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

2019 Statistics

Town Clerk: (508) 697-0921

Website: www.bridgewaterma.org

Tax Rates:
Residential 17.1
Commercial 28.58

Median Housing Price: $338,000

Median Family Income: $62,979

Population: 27,478

Public Schools:
Superintendent – (508) 279-2140
Total Enrollment – 5,289
Per Pupil Expenditure – $13,097

SAT Scores:
Reading – 555
Math – 561

Plans of High School Graduates:
4-Year College – 74%