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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bridgeton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (18.62%), sales jobs (8.61%), and management occupations (7.70%).
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.
The overall education level of Bridgeton is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.73% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bridgeton in 2010 was $26,545, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,180 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 African languages.