Census Bureau: More women than men in Bridgewater in 2017


Of the 5,930 people living in Bridgewater in 2017, 56.2 percent (3,335) were women and 43.8 percent (2,595) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Virginia Business Daily.

Females 18 and over outnumbered males in the same age group by a ratio of 1,907-to-1,555. In the 65 years and over age range, there were 904 females and 664 males.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau's American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Bridgewater's population by sex

Sex and age range
Estimated number
Percent of total
Males 18 and over
1,555
26.2
Females 18 and over
1,907
32.2
Males 65 and over
664
11.2
Females 65 and over
904
15.2

Source: US Census Bureau

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