Bridgewater, Maine

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Bridgewater, Maine

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

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Comparative Profile of Bridgewater, Maine

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Age of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 2
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
Median Family Income 3 2
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Working at Home 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 5 7
People Living Alone 4 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Bridgewater Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 224 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 323 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Aroostook
Standard Zip Codes 04735
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.427
Longitude -67.843

Bridgewater Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 53 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches
Station HOULTON 5 N
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 23 F
Apr Temp 29 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 47 F
Jul Temp 55 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 51 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
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Bridgewater Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 612 100%
Male 308 50.3%
Female 304 49.7%
Under 18 136 22.2%
18+ 476 77.8%
65+ 126 20.6%
Median Age 42.8
Average Family Size 2.97
White 600 98%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 4 0.7%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Bridgewater Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 597
Growth -15
Growth % -2.5%

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
US/American 35.6%
English 18%
Irish 11.9%
Scottish 5.2%
French (except Basque) 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.6%
Canadian 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Polish 2.8%
Dutch 2.8%
German 2%
Danish 1.6%
French Canadian 1.2%
European 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Acadian/Cajun 0.4%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bridgewater 612 $33,125
Blaine 806 $33,056
Easton 1,249 $36,500
Littleton 955 $35,759
Mars Hill 1,480 $33,333
Monticello 790 $30,000
Westfield 559 $33,409
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