Bridgewater, Virginia Population 2020

6,278
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Bridgewater is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 6,278, it is the 53rd largest city in Virginia and the 4194th largest city in the United States. Bridgewater is currently growing at a rate of 1.39% annually and its population has increased by 11.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,644 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Bridgewater has a population density of 2,492 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bridgewater is $75,244 with a poverty rate of 6.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $851 per month, and the median house value is $219,100. The median age in Bridgewater is 31.9 years, 33.9 years for males, and 31.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.7 males.

Bridgewater Demographics

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

  • White: 92.03%
  • Black or African American: 4.41%
  • Other race: 1.55%
  • Two or more races: 1.39%
  • Asian: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bridgewater, Virginia is 6,278, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,106.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,644.

Bridgewater, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,50692.03%
Black or African American2644.41%
Some Other Race931.55%
Two or More Races831.39%
Asian280.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.15%
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Bridgewater Population Pyramid 2020

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Bridgewater Median Age

31.9


Total

33.9


Male

31.5


Female

Bridgewater Adults

There are 5,060 adults, (1,474 of whom are seniors) in Bridgewater.

Bridgewater Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridgewater Sex Ratio

Female

3,221

53.84%

Male

2,762

46.16%

Bridgewater Households and Families

Bridgewater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bridgewater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All57.7%42.3%
Female41%59%
Non Family31%69%
Male0%100%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1752.157.7
Married1,1782.8580.6
Non Family9041.0931
Female612.5441
Male321.910

2.81

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bridgewater Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade280.80%
9th to 12th Grade1744.96%
High School Graduate91726.16%
Some College54315.49%
Associates Degree1885.36%
Bachelors Degree1,05029.96%
Graduate Degree60517.26%
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Bridgewater Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,3533,1711,601
Black836841
Hispanic605513
Other Race3227
Native American99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 49.40%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,610$40,925$40,098
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$27,885$28,971$26,667
Some College$36,800$42,304$31,271
Bachelors Degree$45,938$41,131$48,458
Graduate Degree$53,295$73,750$48,073

$40,610

Average Earnings

$40,925

Average Male

$40,098

Average Female

Bridgewater Language

Bridgewater Language by Age

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Bridgewater Language

91.11% of Bridgewater residents speak only English, while 8.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.40% of the population.

Bridgewater Poverty

Bridgewater Poverty by Race

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6.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.86%

Male Poverty Rate

4.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bridgewater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridgewater is White, with 6.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridgewater is White, with 6.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.29%.

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Name Poverty
Some College9.49%
High School9.09%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%
Less Than High School0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed76.00%
Male Employed9.55%
Female Employed0.00%

Bridgewater Income

Bridgewater Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,250$75,244
Families$73,583$100,345
Married Families$83,421-
Non Families$30,905$39,953
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Bridgewater Marital Status

Bridgewater Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bridgewater Married by Age and Sex

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Bridgewater 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 35-44.

Bridgewater Marital Status by Race

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Bridgewater Veterans

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214

Number of Veterans

200

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam116
Second Gulf War30
World War II22
Korea19
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
75+81
65 to 7476
35 to 5447
55 to 6410
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2104.55%
Black41.52%

Bridgewater Veterans by Education

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6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bridgewater Employment Status

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.21%

Born in Virginia

92.93%

Native Born

7.07%

Foreign Born

4.70%

Non Citizen

2.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.93% of Bridgewater residents were born in the United States, with 62.21% having been born in Virginia. 4.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,278861.39%
20196,192861.41%
20186,106320.53%
20176,074861.44%
20165,9881452.48%
20155,843-59-1.00%
20145,902801.37%
20135,822851.48%
20125,737-4-0.07%
20115,741981.74%
20105,6434400.82%
20005,2031,2852.88%
19903,9186291.77%
19803,2894611.52%
19702,8280.00%