Bridgeville, DE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bridgeville, Delaware - Basic Facts

The Town of Bridgeville had a population of 2,585 as of July 1, 2018. Bridgeville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Delaware. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bridgeville is located at latitude 38.7248 and longitude -75.6027 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bridgeville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Town of Bridgeville (GNIS ID: 2390751) 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.

Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Bridgeville is located within Bridgeville-Greenwood Division of Sussex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bridgeville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bridgeville: Bridge Branch, Bridge Town, Bridgebranch.

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Bridgeville, DE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,585
Population in Households 2,577
Population in Familes 2,105
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 558
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $50,334
Average Household Income $59,123
Per Capita Income $23,866


Total Housing Units 1,232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 735 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 321 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $253,595
Average Home Value $251,868


Total Households 1,056
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 735
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 2.86% 2.4%
Households 2.8% 2.26%
Families 2.74% 2.21%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Bridgeville, DE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bridgeville to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 34 57th
Population Density # 73 6th
Diversity Index # 10 88th
Median Household Income # 57 27th
Per Capita Income # 59 25th

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