Bridgewater, Connecticut

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Bridgewater, Connecticut

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High Points

Bridgewater strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Connecticut):

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Comparative Profile of Bridgewater, Connecticut

Comparing Bridgewater to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Connecticut (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Racial Diversity 5 2
Senior Citizens 4 5
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


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to State
Portion of People Married 10 8
Average Household Size 7 5


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to State
College Educated Adults 10 9


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Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9

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Bridgewater Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NE of Danbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles NE of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06752
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.535
Longitude -73.377

Bridgewater Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
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Bridgewater Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,824 100%
Male 903 49.5%
Female 921 50.5%
Under 18 403 22.1%
18+ 1,421 77.9%
65+ 242 13.3%
Median Age 44.6
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,779 97.5%
African-American 17 0.9%
Asian 13 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 12 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.5%

Estimated Bridgewater Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,898
Growth 74
Growth % 4.1%

Bridgewater Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 17.7%
Irish 17.6%
Italian 13.1%
German 12.3%
US/American 5.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
Swedish 3.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
Hungarian 2.7%
Polish 2.2%
Scottish 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Lithuanian 1.5%
Dutch 1.3%
Norwegian 1.2%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Russian 1.1%
British 0.9%
Lebanese 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
Eastern European 0.6%
European 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Swiss 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Celtic 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Bridgewater Public Libraries

Burnham Public Library
Bridgewater, Connecticut
(860) 354-6937

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