kids encyclopedia robot

Bridgeton, North Carolina facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Bridgeton, North Carolina
Location of Bridgeton, North Carolina
Location of Bridgeton, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Craven
Area
 • Total 2.05 sq mi (5.31 km2)
 • Land 2.04 sq mi (5.30 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 454
 • Estimate 
(2019)
441
 • Density 215.65/sq mi (83.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28519
Area code(s) 252
FIPS code 37-07860
GNIS feature ID 1019295

Bridgeton is a town in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 454 at the 2010 census. It is part of the New Bern, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Bridgeton is located at 35°7′21″N 77°1′17″W / 35.12250°N 77.02139°W / 35.12250; -77.02139 (35.122563, -77.021324) on the eastern shore of the Neuse River, directly across from the city of New Bern, the Craven County seat. U.S. Route 17 passes through the town and connects to New Bern via a new bridge across the Neuse River just south of the town limits.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 square miles (4.0 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.27%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 348
1920 548 57.5%
1930 721 31.6%
1940 616 −14.6%
1950 805 30.7%
1960 638 −20.7%
1970 520 −18.5%
1980 461 −11.3%
1990 453 −1.7%
2000 328 −27.6%
2010 454 38.4%
2019 (est.) 441 −2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Bridgeton racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 266 76.22%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 49 14.04%
Native American 2 0.57%
Pacific Islander 1 0.29%
Other/Mixed 15 4.3%
Hispanic or Latino 16 4.58%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 349 people, 170 households, and 83 families residing in the town.

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Bridgeton (Carolina del Norte) para niños

Black History Month on Kiddle
Famous African-American Architects:
Calvin Brent
Walter T. Bailey
Martha Cassell Thompson
Alberta Jeannette Cassell
kids search engine
Bridgeton, North Carolina Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.