Bridgeville is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,023 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bridgeville is the 285th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bridgeville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bridgeville is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bridgeville who work in office and administrative support (14.69%), sales jobs (11.80%), and food service (9.39%).
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.
Despite the fact that it is a small borough, Bridgeville has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the borough for affordable transportation.
The percentage of people in Bridgeville who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.21% of adults in Bridgeville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Bridgeville in 2010 was $30,308, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,232 for a family of four. However, Bridgeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Important ancestries of people in Bridgeville include German, Italian, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Bridgeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.