Bridgewater, Iowa facts for kids
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Part of Main Street
|• Total||0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)|
|• Land||0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,220 ft (372 m)|
|• Density||513.89/sq mi (198.18/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454823|
Bridgewater had its start in 1885 when the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to that point. A post office called Bridgewater has been in operation since 1885.
Bridgewater is located at Mormon Trail Lake and Park are located outside of town.(41.245491, -94.668288).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 182 people, 89 households, and 48 families living in the city. The population density was 627.6 inhabitants per square mile (242.3/km2). There were 100 housing units at an average density of 344.8 per square mile (133.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 0.5% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 3.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.
There were 89 households, of which 20.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.1% were non-families. 43.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 28.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.83.
The median age in the city was 47.3 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.3% were from 25 to 44; 24.6% were from 45 to 64; and 28.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 53.3% male and 46.7% female.
Nodaway Valley Community School District serves the community. It was formed on July 1, 2000, by the consolidation of the districts of Greenfield and Bridgewater–Fontanelle. Nodaway Valley High School is the joint high school.
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