Statewide Claims to Fame

Bridgeton is 2nd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Bridgeton is 3rd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Bridgeton is 4th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in People per household

Bridgeton is 7th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

Bridgeton is 14th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Bridgeton is 16th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Bridgeton, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Bridgeton Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 25,290 33rd 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.2 45th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 4,102.4 115th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Bridgeton Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 9.9% 2nd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.9% 30th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.1% 249th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Bridgeton Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 61.7% 256th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 7.5% 254th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Bridgeton Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 32.6% 244th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 35.5% 14th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.4% 3rd 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 247th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 206th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.1% 30th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 43.6% 16th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 19.4% 241st 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Bridgeton Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 42.5% 255th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 24.1% 85th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Bridgeton Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 6,782 64th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 32.4% 108th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 6,160 60th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 42.9% 220th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $127,600 252nd $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.4 4th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Bridgeton Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $13,174 253rd $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $35,084 246th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 28.8% 7th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Bridgeton Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 694 152nd 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $241,799 60th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,849 92nd $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $21,170 72nd $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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