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Population in 2012: 94,929 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 

Males: 44,733  (47.1%)
Females: 50,196  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 02740, 02744, 02745, 02746.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,555 (it was $27,569 in 2000)
New Bedford:

$35,555
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,450

New Bedford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $197,100 (it was $113,500 in 2000)
New Bedford:

$197,100
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $232,655; Detached houses: $239,275; Townhouses or other attached units: $196,401; In 2-unit structures: $215,789; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $240,392; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $242,153; Mobile homes: $95,263

Median gross rent in 2012: $731.

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  • White alone - 65,520 (69.0%)
  • Hispanic - 16,040 (16.9%)
  • Black alone - 6,626 (7.0%)
  • Other race alone - 3,342 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2,203 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,031 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 165 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Bedford: 133.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Portuguese (33.9%), Subsaharan African (9.0%), French (8.1%), Irish (6.9%), English (6.1%), French Canadian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 20.1 square miles.

Population density: 4,718 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in New Bedford:

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Bedford city:

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

19,329 residents are foreign born (12.5% Europe, 4.5% Latin America, 2.8% Africa).

This city:  21.2%
Massachusetts:  15.0%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in New Bedford, Massachusetts as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in New Bedford to the number of sex offenders is 2,792 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,660 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,625 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (47.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (168.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Acushnet Center, MA (1.6 miles ), Smith Mills, MA (1.7 miles ), Fairhaven, MA (1.7 miles ), Bliss Corner, MA (1.8 miles ), Dartmouth, MA (1.8 miles ), Acushnet, MA (1.8 miles ), Mattapoisett Center, MA (2.6 miles ), Mattapoisett, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $57,000
  • 1998: 76 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 1999: 68 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 2000: 82 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 2001: 59 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2003: 161 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2004: 70 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2006: 51 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2007: 93 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $165,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.65 N, Longitude: 70.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -39,980 (-42.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 17,487 (43.7%)

Area codes: 508, 774

New Bedford household income distribution New Bedford home values distribution


 

Crime rates in New Bedford by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1511587249342
per 100,000 1.05.311.75.38.57.52.24.49.73.34.22.1
Rapes 4463104505258405966695954
per 100,000 45.266.9110.453.355.561.943.364.571.377.061.756.2
Robberies 145197234250257283286301340272294272
per 100,000 148.8209.1248.5266.3274.2302.2309.6329.1367.1303.5307.4283.2
Assaults 599491330664707795765827769816736702
per 100,000 614.7521.1350.4707.4754.4848.8828.2904.1830.3910.6769.5731.0
Burglaries 8018319458928778429001,0561,1441,237969929
per 100,000 822.0882.01003.5950.3935.8899.0974.31154.41235.11380.41013.1967.4
Thefts 1,0321,0721,1871,8671,9241,8661,8591,9781,8061,9742,0181,950
per 100,000 1059.01137.81260.51989.12052.91992.32012.52162.41949.92202.82109.82030.6
Auto thefts 544561534448315432393319285388342301
per 100,000 558.2595.4567.1477.3336.1461.2425.4348.7307.7433.0357.6313.4
Arson N/AN/AN/A272038334338293029
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A28.821.340.635.747.041.032.431.430.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 364.3401.4439.3477.3487.9524.6499.4556.5563.3583.3507.2472.5

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Crime rate in New Bedford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 296 (253 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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New Bedford, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.7%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -4,828 (-4.9%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Apparel (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in New Bedford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

New Bedford-area historical tornado activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.8 miles away from the New Bedford city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Bedford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from New Bedford center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 16.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from New Bedford center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bristol County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Bedford topographic map

Birthplace of: Paul Clayton (folksinger) - Male singer, Tynisha Keli - Female singer, Anthony Barboza - Photographer and artist, Joseph Barboza - Boxer, Dave Leitao - Basketball player-coach, John Tukey - Mathematician, Albert Pinkham Ryder - Artist, Arnie Oliver - Soccer player-coach, Moses Hicks Grinnell - Politician, Benjamin F. White (Montana politician) - 9th Governor of Montana Territory.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in New Bedford: John Duffey.

Main business address for: SEACOAST FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in New Bedford:

  • EASTER SEAL HHC/NEW BEDFORD (Home Health Center, 81 WELBY ROAD)
  • HOME CARE PRN INC (Home Health Center, 12 WELBY RD)
  • NEW BEDFORD REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, 4499 ACUSHNET AVENUE)
  • PARKWOOD HOSPITAL , INC (Hospital, 4499 ACUSHNET AVENUE)
  • BEDFORD VILLAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 9 POPE STREET)
  • BLAIR HSE NLTC-NEW BEDFORD (Nursing Home, 397 COUNTY ST)
  • BRANDON WOODS OF NEW BEDFORD (Nursing Home, 397 COUNTY STREET)
  • FRANCES P MEMORIAL LTC FACILITY (Nursing Home, 1074 PLEASANT STREET)
  • HALLMARK NURSING HOME OF NEW BEDFORD (Nursing Home, 1123 ROCKDALE AVE)
  • HATHAWAY MANOR EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, 863 HATHAWAY ROAD)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-HALLMARK (Nursing Home, 1123 ROCKDALE AVENUE)
  • KRISTEN BETH N H (Nursing Home, 713 SHAWMUT AVE)
  • KRISTEN BETH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 713 SHAWMUT AVENUE)
  • NEW BEDFORD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 221 FITZGERALD DRIVE)
  • NEW BEDFORD JEWISH CONV HME (Nursing Home, 200 HAWTHORNE STREET)
  • NEW BEDFORD JEWISH CONVALESCENT HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 200 HAWTHORN STREET)
  • OAKS, THE (Nursing Home, 4525 ACUSHNET AVENUE)
  • ROYAL TABER STREET NURS AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 19 TABER STREET)
  • SACRED HEART NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 359 SUMMER STREET)
  • SASSAQUIN NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, 4586 ACUSHNET AVE)
  • SAVOY NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, 670 COUNTY STREET)
  • SOUTHEAST MASS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 4586 ACUSHNET AVENUE)
  • ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL TRANS CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, 101 PAGE ST 5TH FLOOR)

Political contributions by individuals in New Bedford, MA

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in New Bedford:


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Local government website: www.ci.new-bedford.ma.us

Colleges/Universities in New Bedford:

  • La Baron Hairdressing Academy (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 281 Union St; Private, for-profit; Website: labarononline.com)
  • Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford (FT enrollment: 23; Location: 1872 Acushnet Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rob-roy.com)

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

  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (about 4 miles; North Dartmouth, MA; Full-time enrollment: 7,520)
  • Bristol Community College (about 11 miles; Fall River, MA; FT enrollment: 4,315)
  • Roger Williams University (about 17 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 3,806)
  • Salve Regina University (about 23 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Bridgewater State College (about 24 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 7,943)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 27 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Brown University (about 28 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,169)

Public high schools in New Bedford:

Private high school in New Bedford:

  • NAZARENE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 173; Location: 764 HATHAWAY RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in New Bedford:

Private elementary/middle schools in New Bedford:

  • HOLY FAMILY HOLY NAME SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 91 SUMMER ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JAMES & ST JOHN SCHOOL (Students: 273; Location: 180 ORCHARD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARY'S SCHOOL (Students: 226; Location: 115 ILLINOIS ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH ST THERESE SCHOOL (Students: 172; Location: 35 KEARSARSE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NATIVITY PREPARATORY SCHOOL OF NEW BEDFORD (Students: 53; Location: 66 SPRING ST; Grades: 5 - 8; Boys only)
  • KENNEDY-DONOVAN CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 19 HAWTHORN ST; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in New Bedford, School District: NEW BEDFORD

Library in New Bedford:

  • NEW BEDFORD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,102,955; Location: 613 PLEASANT STREET; 369,196 books; 523 e-books; 13,297 audio materials; 9,608 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 756 print serial subscriptions; 27 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Normandin is now a middle school, and has grades 06-08 added by Nerwen
  • hospital - St Lukes Hospital

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Notable locations in New Bedford: Bedford Industrial Park (A), Doane Memorial Field (B), Massachusetts State Pier (C), New Bedford Community Center (D), New Bedford West Barrier Light (E), New Bedford East Barrier Light (F), North Hill Plaza (G), Stop and Shop Center (H), New Bedford EMS (I), Stat Ambulance Service of New England (J), New Bedford City Hall (K), House of Corrections (L), New Bedford Fire Department Station 9 (M), New Bedford Fire Department Station 8 (N), New Bedford Fire Department Station 5 (O), New Bedford Fire Department Station 7 (P), New Bedford Fire Department Station 11 (Q), New Bedford Fire Department Station 6 (R), New Bedford Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (S), New Bedford Free Public Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Bedford include: Saint James Church (A), Sacred Heart Church (B), Calvary Church (C), Saint Theresas Church (D), Clifford Chapel (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Reynolds Cemetery (1), Sacred Heart Cemetery (2), Polish National Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4), Peckham West Cemetery (5), Sacred Heart Cemetery (6), Oak Grove Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Sassaquin Pond (A), Turner Pond (B), Acushnet Cedar Swamp (C), Hobomock Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Acushnet River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in New Bedford include: Central New Bedford Historic District (1), Hazelwood Park (2), Buttonwood Park (3), Brooklawn Park (4), Ashley Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fort Tabor Military Museum (1000 South Rodney French Blvd) (1), Buttonwood Park Zoological Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 425 Hawthorn Street) (2), Centro LUZO AMER Club Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 34 Beetle Street) (3), United States Government - Interior Dept- National Park Service (Recreation Areas; 37 North 2nd Street) (4), Martin Vending Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 79 Beetle Street) (5), Mac's Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 79 Beetle Street) (6), New Bedford City - Libraries- Branches- Casa de Saudade (58 Crapo Street) (7), New Bedford City - Libraries (613 Pleasant Street) (8), New Bedford City - Libraries- Branches- Lawler (745 Rockdale Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Captain Haskell's Octagon House (347 Union Street) (1), Days Inn (500 Hathaway Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- District Court Dept- New Bedford Div- Connecting All Departm (75 North 6th Street) (1), Mass Commonwealth - Trial Court- Probate & Family Court (505 Pleasant Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Bristol County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 10.8. This is about average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

11.9

Drinking water stations with addresses in New Bedford that have no violations reported:

  • NEW BEDFORD DEPT. OF PUB. INFRASTRUCTURE (Population served: 93768, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.2%

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.2%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.1%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in New Bedford, MA

People in group quarters in New Bedford in 2010:

  • 1,196 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 224 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 185 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 151 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 59 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in New Bedford in 2000:

  • 1,291 people in nursing homes
  • 216 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 116 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 83 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 79 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 65 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 55 people in military ships
  • 38 people in religious group quarters
  • 29 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in other group homes

New Bedford compared to Massachusetts state average:

New Bedford, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with most branches in New Bedford (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pleasant Street Branch, North Branch, New Bedford-Rockdale Place Branch, New Bedford-Cove Street Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: New Bedford Stop And Shop Branch, New Bedford Stop & Shop Branch, New Bedford Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • BankFive: Luzo Community Bank Branch, New Bedford Branch, New Bedford Branch. Info updated 2011/11/15: Bank assets: $720.6 mil, Deposits: $613.3 mil, headquarters in Fall River, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Bankfive, Mhc
  • Webster Bank, National Association: New Bedford Branch, 480 Rockdale Ave Branch, New Bedford Branch. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Admirals Bank: Rockdale Avenue Branch at 37 Rockdale Avenue, branch established on 2004/03/02; Acushnet Avenue Branch at 1657-1667 Acushnet Avenue, branch established on 2005/11/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $518.7 mil, Deposits: $462.0 mil, headquarters in Cranston, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • BayCoast Bank: Ashley Boulevard Branch at 1000 Ashley Boulevard, branch established on 2010/09/01; New Bedford Branch at 95 William Street, branch established on 2004/11/15. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $909.2 mil, Deposits: $730.3 mil, headquarters in Fall River, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Narragansett Financial Corp
  • Rockland Trust Company: New Bedford Branch at 833 Ashley Boulevard, branch established on 1999/03/29. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $4,974.4 mil, Deposits: $3,903.9 mil, headquarters in Rockland, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 67 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corp.
  • Bristol County Savings Bank: New Bedford Branch at 1307 Ashley Blvd, branch established on 2010/06/07. Info updated 2007/09/11: Bank assets: $1,338.8 mil, Deposits: $1,027.4 mil, headquarters in Taunton, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Beacon Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in New Bedford, Massachusetts:

  • New Bedford Days Inn, 500 Hathaway St, New Bedford, MA 02740 , Phone: (508) 997-1231, Fax: (508) 984-7977
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 185 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740 , Phone: (774) 634-2000, Fax: (774) 634-2001
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


New Bedford travel time to work - commute


New Bedford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Bedford city (based on Bristol County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.00%
Here60.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents83.7%3.6%1.8%1.6%1.3%
Congregations31.0%1.8%6.9%6.6%6.9%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.1%0.8%0.6%0.6%5.0%
Congregations6.2%4.4%1.1%0.4%34.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 109
Bristol County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Bristol County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Bristol County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 447
Here:

8.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol County:

26.9%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

16.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 57$206,041$43,3771$1,474
Other Government Administration 49$121,328$29,7130$0
Judicial and Legal 10$36,250$43,5000$0
Police Protection - Officers 288$1,685,377$70,2240$0
Police - Other 54$143,593$31,9100$0
Firefighters 230$1,153,343$60,1740$0
Fire - Other 6$16,897$33,7940$0
Streets and Highways 23$74,210$38,7180$0
Airports 8$33,494$50,2410$0
Health 92$308,904$40,29210$6,216
Solid Waste Management 4$17,071$51,2130$0
Sewerage 27$99,013$44,0060$0
Parks and Recreation 22$59,800$32,6180$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15$68,744$54,9950$0
Water Supply 50$184,439$44,2650$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,613$6,329,781$47,091183$370,588
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 464$932,712$24,12271$76,272
Local Libraries 36$81,205$27,0686$2,833
Other and Unallocable 210$655,146$37,4374$7,409
Totals for Government 3,258$12,207,348$44,963275$464,792

New Bedford government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $42,281,000 ($445.40)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $159,137,000 ($1676.38)
    General - Other: $40,503,000 ($426.67)
    Police Protection: $21,629,000 ($227.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,869,000 ($156.63)
    Sewerage: $11,207,000 ($118.06)
    Regular Highways: $6,362,000 ($67.02)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,675,000 ($59.78)
    Water Utilities: $5,448,000 ($57.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,285,000 ($45.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,227,000 ($33.99)
    Health - Other: $2,190,000 ($23.07)
    General Public Buildings: $1,937,000 ($20.40)
    Financial Administration: $1,840,000 ($19.38)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,231,000 ($12.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,230,000 ($12.96)
    Libraries: $1,157,000 ($12.19)
    Central Staff Services: $975,000 ($10.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $853,000 ($8.99)
    Air Transportation: $622,000 ($6.55)
    Parking Facilities: $351,000 ($3.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $313,000 ($3.30)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $69,000 ($0.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $101,974,000 ($1074.21)
    Corporate Bonds: $45,872,000 ($483.22)
    Benefit Payments: $25,036,000 ($263.73)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $5,487,000 ($57.80)
    Withdrawals: $4,522,000 ($47.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,818,000 ($71.82)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,014,000 ($10.68)
    Health - Other: $88,000 ($0.93)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $707,000 ($7.45)
    General - Other: $166,000 ($1.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $5,988,000 ($63.08)
    Water Utilities: $3,665,000 ($38.61)
    Sewerage: $3,156,000 ($33.25)
    General - Other: $1,677,000 ($17.67)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,212,000 ($12.77)
    General Public Building: $148,000 ($1.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($0.36)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($0.25)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($0.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $10,000 ($0.11)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $155,681,000 ($1639.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $569,000 ($5.99)

New Bedford government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $15,683,000 ($165.21)
    All Other: $9,911,000 ($104.40)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,668,000 ($38.64)
    Parking Facilities: $807,000 ($8.50)
    Air Transportation: $585,000 ($6.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $469,000 ($4.94)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $184,000 ($1.94)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $89,000 ($0.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $41,000 ($0.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($0.07)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $19,106,000 ($201.27)
    From Parent Local Government: $18,639,000 ($196.35)
    Local Employee Contribution: $7,336,000 ($77.28)
    From Other Governments: $2,829,000 ($29.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $5,863,000 ($61.76)
    All Other: $4,936,000 ($52.00)
    Education: $1,591,000 ($16.76)
    Sewerage: $603,000 ($6.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,937,000 ($62.54)
    Interest Earnings: $1,998,000 ($21.05)
    Donations From Private Sources: $73,000 ($0.77)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($0.16)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,379,000 ($77.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $133,946,000 ($1411.01)
    General Local Government Support: $24,630,000 ($259.46)
    All Other: $4,362,000 ($45.95)
    Sewerage: $2,935,000 ($30.92)
    Highways: $2,147,000 ($22.62)
    Public Welfare: $682,000 ($7.18)
  • Tax - Property: $83,276,000 ($877.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,882,000 ($30.36)
    Other License: $1,852,000 ($19.51)

New Bedford government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,421,000 ($2248.22)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,908,000 ($1884.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,614,000 ($459.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,101,000 ($95.87)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $70,067,000 ($738.10)
    Beginning: $67,384,000 ($709.84)

New Bedford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,438,000 ($25.68)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $26,473,000 ($278.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,536,000 ($469.15)

4.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Plymouth County, MA  0.91% ($42,010 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.72% ($55,997)
from Providence County, RI  0.54% ($52,356)


4.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Bristol County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Plymouth County, MA  0.74% ($49,926 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.60% ($49,149)
to Providence County, RI  0.50% ($43,081)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Bedford:

  • WBSM (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBH (1340 AM; 1 kW; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSAR (1480 AM; 5 kW; FALL RIVER, MA; Owner: BRISTOL COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Bedford:

  • WFHN (107.1 FM; FAIRHAVEN, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTK (98.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFD-FM (97.3 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: EDMUND DINIS, TRUSTEE)
  • WSMU-FM (91.1 FM; NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WFHL (88.1 FM; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: NEW BEDFORD CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIB (101.9 FM; FALMOUTH, MA; Owner: QANTUM OF CAPE COD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WTWV (101.1 FM; MASHPEE, MA; Owner: BOCH BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around New Bedford:

  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of New Bedford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 34
Total length: 221 meters (725ft)
Total costs: $105,707,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,101,804
Total average daily truck traffic: 84,996

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 24
  • 1970-1979: 8
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for New Bedford, MA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Bedford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in New Bedford, MA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 235 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Bedford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in New Bedford)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 31 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED273$173,883288$137,4381,104$168,74084$54,66712$2,976,833133$150,6691$134,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$179,07725$110,48088$183,8188$74,2500$010$111,3000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED58$158,77684$105,714469$185,21546$62,0224$161,50040$146,1000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN33$173,93927$122,778242$179,7159$60,6673$3,181,00021$142,0950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$151,9298$153,00072$186,2788$82,7500$04$113,0000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 31 tracts in New Bedford, MA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$187,39417$213,3530$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$140,21414$224,0710$01$242,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$163,8007$221,8570$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$177,5008$217,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$131,0001$183,0001$183,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 380
  • Hazardous Condition: 227
  • Service Call: 63
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - New Bedford


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Bedford, MA

Most common first names in New Bedford, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,07081.3 years
Joseph1,43075.5 years
John1,25874.6 years
Manuel1,08876.3 years
Maria99279.9 years
William62474.3 years
George48774.4 years
Alice45980.0 years
Jose44972.4 years
James43872.8 years
Most common last names in New Bedford, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Medeiros48674.9 years
Sylvia46575.9 years
Souza38176.1 years
Silva34977.0 years
Costa31375.1 years
Mello29176.4 years
Perry27376.5 years
Santos23774.3 years
Correia23474.8 years
Gomes21274.7 years
Businesses in New Bedford, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5MasterBrand Cabinets9
AT&T1McDonald's4
Ashley Furniture2Nike4
AutoZone2Papa John's Pizza1
Budget Car Rental1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS4RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid5
Decora Cabinetry2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Domino's Pizza3Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts18Subway4
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile1
FedEx9True Value3
GNC1U-Haul3
H&R Block3UPS11
KFC2Walgreens5
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Marriott1YMCA2
Browse common businesses in New Bedford, MA


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