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Bridgeton is a city in Cumberland County, in the Vineland-Millville metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community name is a contraction of Bridge Town.
The latitude of Bridgeton is 39.427N. The longitude is -75.234W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,785.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bridgeton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Vineland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08302 ZIP code.
7% of Bridgeton residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bridgeton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bridgeton was $10,917, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Bridgeton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Bridgeton include Bridgeton Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Bridgeton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $512. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $923.
Libraries in Bridgeton include Bridgeton Free Public Library, Cumberland County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bridgeton include Bridgeton News
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WNJB-FM.
Cumberland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bridgeton political report.
The average commute time for Bridgeton workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bridgeton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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