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Bridgewater, MA (Massachusetts) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $397,845 (it was $147,300 in 2000)
Bridgewater:

$397,845
Massachusetts:

$480,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $335,035 - $547,105

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $450,712
Here:

$450,712
State:

$524,317

Townhouses or other attached units: $266,879
Here:

$266,879
State:

$498,452

In 2-unit structures: $300,613
Here:

$300,613
State:

$501,689

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $326,931
Here:

$326,931
State:

$524,084

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $158,722
Here:

$158,722
State:

$506,140

Total population: 7,841 (Urban population: 6,602, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 2,913 (2,659 occupied: 903 owner occupied, 1,794 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

67%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,324 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $829,270.

Median contract rent in 2021: $1,458 (lower quartile is $1,071, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2021: $5,523


Median gross rent in Bridgewater, MA in 2021: $1,614

Housing units in Bridgewater with a mortgage: 464 (13 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 402

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $126,559

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $82,769

Median monthly housing costs: $1,645

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Bridgewater, Massachusetts Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,363
  • In family households: 3,806 (684 male householders, 539 female householders)
    744 spouses, 1,413 children (1,341 natural, 57 adopted, 14 stepchildren), 105 grandchildren, 24 brothers or sisters, 111 parents, 0 foster children, 74 other relatives, 108 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,465 (844 male householders (605 living alone)), 505 female householders (307 living alone)), 1,114 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,091

Size of family households: 533 2-persons, 299 3-persons, 321 4-persons, 73 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 997 1-person, 208 2-persons, 108 3-persons, 175 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 56 6-persons.

443 married couples with children.
590 single-parent households (448 men, 142 women).

87.8% of residents of Bridgewater speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).
5.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 481 (5.0%)
(50.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 3642 bedrooms
  • 2853 bedrooms
  • 2184 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • 35no bedroom
  • 5351 bedroom
  • 8312 bedrooms
  • 2343 bedrooms
  • 1474 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bridgewater in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bridgewater in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 52no vehicle
  • 2891 vehicle
  • 4282 vehicles
  • 1123 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bridgewater in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bridgewater in renter-occupied apartments
  • 121no vehicle
  • 8671 vehicle
  • 5422 vehicles
  • 1653 vehicles
  • 404 vehicles
  • 595+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 2114 rooms
  • 1935 rooms
  • 86 rooms
  • 1627 rooms
  • 1158 rooms
  • 1959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • 351 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 4373 rooms
  • 7544 rooms
  • 2245 rooms
  • 1976 rooms
  • 597 rooms
  • 598 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Bridgewater, MA
  • Bridgewater, MA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Bridgewater, MA in 2021
  • 190Less than $10,000
  • 163$10,000 to $19,999
  • 171$20,000 to $29,999
  • 164$30,000 to $39,999
  • 257$40,000 to $49,999
  • 118$50,000 to $59,999
  • 269$60,000 to $74,999
  • 325$75,000 to $99,999
  • 336$100,000 to $124,999
  • 147$125,000 to $149,999
  • 135$150,000 to $199,999
  • 243$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2021 in Bridgewater, MA

  • Distribution of house value in Bridgewater, MA in 2021
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 13$100,000 to $124,999
  • 65$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$150,000 to $174,999
  • 18$175,000 to $199,999
  • 43$200,000 to $249,999
  • 107$250,000 to $299,999
  • 255$300,000 to $399,999
  • 117$400,000 to $499,999
  • 81$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in Bridgewater, MA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bridgewater, MA in 2021
  • 10$200 to $249
  • 13$250 to $299
  • 44$400 to $449
  • 25$450 to $499
  • 29$600 to $649
  • 40$650 to $699
  • 1$700 to $749
  • 13$750 to $799
  • 60$800 to $899
  • 65$900 to $999
  • 110$1,000 to $1,249
  • 544$1,250 to $1,499
  • 695$1,500 to $1,999
  • 66$2,000 to $2,499
  • 16No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2021

Percentage of workers working in this county: 67.1%
Number of people working at home: 390 (7.7% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 134
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 458
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 903
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 324
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 649
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 329
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 463
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 82
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 150
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 531
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 304
  • 90 or more minutes: 142
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Bridgewater

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,226 (69.5%)
  • Carpooled: 285 (6.1%)
  • Taxi: 44 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 633 (13.6%)
  • Worked at home: 384 (8.3%)
Class of Workers in 2021
  • Unemployment by race in 2021
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.7%Males
  • 6.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 44.9%Males
  • 8.9%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • 1362010 or later
  • 1182000 to 2009
  • 1081990 to 1999
  • 821980 to 1989
  • 561970 to 1979
  • 109Before 1970
Ancestries in Bridgewater, MA

First ancestries reported:

  • Irish: 893 (23.4%)
  • Italian: 389 (10.2%)
  • Haitian: 274 (7.2%)
  • Cape Verdean: 174 (4.6%)
  • Portuguese: 160 (4.2%)
  • American: 100 (2.6%)
  • English: 91 (2.4%)
  • African: 86 (2.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 77 (2.0%)
  • European: 66 (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 66 (1.7%)
  • Russian: 62 (1.6%)
  • French Canadian: 61 (1.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 54 (1.4%)
  • German: 42 (1.1%)
  • Polish: 42 (1.1%)
  • Brazilian: 35 (0.9%)
  • Eastern European: 27 (0.7%)
  • French: 22 (0.6%)
  • Ethiopian: 10 (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 9 (0.2%)
  • Maltese: 5 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 4 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 3 (0.08%)
  • Greek: 3 (0.08%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Haiti
Bridgewater:

31.2% (134)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Bridgewater:

16.5% (71)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Other Western Africa
Bridgewater:

7.2% (31)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Bridgewater:

5.8% (25)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Kenya
Bridgewater:

5.6% (24)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Guatemala
Bridgewater:

4.9% (21)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Cabo Verde
Bridgewater:

4.7% (20)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Australia
Bridgewater:

4.2% (18)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Bridgewater:

3.7% (16)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Portugal
Bridgewater:

3.7% (16)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Ethiopia
Bridgewater:

1.9% (8)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

France
Bridgewater:

1.6% (7)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Thailand
Bridgewater:

1.6% (7)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Vietnam
Bridgewater:

1.6% (7)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Africa, n.e.c.
Bridgewater:

1.6% (7)
Massachusetts:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,526
  • Other state: 1,336
  • Northeast: 656
  • Midwest: 200
  • South: 285
  • West: 187

72.9% of Bridgewater residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33.1% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84.0% lived in Massachusetts.


Bridgewater:

72.9%
State average:

87.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 37
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 543
  • Less than 1 year of college: 149
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 292
  • Associate degree: 161
  • Bachelor's degree: 341
  • Master's degree: 181
  • Professional school degree: 52
  • Doctorate degree: 33
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 61
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 334
  • Less than 1 year of college: 135
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 163
  • Associate degree: 250
  • Bachelor's degree: 626
  • Master's degree: 214
  • Professional school degree: 41
  • Doctorate degree: 116
Educational Attainment for Females
Bridgewater marital status for males
Bridgewater marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 659
  • One, attached: 119
  • Two: 428
  • 3 or 4: 456
  • 5 to 9: 248
  • 10 to 19: 775
  • 20 to 49: 222
  • 50 or more: 15
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2021: 1.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2021: 2.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Bridgewater
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bridgewater, MA
  • 41.7%Utility gas
  • 29.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.2%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.8%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bridgewater, MA
  • 48.1%Electricity
  • 34.7%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Coal or coke
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Massachusetts:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 34
Here:

26.8%
Massachusetts:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 168
Here:

4.3%
Massachusetts:

54.3%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability