Bridgeton, Missouri Population 2020

11,514

Bridgeton is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 11,514, it is the 70th largest city in Missouri and the 2805th largest city in the United States. Bridgeton is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,550 in 2010. Bridgeton reached it's highest population of 19,992 in 1970. Spanning over 15 miles, Bridgeton has a population density of 791 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bridgeton is $82,197 with a poverty rate of 12.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $955 per month, and the median house value is $161,700. The median age in Bridgeton is 40 years, 38.9 years for males, and 40.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.0 males.

Bridgeton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bridgeton was:

  • White: 68.59%
  • Black or African American: 26.00%
  • Two or more races: 2.06%
  • Asian: 1.99%
  • Other race: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bridgeton, Missouri is 11,514, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,600.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,550.

Bridgeton, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,01868.59%
Black or African American3,03926.00%
Two or More Races2412.06%
Asian2331.99%
Some Other Race1491.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.09%

Bridgeton Population Pyramid 2020

Bridgeton Median Age

40


Total

38.9


Male

40.7


Female

Bridgeton Adults

There are 9,019 adults, (2,203 of whom are seniors) in Bridgeton.

Bridgeton Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridgeton Sex Ratio

Female

6,354

54.35%

Male

5,336

45.65%

Bridgeton Households and Families

Bridgeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bridgeton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
All63.5%36.5%
Non Family63.2%36.8%
Male27.3%72.7%
Female27%73%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3282.663.5
Married1,9643.1781.5
Non Family1,4011.3563.2
Female6193.0627
Male3443.5827.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bridgeton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4715.78%
9th to 12th Grade6117.50%
High School Graduate2,28928.11%
Some College1,79422.03%
Associates Degree7429.11%
Bachelors Degree1,52518.73%
Graduate Degree7128.74%

Bridgeton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6635,0911,804
Black1,6781,489287
Hispanic51922365
Asian20818947
Multiple Races666630
Other Race5135
Native American1044

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 45.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,624$39,223$32,983
Less Than High School$24,844$27,841$21,927
High School Grad$31,105$35,457$28,207
Some College$36,604$37,103$35,393
Bachelors Degree$54,750$65,859$42,105
Graduate Degree$49,046$54,412$44,519

$36,624

Average Earnings

$39,223

Average Male

$32,983

Average Female

Bridgeton Language

Bridgeton Language by Age

Bridgeton Language

87.88% of Bridgeton residents speak only English, while 12.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.15% of the population.

Bridgeton Poverty

Bridgeton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,95755018.60%
White6,8774606.69%
Hispanic1,07034732.43%
Multiple1977638.58%
Other1492516.78%

12.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.69%

Male Poverty Rate

15.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bridgeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridgeton is Multiple, with 38.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridgeton is White, with 6.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.28%
High School10.58%
Some College10.34%
Bachelors or Greater4.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.54%
Male Unemployed21.38%
Male Employed6.86%
Female Employed6.75%

Bridgeton Income

Bridgeton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,854$82,197
Families$70,958$83,760
Married Families$95,968-
Non Families$36,847$73,153

Bridgeton Marital Status

Bridgeton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bridgeton Married by Age and Sex

Bridgeton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bridgeton Marital Status by Race

Bridgeton Veterans

687

Number of Veterans

585

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam234
Korea110
First Gulf War76
Second Gulf War61
World War II28
Name Veterans % of Total
White5898.83%
Black894.47%
Asian94.33%
Hispanic71.04%

$Bridgeton Veterans by Education

4.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bridgeton Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bridgeton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.16%

Born in Missouri

91.17%

Native Born

8.83%

Foreign Born

5.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.17% of Bridgeton residents were born in the United States, with 73.16% having been born in Missouri. 5.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,514-43-0.37%
201911,557-43-0.37%
201811,600-26-0.22%
201711,626-43-0.37%
201611,669-86-0.73%
201511,755-3-0.03%
201411,758890.76%
201311,669520.45%
201211,617440.38%
201111,573370.32%
201011,536-4,014-2.94%
200015,550-2,229-1.33%
199017,779-666-0.37%
198018,445-1,547-0.80%
197019,99212,1729.84%
19607,8200.00%