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Bridgeton, New Jersey?

Renters occupy 61.9% of housing units in Bridgeton.

What percentage of Bridgeton, New Jersey housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Bridgeton, 23.6% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Bridgeton, New Jersey housing units were built after 2000?

In Bridgeton, 8.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 630 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Bridgeton, New Jersey?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bridgeton is $1,129.

What percentage of households in Bridgeton, New Jersey have broadband internet?

In Bridgeton, 68.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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