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Population in 2010: 6,916. Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 

Males: 3,400  (49.2%)
Females: 3,516  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  43.9 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02379.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,849 (it was $55,958 in 2000)
West Bridgewater:

$73,849
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,552

West Bridgewater town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $316,406 (it was $171,600 in 2000)
West Bridgewater:

$316,406
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $375,174; Detached houses: $387,689; Townhouses or other attached units: $539,222; In 2-unit structures: $409,037; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $377,665; Mobile homes: $204,001
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West Bridgewater races chart
  • White alone - 6,476 (93.6%)
  • Hispanic - 121 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 101 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 93 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 75 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 43 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.1%)

Races in West Bridgewater detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Bridgewater: 284.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about West Bridgewater, Massachusetts on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. West Bridgewater is mentioned 62 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: Irish (31.5%), English (19.0%), Italian (16.5%), Swedish (6.8%), French (6.2%), German (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1822

Elevation: 65 feet

Land area: 15.7 square miles.

Population density: 439 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in West Bridgewater:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Bridgewater town:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

238 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This town:  3.6%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

West Bridgewater town:  1.4% ($2,355)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
West Bridgewater satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brockton, MA (4.2 miles , pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (21.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (175.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Bridgewater, MA (1.8 miles ), East Bridgewater, MA (2.0 miles ), Brockton, MA (2.0 miles ), Easton, MA (2.2 miles ), Whitman, MA (2.4 miles ), Raynham, MA (2.5 miles ), Raynham Center, MA (2.5 miles ), Avon, MA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $231,900
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $264,700
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $195,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $180,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.02 N, Longitude: 71.02 W

West Bridgewater household income distribution West Bridgewater home values distribution


 

Crime rates in West Bridgewater by Year
Type 2003 2005 2008 2011 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 31020
per 100,000 43.914.70.028.70.0
Robberies 33152
per 100,000 43.944.015.071.928.5
Assaults 44697
per 100,000 58.558.689.8129.399.8
Burglaries 3726243631
per 100,000 540.9381.0359.2517.4441.8
Thefts 136110101141110
per 100,000 1988.01611.71511.52026.41567.8
Auto thefts 28128118
per 100,000 409.3175.8119.7158.1114.0
Arson N/A0201
per 100,000 N/A0.029.90.014.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.8) 218.6147.6122.4208.5136.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in West Bridgewater detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Massachusetts average:

2.49

This town's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Work and jobs in West Bridgewater: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

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Tornado activity:

West Bridgewater-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the West Bridgewater town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Bridgewater-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 81% 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 68.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from West Bridgewater center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 25.7 miles away from the city 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 65.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from West Bridgewater center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plymouth County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Bridgewater topographic map

Birthplace of: Lucius Roy Holbrook - Army general, John Reed, Jr. - Politician, Wally Snell - Baseball player and coach.

Main business address for: BOSTON BIOMEDICA INC (IN VITRO & IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES).


Hospitals/medical centers in West Bridgewater:

  • LIFECARE AT HOME OF MASSACHUSETTS (Home Health Center, 319 MANLEY STREET)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF WEST BRIDGEWATER (Nursing Home, 765 WEST CENTER STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near West Bridgewater:

  • SOUTHWOOD LONG TERM CARE - OLD (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BROCKTON, MA)
  • PEDIATRIC SERVICES OF AMERICA HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BROCKTON, MA)
  • WOODRIDGE HOUSE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BROCKTON, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in West Bridgewater, MA

Amtrak station near West Bridgewater:

  • 15 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near West Bridgewater:

  • 19 miles: Pilgrim in Plymouth, MA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Bridgewater:

  • Bridgewater State College (about 4 miles; Bridgewater, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,943)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 5 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Stonehill College (about 6 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Curry College (about 17 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 21 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,906)
  • Bristol Community College (about 22 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 4,315)
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (about 23 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,393)

Public high school in West Bridgewater:

Private high school in West Bridgewater:

  • NEW ENGLAND BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 144; Location: 560 N MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in West Bridgewater:

Private elementary/middle schools in West Bridgewater:

  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 64; Location: 393 W CENTER ST; Grades: PK - TK)
  • MAGIC TOUCH NURSERY PRE SCHOOL CENTER (Students: 1; Location: 387 E CENTER ST; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in West Bridgewater, School District: WEST BRIDGEWATER

Library in West Bridgewater:

  • WEST BRIDGEWATER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $370,097; Location: 80 HOWARD STREET; 64,986 books; 3,617 audio materials; 1,679 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 161 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in West Bridgewater: Center Shopping Plaza (A), Pine Valley Country Club (B), West Bridgewater Fire Department (C), West Bridgewater Public Library (D), West Bridgewater Town Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: West Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in West Bridgewater include: West Bridgewater Baptist Church (A), Holy Tabernacle Church (B), First Church (C), Cochesett United Methodist Church (D), Saint Ann Parish Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Hill Cemetery (1), Pine Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Mill Pond (A), West Meadow Brook Pond (B), Town River Reservoir (C), Flaggy Meadow (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: West Meadow Brook (A), Queset Brook (B), Edson Brook (C), Coweeset Brook (D), Black Betty Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in West Bridgewater: West Meadow Wildlife Reservation (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Plymouth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.7. This is about average.
City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.28
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.1
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.50
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in West Bridgewater and their reported violations in the past:

WEST BRIDGEWATER WATER DEPT (Population served: 6642, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 88 regular monitoring violations

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.9%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.6%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in West Bridgewater, MA

144 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
144 people in nursing homes in 2000

West Bridgewater compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in West Bridgewater (2011 data):

  • Bridgewater Savings Bank: West Center Street Branch at 120 West Center Street, branch established on 1947/12/15. Info updated 2010/02/03: Bank assets: $491.1 mil, Deposits: $376.9 mil, headquarters in Raynham, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bridgewater Financial, Mhc
  • Mansfield Co-operative Bank: West Bridgewater Branch at 728 West Center Street, branch established on 2007/10/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $358.2 mil, Deposits: $303.5 mil, headquarters in Mansfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (56%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for West Bridgewater town (based on Plymouth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.75%
Here57.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents75.1%8.6%3.5%2.5%1.8%
Congregations17.5%3.5%10.9%6.6%10.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnitarian Universalist AssociationAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.0%1.0%0.8%0.7%4.9%
Congregations7.0%2.6%6.1%3.9%31.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 85
Plymouth County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 139
Plymouth County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Plymouth County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 361
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Plymouth County:

21.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

16.5%

5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($402 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.57% ($60,184 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.84% ($49,926)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.72% ($62,461)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.28% ($54,265 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  1.01% ($42,010)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,190)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Bridgewater:

  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMSX (1410 AM; 1 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Bridgewater:

  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WBIM-FM (91.5 FM; BRIDGEWATER, MA; Owner: BRIDGEWATER STATE COLLEGE)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WATD-FM (95.9 FM; MARSHFIELD, MA; Owner: MARSHFIELD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Bridgewater:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

West Bridgewater, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 53
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 84
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 56
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of West Bridgewater fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total costs: $11,366,000
Total average daily traffic: 288,750
Total average daily truck traffic: 25,439
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 456,023

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 2
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for West Bridgewater, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Bridgewater)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in West Bridgewater, MA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Bridgewater)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BRITISH AEROSPACE HS 125-700A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 15, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: GARRETT TFE 731 SER (3500 HP) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 10TN , Serial Number: 257085, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1988
    Registrant (Corporation): Cando Air Inc, Po Box 519, West Bridgewater, MA 02379
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1498V , Serial Number: 17263628, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1974
    Registrant (Individual): James E Moore, 450 East St, West Bridgewater, MA 02379
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5670Z , Serial Number: 22-9494, Year manufactured: 1962
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph M Craig, 287 S Main St, West Bridgewater, MA 02379
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7074V , Serial Number: 20-1211, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Aaron T Deos, 48 Columbus Ave, West Bridgewater, MA 02379


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - West Bridgewater


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Bridgewater, MA
Businesses in West Bridgewater, MA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Decora Cabinetry2Penske1
Dunkin Donuts4Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Subway1
Lowe's1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets6
Browse common businesses in West Bridgewater, MA

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