Bridgeton, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bridgeton, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Bridgeton had a population of 471 as of July 1, 2017. Bridgeton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bridgeton is located at latitude 35.1278 and longitude -77.0125 in Craven County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bridgeton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Craven County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Bridgeton (GNIS ID: 2405319) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Bridgeton is located within Township 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Craven County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bridgeton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bridgeton, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 471
Daytime Population: Workers 315
Daytime Population: Residents 241
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 556
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 470
Population in Familes 378
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 235
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $35,695
Average Household Income $48,995
Per Capita Income $19,549


Total Housing Units 228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $158,532


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.45% 0.3%
Households 0.47% 0.28%
Families 1.87% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Bridgeton, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgeton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 569 23rd
Population Density # 623 16th
Diversity Index # 421 43rd
Median Household Income # 533 28th
Per Capita Income # 541 27th

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