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Bridgeton, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Louis County at latitude 38.7733 and longitude -90.417. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Bridgeton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bridgeton, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bridgeton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bridgeton (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.64 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bridgeton: Marais des Liards, Owens Fort, Owens Station, Villa de Roberts, Village a Robert.

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Bridgeton, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 11,545
Population in Households 10,935
Population in Familes 8,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 610
Population Density1 791
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 4,779
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,928
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,116 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,663 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 322 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $190,061
Average Home Value $199,599


Median Household Income $52,763
Average Household Income $66,838
Per Capita Income $27,960
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.01% 0.07%
Households 0.09% 0.1%
Families -0.23% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bridgeton, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgeton to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 75 93rd
Population Density1 # 525 49th
Diversity Index2 # 41 96th
Median Household Income # 191 82nd
Per Capita Income # 124 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.