Bridgeville is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,903 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bridgeville is the 285th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bridgeville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bridgeville is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bridgeville who work in sales jobs (12.78%), office and administrative support (10.20%), and healthcare (9.92%).
Also of interest is that Bridgeville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
For a small borough, Bridgeville has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Bridgeville exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.
In terms of college education, Bridgeville is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.66% of adults in Bridgeville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bridgeville in 2018 was $29,869, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,476 for a family of four. However, Bridgeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bridgeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bridgeville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bridgeville include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Bridgeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.