Bridgewater, South Dakota Population 2024

512

Bridgewater is a city located in McCook County South Dakota. Bridgewater has a 2024 population of 512. Bridgewater is currently growing at a rate of 0.2% annually and its population has increased by 0.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 509 in 2020.

The average household income in Bridgewater is $54,442 with a poverty rate of 13.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bridgewater is 42.9 years, 42.8 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Bridgewater Demographics

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

  • White: 87.31%
  • Other race: 6.72%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Native American: 1.49%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
455.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.59% (3)
The current population of Bridgewater, South Dakota is 512 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 509.

Bridgewater, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White35187.31%
Other race276.72%
Two or more races184.48%
Native American61.49%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bridgewater Population by Race

Bridgewater Population Pyramid 2024

Bridgewater Median Age

42.9

Total

42.8

Male

43.8

Female

Bridgewater Adults

There are 296 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Bridgewater.

Bridgewater Age Dependency

124.6

Age Dependency Ratio

65.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridgewater Sex Ratio

Female20150%
Male20150%

Bridgewater Population by Age

Bridgewater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1802.018515
Non Family991.181.818.2
Married512.7194.15.9
Female204.38020
Male102.98020
showing: 5 rows

3.07

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bridgewater Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bridgewater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bridgewater Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 19.23%.

Bridgewater Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,103

Average Earnings

$52,500

Average Male

$32,639

Average Female

Bridgewater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bridgewater Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bridgewater Language

91.97% of Bridgewater residents speak only English, while 8.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.99% of the population.

Bridgewater Language

Bridgewater Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3113812.22%
Multiple181055.56%
showing: 2 rows

13.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.23%

Male Poverty Rate

13.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bridgewater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridgewater is Multiple, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridgewater is White, with 12.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.05%.

Bridgewater Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School16.67%
Some College8.24%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Bridgewater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed3.77%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Bridgewater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bridgewater Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bridgewater Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bridgewater Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bridgewater Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bridgewater Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bridgewater Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Bridgewater Veterans by War

count

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Bridgewater Veterans by Age

count

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Bridgewater Veterans by Race

Bridgewater Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

73.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bridgewater Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bridgewater Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bridgewater Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bridgewater 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

70.4%

Born in Bridgewater

93.28%

Native Born

6.72%

Foreign Born

6.72%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.28% of Bridgewater residents were born in the United States, with 70.4% having been born in South Dakota. 6.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bridgewater Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202951710.19%
202851610.19%
202751510.19%
202651410.19%
202551310.2%
202451210.2%
202351110.2%
202251010.2%
2021509
20205095111.14%
2019458-6-1.29%
2018464-1-0.22%
2017465-1-0.21%
2016466-1-0.21%
2015467-11-2.3%
2014478-7-1.44%
201348510.21%
2012484-1-0.21%
2011485-6-1.22%
2010491
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Bridgewater Population by Year