For population 25 years and over in Bridgeville:
For population 15 years and over in Bridgeville town:
223 residents are foreign born (8.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $878 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (60.0 miles , pop. 56,271).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (67.1 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (90.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Greenwood, DE (2.1 miles ), Seaford, DE (2.6 miles ), Blades, DE (2.7 miles ), Farmington, DE (3.0 miles) , Federalsburg, MD (3.2 miles ), Ellendale, DE (3.2 miles ), Bethel, DE (3.5 miles) , Georgetown, DE (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 75.60 W
Area code: 302
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Crime rate in Bridgeville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+5.5%).
Work and jobs in Bridgeville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bridgeville, Delaware
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bridgeville-area historical tornado activity is near Delaware state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Bridgeville town center caused $150,000 in damages.
On 7/18/1984, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bridgeville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Delaware state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charles Polk, Jr. - Politician, Peter F. Causey - Politician, William Cannon - Politician, William F. Allen - Politician, Edward Willis Redfield - Artist, Thurman Adams, Jr. - Delaware State senator, Trusten Polk - Confederate Army officer and politician.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00425. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Bridgeville and their reported violations in the past:O A NEWTON AND SONS INC (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:J & T MOBILE HOME PARK LLC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:BRIDGEVILLE COMMERCIAL PARK (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.9%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 62.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.5% for other race residents, 38.6% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
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Religion statistics for Bridgeville (based on Sussex County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.31%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 45
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
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7.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,947 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,334 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($266 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Bridgeville fatal accident list:
Nov 18, 2003 04:25 AM, Sr-404 & Market St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jul 26, 1989 11:50 PM, S18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 31, 1982 02:50 AM, 17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 2, 1977 12:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 27,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,155
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 33,585
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bridgeville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bridgeville, DE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bridgeville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bridgeville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.