Bridgewater, Virginia Population 2021

6,229
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Bridgewater is a city located in Rockingham County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 6,229, it is the 56th largest city in Virginia and the 4226th largest city in the United States . Bridgewater is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 10.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,644 in 2010. Bridgewater reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Bridgewater has a population density of 2,472 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bridgewater is $87,729 with a poverty rate of 6.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $896 per month, and the median house value is $234,300. The median age in Bridgewater is 31.8 years, 31.4 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Bridgewater Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bridgewaterwas:

  • White: 91.93%
  • Black or African American: 4.54%
  • Other race: 1.74%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Asian: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Bridgewater, Virginia is 6,229 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,145.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,644.

Bridgewater, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,54591.93%
Black or African American2744.54%
Some Other Race1051.74%
Two or More Races631.04%
Asian300.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.05%
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Bridgewater Population by Race

Bridgewater Population Pyramid $2021

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Bridgewater Median Age

31.8


Total

31.4


Male

33.8


Female

Bridgewater Adults

There are 5,114 adults, (1,398 of whom are seniors) in Bridgewater.

Bridgewater Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bridgewater Sex Ratio

Female

3,227

53.50%

Male

2,805

46.50%

Bridgewater Population by Age

Bridgewater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bridgewater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female31.9%68.1%
Non Family36.7%63.3%
All61.8%38.2%
Married84%16%

61.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bridgewater Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1412.1461.8
Married1,1542.9584
Non Family9271.1136.7
Female472.6231.9
Male131.920

2.93

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Bridgewater Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade260.73%
9th to 12th Grade1494.17%
High School Graduate83823.44%
Some College51214.32%
Associates Degree2226.21%
Bachelors Degree1,12931.58%
Graduate Degree69919.55%
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Bridgewater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bridgewater Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4333,2821,787
Black746133
Hispanic59488
Other Race3726
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 white people with a rate of 52.05%.

Bridgewater Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,102$44,091$44,116
Less Than 9th Grade$25,819$$
High School Graduate$33,125$34,188$28,603
Some College$40,170$44,412$32,337
Bachelors Degree$49,782$48,750$50,000
Graduate Degree$53,030$74,485$44,286

$44,102

Average Earnings

$44,091

Average Male

$44,116

Average Female

Bridgewater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bridgewater Language by Age

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Bridgewater Language

92.59% of Bridgewater residents speak only English, while 7.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.79% of the population.

Bridgewater Language

Bridgewater Poverty by Race

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6.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.52%

Male Poverty Rate

4.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bridgewater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bridgewater is White, with 6.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bridgewater is White, with 6.28% 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 14.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.00%.

Bridgewater Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School7.27%
Some College6.40%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Bridgewater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed62.50%
Male Employed7.95%
Female Employed0.00%

Bridgewater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bridgewater Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,870$87,729
Families$88,906$120,018
Married Families$93,239-
Non Families$35,613$45,443
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Income by Household Type

Bridgewater Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bridgewater Marital Status by Race

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Bridgewater Marital Status

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227

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam119
Korea43
Second Gulf War27
World War II21
First Gulf War

Bridgewater Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+91
65 to 7477
35 to 5445
55 to 6414
18 to 34

Bridgewater Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2244.81%
Black31.09%

Bridgewater Veterans by Race

Bridgewater Veterans by Education

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5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bridgewater Veterans by Education

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bridgewater Employment by Age

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Bridgewater Employment by Race

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Bridgewater Employment by Education

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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59.55%

Born in Bridgewater

94.16%

Native Born

5.84%

Foreign Born

3.98%

Non Citizen

1.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.16% of Bridgewater residents were born in the United States, with 59.55% having been born in Virginia. 3.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bridgewater Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,229420.68%
20206,187420.68%
20196,145420.69%
20186,103310.51%
20176,072871.45%
20165,9851452.48%
20155,840-58-0.98%
20145,898791.36%
20135,819841.46%
20125,735-4-0.07%
20115,739991.76%
20105,6404370.81%
20005,2031,2852.88%
19903,9186291.77%
19803,2894611.52%
19702,8280.00%

Bridgewater Population by Year