NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Bridgewater, NJ

Bridgewater, NJ is located in Somerset County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Bridgewater is about 39,265 with about 541 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 44,726.

The Average Home Value is $472,900.00, which is roughly 23% higher than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 60% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $125,700.00, which is roughly 26% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 54% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Bridgewater is about 4%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Somerset County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 35.24% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 59.82%
Republican: 38.74%
Libertarian: 0.88%
Green: 0.33%
Other: 0.23%


Nearby Locations

Raritan, NJ (1.67 mi.)
Martinsville, NJ (3.20 mi.)
North Branch, NJ (4.02 mi.)
Somerville, NJ (4.02 mi.)
Branchburg, NJ (4.02 mi.)
Manville, NJ (4.15 mi.)
Bound Brook, NJ (4.52 mi.)
Bedminster, NJ (4.75 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 08807
Latitude : 40.592786
Longitude : -74.616295
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 98 ft.
Area Code(s) : 908

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.73
Male Population Estimate : 46.27%
Female Population Estimate : 50.44%
Median Age : 41.7
Male Median Age : 40.4
Female Median Age : 42.9

White Population Estimate : 73.14%
Black Population Estimate : 2.85%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 6.91%
Asian Population Estimate : 20.07%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.35%
Other Population Estimate : 2.09%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Bridgewater specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Somerset County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Somerset County: About 64 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Somerset County is about 60% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 78% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.