dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Bridgeton, Missouri

Bridgeton, Missouri, in St. Louis county, is located 3 miles E of St. Charles, Missouri (center to center) and is 11 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is located in the Saint Louis metropolitan area and has a population of 15,550.

Bridgeton History

The area was traveled by Etienne de Véniard de Bourgmont in 1724. This trail later became the main route between St. Charles and St. Louis. The Spanish controlled the place in 1768, and the Americans took over after 1804. Bridgeton was originally platted in 1794. It was then known as Marais des Liards. The city of Bridgeton was chartered in 1843.

Bridgeton and nearby Attractions

  • Gentry County Park
  • Missouri Historical Society Museum
  • Bridgeton Crossing Family Aquatic Park
  • Berry Hill Golf Course

Things To Do In Bridgeton

Tourists in Bridgeton can pay a visit to the Missouri Historical Society Museum in order to learn more about the past of Missouri. A wide variety of recreational facilities are offered in the local parks including Appletree Park, Riverwoods Park, and Gentry County Park. One can also visit the Bridgeton Crossing Family Aquatic Park with family and friends. The Berry Hill Golf Course is the ideal destination for golf lovers.

Bridgeton Transportation

Lambert-St Louis International Airport is a short distance away from Bridgeton.

Bridgeton Higher Education

Higher education institutes near Bridgeton include the Maryville University of Saint Louis, Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley, University of Missouri-St Louis, and Washington University.

People

Total Population 11,699
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 5,166
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 46.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,836
% Above Poverty Level 84.9%
% Below Poverty Level 15.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.9%
Median Gross Rent $870
Median House Value $158,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.7%
US/American 0.1%
English 10.4%
Irish 14.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bridgeton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles E of St. Charles, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63044, 63045
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.766
Longitude -90.411

Bridgeton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ST LOUIS INTL AP
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 67 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches
Station ST CHARLES ELM POINT
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Station ST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bridgeton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bridgeton Terrace (63044)

Earth City (63045)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Edmundson 898 $36,667
Hazelwood 25,686 $56,578

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bridgeton Hospitals

SSM DEPAUL HEALTH CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
12303 DEPAUL DRIVE
(314) 344-6000
Emergency Service: Yes

These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs
  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Founded in 1766, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher learning.

Programs
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Common Core State Standards Instructional Leader
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: The Inclusive Classroom (SPED)
  • Higher Education (EDD)
  • Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

Programs
  • MSN in Clinical Leadership
  • MSN in Executive Leadership
  • MS in Finance
  • Saint Xavier University, Chicago’s oldest Catholic university, has a long history of educating students to prepare them for professional success and lay the foundation for personal fulfillment.

Programs
  • Online Associate Degree to Master Degree Nursing program
  • Online Bachelor Degree to Master Degree Nursing program
  • Master of Public Administration
  • If you want to make the world a better place, start at the University of San Francisco. Our 21st-century mission to create a more humane and just world comes alive in our diverse learning community and is broadened by our global orientation. You are challenged to reach higher standards and to use your education to promote justice and serve the common good. At the University of San Francisco, youll find the excellence inherent in an institution established over 150 years ago, and inherent in nearly five centuries of Jesuit education.

Bridgeton Colleges

Click school name for a detailed profile.

Additional Details
Bridgeton Colleges
Bridgeton colleges and trade schools.
Study Online in Bridgeton

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for Bridgeton Government Officials


Are you an official in the Bridgeton government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104