For population 25 years and over in Bridgewater:
For population 15 years and over in Bridgewater town:
68 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 0.9% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Danbury, CT (9.9 miles , pop. 74,848).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Brookhaven, NY (51.4 miles , pop. 448,248).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (54.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Roxbury, CT (1.9 miles ), Brookfield, CT (2.2 miles ), New Milford, CT (2.2 miles ), Heritage Village, CT (2.7 miles ), New Fairfield, CT (2.8 miles ), Sherman, CT (2.8 miles ), Southbury, CT (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.53 N, Longitude: 73.36 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 860
Work and jobs in Bridgewater: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bridgewater, Connecticut
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bridgewater-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Bridgewater town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bridgewater-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from Bridgewater center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from Bridgewater center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Local government website: BRIDGEWATERCT.COM
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgewater:
See full list of schools located in Bridgewater
Public elementary/middle school in Bridgewater:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.228. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Bridgewater in 2000:
Bridgewater compared to Connecticut state average:
Banks with branches in Bridgewater (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bridgewater (based on Litchfield County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 43
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,310 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,397 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Bridgewater fatal accident list:
Aug 6, 2006 07:17 AM, Wewaka Brook Road, Lat: 41.503786, Lon: -73.348883, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2006 02:26 PM, Sr-67, Lat: 41.563222, Lon: -73.392481, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 2004 07:04 PM, Sr-133, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 24, 1996 06:19 PM, 133, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 12, 1994 02:32 PM, 67, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 1986 06:35 PM, 133, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $4,000
Total average daily traffic: 355
Total average daily truck traffic: 24
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 178
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bridgewater)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2014.