Bridgeville, Delaware Population 2024

2,926

Bridgeville is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Bridgeville has a 2024 population of 2,926. Bridgeville is currently growing at a rate of 3.06% annually and its population has increased by 13.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,574 in 2020.

The average household income in Bridgeville is $93,458 with a poverty rate of 14.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bridgeville is 57.3 years, 48.8 years for males, and 61.7 years for females.

Bridgeville Demographics

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

  • White: 66.18%
  • Black or African American: 26.91%
  • Two or more races: 3.82%
  • Other race: 2.55%
  • Asian: 0.46%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
606.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.68% (352)
The current population of Bridgeville, Delaware is 2,926 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,574.

Bridgeville, Delaware Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,71466.18%
Black or African American69726.91%
Two or more races993.82%
Other race662.55%
Asian120.46%
Native American20.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bridgeville Population by Race

Bridgeville Population Pyramid 2024

Bridgeville Median Age

57.3

Total

48.8

Male

61.7

Female

Bridgeville Adults

There are 2,073 adults, (1,038 of whom are seniors) in Bridgeville.

Bridgeville Age Dependency

150.2

Age Dependency Ratio

100.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridgeville Sex Ratio

Female1,31550.77%
Male1,27549.23%

Bridgeville Population by Age

Bridgeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1472.2669.230.8
Married5312.5588.111.9
Non Family3721.1369.630.4
Female1933.3119.780.3
Male513.5156.943.1
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2.65

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bridgeville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bridgeville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bridgeville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.19%.

Bridgeville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,163

Average Earnings

$35,905

Average Male

$36,696

Average Female

Bridgeville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bridgeville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bridgeville Language

83.42% of Bridgeville residents speak only English, while 16.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.24% of the population.

Bridgeville Language

Bridgeville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,53015910.39%
Black6979914.2%
Hispanic3129430.13%
Other633453.97%
Multiple991313.13%
Asian12325%
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14.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.15%

Male Poverty Rate

13.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bridgeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridgeville is Other, with 53.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridgeville is White, with 10.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.79%.

Bridgeville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.4%
High School13.9%
Some College4.18%
Bachelors or Greater1.46%
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Bridgeville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed82.35%
Male Unemployed51.02%
Female Employed10.12%
Male Employed3.48%
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Bridgeville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bridgeville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bridgeville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bridgeville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bridgeville 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.

Bridgeville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bridgeville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

226

Number of Veterans

189

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

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Bridgeville Veterans by War

count

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Bridgeville Veterans by Age

count

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Bridgeville Veterans by Race

Bridgeville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bridgeville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.5%

Labor Force Participation

38.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bridgeville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bridgeville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bridgeville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

29.61%

Born in Bridgeville

89.88%

Native Born

10.12%

Foreign Born

5.68%

Non Citizen

4.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.88% of Bridgeville residents were born in the United States, with 29.61% having been born in Delaware. 5.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bridgeville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,361872.66%
20283,274872.73%
20273,187872.81%
20263,100872.89%
20253,013872.97%
20242,926873.06%
20232,839873.16%
20222,752873.26%
20212,665913.54%
20202,5741988.33%
20192,376492.11%
20182,327532.33%
20172,274472.11%
20162,227482.2%
20152,179411.92%
20142,138411.96%
20132,097311.5%
20122,066251.22%
20112,041261.29%
20102,015
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Bridgeville Population by Year