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West Bridgewater, MA
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Living in West Bridgewater

West Bridgewater is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 7,625 people and two associated neighborhoods, West Bridgewater is the 211th largest community in Massachusetts.

Housing costs in West Bridgewater are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.

Also of interest is that West Bridgewater has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.39% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

West Bridgewater is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, West Bridgewater’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of West Bridgewater are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.14% of adults in West Bridgewater have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in West Bridgewater in 2018 was $48,429, which is lower middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $193,716 for a family of four.

The people who call West Bridgewater home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Bridgewater residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Bridgewater include Irish, Italian, English, French, and German.

The most common language spoken in West Bridgewater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.

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