Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsC-
- Crime & SafetyC-
- Good for FamiliesC-
- Cost of LivingC+
- Health & FitnessB-
- Outdoor ActivitiesA-
Bridgeton is a town in New Jersey with a population of 24,841. Bridgeton is in Cumberland County. Living in Bridgeton offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Bridgeton and residents tend to be liberal.
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I was born and am currently being raised here, I actually plan to stay here until I graduate from college. It's a quaint little town, it's flawed like the rest, but it also has its charms. I remember being little and my dad taking me to the local park and pushing me on the swings, and later taking me to the basketball courts. I like to sometimes walk through downtown Bridgeton right by the Cohansey river that runs through the town. And before it burnt down, there was a cute little diner called Angie's that my family and I would go to every Sunday. As much as I do love the town by day, there could be some more activity at night. Obviously not right now with COVID-19, but definitely in the future. Speaking of night, it does get a bit sketchy in some areas and I just wish that it was safer to walk around during the evening. Overall, I do love Bridgeton, it just has little bits and pieces it needs to works on. That's all.
Although given a bad reputation for things done in the past like race riots at the schools in the ‘90s, teen pregnancies, and a high level if violence, the kids there are different. Each child has something really special about them, whether it be their humor, their talents, or their morals, these kids are so diverse and different than the more privileged kids in the surrounding neighborhoods. If only people stopped giving them a bad reputation to, almost, have to live up to the kids wouldn’t feel looked at like animals.
Some parts are lovely quiet areas while others are very loud and dangerous areas. There are no malls here but the closest one is about 20 minutes away. You can always find an adventure to go on around here like a walk in the park, or a walk on a trail, or bowling, or camping.