Bridgeton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 11,786 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bridgeton is the 66th largest community in Missouri.
Bridgeton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bridgeton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bridgeton who work in office and administrative support (17.99%), sales jobs (11.28%), and management occupations (7.69%).
Also of interest is that Bridgeton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Bridgeton is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.02% of adults in Bridgeton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bridgeton in 2010 was $26,129, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,516 for a family of four. However, Bridgeton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bridgeton is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bridgeton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bridgeton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bridgeton include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Bridgeton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.