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Bridgewater Township
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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

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Bridgewater Township is a suburb of New York City with a population of 44,467. Bridgewater Township is in Somerset County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Bridgewater Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Bridgewater Township there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Residents of Bridgewater Township tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Bridgewater Township are highly rated.

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About Bridgewater Township...
Population
44,467

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$488,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,619
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    71.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    856.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    47.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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