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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bridgewater is 513. Bridgewater, South Dakota is the 13,072nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Bridgewater was in 2000, when its population was 607. In 2000, Bridgewater was the 12,524th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,072nd largest city in the US. Bridgewater is currently 15.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Bridgewater has shrunk 15.4% since the year 2000. Bridgewater, South Dakota's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13070||San Leanna, Texas||514||32.4%|
|13072||Bridgewater, South Dakota||513||-15.4%|
|13074||De Valls Bluff, Arkansas||513||-34.3%|
|13078||Timber Lake, South Dakota||513||16.0%|
The total voting age population of Bridgewater, South Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 281. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 35.6% of the residents of Bridgewater are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bridgewater are 93.7% White, 2.7% Other, 2.2% Two or more races and 1.4% American Indian. Additionally, 5.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bridgewater, 8.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 5.3% of families are below the poverty line in Bridgewater.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.8% of Bridgewater residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.9% of Bridgewater residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.3% have a bachelor's degree and 0.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bridgewater residents aged 5 and older, 5.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
In Bridgewater, 5.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bridgewater is $55,000.
In Bridgewater, 71.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.9% of housing units in Bridgewater.
Of all the housing units in Bridgewater, 51.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Bridgewater, 4.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bridgewater is $450.
In Bridgewater, 75.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.