New Bedford, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 73 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.2%
Males: 37  (51.7%)
Females: 36  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  67.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 61346

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,777 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
New Bedford:

$52,777
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,178 (it was $14,830 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $63,162 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
New Bedford:

$63,162
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $66,413; Detached houses: $66,147
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    • 7296.0%White alone
    • 22.7%Hispanic
    • 11.3%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in New Bedford: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.7%), American (23.3%), Swedish (6.7%), Danish (3.3%), English (3.3%), Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/31/1951

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 418 people per square mile   (low).

New Bedford, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in New Bedford:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Bedford village:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.7%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $581 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $960 (1.4%)

New Bedford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (45.2 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (107.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Manlius, IL (2.2 miles ), Deer Grove, IL (2.6 miles) , Walnut, IL (2.7 miles ), Tampico, IL (3.0 miles ), Hooppole, IL (3.2 miles) , Sheffield, IL (3.3 miles ), Mineral, IL (3.3 miles ), Wyanet, IL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 41.51 N, Longitude: 89.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 815

New Bedford household income distribution New Bedford home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-4.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (54%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Transportation occupations (31%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Average climate in New Bedford, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Bedford-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the New Bedford village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1995, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Bedford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 209.9 miles away from New Bedford center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.3 miles away from New Bedford center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 219.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bureau County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Bedford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near New Bedford:

  • WINNING WHEELS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PROPHETSTOWN, IL)
  • STRIVE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; PROPHETSTOWN, IL)

Amtrak station near New Bedford:

  • 16 miles: PRINCETON (107 BICENTENNIAL DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Bedford:

  • Ashford University (about 35 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 36 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Black Hawk College (about 38 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 44 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Augustana College (about 44 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 45 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 45 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)

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Bureau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.5%
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  54.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.7
Illinois average:

12.1

New Bedford travel time to work - commute New Bedford mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Bedford village (based on Bureau County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,99930
Catholic4,56414
Evangelical Protestant4,39728
Other881
Orthodox701
None19,860-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Bureau County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Bureau County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Bureau County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

10.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bureau County:

26.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
New Bedford:

39.7%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
New Bedford:

29.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
New Bedford:

37.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

22.7%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

41.2%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
New Bedford:

54.4%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

88.6%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Bedford, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

New Bedford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $3,000 ($41.10)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($27.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($13.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($13.70)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($13.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($27.40)

New Bedford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($13.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($109.59)
    Highways: $3,000 ($41.10)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($27.40)

New Bedford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $59,000 ($808.22)

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from La Salle County, IL  1.25% ($29,511 average AGI)
from Henry County, IL  0.25% ($29,889)
from Putnam County, IL  0.25% ($27,139)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to La Salle County, IL  1.40% ($27,837 average AGI)
to Henry County, IL  0.28% ($29,878)
to Cook County, IL  0.28% ($33,650)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Bedford:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Bedford:

  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYEC (93.9 FM; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WZZT (95.1 FM; MORRISON, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around New Bedford:

  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • NEW BEDFORD, 2500 N Cr 9 (Lat: 41.514389 Lon: -89.729556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQQU604
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0PSG, Grant Date: 05/31/1988, Expiration Date: 05/31/1998, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2000, Registrant: Eddie T Craig, New Bedford, IL 61346

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (6%)

New Bedford compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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