West Bridgewater, Massachusetts

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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 2013: $76,653 (it was $55,958 in 2000)
West Bridgewater:

$76,653
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,756 (it was $23,701 in 2000)

West Bridgewater town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $324,878 (it was $171,600 in 2000)
West Bridgewater:

$324,878
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $364,308; Detached houses: $378,294; Townhouses or other attached units: $375,764; In 2-unit structures: $259,149; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $275,993; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,829; Mobile homes: $93,953
  • Races in West Bridgewater, MA (2010)

    West Bridgewater races chart
    • 6,47693.6%White alone
    • 1211.7%Hispanic
    • 1011.5%Black alone
    • 931.3%Two or more races
    • 751.1%Asian alone
    • 430.6%Other race alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Bridgewater: 146.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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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   (low).

West Bridgewater,MA real estate house value index trend

West Bridgewater, Massachusetts map

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:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts as of September 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in West Bridgewater to the number of sex offenders is 3,350 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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+: Bronx, NY (168.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $146,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.02 N, Longitude: 71.02 W


Crime rates in West Bridgewater by Year
Type 2003 2005 2008 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3102012
per 100,000 43.914.70.028.70.014.428.5
Robberies 3315242
per 100,000 43.944.015.071.928.557.428.5
Assaults 44697185
per 100,000 58.558.689.8129.399.8258.471.2
Burglaries 37262436312334
per 100,000 540.9381.0359.2517.4441.8330.2484.5
Thefts 13611010114111011171
per 100,000 1,988.01,611.71,511.52,026.41,567.81,593.51,011.7
Auto thefts 2812811886
per 100,000 409.3175.8119.7158.1114.0114.885.5
Arson N/A020121
per 100,000 N/A0.029.90.014.328.714.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 275.8) 218.6147.6122.4208.5136.6183.6132.0

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West Bridgewater-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 55% 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 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.4 miles away from West Bridgewater center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 218.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 205.0 miles away from the city center
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 West Bridgewater 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 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 and medical centers in West Bridgewater:

  • LIFECARE AT HOME OF MASSACHUSETTS (319 MANLEY STREET)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF WEST BRIDGEWATER (765 WEST CENTER STREET)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • WOODRIDGE HOUSE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BROCKTON, MA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION-SACHEM (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EAST BRIDGEWATER, MA)
  • BRIDGEWATER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BRIDGEWATER, MA)
  • FORGE POND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EAST 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 University (about 4 miles; Bridgewater, MA; Full-time enrollment: 9,802)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 5 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 5,442)
  • Stonehill College (about 5 miles; Easton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,563)
  • Curry College (about 16 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Quincy College (about 16 miles; Quincy, MA; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston (about 21 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 12,625)
  • Bristol Community College (about 22 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 5,707)

Public high school in West Bridgewater:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Bridgewater:

  • HOWARD SCHOOL (Students: 274, Location: 70 HOWARD STREET, Grades: 4-6)
  • ROSE L MACDONALD (Students: 255, Location: 1 STEPPING STONE DRIVE, Grades: 1-3)
See full list of schools located in 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

Main business address in West Bridgewater: BOSTON BIOMEDICA INC (A). 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.276. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.276
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.989. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.989
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.33
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0130. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0130
U.S.:

0.0138
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%
144 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
144 people in nursing homes in 2000

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

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Massachusetts average:

13.1

West Bridgewater travel time to work - commute West Bridgewater mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic165,98535
Mainline Protestant23,72491
Evangelical Protestant13,15996
Other6,12943
Orthodox1,1403
Black Protestant6115
None284,171-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($550 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Norfolk County, MA  1.27% ($58,709 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.73% ($45,893)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.57% ($65,505)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($656 average AGI)
Plymouth County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Norfolk County, MA  1.15% ($47,688 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.79% ($38,878)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.53% ($48,646)

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.)
West Bridgewater fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of West Bridgewater fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • $12,013,000Total costs
  • 280,413Total average daily traffic
  • 27,296Total average daily truck traffic
  • 456,023Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 2Before 1900
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for West Bridgewater, MA

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

WEST BRIDGEWATER WATER DEPT (Population served: 6,815, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 46 regular monitoring violations

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (5%)
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

West Bridgewater compared to Massachusetts 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

West Bridgewater on our top lists:

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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food processing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 (02379) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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