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Bridgewater is a township in Rice County, in the Faribault-Northfield metro area.
The latitude of Bridgewater is 44.415N. The longitude is -93.221W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,898.
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31% of Bridgewater residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bridgewater ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bridgewater was $28,695, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Bridgewater residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bridgewater, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,323.
Rice County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bridgewater political report.
The average commute time for Bridgewater workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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