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Encyclopedia > Bridgeville, Delaware

Bridgeville is a town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town is 1,578.[1] Sussex County is a county located in the southern part of the state of Delaware. ... Official language(s) None Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Area  Ranked 49th  - Total 2,491 sq mi (6,452 km²)  - Width 30 miles (48 km)  - Length 100 miles (161 km)  - % water 21. ...

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Geography

Bridgeville is located at 38°44′33″N, 75°36′6″W (38.742375, -75.601551)GR1. Image File history File links DEMap-doton-Bridgeville. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.1 km² (0.8 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Ironically, there are no bridges in Bridgeville, Delaware.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 1,436 people, 570 households, and 381 families residing in the town. The population density was 684.5/km² (1,768.6/mi²). There were 636 housing units at an average density of 303.2/km² (783.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 55.85% White, 31.55% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 8.91% from other races, and 2.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.64% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 570 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% were married couples living together, 20.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.02. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $26,579, and the median income for a family was $30,083. Males had a median income of $25,536 versus $20,298 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,965. About 24.9% of families and 27.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.5% of those under age 18 and 13.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Notable Bridgeville people

William Franklin Allen, (January 19, 1883 – June 14, 1946) was an American businessman and politician from Seaford, in Sussex County, Delaware. ... Seaford is a city located in Sussex County, Delaware. ... William Cannon (March 15, 1809 - March 1, 1865) was Governor of Delaware from January 20, 1863 until March 1, 1865. ... Peter Foster Causey (1801–1871) was an American merchant and politician from Milford, Delaware, in Sussex County. ... Year 1855 (MDCCCLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Edward Willis Redfield (1869-1965) was an American landscape painter and member of the art colony at New Hope, Pennsylvania. ...

References

  1. ^ Annual Estimates of the Population for All Incorporated Places in Deleware (CSV). 2005 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division (June 21, 2006). Retrieved on November 22, 2006.

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