B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$48,900
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$429
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    273
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    525
  • Theft
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    263

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$44,821
National
$53,889
Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    13%

    Bridgewater Reviews

    2 reviews
    Love the small town. Its a great place to raise a family. I know my children can play outside and I do not have to worry. Its a small town and a great life.
    Review Bridgewater
    This is a great small town to grow in. It has a small school with a great education program and a very loving community.