Bridgeville, Delaware

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Population in 2019: 2,366 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: +64.8%
Males: 1,146  (48.5%)
Females: 1,220  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

54.9 years
Delaware median age:

41.4 years

Zip codes: 19933.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,578 (it was $26,579 in 2000)
Bridgeville:

$51,578
DE:

$70,176

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,645 (it was $14,965 in 2000)

Bridgeville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $289,438 (it was $80,700 in 2000)
Bridgeville:

$289,438
DE:

$261,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $314,223; detached houses: $360,399; townhouses or other attached units: $279,773; in 2-unit structures: $543,612; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $450,888; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $315,989; mobile homes: $88,783

Median gross rent in 2019: $603.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bridgeville: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.1%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bridgeville, DE (2019)
    • 1,65150.4%White alone
    • 97729.8%Black alone
    • 49915.2%Hispanic
    • 642.0%Asian alone
    • 551.7%Two or more races
    • 351.1%Other race alone
    • 90.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Delaware and other state lists, there were 63 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeville, Delaware as of December 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bridgeville is 40 to 1.


Crime rates in Bridgeville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(96.7)
2
(95.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(85.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(250.5)
3
(185.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(290.0)
3
(145.0)
2
(95.1)
1
(46.8)
1
(45.7)
1
(44.6)
2
(87.1)
1
(42.6)
1
(42.2)
2
(83.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(751.4)
16
(1,002)
9
(555.6)
3
(182.4)
11
(638.1)
2
(96.7)
13
(617.9)
8
(374.2)
16
(730.6)
3
(133.7)
7
(304.7)
3
(127.9)
3
(126.7)
9
(373.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(939.3)
13
(814.0)
22
(1,358)
7
(425.5)
10
(580.0)
14
(676.7)
14
(665.4)
8
(374.2)
7
(319.6)
2
(89.2)
5
(217.7)
9
(383.8)
3
(126.7)
9
(373.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(2,943)
50
(3,131)
76
(4,691)
64
(3,891)
67
(3,886)
75
(3,625)
52
(2,471)
40
(1,871)
40
(1,826)
38
(1,694)
53
(2,307)
29
(1,237)
28
(1,182)
66
(2,742)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(62.6)
1
(62.6)
1
(61.7)
1
(60.8)
3
(174.0)
3
(145.0)
4
(190.1)
1
(46.8)
2
(91.3)
1
(44.6)
1
(43.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(84.5)
2
(83.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index338.8462.7454.3275.4424.6344.1388.8193.6299.1117.7198.1182.9100.9275.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bridgeville, DE

Crime rate in Bridgeville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Delaware average:

2.39
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Ancestries: English (8.9%), American (8.5%), German (6.0%), Irish (4.0%), Italian (3.2%), Polish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 47 feet

Land area: 0.81 square miles.

Population density: 2,914 people per square mile   (average).

Bridgeville, Delaware map

287 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This town:

8.8%
Delaware:

9.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,038 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,037 (0.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Bridgeville, DE in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bridgeville, DE in 2019

Property values in Bridgeville, DE

Bridgeville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Delaware:

4.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in Bridgeville, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Food (12.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Food (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Bridgeville, DE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in Bridgeville, Delaware

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Bridgeville, Delaware environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.6. This is about average.

City:

71.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 2.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.112. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.112
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.32
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00403. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00403
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bridgeville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Delaware state average. It is 40% 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 above Delaware state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from the city center
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 112.2 miles away from Bridgeville center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 148.5 miles away from Bridgeville center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 151.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bridgeville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bridgeville:

  • SEAFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • LOFLAND PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • METHODIST MANOR HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • BEEBE HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • HARRISON SENIOR LIVING OF GEORGETOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)
  • GENERATIONS HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; GEORGETOWN, DE)

Airports located in Bridgeville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgeville:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 11 miles; Georgetown, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,159)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 27 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 28 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Delaware State University (about 31 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 32 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 38 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 51 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bridgeville:

  • WOODBRIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 459, Location: 307 LAWS STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • PHILLIS WHEATLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 48 CHURCH STREET, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Bridgeville

Library in Bridgeville:

  • BRIDGEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $294,053; Location: 210 MARKET ST.; 22,145 books; 1,969 audio materials; 3,257 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 81 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bridgeville: Old Bridgeville Firehouse (A), Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Company (B), Bridgeville Police Department (C), Cheer Center Sussex County Senior Services (D), Bridgeville Public Library (E), Bridgeville Town Hall (F), Bridgeville Historical Society Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bridgeville include: Williams Chapel (A), Saint Marys Church (B), Mount Calvary United Methodist Church (C), Union United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bridgeville include: Passwaters Park (1), Sudler House (2), Fillmore Clifton Stadium (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bridgeville Historical Society Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 102 William Street).

Court: Bridgeville Town - Alderman Court Number 32 (101 North Main).

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.

Sussex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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 monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (2 times from DEC-09-2009 to JAN-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from FEB-14-2011 to OCT-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (2 times from OCT-15-2012 to JUL-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2013)
GLEN ACRES (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2012)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-16-1994 to FEB-08-1996), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-1996), Fed CFP issued (SEP-29-1999), Fed Consent Decree/Judgement (APR-18-2000)
NANTICOKE BUSINESS PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (2 times from SEP-23-2009 to DEC-09-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2011), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from FEB-14-2011 to MAR-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAR-19-2012 to AUG-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-2012)
PERDUE FEED MILL (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2013), St Intentional no-action (JUN-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2012), St Intentional no-action (JUN-13-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JAN-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (OCT-09-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2009), St No addtl Formal Action needed (OCT-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2010)

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

  • BRIDGEVILLE WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PICTSWEET COMPANY, THE (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Delaware:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.9%
Whole state:

67.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Bridgeville (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bridgeville Branch at 100 Laws Street, branch established on 1903/04/21. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Bridgeville:

Marital status in Bridgeville, DE
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Bridgeville:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Delaware average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bridgeville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bridgeville, DE (based on Sussex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic27,6817
Mainline Protestant23,803107
Evangelical Protestant16,640115
Black Protestant2,91421
Other6558
Orthodox2202
None125,232-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Sussex County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Sussex County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Delaware:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 85
Sussex County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 236
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.43 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Delaware:

9.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

28.9%
Delaware:

27.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bridgeville:

46.8%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.5%
Delaware:

45.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bridgeville:

20.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bridgeville:

11.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Delaware:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bridgeville:

33.7%
Delaware:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
Delaware:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Bridgeville:

79.0%
Delaware:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bridgeville, DE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$44,910$67,3650$0
Water Supply 2$8,822$52,9320$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,606$69,6365$3,300
Sewerage 1$5,922$71,0640$0
Streets and Highways 1$5,132$61,5840$0
Financial Administration 1$3,546$42,5520$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$945
Totals for Government 15$79,938$63,9506$4,245

Bridgeville government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.69)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $716,000 ($302.62)
    Sewerage: $565,000 ($238.80)
    Water Utilities: $340,000 ($143.70)
    Central Staff Services: $288,000 ($121.72)
    Regular Highways: $229,000 ($96.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($35.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $136,000 ($57.48)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($7.61)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($5.49)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($1.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $878,000 ($371.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($17.33)

Bridgeville government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,082,000 ($457.31)
    Other: $37,000 ($15.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $818,000 ($345.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($10.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $119,000 ($50.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $62,000 ($26.20)
    Interest Earnings: $40,000 ($16.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $501,000 ($211.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $818,000 ($345.73)
    General Local Government Support: $38,000 ($16.06)
  • Tax - Property: $843,000 ($356.30)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $476,000 ($201.18)

Bridgeville government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $16,049,000 ($6783.18)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,090,000 ($6377.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,142,000 ($2173.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,701,000 ($1986.90)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $959,000 ($405.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $441,000 ($186.39)

Bridgeville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,787,000 ($1177.94)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,090,000 ($6377.85)

6.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($79,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Delaware average:

5.47%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($546 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.05%
Delaware average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, DE  0.86% ($39,974 average AGI)
from New Castle County, DE  0.54% ($87,246)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($48,416)


4.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Delaware average:

5.02%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($608 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.06%
Delaware average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, DE  0.78% ($33,254 average AGI)
to New Castle County, DE  0.38% ($47,441)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.34% ($29,498)
Businesses in Bridgeville, DE
NameCountNameCount
La-Z-Boy1SONIC Drive-In1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Subway1
McDonald's1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bridgeville:

  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJWK (1280 AM; 1 kW; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bridgeville:

  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WXJN (105.9 FM; LEWES, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGMD (92.7 FM; REHOBOTH BEACH, DE; Owner: RESORT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bridgeville:

  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • Bridgeville, Delaware
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Delaware average
  • Fatal accident count785
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents1227
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons399
  • Fatalities850
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents1995
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents110
See more detailed statistics of Bridgeville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.1mTotal length
  • $367,000Total costs
  • 51,022Total average daily traffic
  • 3,885Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,506Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bridgeville, DE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bridgeville, DE

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 Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bridgeville, DE)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (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:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bridgeville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: NORCROSS GEOFFREY C SEAWIND 3000 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 224GN, N224GN, N-224GN, Serial Number: 049, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 12/30/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Jones Timothy E Tavares, 16630 Progress School Rd, Bridgeville, DE 19933
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2439F, N2439F, N-2439F, Serial Number: 75-4448, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce Kupchak, 8068 Cannon Rd, Bridgeville, DE 19933
  • Aircraft: YUNEEC INTERNATIONAL CO LTD Q500+ (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 617LF, N617LF, N-617LF, Serial Number: YU15230467B02D01, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Everett W Faircloth, 138 Widgeon Way, Bridgeville, DE 19933
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78555, N78555, N-78555, Serial Number: 12-3930, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 11/06/2008
    Registrant (LLC): Well Done Aviation LLC, Po Box 188, Bridgeville, DE 19933
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85265, N85265, N-85265, Serial Number: 7AC-4000, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/10/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Lester L Showers, 6714 Twin Lanes Farm Rd, Bridgeville, DE 19933
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: WRIGHT 975E&F-2&3 (475 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56234, N56234, N-56234, Serial Number: 75-3855, Year manufactured: 1941, Certificate Issue Date: 12/12/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce Kupchak, 402 S Main St, Bridgeville, DE 19933
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/29/2017, Exported to: United Kingdom

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 48. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 85 took place in 2006, and the least - 24 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Bridgeville, DE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.7%), and Structure Fires (38.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bridgeville, DE
    • 36043.7%Outside Fires
    • 31338.0%Structure Fires
    • 14017.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bridgeville, DE
Most common first names in Bridgeville, DE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6274.9 years
John4772.6 years
George4173.8 years
James3970.2 years
Charles3472.7 years
Robert3370.2 years
Mary3278.0 years
Elizabeth2677.2 years
Margaret2278.6 years
Dorothy2074.0 years
Most common last names in Bridgeville, DE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3674.3 years
Cannon3473.7 years
Jones2476.6 years
Brown2273.7 years
Williams2072.2 years
Johnson2070.9 years
Russell1775.7 years
Passwaters1674.6 years
West1676.7 years
Evans1570.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bridgeville, DE
  • 59.8%Utility gas
  • 24.2%Electricity
  • 11.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bridgeville, DE
  • 63.2%Electricity
  • 27.5%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Bridgeville compared to Delaware state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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