Bridgeview has the 1803rd largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Bridgeview is part of the Chicago metro area. Unemployment in the Chicago area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Chicago has the 3rd largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Bridgeview is above average at $52,480, and the median cost of a home in Bridgeview is $167,600, which is the same as the national average. 14% of workers in Bridgeview hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 80% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Bridgeview. 62% of Bridgeview workers drive to work alone, 17% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Bridgeview spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.