Bridgeville, DE

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2022 Population
2,590
3.64% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tom Carper
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Coons
Democratic Party
US Representative
Lisa Blunt Rochester
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
57.3
1.78% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.4%
12.5% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$61,523
15.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$348,900
10.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bridgeville, DE had a population of 2.59k people with a median age of 57.3 and a median household income of $61,523. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bridgeville, DE grew from 2,499 to 2,590, a 3.64% increase and its median household income grew from $53,276 to $61,523, a 15.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bridgeville, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.4%), White (Hispanic) (5.64%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.47%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.43%).

None of the households in Bridgeville, DE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.3% of the residents in Bridgeville, DE are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Bridgeville, DE was $348,900, and the homeownership rate was 69.2%.

Most people in Bridgeville, DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Bridgeville, DE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bridgeville, DE is home to a population of 2.59k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.1% of Bridgeville, DE residents were born outside of the country (262 people).

In 2022, there were 2.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.57k people) in Bridgeville, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 658 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 146 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.3%
2022 Citizenship
95.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.3% of Bridgeville, DE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bridgeville, DE was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bridgeville, DE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.57k ± 260
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    658 ± 208
  3. White (Hispanic)
    146 ± 106
12%
Hispanic Population
312 people

In 2022, there were 2.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.57k people) in Bridgeville, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 658 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 146 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

12% of the people in Bridgeville, DE are hispanic (312 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

10.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
262 people
9.88%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
247 people

As of 2022, 10.1% of Bridgeville, DE residents (262 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bridgeville, DE was 9.88%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    114 ± 41
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    40 ± 49
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    32 ± 18

Bridgeville, DE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bridgeville, DE employs 806 people. The largest industries in Bridgeville, DE are Manufacturing (192 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (99 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (84 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($77,955), Public Administration ($57,031), and Educational Services ($49,167).

Occupations

806
2022 Value
± 181
−8.3%
1 Year decline
± 33.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bridgeville, DE declined at a rate of −8.3%, from 879 employees to 806 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bridgeville, DE, are Production Occupations (102 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (93 people), and Material Moving Occupations (91 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bridgeville, DE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

806
2022 Value
± 181
−8.3%
1 Year decline
± 33.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bridgeville, DE declined at a rate of −8.3%, from 879 employees to 806 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bridgeville, DE, are Manufacturing (192 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (99 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (84 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bridgeville, DE, though some of these residents may live in Bridgeville, DE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,431
Median earning men ± $9,702
$35,000
Median earning women ± $16,292

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($124,583), Construction ($87,813), and Retail Trade ($79,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($47,457), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($35,972), and Construction ($33,125).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.43%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 472k people employed in Delaware. This represents a 2.43% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Delaware.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Delaware went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.991%).

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing the state of Delaware. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Bridgeville, DE is currently represented by Lisa Blunt Rochester in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Delaware

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Tom Carper
Senator from Delaware1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Chris Coons
Senator from Delaware2
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Ted Kaufman, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Joe Biden, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing Delaware.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Bridgeville, DE

Lisa Blunt Rochester
Delaware at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Bridgeville, DE is currently represented by Lisa Blunt Rochester (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Bridgeville, DE have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.491% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.598% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (239k), Some college (164k), and Bachelors Degree (147k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bridgeville, DE was $348,900 in 2022, which is 1.24 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $315,600 to $348,900, a 10.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Bridgeville, DE is 69.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bridgeville, DE have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bridgeville, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$348,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,670
$794
Median Property Taxes
±$209

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The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Bridgeville, DE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.2%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.2% of the housing units in Bridgeville, DE were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 504.07
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$61,523
Median Household Income
± $12,457
1.15k
Number of Households
± 243

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.15k households in Bridgeville, DE grew to $61,523 from the previous year's value of $53,276.

The following chart displays the households in Bridgeville, DE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $30k - $35k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bridgeville, DE is from Delaware.
0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Delaware
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Delaware

In 2022, the income inequality in Delaware was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.73% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Delaware was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Delaware in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.9%)
  3. Walked (3.95%)

In 2022, 82.4% of workers in Bridgeville, DE drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.9%) and those who walked to work (3.95%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bridgeville, DE have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.868% of the workforce in Bridgeville, DE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bridgeville, DE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bridgeville, DE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bridgeville, DE (368 out of 2.55k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bridgeville, DE is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.6% of the population of Bridgeville, DE has health coverage, with 18.7% on employee plans, 28.8% on Medicaid, 29.5% on Medicare, 19.4% on non-group plans, and 0.154% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Sussex County, DE see 1697 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.08% increase from the previous year (1615 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4393 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 488 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,697 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sussex County, DE

Primary care physicians in Sussex County, DE see an average of 1,697 patients per year. This represents a 5.08% increase from the previous year (1,615 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sussex County, DE in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.4% under 18 years, 12.4% between 18 and 34 years, 27.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 40.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.36%
Uninsured
18.7%
Employer Coverage
28.8%
Medicaid
29.5%
Medicare
19.4%
Non-Group
0.154%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bridgeville, DE grew by 10.5% from 3.04% to 3.36%.

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