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Bridgewater is a town in Plymouth County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after Bridgewater, England
The latitude of Bridgewater is 41.990N. The longitude is -70.975W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 25,185.
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5% of Bridgewater residents report German ancestry, and 25% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bridgewater ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bridgewater was $23,105, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Bridgewater residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bridgewater, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $672. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,408.
Libraries in Bridgewater include Bridgewater Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Bridgewater workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bridgewater between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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