Bridgewater

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  2. Bridgewater Statistics
  3. Bridgewater Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Bridgewater Employment Information
  5. Bridgewater Family Information
  6. Bridgewater Education Information
  7. Bridgewater Business Information
  8. Bridgewater Public Benefits Information
  9. Bridgewater Criminal Information
  10. Bridgewater Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Bridgewater Zip Codes


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Bridgewater Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 25,185
  • Land Area (2000): 71.195 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.925 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 508, 774
  • Alias(es) (2003): BRIDGEWATER, BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE

Bridgewater Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 24,648 2002 Not Available 2005 25,652
2000 25,484 2003 Not Available 2006 25,875
2001 25,305 2004 25,076 2007 25,767

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Houses (2000): 7,652

Bridgewater Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 23,791 94.53%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,376 5.47%

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Bridgewater Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 4,529
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $135,527,000 / $30,252,000

Bridgewater Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 10,796 10,103 693 6.42% 64
1991 10,684 9,687 997 9.33% 93
1992 10,539 9,533 1,006 9.55% 96
1993 11,035 10,251 784 7.10% 71
1994 11,755 11,061 694 5.90% 59
1995 11,876 11,264 611 5.15% 52
1996 11,956 11,467 489 4.09% 41
1997 12,376 11,945 431 3.48% 35
1998 12,437 12,077 361 2.90% 29
1999 12,756 12,391 365 2.86% 29
2000 13,150 12,846 305 2.32% 23
2001 13,125 12,726 399 3.04% 30
2002 13,186 12,607 579 4.39% 44
2003 13,014 12,354 660 5.07% 51
2004 13,035 12,378 657 5.04% 50
2005 12,994 12,382 612 4.71% 47
2006 13,111 12,509 602 4.59% 46
2007 13,164 12,578 586 4.45% 44
2008 13,189 12,544 645 4.89% 49
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 13,244 12,544 700 5.29% 53
Feb 2008 13,085 12,474 611 4.67% 47
Mar 2008 13,151 12,559 592 4.50% 45
Apr 2008 13,082 12,583 499 3.81% 38
May 2008 13,058 12,449 609 4.66% 47
Jun 2008 13,355 12,624 731 5.47% 55
Jul 2008 13,366 12,662 704 5.27% 53
Aug 2008 13,308 12,617 691 5.19% 52
Sep 2008 13,052 12,382 670 5.13% 51
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Bridgewater Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 624 9.66%
2. Educational Services 611 9.46%
3. Public Administration 477 7.39%
4. Finance and Insurance 433 6.70%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 345 5.34%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 304 4.71%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 222 3.44%
8. Health Care 220 3.41%
9. Other Transportation 159 2.46%
10. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 157 2.43%
11. Utilities 153 2.37%
12. Truck Transportation 149 2.31%
13. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 145 2.25%
14. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 122 1.89%
15. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 116 1.80%
16. Repair and Maintenance 116 1.80%
17. Radio, Television, and Computer Stores 110 1.70%
18. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 108 1.67%
19. Metal Manufactuing 106 1.64%
20. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 103 1.59%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,085 18.09%
2. Educational Services 891 14.86%
3. Finance and Insurance 586 9.77%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 454 7.57%
5. Social Assistance 283 4.72%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 260 4.34%
7. Food and Beverage Stores 256 4.27%
8. Public Administration 184 3.07%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 163 2.72%
10. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 113 1.88%
11. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 105 1.75%
12. Department and Other General Stores 100 1.67%
13. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 92 1.53%
14. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 84 1.40%
15. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 84 1.40%
16. Construction 82 1.37%
17. Info Services and Data Processing 66 1.10%
18. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 64 1.07%
19. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 63 1.05%
20. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 61 1.02%

Bridgewater Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Management Occupations 331 5.13%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 328 5.08%
3. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 302 4.68%
4. Law Enforcement Workers 299 4.63%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 274 4.24%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 270 4.18%
7. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 221 3.42%
8. Other Installation / Maintenance 219 3.39%
9. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 218 3.38%
10. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 215 3.33%
11. Computer Specialists 199 3.08%
12. Engineers 198 3.07%
13. Other Production Occupations 191 2.96%
14. Vehicle Mechanics 187 2.90%
15. Business Operations Specialists 164 2.54%
16. Top Executives 156 2.42%
17. Accountants and Auditors 150 2.32%
18. Carpenters 131 2.03%
19. Customer Service Representatives 117 1.81%
20. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 112 1.73%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 546 9.10%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 363 6.05%
3. Registered Nurses 345 5.75%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 282 4.70%
5. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 264 4.40%
6. Cashiers 203 3.39%
7. Health Technologists and Technicians 165 2.75%
8. Other Management Occupations 165 2.75%
9. Food and Beverage Servers, Not waiters/waitresses 164 2.73%
10. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 161 2.68%
11. Business Operations Specialists 156 2.60%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 153 2.55%
13. Waiters and Waitresses 142 2.37%
14. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 139 2.32%
15. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 134 2.23%
16. Computer Specialists 133 2.22%
17. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 120 2.00%
18. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 115 1.92%
19. Accountants and Auditors 113 1.88%
20. Financial Managers 111 1.85%

Bridgewater Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 10,569 52.77%
15-35 hours 3,799 18.97%
1-14 hours 1,404 7.01%
No regular hours 4,256 21.25%

Bridgewater Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 199 1.65%
5 AM-5:29 AM 369 3.06%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 393 3.26%
6 AM-6:29 AM 995 8.24%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,443 11.96%
7 AM-7:29 AM 2,142 17.75%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,606 13.31%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,390 11.52%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 564 4.67%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 608 5.04%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 191 1.58%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 119 0.99%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,043 8.64%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,008 8.35%

Bridgewater Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 289 2.39%
5-9 1,410 11.68%
10-14 1,508 12.49%
15-19 1,227 10.17%
20-24 1,423 11.79%
25-29 694 5.75%
30-34 1,319 10.93%
35-39 449 3.72%
40-44 584 4.84%
45-59 1,292 10.70%
60-89 1,348 11.17%
At least 90 527 4.37%

Bridgewater Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 27 0.22% 6,524 54.05%
30-44 11 0.09% 2,341 19.40%
45-59 186 1.54% 1,106 9.16%
At least 60 485 4.02% 1,390 11.52%

Bridgewater Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 33 0.27%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 875 7.14%
 Car / truck / van, solo 9,949 81.13%
 Motorcycle 7 0.06%
 Other 30 0.24%
 Public transportation 709 5.78%
 Walked 467 3.81%
 Worked at home 193 1.57%

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Bridgewater Family Information

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Households (2000): 7,512 (21,114 people)
Families (2000): 5,635 (18,394 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,961
People at same address in 1995: 13,478

Bridgewater Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 324 4.31%
$10,000-$14,999 377 5.02%
$15,000-$19,999 223 2.97%
$20,000-$24,999 296 3.94%
$25,000-$29,999 249 3.31%
$30,000-$34,999 287 3.82%
$35,000-$39,999 297 3.95%
$40,000-$44,999 282 3.75%
$45,000-$49,999 380 5.06%
$50,000-$59,999 607 8.08%
$60,000-$74,999 1,136 15.12%
$75,000-$99,999 1,384 18.42%
$100,000-$124,999 835 11.12%
$125,000-$149,999 367 4.89%
$150,000-$199,999 314 4.18%
$200,000 or more 154 2.05%

Bridgewater Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,474 19.59%
 Family, 2 people 1,878 24.95%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 367 4.88%
 Family, 3 people 1,335 17.74%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 62 0.82%
 Family, 4 people 1,461 19.41%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 29 0.39%
 Family, 5 people 623 8.28%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 4 0.05%
 Family, 6 people 202 2.68%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 88 1.17%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 3 0.04%

Bridgewater Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 6,440 30.76%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 3,051 14.57%
Public Assistance 140 0.67%
Retirement 1,058 5.05%
Self Employment 850 4.06%
Social Security 1,689 8.07%
Supplemental Security 313 1.49%
Wage / Salary 6,278 29.99%
Other 1,118 5.34%

Bridgewater Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,185 46.28%
 With children under 18 2,536 53.72%

Bridgewater Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 849 7.95%
 Married 6,284 58.84%
 Never Married 3,312 31.01%
 Widowed 235 2.20%

Bridgewater Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 781 8.09%
 Married 5,365 55.56%
 Never Married 2,728 28.25%
 Widowed 783 8.11%

Bridgewater Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Bridgewater Education Information

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Bridgewater Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 637 3.28%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,901 9.79%
 High school diploma or equivalent 5,752 29.61%
 Some college, no degree 4,600 23.68%
 Associate degree 1,638 8.43%
 Bachelors degree 3,490 17.96%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,409 7.25%

Bridgewater Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 245 0.97% 227 0.90% 472 1.87%
Kindergarten 316 1.25% 31 0.12% 347 1.38%
Grades 1-4 1,243 4.94% 26 0.10% 1,269 5.04%
Grades 5-8 1,402 5.57% 24 0.10% 1,426 5.66%
Grades 9-12 1,551 6.16% 146 0.58% 1,697 6.74%
Undergrad college 2,453 9.74% 448 1.78% 2,901 11.52%
Graduate or professional school 153 0.61% 100 0.40% 253 1.00%
Total 7,363 29.24% 1,002 3.98% 8,365 33.21%

Bridgewater Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Bridgewater Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 463
Bridgewater Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Bridgewater Public Benefits Information

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Bridgewater Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 20,341 96.46%
 Below Poverty Level 746 3.54%

Bridgewater Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Bridgewater Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 2,249

Bridgewater Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 0.284 0.203 0.000 0.041 0.527 0.000 2.231 13.429 1.014 16.675
2000 0.392 0.039 0.000 0.039 0.471 0.078 2.315 9.692 1.138 13.224
2001 0.593 0.158 0.000 0.079 0.830 0.040 3.201 11.381 1.027 15.649
2002 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2003 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2004 0.758 0.080 0.000 0.120 0.957 0.000 2.114 7.457 1.396 10.967
2005 0.702 0.117 0.000 0.117 0.936 0.039 2.573 7.641 0.858 11.071
2006 0.464 0.000 0.000 0.116 0.580 0.000 3.787 5.295 0.502 9.585
2007 1.087 0.194 0.000 0.155 1.436 0.078 1.591 5.084 0.543 7.219

Bridgewater Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 1 36
2005 1 34
2006 1 35
2007 1 35

Bridgewater Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 424
2000 349
2001 417

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Bridgewater Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Bridgewater Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,246 12.89%
10-19 Years 3,779 15.00%
20-29 Years 4,041 16.05%
30-39 Years 4,537 18.01%
40-49 Years 4,014 15.94%
50-59 Years 2,685 10.66%
60-69 Years 1,358 5.39%
70-79 Years 1,011 4.01%
80-89 Years 444 1.76%
90+ Years 70 0.28%

Bridgewater Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,233 52.54%
 Female 11,952 47.46%

Bridgewater Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 21,775 86.46%
 Other Race 1,185 4.71%
 African-American 959 3.81%
 Hispanic/Latino 693 2.75%
 Asian 269 1.07%
 Multiracial 244 0.97%
 Amerindian 55 0.22%
 Pacific Islander 5 0.02%

Bridgewater Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 7,734 27.03%
2. Italian 4,451 15.56%
3. English 3,491 12.20%
4. Portuguese 1,485 5.19%
5. French Non-Basque 1,463 5.11%
6. German 1,402 4.90%
7. French Canadian 1,259 4.40%
8. United States Or American 1,086 3.80%
9. Polish 918 3.21%
10. Scottish 904 3.16%

Bridgewater Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 21,276 90.25%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 755 3.20%
3. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 471 2.00%
4. Italian 217 0.92%
5. French 156 0.66%
6. French Creole 148 0.63%
7. German 84 0.36%
8. Chinese 72 0.31%
9. Japanese 60 0.25%
10. Polish 57 0.24%

Bridgewater Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 24,040 95.52%
 Naturalized immigrant 569 2.26%
 Not a citizen 558 2.22%

Bridgewater Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Bridgewater Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Bridgewater Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02324 02325