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Bridgeton, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Bridgeton had a population of 11,605 as of July 1, 2019. Bridgeton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bridgeton is located at latitude 38.767 and longitude -90.4115 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bridgeton encompass a land area of 14.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.64 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The City of Bridgeton (GNIS ID: 2393417) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bridgeton is located within Township of Northwest, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bridgeton, MO Housing Affordability Index is 141
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Bridgeton, MO Wealth Index is 88
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 11,605 (100%)
Population in Households 10,997 (94.8%)
Population in Families 8,496 (73.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 608 ( 5.2%)
Population Density 796
Diversity Index2 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,983
Average Household Income $74,755
Per Capita Income $30,569
Wealth Index4 88

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,943 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,799 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 397 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $194,641
Housing Affordability Index3 141
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,742
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 2,894
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.05% 0.09%
Households -0.04% 0.03%
Families -0.23% -0.06%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   3.62%

Bridgeton, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgeton to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 Density # 504 51st
Diversity Index # 32 97th
Median Household Income # 277 73rd
Per Capita Income # 178 83rd

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