Bridgewater Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Bridgewater?

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There are 49,204 residents in Bridgewater, with a median age of 38.7. Of this, 50.78% are males and 49.22% are females. US-born citizens make up 93.7% of the resident pool in Bridgewater, while non-US-born citizens account for 4.35%. Additionally, 1.94% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 43,832 people in Bridgewater currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 49,204 0.2%
Male Population 24,988 1.3%
Female Population 24,216 -0.9%
Male population 50.78%
Female population 49.22%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.7 2.4%
Citizen US Born 46,106 -0.3%
Citizen not US Born 2,142 9.6%
Not Citizen 956 7.3%
Citizen US Born 93.7%
Citizen not US Born 4.35%
Not Citizen 1.94%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 72 -35.1%
Moved from Same County 2,345 -10.8%
Moved from Same State 1,775 -5.1%
Moved from Different State 554 -4.5%
Same House as Last Year 43,832 1.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.15%
Moved from Same County 4.83%
Moved from Same State 3.65%
Moved from Different State 1.14%
Same House as Last Year 90.23%

What are the employment statistics in Bridgewater?

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White-collar workers make up 81.76% of the working population in Bridgewater, while blue-collar employees account for 18.24%. There are also 2,027 entrepreneurs in Bridgewater (7.73% of the workforce); 18,306 workers employed in private companies (69.82%); and 3,423 people working in governmental institutions (13.06%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 21,436 1.8%
Blue Collar 4,782 2.8%
White Collar 81.76%
Blue Collar 18.24%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,027 3.2%
Private Companies 18,306 4.4%
Governmental Workers 3,423 -5.4%
Not for Profit Companies 2,462 -4.9%
Self Employees 7.73%
Private Companies 69.82%
Governmental Workers 13.06%
Not for Profit Companies 9.39%

How many households are there in Bridgewater?

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There are a total of 15,769 households in Bridgewater, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 73.25% of these Bridgewater households, while non-family units account for the remaining 26.75%. Additionally, 33.21% of households have children and 66.79% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 15,769 2.0%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.8%
Family Households 11,551 3.9%
Non-family Households 4,218 -3.0%
Family Households 73.25%
Non-family Households 26.75%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 5,237 -2.1%
Households without Children 10,532 4.2%
Households with Children 33.21%
Households without Children 66.79%

What are the median and average incomes in Bridgewater?

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The average annual household income in Bridgewater is $122,889, while the median household income sits at $102,669 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $106,444, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $129,372. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $47,956 and $59,063, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $122,889 13.8%
Median Household Income $102,669 7.3%
People below Poverty Level 2,423 -26.0%
People above Poverty Level 41,059 2.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Bridgewater?

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There are 16,466 housing units in Bridgewater, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1969. Of the 15,769 occupied housing units in Bridgewater, 77.73% are owner-occupied, while 22.27% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 73% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $376,300. In general, housing costs reach $1,837 per month in Bridgewater.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 16,466 1.8%
Median Year Built 1969 -0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 3,448 -2.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 636 31.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,132 2.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,733 -5.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,751 -3.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 2,004 -2.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,044 7.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,597 12.4%
Built in 2010 or Later 1,121 13.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 15,769 2.0%
Owner Occupied 12,257 3.1%
Renter Occupied 3,512 -1.5%
Owner Occupied 77.73%
Renter Occupied 22.27%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 8,948 2.9%
Without Mortgage 3,309 3.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $376,300 3.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $353,600 11.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,837 7.2%
With Mortgage 73%
Without Mortgage 27%

What is the level of education in Bridgewater?

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Approximately 35.64% of the population in Bridgewater holds a high school degree (that's 14,052 residents), while 23.52% have attained a college certificate (9,274 locals) and 20.92% have a bachelor's degree (8,249 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 440 -16.7%
Some High School 14,052 6.5%
Some College 9,274 -6.7%
Associate Degree 3,271 -4.6%
Bachelor's Degree 8,249 9.0%
Graduate Degree 4,137 6.6%
No High School 1.12%
Some High School 35.64%
Some College 23.52%
Associate Degree 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 20.92%
Graduate Degree 10.49%

What is the marital status of Bridgewater residents?

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A total of 15,998 people in Bridgewater have never been married (which represents 37.81% of the total population), while 20,476 of them are wedded (48.4%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 651 (1.54%) and 3,071 (7.26%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 15,998 2.4%
Married 20,476 3.6%
Separated 651 0.0%
Widowed 2,113 -4.5%
Divorced 3,071 -0.7%
Never Married 37.81%
Married 48.4%
Separated 1.54%
Widowed 4.99%
Divorced 7.26%

What are the most common means of transportation in Bridgewater?

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The top three means of transportation people in Bridgewater use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 21,771 residents commute by car, 1,004 prefer going to work by walking and 22 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 21,771 0.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 22 -37.1%
Bicycle 19 -17.4%
Walk 1,004 2.8%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 02324 02333 02379

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