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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 Population11,712
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+5,497
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married43.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28%
Median Earnings25+$36,434
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,106

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,091
% Above Poverty Level86.4%
% Below Poverty Level13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation5.3%

Housing

People Living Alone27.9%
Median Gross Rent$958
Median House Value$159,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.2%
German20.7%
Irish12.6%
English7%
Italian3.5%
French Except Basque2.4%
African1.9%
Polish1.7%
Welsh1%
Scottish1%
Somali1%
Dutch0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Russian0.8%
Lithuanian0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Ukrainian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
US/American0.1%
British0.1%
Swiss0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Bridgeton Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Louis County
Standard Zip Codes63044
Phone Area Codes636,314
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
Edmundson845$45,208
Hazelwood25,505$69,007
Maryland Heights27,246$73,569
St. Ann12,864$60,731
St. Charles69,026$81,505
Woodson Terrace4,048$50,625

Bridgeton Hospitals

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

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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