|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bridgeton is 26,610. Bridgeton, New Jersey is the 1,464th largest city in the US.
Bridgeton is located entirely in Cumberland County.
The peak population of Bridgeton was in 2020, when its population was 26,696. In 2020, Bridgeton was the 1,452nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,464th largest city in the US. Bridgeton is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Bridgeton has grown 17.0% since the 2000. Bridgeton, New Jersey's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Bridgeton has a population density of 4,102.4 people per square mile.
|1459||Auburn, New York||26,664||-6.4%|
|1463||Mint Hill, North Carolina||26,633||54.1%|
|1464||Bridgeton, New Jersey||26,610||17.0%|
|1466||Wheeling, West Virginia||26,568||-15.1%|
|1469||Key West, Florida||26,527||4.3%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 7.1% of the residents of Bridgeton are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.4% of Bridgeton residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Bridgeton is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bridgeton, 11.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bridgeton is $37,804.
In Bridgeton, 38.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 61.9% of housing units in Bridgeton.
Of all the housing units in Bridgeton, 23.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Bridgeton, 8.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 630 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bridgeton is $1,129.
In Bridgeton, 68.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.