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Demographics Analysis

The people of New Bedford City, Massachusetts give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 2,873

5 to 9 years : 3,192

10 to 14 years : 2,465

15 to 17 years : 1,847

18 and 19 years : 1,057

20 years : 715

21 years : 565

22 to 24 years : 2,109

25 to 29 years : 3,670

30 to 34 years : 3,546

35 to 39 years : 3,138

40 to 44 years : 2,907

45 to 49 years : 2,917

50 to 54 years : 2,946

55 to 59 years : 2,629

60 and 61 years : 984

62 to 64 years : 1,822

65 and 66 years : 802

67 to 69 years : 1,175

70 to 74 years : 1,212

75 to 79 years : 938

80 to 84 years : 923

85 years and over : 803

Female:

Under 5 years : 3,098

5 to 9 years : 2,883

10 to 14 years : 2,978

15 to 17 years : 1,637

18 and 19 years : 1,122

20 years : 495

21 years : 712

22 to 24 years : 2,264

25 to 29 years : 3,748

30 to 34 years : 3,510

35 to 39 years : 3,428

40 to 44 years : 2,667

45 to 49 years : 3,172

50 to 54 years : 3,432

55 to 59 years : 3,394

60 and 61 years : 1,003

62 to 64 years : 1,528

65 and 66 years : 1,071

67 to 69 years : 996

70 to 74 years : 1,567

75 to 79 years : 1,440

80 to 84 years : 1,246

85 years and over : 2,273


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 70,473

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 3,811

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 297

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 11,447

Not a U.S. citizen : 8,871


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 5,500

5 to 17 years : 12,154

18 to 24 years : 6,669

25 to 34 years : 9,086

35 to 44 years : 6,864

45 to 54 years : 6,276

55 to 59 years : 3,118

60 and 61 years : 1,236

62 to 64 years : 1,808

65 to 74 years : 3,649

75 years and over : 4,793

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 336

5 to 17 years : 1,365

18 to 24 years : 647

25 to 34 years : 1,599

35 to 44 years : 1,395

45 to 54 years : 1,668

55 to 59 years : 785

60 and 61 years : 75

62 to 64 years : 221

65 to 74 years : 541

75 years and over : 688

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 65

5 to 17 years : 524

18 to 24 years : 471

25 to 34 years : 756

35 to 44 years : 542

45 to 54 years : 598

55 to 59 years : 295

60 and 61 years : 154

62 to 64 years : 210

65 to 74 years : 241

75 years and over : 252

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 70

5 to 17 years : 959

18 to 24 years : 1,252

25 to 34 years : 3,033

35 to 44 years : 3,339

45 to 54 years : 3,925

55 to 59 years : 1,825

60 and 61 years : 522

62 to 64 years : 1,111

65 to 74 years : 2,392

75 years and over : 1,890


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 21,578

Now married, except separated : 13,833

Divorced : 6,054

Separated : 1,351

Widowed : 3,552

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 3,295

Now married, except separated : 2,610

Divorced : 942

Separated : 309

Widowed : 644

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 1,437

Now married, except separated : 1,240

Divorced : 379

Separated : 169

Widowed : 421

Foreign born:

Never married : 4,583

Now married, except separated : 11,181

Divorced : 1,538

Separated : 797

Widowed : 1,497


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 4,871

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 9,568

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6,274

$15,000 to $24,999 : 7,548

$25,000 to $34,999 : 5,265

$35,000 to $49,999 : 5,696

$50,000 to $64,999 : 3,421

$65,000 to $74,999 : 1,361

$75,000 or more : 2,364

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 522

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,589

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,135

$15,000 to $24,999 : 1,200

$25,000 to $34,999 : 928

$35,000 to $49,999 : 944

$50,000 to $64,999 : 638

$65,000 to $74,999 : 181

$75,000 or more : 663

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 478

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,094

$10,000 to $14,999 : 406

$15,000 to $24,999 : 777

$25,000 to $34,999 : 232

$35,000 to $49,999 : 322

$50,000 to $64,999 : 160

$65,000 to $74,999 : 120

$75,000 or more : 57

Foreign born:

No income : 2,173

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 3,272

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3,024

$15,000 to $24,999 : 3,438

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2,949

$35,000 to $49,999 : 2,451

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,370

$65,000 to $74,999 : 259

$75,000 or more : 660


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 20,908

Born in other state of the United States : 21,832

Native; born outside the United States : 15,462

Foreign born : 21,443


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Under 3 years : 3,406

3 and 4 years : 2,557

5 years : 1,390

6 to 8 years : 3,302

9 to 11 years : 3,624

12 to 14 years : 3,198

15 to 17 years : 3,481


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 4,559

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3,723

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3,028

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2,597

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2,600

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2,423

$35,000 to $39,999 : 2,213

$40,000 to $44,999 : 1,969

$45,000 to $49,999 : 1,827

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3,252

$60,000 to $74,999 : 3,229

$75,000 to $99,999 : 3,510

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2,099

$125,000 to $149,999 : 905

$150,000 to $199,999 : 885

$200,000 or more : 481


(updated 2013)





Total Population In New Bedford City, Massachusetts is 94,899



(updated 2013)



Male Population in New Bedford City, Massachusetts: 45,235
Female Population in New Bedford City, Massachusetts: 49,664


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in New Bedford City, Massachusetts: 35.7
Median Female Resident Age in New Bedford City, Massachusetts: 38.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in New Bedford City, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

40.3

Male

38.4

Female

42.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

30.4

Male

29.8

Female

31.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.1

Male

27.9

Female

28.5

Asian


Both sexes

31.0

Male

29.1

Female

32.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

32.0

Male

32.5

Female

29.5

Other


Both sexes

28.3

Male

27.3

Female

29.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

22.9

Male

21.7

Female

23.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.1

Male

23.9

Female

24.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.2

Male

40.1

Female

44.1


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,651

No health insurance coverage : 0

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,545

No health insurance coverage : 176

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,509

No health insurance coverage : 870

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,804

No health insurance coverage : 1,314

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,310

No health insurance coverage : 682

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,442

No health insurance coverage : 395

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,030

No health insurance coverage : 341

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,063

No health insurance coverage : 28

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,456

No health insurance coverage : 12

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,683

No health insurance coverage : 27

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,770

No health insurance coverage : 114

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,006

No health insurance coverage : 583

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,786

No health insurance coverage : 472

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,658

No health insurance coverage : 415

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,208

No health insurance coverage : 396

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,451

No health insurance coverage : 420

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,501

No health insurance coverage : 56

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 4,262

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,215

No employer-based health insurance : 2,436

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,535

No employer-based health insurance : 4,186

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,121

No employer-based health insurance : 2,258

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,515

No employer-based health insurance : 3,603

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,465

No employer-based health insurance : 2,527

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,490

No employer-based health insurance : 2,347

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,861

No employer-based health insurance : 2,510

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,289

No employer-based health insurance : 1,802

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 790

No employer-based health insurance : 1,678

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,343

No employer-based health insurance : 2,367

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,227

No employer-based health insurance : 3,657

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,650

No employer-based health insurance : 2,939

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,954

No employer-based health insurance : 4,304

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,585

No employer-based health insurance : 2,488

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,819

No employer-based health insurance : 2,785

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,250

No employer-based health insurance : 2,621

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,273

No employer-based health insurance : 2,284

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,244

No employer-based health insurance : 3,018


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 61,153

Born in other state in the United States : 9,320

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 3,703

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 405

Foreign born : 20,318


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Speak only English : 55,470

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 11,605

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 2,752

German or other West Germanic languages : 45

Slavic languages : 155

Other Indo-European languages : 17,757

Korean : 49

Chinese : 361

Vietnamese : 273

Tagalog : 66

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 91

Other and unspecified languages : 304


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 15

No Medicare coverage : 10,357

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,469

No Medicare coverage : 27,228

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 5,249

No Medicare coverage : 310

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 10,594

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,563

No Medicare coverage : 28,832

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 7,440

No Medicare coverage : 379


(updated 2013)



Races in New Bedford City, Massachusetts


  • White: 70,348
  • African American: 7,125
  • American Indian: 457
  • Asian: 1,217
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 11,859
  • Two or More Races: 3,893



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education New Bedford City, Massachusetts citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 1,226   (4.41%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 1,450   (5.22%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1,290   (4.64%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2,630   (9.46%)
  • 9th Grade: 1,673   (6.02%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,395   (5.02%)
  • 11th Grade: 830   (2.99%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,474   (5.3%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 7,740   (27.85%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,386   (4.99%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,362   (8.5%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,323   (4.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,967   (7.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 737   (2.65%)
  • Professional School Degree: 205   (0.74%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 104   (0.37%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 1,551   (4.57%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 1,756   (5.18%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1,701   (5.02%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 3,396   (10.01%)
  • 9th Grade: 1,735   (5.12%)
  • 10th Grade: 1,735   (5.12%)
  • 11th Grade: 1,063   (3.13%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1,244   (3.67%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 9,341   (27.54%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,850   (5.45%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,982   (8.79%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,963   (5.79%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,654   (7.82%)
  • Master's Degree: 738   (2.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 173   (0.51%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 35   (0.1%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 1,082

5 to 9 years : 5,472

10 to 14 years : 5,088

15 to 17 years : 3,285

18 and 19 years : 1,180

20 to 24 years : 2,205

25 to 34 years : 1,723

35 years and over : 882

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 241

5 to 9 years : 304

10 to 14 years : 252

15 to 17 years : 103

18 and 19 years : 115

20 to 24 years : 180

25 to 34 years : 221

35 years and over : 243

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 1,238

5 to 9 years : 299

10 to 14 years : 103

15 to 17 years : 96

18 and 19 years : 884

20 to 24 years : 4,475

25 to 34 years : 12,530

35 years and over : 49,288


(updated 2013)



Largest Universities & Colleges In New Bedford City, Massachusetts

  • La Baron Hairdressing Academy


    ( < 2-year, Private for-profit, Student Population: 33; Location: 81 Union St, New Bedford, MA 02740, Web: http://labaronacademy.com )

Largest Schools (Private) In New Bedford City, Massachusetts

  • St James & St John School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 180 Orchard Street, New Bedford, MA 02740, Phone: (508) 996-0534, Students: 233 )

  • Holy Family Holy Name School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 91 Summer Street, New Bedford, MA 02740, Phone: (508) 993-3547, Students: 220 )

  • Nazarene Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 764 Hathaway Road, New Bedford, MA 02740, Phone: (508) 992-7944, Students: 158 )

  • St Anthony Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 190 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02746, Phone: (508) 994-5121, Students: 155 )

  • St Joseph Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 35 Kearsarge Street, New Bedford, MA 02745, Phone: (508) 995-2264, Students: 112 )

  • Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 103 Crapo Street, New Bedford, MA 02744, Phone: (508) 997-9612, Students: 104 )

  • Nativity Preparatory School Of New Bedfo


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 66 Spring Street, New Bedford, MA 02740, Phone: (508) 994-3800, Students: 51 )

  • Schwartz Center For Children


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 374 Rockdale Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02740, Phone: (508) 996-3391, Students: 33 )

  • Kennedy-donovan Center School


    ( Grades: 2-12, Location: 19 Hawthorn Street, New Bedford, MA 02740, Phone: (508) 992-4756, Students: 25 )

  • Little People's College


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 850 Church Street, New Bedford, MA 02745, Phone: (508) 998-1978, Students: 13 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In New Bedford City, Massachusetts

  • Casa Da Saudade


    58 Crapo Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

  • Francis J. Lawler Branch Library


    745 Rockdale Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02740

  • Howland Green Library


    3 Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA 02744

  • Wilks Library


    1911 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02746

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In New Bedford City, Massachusetts

  • New Bedford Free Public Library


    613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

(updated 2012)



Museums Near New Bedford City, Massachusetts


  • Buttonwood Park Zoological Society


    425 Hawthorn St, New Bedford, MA 02740
    http://www.bpzoo.org

  • Childrens Museum Inc


    25 S Water St, New Bedford, MA 02740

  • Dartmouth Heritage Preservation Trust Inc


    Po Box 87026, New Bedford, MA 02744

  • Dartmouth Historical And Arts Society Inc


    Po Box 76, New Bedford, MA 02744

  • Eddy Homestead Association Inc


    75 Taber Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

  • Espirito Santo Museum Foundation Inc


    53 Snow Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

  • Fishermens Tribute Fund


    Po Box 4093, New Bedford, MA 02740

  • Fort Taber Historical Asso Inc


    1000c South Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02744
    http://www.forttaber.org

  • Fort Tabor Military Museum


    1000 S Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02744
    http://www.forttaber.org

  • Gallery X Inc


    169 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740
    http://www.galleryx.org

  • Museum-maderian Heritage


    27 Hope St, New Bedford, MA 02746

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to New Bedford City, Massachusetts affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of New Bedford City, Massachusetts.

Area Features of New Bedford City, Massachusetts


Airport


(1) Acushnet River Seaplane Base   (2) New Bedford Regional Airport  

Bar


(1) Mosher Ledge   (2) Negro Ledge  

Bay


(1) Clarks Cove  

Building


(1) Acushnet Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (2) Acushnet Police Department   (3) Bristol County Sheriff S Office   (4) Dartmouth Fire Department District 1 Station 1 Headquarters   (5) Dartmouth Fire Department District 3 Station 3   (6) Dartmouth Police Department   (7) House Of Corrections   (8) New Bedford City Hall   (9) New Bedford Ems   (10) New Bedford Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters   (11) New Bedford Fire Department Station 11   (12) New Bedford Fire Department Station 5   (13) New Bedford Fire Department Station 6   (14) New Bedford Fire Department Station 7   (15) New Bedford Fire Department Station 8   (16) New Bedford Fire Department Station 9   (17) New Bedford Free Public Library   (18) New Bedford Police Department Headquarters   (19) New Bedford Police Department Station 1   (20) New Bedford Police Department Station 2   (21) New Bedford Police Department Station 3   (22) Roseanne Barker Library And Media Center   (23) Seamens Bethel Museum   (24) Stat Ambulance Service Of New England   (25) Whaling Museum  

Cape


(1) Clarks Point   (2) Moshers Point   (3) Sconticut Neck   (4) Wilbur Point  

Cemetery


(1) Acushnet Cemetery   (2) Oak Grove Cemetery   (3) Peckham West Cemetery   (4) Pine Island Cemetery   (5) Polish National Cemetery   (6) Reynolds Cemetery   (7) Riverside Cemetery   (8) Rural Cemetery   (9) Sacred Heart Cemetery   (10) Saint Johns Cemetery   (11) Saint Marys Cemetery   (12) Woodside Cemetery  

Census


(1) Bliss Corner Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Calvary Church   (2) Clifford Chapel   (3) Sacred Heart Church   (4) Saint James Church   (5) Saint Theresas Church  

Civil


(1) City Of New Bedford  

Crossing


(1) Interchange Five   (2) Interchange Four   (3) Interchange One   (4) Interchange Seven   (5) Interchange Six   (6) Interchange Three   (7) Interchange Twenty   (8) Interchange Twenty-one   (9) Interchange Twenty-three   (10) Interchange Twenty-two   (11) Interchange Two And Nineteen  

Dam


(1) Hawes Pond Dam   (2) Turner Pond Dam   (3) Turner Pond On High Hill Road Dam  

Flat


(1) Butler Flats   (2) Fort Flat  

Harbor


(1) New Bedford Harbor  

Hospital


(1) Solemar Hospital   (2) Southcoast Hospitals Group Saint Luke S Campus  

Island


(1) Angelica Rock   (2) Bents Ledge   (3) Black Rock   (4) Brooklyn Rock   (5) Church Rock   (6) Crow Island   (7) Decatur Rock   (8) Dix Ledge   (9) Egg Island   (10) Fish Island   (11) Henrietta Rock   (12) Inez Rock   (13) Little Black Rock   (14) Little Island   (15) Lone Rock   (16) Middle Ledge   (17) North Ledge   (18) Old Bartlemy   (19) Packet Rock   (20) Palmer Island   (21) Phinney Rock   (22) Popes Island   (23) West Island Ledge  

Lake


(1) Mill Pond  

Locale


(1) Allendale Country Club   (2) Bedford Industrial Park   (3) Butler Flats Lighthouse   (4) Doane Memorial Field   (5) Hawthorne Country Club   (6) Massachusetts State Pier   (7) Mount Pleasant Station Historical   (8) New Bedford Community Center   (9) New Bedford Country Club   (10) New Bedford East Barrier Light   (11) New Bedford West Barrier Light   (12) North Hill Plaza   (13) Stop And Shop Center  

Military


(1) New Bedford Army Air Field Historical  

Park


(1) Ashley Park   (2) Brooklawn Park   (3) Buttonwood Park   (4) Central New Bedford Historic District   (5) Fort Phoenix Beach State Reservation   (6) Hazelwood Park   (7) Jones Park   (8) Livesey Park   (9) New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park  

Populated Place


(1) Acushnet   (2) Acushnet Station Historical   (3) Apponagansett   (4) Bliss Corner   (5) Clifford   (6) Coury Heights   (7) Idlewood   (8) Mount Pleasant   (9) New Bedford   (10) North Dartmouth   (11) North Fairhaven   (12) Oxford   (13) Pine Hill Acres   (14) Plainville   (15) Redgate Corner   (16) Rockdale   (17) Sherwood Forest   (18) South Dartmouth   (19) Westgate Park   (20) Westview Park   (21) Winsegansett Heights  

Reservoir


(1) Hawes Pond   (2) Turner Pond  

School


(1) Abraham Lincoln School   (2) Alfred J Gomes School   (3) Andrew B Cushman School   (4) Anthony School   (5) Betsey B Winslow School   (6) Bishop Stang High School   (7) Burt School   (8) Charles S Ashley School   (9) Clark Street School   (10) Clifford School   (11) Cook School   (12) Dartmouth High School   (13) Dartmouth Middle School   (14) De Valle School   (15) Donaghy School   (16) Early Learning Child Care Center   (17) Elizabeth Canter Brooks School   (18) Ellen R Hathaway School   (19) Elwyn G Campbell School   (20) Friends Academy   (21) George H Dunbar School   (22) Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical School   (23) Hayden-mcfadden School   (24) Holy Family-holy Name School   (25) Horatio A Kempton School   (26) Ingraham Pre-school Center   (27) James B Congdon School   (28) James M Quinn School   (29) Jireh Swift School   (30) Job S Gidley School   (31) John Avery Parker School   (32) John B Devalles School   (33) John Hannigan School   (34) Joseph Demello School   (35) Keith Junior High School   (36) Knowlton School   (37) Little People S College   (38) Mount Pleasant School   (39) New Bedford Global Learning Hmcs School   (40) New Bedford High School   (41) New Bedford Vocational High School   (42) Normandin Junior High School   (43) North New Bedford High School   (44) Oxford School   (45) Phillips Avenue School   (46) Poole Junior High School   (47) Pulaski School   (48) Roosevelt Junior High School   (49) Sacred Heart Academy   (50) Saint Annes School   (51) Saint Hedwig School   (52) Saint Joseph-saint Therese School   (53) Saint Josephs School   (54) Saint Kilians School   (55) Saint Marys School   (56) Sarah D Ottiwell School   (57) Schwartz Day School   (58) Seargent William H Carney Academy   (59) South New Bedford High School   (60) Thomas R Rodman School   (61) West Side Junior-senior High School   (62) William H Taylor School  

Stream


(1) Acushnet River   (2) Buttonwood Brook  

Summit


(1) Tarkiln Hill  

Swamp


(1) Acushnet Cedar Swamp   (2) Hobomock Swamp  

Tower


(1) Wbsm-am New Bedford   (2) Wctk-fm New Bedford   (3) Wfhn-fm Fairhaven   (4) Wlaw-am Fairhaven   (5) Wnbh-am New Bedford  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

02740 (pop. 43,391) 02745 (pop. 24,011) 02746 (pop. 14,742)
02744 (pop. 11,710)    


Cities Nearby New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Acushnet Center Cdp, MA  (pop. 3,374) 2.6 Miles
Smith Mills Cdp, MA  (pop. 4,914) 2.7 Miles
Fairhaven Town, MA  (pop. 16,111) 3.0 Miles
Bliss Corner Cdp, MA  (pop. 5,924) 3.2 Miles
Dartmouth Town, MA  (pop. 34,447) 3.2 Miles
Acushnet Town, MA  (pop. 10,372) 3.4 Miles
Mattapoisett Center Cdp, MA  (pop. 3,071) 6.8 Miles
Mattapoisett Town, MA  (pop. 6,456) 6.9 Miles
North Westport Cdp, MA  (pop. 4,566) 8.0 Miles
Westport Town, MA  (pop. 15,286) 8.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

508



Elevation in New Bedford City, Massachusetts is 16.0 ft. (5.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Lat: 41.651803 N        Long: -70.933705 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of New Bedford City, Massachusetts need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Massachusetts

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
  Total Electric Industry 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
  Total Electric Industry 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
  Total Electric Industry 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
  Total Electric Industry 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 3.46 3.85 0.00 0.00 3.60
  Full-Service Providers 10.09 8.90 7.75 13.73 0.00 9.16
  Total Electric Industry 10.09 8.64 7.53 13.73 0.00 8.99
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 11.39 8.39 7.11 14.83 0.00 8.15
  Full-Service Providers 10.53 9.20 8.27 15.34 0.00 9.57
  Total Electric Industry 10.53 9.13 8.20 15.32 0.00 9.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.84 4.31 3.49 12.77 0.00 4.43
  Energy-Only Providers 6.70 6.46 5.89 5.04 0.00 6.39
  Full-Service Providers 12.47 11.77 9.37 15.22 0.00 11.60
  Total Electric Industry 12.47 11.64 9.37 15.52 0.00 11.55
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.52 4.16 3.23 12.65 0.00 4.06
  Energy-Only Providers 6.34 5.35 4.51 4.55 0.00 5.12
  Full-Service Providers 10.89 10.21 8.58 12.46 0.00 10.26
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 10.02 8.34 13.11 0.00 10.06
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.72 4.40 3.35 0.00 0.00 4.22
  Energy-Only Providers 6.19 5.16 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 11.55 10.78 9.26 0.00 4.09 10.82
  Total Electric Industry 11.60 10.48 8.93 0.00 4.09 10.56
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.24 4.28 3.25 0.00 0.67 4.08
  Energy-Only Providers 5.88 5.63 5.27 0.00 4.35 5.53
  Full-Service Providers 11.72 11.57 8.47 0.00 3.86 11.10
  Total Electric Industry 11.75 10.99 8.48 0.00 4.65 10.77
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.94 4.58 3.41 0.00 0.74 4.68
  Energy-Only Providers 7.54 6.90 6.36 0.00 4.41 6.84
  Full-Service Providers 13.25 13.10 9.00 0.00 4.05 12.44
  Total Electric Industry 13.44 12.42 9.22 0.00 4.80 12.18
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.58 4.69 3.57 0.00 0.78 4.52
  Energy-Only Providers 11.67 9.76 9.85 0.00 9.81 9.91
  Full-Service Providers 16.40 16.78 12.55 0.00 11.21 16.06
  Total Electric Industry 16.60 15.54 13.04 0.00 10.68 15.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 1,529   (4.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 1,536   (4.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 1,987   (5.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 3,463   (9.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 5,188   (14.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 4,195   (11.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 4,905   (13.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 3,305   (8.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 1,705   (4.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 1,417   (3.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 852   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 340   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 3,413   (9.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 3,252   (8.8%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 4,276

1 vehicle available : 8,504

2 vehicles available : 766

3 vehicles available : 72

4 or more vehicles available : 72

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,879

1 vehicle available : 4,195

2 vehicles available : 5,294

3 vehicles available : 460

4 or more vehicles available : 42

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 707

1 vehicle available : 2,410

2 vehicles available : 2,185

3 vehicles available : 1,131

4 or more vehicles available : 82

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 876

1 vehicle available : 2,265

2 vehicles available : 2,708

3 vehicles available : 820

4 or more vehicles available : 556


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

1-person household:

No workers : 7,911

1 worker : 5,779

2-person household:

No workers : 4,129

1 worker : 3,815

2 workers : 3,926

3-person household:

No workers : 1,081

1 worker : 2,408

2 workers : 2,458

3 workers : 568

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 945

1 worker : 2,209

2 workers : 2,591

3 or more workers : 1,480


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 29,982

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 4,525

In 3-person carpool : 921

In 4-person carpool : 584

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 189

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 155

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 854

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 17

Railroad : 6

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 159

Motorcycle : 52

Bicycle : 48

Walked : 1,758

Other means : 525

Worked at home : 722


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,510

5 to 9 minutes : 4,789

10 to 14 minutes : 8,009

15 to 19 minutes : 7,734

20 to 24 minutes : 4,717

25 to 29 minutes : 2,008

30 to 34 minutes : 3,195

35 to 39 minutes : 859

40 to 44 minutes : 1,095

45 to 59 minutes : 2,503

60 to 89 minutes : 2,022

90 or more minutes : 1,334


(updated 2013)



AM Radio Stations Near New Bedford City, Massachusetts

  • WPMZ (1110 AM; 5.0 kW; East Providence, RI; Owner: Video Mundo Broadcasting Co., Llc)
  • WSTL (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Providence, RI; Owner: New England Christian Media, Inc.)
  • WNBH (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WPLM (1390 AM; 5.0 kW; Plymouth, MA; Owner: Plymouth Rock Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WHTB (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Fall River, MA; Owner: Sne Broadcasting, Ltd.)
  • WMSX (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Brockton, MA; Owner: Hispanic Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WXBR (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Brockton, MA; Owner: Btr Boston, Inc.)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Somerset, MA; Owner: Bristol County Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WVBF (1530 AM; 2.2 kW; Middleboro, MA; Owner: Steven J. Callahan)
  • WADK (1540 AM; 1.0 kW; Newport, RI; Owner: Astro Tele-communications Corp.)
  • WARV (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; Warwick, RI; Owner: Blount Communications, Inc.)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 0.5 kW; Central Falls, RI; Owner: Radio Disney Group, Llc)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 1.0 kW; Central Falls, RI; Owner: Radio Disney Group, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near New Bedford City, Massachusetts

  • WKKB (100.3 FM; Tiverton, RI; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wkkb Licensee, Llc)
  • WFRQ (101.1 FM; Mashpee, MA; Owner: Nassau Broadcasting Iii, Llc)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; Falmouth, MA; Owner: Qantum Of Cape Cod License Company, Llc)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; Providence, RI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WFHN (107.1 FM; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Edgartown, MA; Owner: Foothills Public Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Middletown, RI; Owner: Rhode Island Public Radio)
  • WELH (88.1 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: The Wheeler School)
  • WELH (88.1 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: The Wheeler School)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; Fairhaven, MA; Owner: New Bedford Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • WQRI (88.3 FM; Bristol, RI; Owner: Roger Williams University)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Dartmouth, MA; Owner: Academy Of The Immaculate, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Middleboro, MA; Owner: Home Improvement Ministries)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Middleboro, MA; Owner: Talking Information Center, Incorporated)
  • WWTA (88.5 FM; Marion, MA; Owner: Tabor Academy)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Mashpee, MA; Owner: Cape Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Oak Bluffs, MA; Owner: Foothills Public Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; East Falmouth, MA; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Jamestown, RI; Owner: Mother Of Life Center, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Bourne, MA; Owner: The Exec. Comm. Of Trts)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Oak Bluffs, MA; Owner: Connecticut River Educational Radio, Inc.)
  • WUMD (89.3 FM; Dartmouth, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Brockton, MA; Owner: Brockton Educational Outreach Center Inc)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Brockton, MA; Owner: Easton Community Broadcast Station)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Fall River, MA; Owner: Fall River & New Bedford Outreach Center Inc)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WCAI (90.1 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WJHD (90.7 FM; Portsmouth, RI; Owner: Portsmouth Abbey School)
  • WTKL (91.1 FM; Dartmouth, MA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • WBIM-FM (91.5 FM; Bridgewater, MA; Owner: Bridgewater State College)
  • WRJI (91.5 FM; East Greenwich, RI; Owner: Educational Radio For The Public Of The New Millennium)
  • WSDH (91.5 FM; East Sandwich, MA; Owner: Sandwich, Massachusetts Public Schools)
  • WFPB-FM (91.9 FM; East Falmouth, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; Providence, RI; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WMVY (92.7 FM; Vineyard Haven, MA; Owner: Aritaur Communications, Inc.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; East Providence, RI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; Providence, RI; Owner: Brown Broadcasting Service, Inc.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; East Providence, RI; Owner: Brown Broadcasting Service, Inc.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; Fairhaven, MA; Owner: Wjfd-fm, Inc.)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; New Bedford, MA; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WPLM-FM (99.1 FM; Plymouth, MA; Owner: Plymouth Rock Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near New Bedford City, Massachusetts

  • WJAR (Channel 10; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Media General Communications Holdings, Llc)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; Rehoboth, MA; Owner: Tvl Broadcasting Of Rhode Island, Llc)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; Providence, RI; Owner: Rhode Island Public Telecom. Authority)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; West Bridgewater, MA; Owner: Norwell Television, Llc)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; Tiverton, RI; Owner: Global Broadcasting Of Southern New England Llc)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; Seekonk, MA; Owner: Wnac, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 3,323  (17.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 3,311  (17.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 3,057  (15.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 346  (1.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3,674  (18.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,672  (24.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 4,299  (22.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 6,010  (31.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 33  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 104  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 22 Farms In New Bedford City, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Santander Bank, N.a. - 9 Branches


    Bank Assets: $695.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 702

Webster Bank, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $64.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 167

Bristol County Savings Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 18

Bank Of America, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.3b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Citizens Bank, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $301.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 864

Bankfive - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 12

Baycoast Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 17

Rockland Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 79

(updated 2014)







Airports Near New Bedford City, Massachusetts

  • New Bedford Regional


    (about 2.1 miles in Acushnet, Massachusetts; Airport Code: EWB)

  • Taunton Municipal King Field


    (about 16.0 miles in East Taunton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MA3)

  • Newport State


    (about 19.8 miles in Middletown, Rhode Island; Airport Code: NPT)

  • Plymouth Municipal


    (about 20.7 miles in North Carver, Massachusetts; Airport Code: PYM)

  • Cape Cod CGAS


    (about 21.2 miles in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Airport Code: FMH)

  • Otis AFB


    (about 21.2 miles in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts; Airport Code: FMH)

  • Martha's Vineyard Airport


    (about 24.3 miles in West Tisbury, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MVY)

  • Quonset State


    (about 25.0 miles in North Kingstown, Rhode Island; Airport Code: ZXU)

  • Quonset State Air Reserve National Guard Helipad


    (about 25.2 miles in North Kingstown, Rhode Island; Airport Code: NCO)

  • Theodore Francis Green State


    (about 25.9 miles in Warwick, Rhode Island; Airport Code: PVD)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.14%

Carpooled

16.11%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.96%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.04%

Railroad

0.11%

Ferryboat

0.04%

Taxicab

0.63%

Motorcycle

0.10%

Bicycle

0.48%

Walked

4.20%

Other Means

0.99%

Worked At Home

1.20%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including New Bedford City, Massachusetts, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,691

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,319

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 810

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,357

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,879

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,773

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,460

Renter-occupied housing units : 11,011


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,664

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,054

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,713

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,351

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,173

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,159

Householder 75 years and over : 436

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 63

Householder 35 to 44 years : 299

Householder 45 to 54 years : 595

Householder 55 to 59 years : 587

Householder 60 to 64 years : 738

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,677

Householder 75 years and over : 2,331


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Less than 10.0 percent : 956

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,895

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 2,302

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 2,827

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 2,604

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 2,329

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,354

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,846

50.0 percent or more : 5,440

Not computed : 907


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(New Bedford City, Massachusetts)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $292,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $236,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $206,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $213,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $213,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $199,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $202,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $198,400


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in New Bedford City, Massachusetts: 60.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 9.41%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.73%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 60.83%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 28.03%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 68 68 $4,158,465
  Two Family 5 10 $336,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

73 78 $4,494,465
2000        
  Single Family 82 82 $5,242,076
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

82 82 $5,242,076
2001        
  Single Family 54 54 $3,961,558
  Two Family 1 2 $95,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $120,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

56 60 $4,176,558
2002        
  Single Family 66 66 $5,077,500
  Two Family 1 2 $81,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 42 $2,497,000
  Total

70 110 $7,655,500
2003        
  Single Family 132 132 $10,083,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

132 132 $10,083,000
2004        
  Single Family 66 66 $10,360,966
  Two Family 1 2 $72,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 5 52 $2,800,052
  Total

72 120 $13,233,018
2005        
  Single Family 60 60 $7,654,859
  Two Family 9 18 $1,277,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 102 $4,407,500
  Total

73 180 $13,339,359
2006        
  Single Family 51 51 $6,905,120
  Two Family 2 4 $305,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 72 $6,150,000
  Total

57 127 $13,360,120


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (New Bedford City, MA): $27,569
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (New Bedford City): $113,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (New Bedford City): $455
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 75.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.0%
Electricity: 4.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 17.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as New Bedford City, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 3,437 $13,935,602 366 $603,981 42,749 $48,655 $14.13
Financial Administration 57 $194,367 1 $1,307 111 $40,919 $11.77
Other Government Administration 49 $114,454 0 $0 0 $28,030 --
Judicial and Legal 10 $34,196 0 $0 0 $41,035 --
Police Protection - Officers 287 $1,589,887 0 $0 0 $66,476 --
Police - Other 54 $135,457 0 $0 0 $30,102 --
Firefighters 229 $1,087,997 0 $0 0 $57,013 --
Fire - Other 6 $15,940 0 $0 0 $31,880 --
Streets and Highways 23 $70,005 0 $0 0 $36,524 --
Airports 8 $31,596 0 $0 0 $47,394 --
Health 92 $291,402 9 $5,510 585 $38,009 $9.42
Solid Waste Management 4 $16,104 0 $0 0 $48,312 --
Sewerage 27 $93,403 0 $0 0 $41,512 --
Parks and Recreation 22 $56,412 0 $0 0 $30,770 --
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15 $64,849 0 $0 0 $51,879 --
Water Supply 50 $173,989 0 $0 0 $41,757 --
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,735 $7,725,054 246 $415,282 27,541 $53,430 $15.08
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 524 $1,545,859 100 $172,803 13,490 $35,401 $12.81
Higher Education - Instructional 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Higher Education - Other 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Local Libraries 36 $76,604 6 $2,511 372 $25,535 $6.75
Other and Unallocable 209 $618,027 4 $6,568 651 $35,485 $10.09

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Overlook Vna - New Bedford


     Address: One Merrills Wharf, Bourne Counting House, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/3/1996

Southcoast Home Care


     Address: 200 Mill Road, Fairhaven, Massachusetts 02719
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/16/1973

Community Nurse & Hospice Care


     Address: 62 Center St, Fairhaven, Massachusetts 02719
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Vna Of Southeastern Ma Inc


     Address: 502 Bedford Street, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 275 Martine Street, Suite 104, Fall River, Massachusetts 02723
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/8/1991

Hospitals Close To New Bedford City, Massachusetts

St Anne's Hospital Corporation


     Address: 795 Middle Street, Fall River, Massachusetts 02721
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

"southcoast Hospital Group, Inc"


     Address: 363 Highland Avenue, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Falmouth Hospital


     Address: 67 & 100 Ter Heun Drive, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Morton Hospital & Medical Center


     Address: 88 Washington Street, Taunton, Massachusetts 02780
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Jordan Hospital Inc


     Address: 275 Sandwich Street, Plymouth, Massachusetts 02360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To New Bedford City, Massachusetts

New Bedford Health Care Center


     Address: 221 Fitzgerald Drive, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 145
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Taber Street Nurs & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 19 Taber Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Brandon Woods Of New Bedford


     Address: 397 County Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Southeast Mass Health & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 4586 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Oaks, The


     Address: 4525 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Hathaway Manor Extended Care


     Address: 863 Hathaway Road, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 140
     Percent Occupied: 99%

Sacred Heart Nursing Home


     Address: 359 Summer Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 193
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Savoy Nursing & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 670 County Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 32
     Percent Occupied: 82%

Hallmark Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1123 Rockdale Avenue, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 87%

New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home, Inc


     Address: 200 Hawthorn Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 80
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Name: Pilgrim
Address: Rocky Hill Road; Plymouth, MA 02360
Distance: 22 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 12,755
    Disabled Workers: 4,555
    Widowers Workers: 1,595
    Spouses Workers: 675
    Children Workers: 2,185


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In New Bedford City, Massachusetts


Charges


Air Transportation: $585,000
Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $41,000
Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,668,000
Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $184,000
Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $89,000
Parking Facilities: $807,000
Parks & Recreation: $469,000
Sewerage: $15,683,000
Solid Waste Management: $7,000
All Other: $9,911,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $7,379,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Education: $1,591,000
Housing & Community Development: $5,863,000
Sewerage: $603,000
All Other: $4,936,000


State Intergovernmental


Education: $133,946,000
General Support: $24,630,000
Highways: $2,147,000
Public Welfare: $682,000
Sewerage: $2,935,000
All Other: $4,362,000


Current Operations


Air Transportation: $622,000
Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $69,000
Elementary & Secondary Education: $159,137,000
Financial Administration: $1,840,000
Fire Protection: $14,869,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $853,000
Central Staff Services: $975,000
General Public Buildings: $1,937,000
Health Services - Other: $2,190,000
Regular Highways: $6,362,000
Housing & Community Development: $5,675,000
Libraries: $1,157,000
Natural Resources - Other: $313,000
Parking Facilities: $351,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,230,000
Police Protection: $21,629,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $3,227,000
Welfare - Other: $1,231,000
Sewerage: $11,207,000
Solid Waste Management: $4,285,000
General - Other: $40,503,000
Water Utilities: $5,448,000


Construction


General: $42,281,000


Other Capital Outlay


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $10,000
Elementary And Secondary Education: $1,212,000
Financial Administration: $24,000
Judicial: $2,000
General Public Building: $148,000
Regular Highways: $5,988,000
Libraries: $22,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,000
Police Protection: $6,000
Sewerage: $3,156,000
Solid Waste Management: $34,000
General - Other: $1,677,000
Water Utilities: $3,665,000


General


Interest On Debt: $6,818,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $569,000


Intergovernmental To State


General: $166,000
Transit Utilities: $707,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Elementary And Secondary Education: $1,014,000
Health: $88,000


Tax


Property: $83,276,000
Other Selective Sales: $2,882,000
Other License: $1,852,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $5,000
Interest Earnings: $1,998,000
Fines & Forfeits: $15,000
Donations From Private Sources: $73,000
General Revenue, Nec: $5,937,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $2,438,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $44,536,000


Employee Retirement


Local Employee Contribution: $7,336,000
From Local Government: $18,639,000
From Other Government: $2,829,000
Interest Revenue: $19,106,000
Benefit Payments: $25,036,000
Withdrawals: $4,522,000
Total Cash & Deposits: $5,487,000
Total Other Securities: $26,473,000
Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $45,872,000
Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $101,974,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $155,681,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,614,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,101,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $213,421,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,908,000


Short Term Debt Outstanding


Beginning: $67,384,000
End Of Fiscal Year: $70,067,000


(updated 2006)



Bristol County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 63.49%
  • Bush & Cheney 35.44%
  • Other 1.08%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of New Bedford City, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Bristol County, MA

4.30 % of Bristol County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $46,521

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.07 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $20,523

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Bristol County, MA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Plymouth County , MA 0.91 % ($42,010 AGI )
  • Norfolk County , MA 0.72 % ($55,997 AGI )
  • Providence County , RI 0.54 % ($52,356 AGI )

Relocation away from Bristol County, MA

4.91 % of Bristol County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $47,049

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,919

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Bristol County, MA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Plymouth County , MA 0.74 % ($49,926 AGI )
  • Norfolk County , MA 0.60 % ($49,149 AGI )
  • Providence County , RI 0.50 % ($43,081 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Massachusetts

Low Bracket: $0 (5.30%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (5.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Massachusetts

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for New Bedford City, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit New Bedford City, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in New Bedford City, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 5 n/a 11 5 8 7 2 4 9 3 4 2 6
    per 100,000 5 n/a 12 5 9 7 2 4 10 3 4 2 6
Rape 63 n/a 104 50 52 58 40 59 66 69 59 54 100
    per 100,000 67 n/a 110 53 55 62 43 64 71 77 62 56 105
Robbery 197 n/a 234 250 257 283 286 301 340 272 294 272 256
    per 100,000 209 n/a 248 266 274 302 310 329 367 304 307 283 269
Assault 491 n/a 330 664 707 795 765 827 769 816 736 702 677
    per 100,000 521 n/a 350 707 754 849 828 904 830 911 769 731 711
Burglary 831 n/a 945 892 877 842 900 1,056 1,144 1,237 969 929 916
    per 100,000 882 n/a 1,004 950 936 899 974 1,154 1,235 1,380 1,013 967 963
Larceny Theft 1,072 n/a 1,187 1,867 1,924 1,866 1,859 1,978 1,806 1,974 2,018 1,950 2,186
    per 100,000 1,138 n/a 1,260 1,989 2,053 1,992 2,012 2,162 1,950 2,203 2,110 2,031 2,297
Vehicle Theft 561 n/a 534 448 315 432 393 319 285 388 342 301 335
    per 100,000 595 n/a 567 477 336 461 425 349 308 433 358 313 352
Arson 0 n/a 0 27 20 38 33 43 38 29 30 29 20
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 29 21 41 36 47 41 32 31 30 21
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
189 n/a 170 242 256 286 273 298 296 290 273 258 260
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
616 n/a 667 809 784 795 796 849 818 907 840 802 864
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
403 n/a 418 525 520 540 535 573 557 599 557 530 562


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Massachusetts

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,000 8,104 11,768 14,896 13,125 15,341 11,182 0 11,307 0


(updated 2014)



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