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

2020 Statistics

Town Clerk: (508) 697-0921

Website: www.bridgewaterma.org

Tax Rates:
Residential 14.83
Commercial 14.83

Median Housing Price: $408,811

Median Family Income: $88,640

Population: 27,434

Public Schools:
Superintendent – (508) 279-2140
Total Enrollment – 5,375
Per Pupil Expenditure – $13,033

SAT Scores:
Reading – 559
Math – 563

Plans of High School Graduates:
4-Year College – 78%