Bridgewater

 

Town of Bridgewater

Bridgewater Town SealBridgewater, chartered in 1656, originally prospered as an industrial and agricultural center. Later, the town emerged as a shoe, nail, and brick manufacturing center, employing hundreds of residents of southeastern Massachusetts.

Bridgewater is centrally located at Routes 24 and 495 and provides easy access to Boston, Cape Cod, and Providence.

 

Bridgewater State University

Statistics

Town Clerk: (508) 697-0921

Website: www.Bridgewaterma.org

Commonwealth Communities (Mass.Gov):Bridgewater

Tax Rates:
Residential 15.83
Commercial 15.83

Median Housing Price: $278,726

Median Family Income: $54,043

Population: 26,563

Public Schools:
School Superintendent – (508) 279-2140
Total Enrollment – 5,556
Per Pupil Expenditure – $11,221
SAT Scores:
Reading – 493
Math – 509
Writing – 485

Plans of High School Graduates:
4-Year College – 59%
2-Year College – 19%