Bridgeville is a very small town located in the state of Delaware. With a population of 2,568 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bridgeville is the 24th largest community in Delaware. Bridgeville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Bridgeville, where the median household income is $50,000.00.
Bridgeville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bridgeville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bridgeville who work in sales jobs (13.38%), food service (10.66%), and office and administrative support (10.45%).
Also of interest is that Bridgeville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.89% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Bridgeville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Bridgeville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bridgeville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bridgeville may be for you.
The education level of Bridgeville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.09% of adults in Bridgeville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bridgeville in 2018 was $28,278, which is middle income relative to Delaware and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,112 for a family of four. However, Bridgeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bridgeville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bridgeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bridgeville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bridgeville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.05% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bridgeville include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Bridgeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.