Bridgewater, Virginia 

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Population

6,162

+6.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$54,188

Median Home Price

$269,200

Median Age

34.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.6

summer / winter

VA Gifts

Best Places to Live in Bridgewater, Virginia

Small town/College town - Western Virginia, center of the Shenandoah Valley. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Bridgewater, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Bridgewater, VA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Nearby recreation
Small-town feel
Attractive setting
Cons
Entertainment
Cost of housing
Air service


What Bert Has To Say About Harrisonburg Metro Area

Harrisonburg is a small, pleasant town in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. The downtown area is attractive and historic, particularly in the core area near James Madison University. The university brings 16,000 students and some minor local arts amenities, and the nearby Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains offer plenty of recreation and outdoor interest. In addition to the university, agriculture, agricultural processing, and other light industries are the economy’s main supports. The city and university have a jointly developed technology “zone” and incubator.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Rockingham County
Metro Area: Harrisonburg Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Bridgewater
Zip Codes: 22812
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1352 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bridgewater is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bridgewater jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bridgewater's cost of living is 5.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bridgewater's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Rockingham county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 69.3% to 28.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bridgewater's population is 6,162 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bridgewater is Real Estate: $269,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.6%.

SCHOOLS
Bridgewater public schools spend $10,926 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Bridgewater. More Education



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Housing Market in Bridgewater

It's a good time to buy in Bridgewater. Home Appreciation is up 6.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bridgewater is $269,200.

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Reviews for Bridgewater   1 Reviews
Town of Bridgewater, VA - 1/23/2010
Bridgewater is a small college town in the Shenandoah Valley about 10 mi. south of Harrisonburg. With excellent public and private schools from pre-k through college... Read More

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