Bridgeton, New Jersey

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Population in 2012: 25,290 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.1%
 
Males: 14,643  (57.9%)
Females: 10,647  (42.1%)
Median resident age:  29.7 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08302.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,573 (it was $26,923 in 2000)
Bridgeton:

$33,573
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,929 (it was $10,917 in 2000)

Bridgeton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,971 (it was $70,900 in 2000)
Bridgeton:

$114,971
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $146,412; Detached houses: $158,612; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,240; In 2-unit structures: $182,262; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,250

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,001.

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  • Hispanic - 11,960 (47.1%)
  • Black alone - 8,231 (32.4%)
  • White alone - 4,726 (18.6%)
  • Two or more races - 519 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 159 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 79 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 22 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.02%)

Races in Bridgeton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bridgeton: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (4.8%), Irish (4.6%), German (4.6%), United States (2.8%), Subsaharan African (2.7%), English (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 6.22 square miles.

Population density: 4,065 people per square mile   (average).

Bridgeton,NJ real estate house value index trend

Bridgeton, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Bridgeton:

  • High school or higher: 62.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridgeton city:

  • Never married: 56.0%
  • Now married: 28.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

6,055 residents are foreign born

This city:  23.8%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeton, New Jersey as of January 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bridgeton to the number of sex offenders is 766 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,414 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,329 (2.7%)

Bridgeton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (12.1 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (39.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fairton, NJ (1.9 miles ), Shiloh borough, NJ (2.0 miles ), Seabrook Farms, NJ (2.2 miles ), Rosenhayn, NJ (2.5 miles ), Greenwich, NJ (2.5 miles ), Cedarville, NJ (2.6 miles ), Olivet, NJ (2.9 miles ), Harmony, NJ (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $29,900
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $91,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $28,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $18,300
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2004: 213 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2005: 167 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 2006: 176 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2007: 94 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $79,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.43 N, Longitude: 75.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,084 (+4.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,225 (30.8%)

Area codes: 856, 609

Bridgeton household income distribution Bridgeton home values distribution

Crime rates in Bridgeton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2236350161432
per 100,000 10.58.712.926.313.122.00.04.124.34.015.811.87.9
Rapes 1881221141821745184
per 100,000 94.934.851.692.261.079.087.628.816.220.04.031.515.8
Robberies 106117103125135125156171113109126120140
per 100,000 558.8509.6443.1548.7588.4548.8650.6704.3457.2436.3499.1471.8551.7
Assaults 226240186233252174182200211168189176176
per 100,000 1191.41045.3800.11022.81098.3763.9759.1823.7853.8672.5748.7692.0693.5
Burglaries 294319268320284227288376337265360412484
per 100,000 1549.91389.31152.81404.71237.7996.61201.21548.51363.61060.81426.11619.91907.2
Thefts 617663643613718671666795709589637610582
per 100,000 3252.72887.52765.92691.03129.22946.02777.73274.22868.82357.92523.52398.52293.3
Auto thefts 77808299837586724554504142
per 100,000 405.9348.4352.7434.6361.7329.3358.7296.5182.1216.2198.1161.2165.5
Arson 5124192361514473
per 100,000 26.452.317.24.439.28.812.524.760.756.015.827.511.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 804.8673.6602.7765.6740.2663.9666.4697.1617.8494.2572.9572.8593.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bridgeton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 75 (65 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
New Jersey average:

3.38
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.9%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,369 (+17.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

Work and jobs in Bridgeton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bridgeton, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bridgeton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Bridgeton city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/13/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bridgeton-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from Bridgeton center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 316.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.8 miles away from Bridgeton center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 263.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bridgeton topographic map

Birthplace of: Lester R. Brown - Conservationist, Frank LoBiondo - Politician, Frank L. Bodine - Architect, Aharon Wasserman - Businessperson, Lucius Elmer - Politician, Brison Manor - Football player, Elias P. Seeley - Politician, George Jamison - Football player, James G. Hampton - Politician, Randy Byers - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Bridgeton: Moses Veale.

Hospitals and medical centers in Bridgeton:

  • BRIDGETON HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, IRVING & MAGNOLIA AVES)
  • BRIDGETON SOUTH JERSEY HOSPITAL (DIALYSIS UNIT)
  • CUMBERLAND MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (154 SUNNY SLOPE DRIVE)
  • MALLOY NURSING CENTER (99 MANHEIM AVE)
  • SOUTH JERSEY EXTENDED CARE (99 MANHEIM AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Bridgeton:

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Operable nuclear power plants near Bridgeton:

  • 16 miles: Salem 2 in Salem, NJ.
  • 16 miles: Hope Creek in Salem, NJ.
  • 16 miles: Salem 1 in Salem, NJ.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgeton:

  • Cumberland County College (about 10 miles; Vineland, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,898)
  • Rowan University (about 21 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,632)
  • Delaware State University (about 24 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 24 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Gloucester County College (about 26 miles; Sewell, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,490)
  • Wilmington University (about 26 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • Camden County College (about 27 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,901)

Public high schools in Bridgeton:

Private high school in Bridgeton:

  • DEVEREUX-NJCA (Students: 36; Location: 198 ROADSTOWN RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bridgeton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bridgeton:

  • WOODLAND COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 1216 ROADSTOWN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BRIDGETON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 27 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FAIRTON CHRISTIAN CENTER (Students: 70; Location: 199 FAIRTON MILLVILLE RD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • COHANSEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 256 PECKS CORNER COHANSEY RD; Grades: 2 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Bridgeton, map of school districts: CUMBERLAND REGIONAL

Libraries in Bridgeton:

  • CUMBERLAND COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,485,725; Location: 800 E. COMMERCE STREET; 88,595 books; 35 e-books; 5,793 audio materials; 6,017 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 159 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • BRIDGETON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $337,451; Location: 150 E. COMMERCE STREET; 55,334 books; 30 e-books; 1,650 audio materials; 2,719 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Bridgeton City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Eddy Pond (A), East Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jackson Run (A), Indian Fields Branch (B), Muddy Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bridgeton include: City Park (1), Bridgeton City Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Seabrook Educational & Cultural Center Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 77 State Street), New Sweden Farmstead Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Mayor Aitken Drive), Bridgeton Cumberland Tourist Association (Mayor Aitken Drive).

Hotels: Days Inn (500 East Broad Street), Cohansey Hotel (11 East Broad St), Bank Street Bed & Breakfast (66 Bank Street).

Courts: N J State - Judiciary Department- Superior Court- Criminal Division (Broad Fayette), New Jersey State - Judiciary Department- Superior Court- Probation Division- Adult Supervision (Broad Lafayette Street), N J State - Judiciary Department- Superior Court (2 Broad Fayette), Upper Deerfield Township - Municipal Court (1373 Highway 77), Bridgeton City - Municipal Court (168 East Commerce Street), Hopewell Township - Court Clerk (590 Shiloh Pike), Bridgeton City - Municipal Court- If No Answer Call (168 East Commerce Street), Nj State - Judiciary- Superior Court Clerks Office- Court Administration Of (Broad Fayette), N J State - Judiciary Department- Superior Court- Family Division (Broad Fayette).

Cumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.8. This is about average.

City:

79.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.278. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.278
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.783. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.783
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.0122. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0122
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bridgeton and their reported violations in the past:

BRIDGETON CITY WATER DEPT (Population served: 22,770, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2010)
  • 45 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2011)
  • 14 regular monitoring violations
FAIRTON OAKS M H COMMUNITY (Population served: 207, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
STARBOUND GYMNASTICS (Population served: 204, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HOPEWELL PLACE SENIOR APTS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JAN-23-2013 and JAN-31-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2013)
THE CORNBREAD HOUSE (Population served: 91, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE BUS STOP DELI (Address: 548 SHILOH PIKE , Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bridgeton that have no violations reported:

  • US GAS & DIESEL (Population served: 156, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TERRIGNOS FAIRFIELD INN (Population served: 88, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.8%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.4% for American Indian residents, 34.5% for other race residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.4 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.7%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Bridgeton in 2010:

  • 3,397 people in state prisons
  • 534 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 326 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Bridgeton in 2000:

  • 3,389 people in state prisons
  • 520 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 299 people in nursing homes
  • 139 people in halfway houses
  • 72 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in other group homes

Bridgeton, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Bridgeton compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Bridgeton (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Upper Deerfield Branch at 950 North Pearl Street, branch established on 2005/03/28; Bridgeton Branch at 14 North Pearl Street, branch established on 2000/03/02. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Grant Plaza Branch at 60 Cornwell Drive, branch established on 1975/09/20; Bridgeton Branch at 57 East Commerce Street, branch established on 1979/09/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Bridgeton Branch at 53 South Laurel Street, branch established on 1909/09/01; Carll's Corner Branch at 41 Cornwell Drive, branch established on 1965/12/10. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Colonial Bank, FSB: W Broad St Branch at 85 W Broad St., branch established on 2007/06/30; Upper Deerfield Branch at 1245 Highway 77, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $602.4 mil, Deposits: $521.7 mil, headquarters in Vineland, NJ, positive income, 9 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Elmer: Upper Deerfield Office Branch at 1168 State Highway 77, branch established on 2007/06/20. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $214.2 mil, Deposits: $191.8 mil, headquarters in Elmer, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Elmer Bancorp, Inc.
  • Century Savings Bank: Bridgeton Branch at 53 Cornwell Drive, branch established on 2007/05/31. Info updated 2009/02/23: Bank assets: $348.4 mil, Deposits: $285.5 mil, headquarters in Vineland, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Century Bancorp Mhc
  • Fulton Bank of New Jersey: Rosenhayan Branch at 755 Morton Avenue, branch established on 1998/09/04. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $3,408.9 mil, Deposits: $2,816.1 mil, headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Sun National Bank: Bridgeton Branch at 15 South Laurel Street, branch established on 1999/12/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,180.3 mil, Deposits: $2,715.6 mil, headquarters in Vineland, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Sun Bancorp, Inc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Bridgeton travel time to work - commute Bridgeton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bridgeton city (based on Cumberland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.83%
Here: 39.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAJewish
Adherents57.4%11.1%5.2%4.9%3.4%
Congregations14.3%27.8%5.3%5.3%3.0%
NameChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.9%2.6%1.3%7.9%
Congregations3.0%6.8%2.3%3.0%29.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Cumberland County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Cumberland County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Cumberland County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

27.2%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.6%
State:

18.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$32,632$39,1580$0
Other Government Administration 10$34,020$40,8241$638
Judicial and Legal 16$31,426$23,5700$0
Police Protection - Officers 68$348,105$61,4300$0
Police - Other 14$35,716$30,61430$12,908
Firefighters 20$94,272$56,5630$0
Fire - Other 2$5,052$30,3120$0
Streets and Highways 20$56,904$34,1420$0
Health 17$41,307$29,1580$0
Solid Waste Management 3$5,701$22,8040$0
Sewerage 4$16,182$48,5460$0
Parks and Recreation 15$37,403$29,9220$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 59$203,117$41,31217$28,680
Water Supply 13$46,361$42,7950$0
Local Libraries 7$13,652$23,4030$0
Other and Unallocable 6$27,733$55,4662$4,605
Totals for Government 284$1,029,583$43,50450$46,831

4.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Atlantic County, NJ  1.01% ($35,380 average AGI)
from Gloucester County, NJ  0.52% ($36,358)
from Salem County, NJ  0.36% ($36,630)


4.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($418 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.08%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Atlantic County, NJ  0.64% ($38,885 average AGI)
to Gloucester County, NJ  0.54% ($41,470)
to Salem County, NJ  0.40% ($40,081)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bridgeton:

  • WSNJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJC (1360 AM; 5 kW; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: FORSYTHE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bridgeton:

  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNJB-FM (89.3 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: NJ PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJKS (101.7 FM; CANTON, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WVLT (92.1 FM; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: CLEAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGLS-FM (89.7 FM; GLASSBORO, NJ; Owner: ROWAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WDSD (92.9 FM; SMYRNA, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Bridgeton:

  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WEVD-LP (Channel 27; DOVER, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bridgeton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $5,000
Total average daily traffic: 80,017
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,571
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 96,433

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bridgeton, NJ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED53$123,30219$62,737100$126,73029$34,4481$900,00035$63,8000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$225,5001$170,00010$130,6002$60,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$124,88911$91,54553$151,41535$18,9140$015$78,8001$5,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$107,1434$62,25032$133,4386$40,6670$02$94,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$137,5004$109,25011$154,1820$00$03$91,3330$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.01, 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$176,0001$72,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.01, 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 252
  • Hazardous Condition: 371
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Bridgeton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bridgeton, NJ
Businesses in Bridgeton, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets5
ALDI1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid2
Burger King1Sprint Nextel1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Cricket Wireless4T-Mobile1
DHL1The Room Place1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS3
GNC1Walgreens2
H&R Block1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Mark Hernandez (10)
  • Doug Deluke (3)
  • John D. Buehler (3)
  • George Lesche (2)
  • Barry D. Johnson (2)
  • Mark Jose Antonio Hernandez (2)
  • James Dean Brown (2)
  • Kenneth Charles Wurtzel (1)
  • Christopher J. Meyers (1)
  • Pamela Lesche (1)

Total of 34 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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