Bridgewater Center, New Jersey Population 2024

6,496

Bridgewater Center is a city located in Somerset County New Jersey. Bridgewater Center has a 2024 population of 6,496. Bridgewater Center is currently growing at a rate of 3.09% annually and its population has increased by 20.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,386 in 2020.

The average household income in Bridgewater Center is $195,532 with a poverty rate of 3.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bridgewater Center is 42.1 years, 44.5 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Bridgewater Center Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bridgewater Center was:

  • White: 72.17%
  • Asian: 14.02%
  • Two or more races: 8.25%
  • Black or African American: 3.91%
  • Other race: 1.64%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,113.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.61% (1,110)
The current population of Bridgewater Center, New Jersey is 6,496 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,386.

Bridgewater Center, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,40772.17%
Asian85614.02%
Two or more races5048.25%
Black or African American2393.91%
Other race1001.64%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bridgewater Center Population by Race

Bridgewater Center Population Pyramid 2024

Bridgewater Center Median Age

42.1

Total

44.5

Male

37.7

Female

Bridgewater Center Adults

There are 4,434 adults, (1,015 of whom are seniors) in Bridgewater Center.

Bridgewater Center Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridgewater Center Sex Ratio

Female3,31754.32%
Male2,78945.68%

Bridgewater Center Population by Age

Bridgewater Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8553.2392.97.1
Married1,4653.5696.13.9
Non Family1921.1696.43.6
Female1562.657.142.9
Male423.711000

3.44

Average Family Size

3.23

Average Household Size

92.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bridgewater Center Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1182.97%
Associates Degree1904.79%
Bachelors Degree1,28732.44%
Graduate Degree1,12128.26%
High School Graduate77619.56%
Less Than 9th Grade461.16%
Some College42910.81%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bridgewater Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bridgewater Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,0522,9711,803
Asian529471442
Hispanic23721274
2+ Races15013542
Black12312389
Other Race39390

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.55%.

Bridgewater Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$111,635$119,750$91,750
Graduate Degree$125,114$158,393$89,639
High School Graduate$75,158$33,214$75,862
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$93,750$119,375$77,448
Some College$50,833$70,469$47,407

$93,750

Average Earnings

$119,375

Average Male

$77,448

Average Female

Bridgewater Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bridgewater Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bridgewater Center Language

75.91% of Bridgewater Center residents speak only English, while 24.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.26% of the population.

Bridgewater Center Language

Bridgewater Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,2891272.96%
Black2393213.39%
Hispanic416317.45%
Multiple504152.98%

3.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.76%

Male Poverty Rate

3.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bridgewater Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridgewater Center is Black, with 13.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridgewater Center is White, with 2.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.25%.

Bridgewater Center Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.5%
Some College2.26%
Bachelors or Greater1.54%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Bridgewater Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed8.82%
Male Employed2.04%
Female Employed0.49%
Male Unemployed0%

Bridgewater Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bridgewater Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$208,040$209,408
Households$186,146$195,532
Married Families$213,958$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,692$68,088

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bridgewater Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.2%

Male Marriage Rate

66.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bridgewater Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bridgewater Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bridgewater Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bridgewater Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

124

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
World War II25
Vietnam20
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War10
Korea10

Bridgewater Center Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+87
35 to 5421
65 to 7416
18 to 340
55 to 640

Bridgewater Center Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1243.48%
Hispanic166.35%

Bridgewater Center Veterans by Race

Bridgewater Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

27.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bridgewater Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bridgewater Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bridgewater Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bridgewater Center Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.03%

Born in Bridgewater Center

84.34%

Native Born

15.66%

Foreign Born

2.72%

Non Citizen

12.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.34% of Bridgewater Center residents were born in the United States, with 68.03% having been born in New Jersey. 2.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bridgewater Center Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,4961953.09%
20236,3011953.19%
20226,1061953.3%
20215,9115259.75%
20205,38600%

Bridgewater Center Population by Year