Bridgewater (CDP), Massachusetts

Bridgewater is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 7,841 at the 2010 census.[1]

Bridgewater, Massachusetts
First Parish Bridgewater
First Parish Bridgewater
Coordinates: 41°59′24″N 70°58′24″W / 41.99000°N 70.97333°WCoordinates: 41°59′24″N 70°58′24″W / 41.99000°N 70.97333°W
CountryUnited States
 • Total2.2 sq mi (5.7 km2)
 • Land2.2 sq mi (5.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
98 ft (30 m)
 • Total7,841
 • Density3,600/sq mi (1,400/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s)508
FIPS code25-08050
GNIS feature ID0613482


Bridgewater is located at 41°59′24″N 70°58′23″W / 41.99000°N 70.97306°W (41.9901, -70.973241).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.7 km² (2.2 mi²), of which 5.7 km² (2.2 mi²) is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) (0.90%) is water.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 25,185 people, 2,505 households, and 1,265 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,169.5/km² (3,029.2/mi²). There were 2,574 housing units at an average density of 451.7/km² (1,170.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 80.46% White, 1.97% Black or African American, 0.12% Native American, 1.85% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 14.12% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.26% of the population.

There were 2,505 households out of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.4% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 49.5% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 16.4% under the age of 18, 28.0% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 15.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,237, and the median income for a family was $55,511. Males had a median income of $41,834 versus $27,096 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,301. About 3.2% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Bridgewater CDP, Massachusetts". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved March 22, 2012.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
Bridgewater, Massachusetts

For geographic and demographic information on the census-designated place Bridgewater, please see the article Bridgewater (CDP), Massachusetts.Bridgewater is a town located in Plymouth County, in the state of Massachusetts, United States. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the town's population was 26,563. Bridgewater is located approximately 25 miles (40 km) south of Boston and approximately 35 miles east of Providence, Rhode Island.

Municipalities and communities of Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States


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