Bridgewater, SD Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 607. Estimated population in 2021: 592 (-2.5% change)
Males: 284 (46.8%), Females: 323 (53.2%)

McCook County

Zip code: 57319

Median resident age: 43.3 years
Median household income: $31,765
Median house value: $38,000

Races in Bridgewater:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (59.5%), Irish (10.2%), Norwegian (4.8%), Dutch (4.1%), English (3.5%), United States (3.5%).

Elevation: 1410 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bridgewater

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bridgewater city

  • Never married: 14.1%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+13.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bridgewater:

  • FREEMAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL-CAH (about 15 miles; FREEMAN, SD)
  • AVERA ST BENEDICT HEALTH CENTER (about 33 miles; PARKSTON, SD)
  • LANDMANN-JUNGMAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 34 miles; SCOTLAND, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bridgewater:

  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 45 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 54 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
  • BROOKINGS MUNI (about 70 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Abbreviation: BKX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bridgewater:

  • HOWARD MUNI (about 33 miles; HOWARD, SD; Abbreviation: 8D9)
  • PARKSTON MUNI (about 35 miles; PARKSTON, SD; Abbreviation: 8V3)
  • MITCHELL MUNI (about 40 miles; MITCHELL, SD; Abbreviation: MHE)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bridgewater:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 64 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 97 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 113 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 116 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 135 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 149 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)

Schools

Public high school in Bridgewater:

  • BRIDGEWATER HI SCH (Students: 58; Location: 510 N MAIN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bridgewater:

  • BRIDGEWATER ELEM (Students: 107; Location: 510 N MAIN; Grades: PK – 06)
  • BRIDGEWATER JR HI (Students: 32; Location: 510 N MAIN; Grades: 07 – 08)

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