Bridgewater is located close to the center of Massachusetts. Bridgewater is between the Plymouth, Norfolk county. Bridgewater has 2.28 square miles of land area and 0.02 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Bridgewater population is 8,374, which has grown 25.66% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 4.85% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Bridgewater median household income is $54,779 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 18.47% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 34.34% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Bridgewater median house value is $255,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 57.29% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 77.65% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Bridgewater is much better than the state average in quality. The Bridgewater area codes are 508, 774.