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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,690
Male Share of the Population45.6%
Female Share of the Population54.4%
Senior Citizens18.8%
Employed Population 16+5,312
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married44.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.6%
Median Earnings25+$36,624
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,844
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,105

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,958
% Above Poverty Level87.3%
% Below Poverty Level12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation4.1%

Housing

People Living Alone26%
Median Gross Rent$955
Median House Value$161,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.3%
German21%
Irish13.1%
English6.1%
Italian3.7%
French Except Basque2.5%
Polish2%
African1.8%
Welsh1.3%
Swedish1%
Scottish1%
Dutch0.9%
Somali0.8%
Afghan)0.8%
Lithuanian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Romanian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
British0.1%
Croatian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Czech0.1%
US/American0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Bridgeton Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySt Louis County
Standard Zip Codes63044
Phone Area Codes6,36,314
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude38.76
Approximate Longitude-90.42

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)

StationST LOUIS INTL AP
Distance2.7 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp47 to 67 F
Jul Temp71 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 68 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches
StationST CHARLES ELM POINT
Distance6.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip40.1 inches
StationST CHARLES 7 SSW
Distance8.1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 38 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Edmundson1,067$53,125
Hazelwood25,399$72,348
Maryland Heights27,128$78,008
St. Ann12,853$61,492
St. Charles69,576$85,562
Woodson Terrace4,062$47,051

Bridgeton Hospitals

Ssm Rehabilitation Hospital
(Non-profit)
12380 Depaul Drive
(717) 972-1100
Ssm Depaul Health Center
(Non-profit)
12303 Depaul Drive
(314) 344-6000

Bridgeton Public Schools

Bridgeway Elem.
11635 Oakbury Ct
ZIP: 63044
(314) 213-8012
Primary
Total Enrollment 424

Bridgeton Private Schools

New Life Christian School
11570 Mark Twain Ln
ZIP: 63044
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 109
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