New Bedford

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  4. New Bedford Employment Information
  5. New Bedford Family Information
  6. New Bedford Education Information
  7. New Bedford Business Information
  8. New Bedford Public Benefits Information
  9. New Bedford Criminal Information
  10. New Bedford Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. New Bedford Zip Codes


New Bedford Legal Resources

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New Bedford Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 93,768
  • Land Area (2000): 52.116 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 10.111 square kilometers
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In January (1961-1990): 30.6186 (-0.8) / (-17.8)
  • Average Daily / Average High Temperature In Fahrenheit (Celsius) In July (1961-1990): 73.5186 (23.1) / 81.3186 (27.4)
  • Average Annual Heating Degree Days (1961-1990): 5,426
  • Average Annual Cooling Degree Days (1961-1990): 729
  • Average Annual Precipitation (1961-1990): 47 inches
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  • Area Code(s): 508, 774
  • Alias(es) (2003): ACUSHNET, NEW BEDFORD
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Houses (2000): 41,511
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 3,306
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 11,456

New Bedford Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 93,465 99.68%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 303 0.32%

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New Bedford Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 38,892
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $1,109,882,000 / $270,106,000

New Bedford Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 45,332 39,663 5,669 12.50% 125
1991 45,148 37,870 7,278 16.12% 161
1992 43,944 37,225 6,718 15.29% 153
1993 43,542 37,664 5,878 13.50% 135
1994 43,511 37,847 5,664 13.02% 130
1995 43,428 38,114 5,314 12.24% 122
1996 42,350 37,641 4,709 11.12% 111
1997 42,459 38,419 4,040 9.51% 95
1998 41,378 37,871 3,507 8.48% 85
1999 41,138 37,947 3,191 7.76% 78
2000 41,926 39,621 2,306 5.50% 55
2001 41,954 39,116 2,838 6.76% 68
2002 42,886 39,243 3,644 8.50% 85
2003 42,309 38,297 4,012 9.48% 95
2004 42,038 38,420 3,618 8.61% 86
2005 42,063 38,588 3,475 8.26% 83
2006 42,336 38,954 3,382 7.99% 80
2007 41,907 38,702 3,205 7.65% 76
2008 41,754 38,099 3,655 8.75% 88
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 42,260 37,888 4,372 10.35% 103
Feb 2008 42,137 37,976 4,161 9.87% 99
Mar 2008 42,027 38,081 3,946 9.39% 94
Apr 2008 41,342 38,304 3,038 7.35% 73
May 2008 41,230 38,067 3,163 7.67% 77
Jun 2008 41,731 38,274 3,457 8.28% 83
Jul 2008 41,814 38,389 3,425 8.19% 82
Aug 2008 41,610 38,127 3,483 8.37% 84
Sep 2008 41,634 37,781 3,853 9.25% 93
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

New Bedford Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 2,620 13.47%
2. Public Administration 1,197 6.15%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 1,145 5.89%
4. Health Care 940 4.83%
5. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 870 4.47%
6. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 703 3.61%
7. Educational Services 695 3.57%
8. Food and Beverage Stores 618 3.18%
9. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 594 3.05%
10. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 567 2.92%
11. Food Manufacturing 522 2.68%
12. Repair and Maintenance 468 2.41%
13. Metal Manufactuing 439 2.26%
14. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 439 2.26%
15. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 397 2.04%
16. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 370 1.90%
17. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 358 1.84%
18. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 348 1.79%
19. Department and Other General Stores 348 1.79%
20. Other Transportation 319 1.64%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 3,764 19.78%
2. Educational Services 1,700 8.93%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 1,410 7.41%
4. Apparel Manufacturing 1,051 5.52%
5. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 887 4.66%
6. Finance and Insurance 852 4.48%
7. Social Assistance 840 4.41%
8. Public Administration 738 3.88%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 578 3.04%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 570 2.99%
11. Personal and Laundry Services 538 2.83%
12. Department and Other General Stores 442 2.32%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 428 2.25%
14. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 371 1.95%
15. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 299 1.57%
16. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 277 1.46%
17. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 258 1.36%
18. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 233 1.22%
19. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 228 1.20%
20. Other Transportation 224 1.18%

New Bedford Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 1,404 7.22%
2. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,064 5.47%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 848 4.36%
4. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 832 4.28%
5. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 790 4.06%
6. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 776 3.99%
7. Other Installation / Maintenance 735 3.78%
8. Construction Laborers 692 3.56%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 652 3.35%
10. Other Construction Trades 640 3.29%
11. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 536 2.76%
12. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 512 2.63%
13. Vehicle Mechanics 462 2.38%
14. Carpenters 449 2.31%
15. Other Management Occupations 442 2.27%
16. Law Enforcement Workers 440 2.26%
17. Food Processing Workers 348 1.79%
18. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 344 1.77%
19. Other Food Preparation and Servers 313 1.61%
20. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 304 1.56%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,356 7.12%
2. Other Production Occupations 1,264 6.64%
3. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,159 6.09%
4. Secretaries and Admins 1,040 5.46%
5. Other Office and Admin Support 924 4.85%
6. Cashiers 751 3.95%
7. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 694 3.65%
8. Waiters and Waitresses 542 2.85%
9. Health Technologists and Technicians 541 2.84%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 538 2.83%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 496 2.61%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 483 2.54%
13. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 482 2.53%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 471 2.47%
15. Customer Service Representatives 469 2.46%
16. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 465 2.44%
17. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 416 2.19%
18. Registered Nurses 399 2.10%
19. Other Personal Care, Not child care 378 1.99%
20. Other Management Occupations 373 1.96%

New Bedford Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 34,437 46.99%
15-35 hours 9,099 12.42%
1-14 hours 1,633 2.23%
No regular hours 28,118 38.37%

New Bedford Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,529 4.12%
5 AM-5:29 AM 1,536 4.14%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 1,987 5.36%
6 AM-6:29 AM 3,463 9.34%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 5,188 13.99%
7 AM-7:29 AM 4,195 11.31%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 4,905 13.23%
8 AM-8:29 AM 3,305 8.91%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,705 4.60%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,417 3.82%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 852 2.30%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 340 0.92%
Noon-3:59 PM 3,413 9.20%
4 PM-11:59 PM 3,252 8.77%

New Bedford Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,262 3.40%
5-9 5,393 14.54%
10-14 8,508 22.94%
15-19 7,466 20.13%
20-24 4,251 11.46%
25-29 1,289 3.48%
30-34 2,411 6.50%
35-39 516 1.39%
40-44 742 2.00%
45-59 1,805 4.87%
60-89 2,271 6.12%
At least 90 1,173 3.16%

New Bedford Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 474 1.28% 27,695 74.68%
30-44 224 0.60% 3,445 9.29%
45-59 46 0.12% 1,759 4.74%
At least 60 297 0.80% 3,147 8.49%

New Bedford Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 181 0.48%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 6,049 16.11%
 Car / truck / van, solo 27,830 74.14%
 Motorcycle 38 0.10%
 Other 371 0.99%
 Public transportation 1,041 2.77%
 Walked 1,577 4.20%
 Worked at home 450 1.20%

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New Bedford Family Information

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Households (2000): 38,240 (91,788 people)
Families (2000): 24,266 (73,043 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 6,668
People at same address in 1995: 50,570

New Bedford Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 7,144 18.68%
$10,000-$14,999 4,105 10.73%
$15,000-$19,999 3,388 8.86%
$20,000-$24,999 3,023 7.91%
$25,000-$29,999 2,482 6.49%
$30,000-$34,999 2,124 5.55%
$35,000-$39,999 2,356 6.16%
$40,000-$44,999 1,895 4.96%
$45,000-$49,999 1,874 4.90%
$50,000-$59,999 2,931 7.66%
$60,000-$74,999 3,017 7.89%
$75,000-$99,999 2,284 5.97%
$100,000-$124,999 958 2.51%
$125,000-$149,999 277 0.72%
$150,000-$199,999 146 0.38%
$200,000 or more 236 0.62%

New Bedford Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 12,057 31.58%
 Family, 2 people 9,680 25.35%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,707 4.47%
 Family, 3 people 6,490 17.00%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 205 0.54%
 Family, 4 people 4,847 12.70%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 68 0.18%
 Family, 5 people 2,090 5.47%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 39 0.10%
 Family, 6 people 648 1.70%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 7 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 328 0.86%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 12 0.03%

New Bedford Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 26,479 27.49%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 10,574 10.98%
Public Assistance 2,703 2.81%
Retirement 6,659 6.91%
Self Employment 2,158 2.24%
Social Security 12,133 12.60%
Supplemental Security 4,035 4.19%
Wage / Salary 25,862 26.85%
Other 5,721 5.94%

New Bedford Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 8,893 57.01%
 With children under 18 6,707 42.99%

New Bedford Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,429 10.01%
 Married 17,720 51.74%
 Never Married 12,050 35.19%
 Widowed 1,048 3.06%

New Bedford Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 4,619 11.46%
 Married 18,746 46.52%
 Never Married 11,151 27.67%
 Widowed 5,779 14.34%

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New Bedford Education Information

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New Bedford Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 15,473 21.91%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 13,619 19.28%
 High school diploma or equivalent 20,398 28.88%
 Some college, no degree 10,477 14.84%
 Associate degree 3,613 5.12%
 Bachelors degree 5,040 7.14%
 Graduate or professional degree 2,003 2.84%

New Bedford Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,052 1.12% 618 0.66% 1,670 1.78%
Kindergarten 1,052 1.12% 193 0.21% 1,245 1.33%
Grades 1-4 4,909 5.24% 475 0.51% 5,384 5.74%
Grades 5-8 4,964 5.29% 412 0.44% 5,376 5.73%
Grades 9-12 5,331 5.69% 342 0.36% 5,673 6.05%
Undergrad college 2,492 2.66% 508 0.54% 3,000 3.20%
Graduate or professional school 371 0.40% 225 0.24% 596 0.64%
Total 20,171 21.51% 2,773 2.96% 22,944 24.47%

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New Bedford Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 2,885
Wholesale trade sales (2002): $809,394,000
Retail sales (2002): $574,094,000
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New Bedford Public Benefits Information

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New Bedford Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 73,291 79.80%
 Below Poverty Level 18,553 20.20%

New Bedford Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1951 $6,589 $210 $5,179 $523 $180 $837 $13,308 $6,126 $3,109 $0
1952 $6,771 $261 $5,813 $530 $221 $515 $13,850 $7,069 $3,766 $0
1953 $6,697 $285 $5,634 $549 $228 $399 $13,507 $7,574 $5,954 $0
1954 $7,301 $288 $5,623 $525 $240 $389 $14,078 $7,712 $6,298 $8,326
1955 $7,245 $294 $5,743 $551 $252 $445 $14,236 $7,923 $8,126 $9,948
1956 $7,157 $305 $6,456 $667 $275 $424 $14,979 $8,163 $8,620 $10,509
1957 $8,807 $283 $6,924 $720 $299 $559 $17,309 $8,304 $8,193 $7,715
1958 $8,808 $283 $6,924 $720 $318 $559 $17,329 $8,305 $8,193 $7,883
1959 $9,497 $298 $7,154 $719 $337 $540 $18,247 $8,534 $9,702 $7,556
1960 $10,250 $201 $7,896 $747 $363 $626 $19,882 $9,461 $9,551 $7,114
1961 $10,250 $203 $7,899 $748 $364 $634 $19,895 $9,462 $9,551 $7,115
1962 $12,350 $195 $8,544 $744 $428 $780 $22,846 $10,750 $10,650 $5,888
1963 $11,950 $205 $9,657 $768 $466 $870 $23,711 $11,250 $10,269 $8,443
1964 $11,950 $205 $9,657 $768 $466 $870 $23,711 $11,250 $10,269 $0
1965 $12,756 $158 $10,293 $901 $466 $1,083 $25,499 $11,699 $10,996 $0
1966 $13,016 $157 $10,979 $1,090 $466 $1,132 $26,683 $13,046 $10,716 $0
1967 $12,793 $157 $15,104 $1,101 $598 $1,090 $30,686 $13,490 $13,715 $11,903
1968 $14,361 $156 $15,694 $1,066 $598 $1,163 $32,882 $14,621 $13,428 $0
1969 $14,361 $156 $15,694 $1,066 $598 $1,271 $32,990 $14,621 $13,428 $0
1970 $16,127 $164 $9,451 $1,176 $598 $1,714 $29,066 $17,229 $22,561 $10,060
1971 $19,518 $161 $15,190 $1,198 $598 $2,632 $39,136 $20,925 $30,220 $13,454
1972 $24,494 $159 $13,382 $1,222 $1,086 $2,454 $42,638 $24,444 $48,115 $21,823
1973 $24,494 $159 $13,382 $1,222 $1,086 $2,454 $42,638 $24,444 $48,115 $21,823
1974 $27,569 $161 $27,816 $1,578 $1,086 $3,641 $61,690 $28,733 $65,741 $39,671
1975 $27,569 $161 $27,816 $1,578 $1,086 $3,641 $61,690 $28,733 $65,741 $39,671
1976 $28,860 $165 $33,184 $2,134 $1,086 $3,152 $68,416 $30,748 $82,078 $19,692
1977 $37,064 $169 $42,424 $2,408 $1,791 $2,364 $86,051 $34,870 $108,728 $24,020
1978 $37,064 $169 $42,424 $2,408 $1,791 $2,364 $86,051 $34,870 $108,728 $24,020
1979 $37,064 $169 $42,424 $2,408 $1,791 $2,364 $86,051 $34,870 $108,728 $24,020
1980 $33,407 $217 $47,171 $2,408 $2,570 $2,538 $88,094 $34,870 $108,728 $28,920
1981 $33,643 $263 $47,211 $3,757 $2,928 $3,418 $90,957 $44,428 $59,379 $24,550
1982 $28,069 $326 $52,612 $3,921 $0 $3,621 $88,223 $42,654 $49,329 $10,703
1983 $26,604 $357 $54,387 $4,020 $3,248 $2,490 $90,749 $47,759 $49,345 $30,035
1984 $27,377 $348 $59,572 $4,604 $3,870 $3,713 $99,136 $46,437 $44,880 $36,685
1985 $26,334 $543 $66,621 $5,459 $4,410 $3,909 $106,733 $51,175 $36,870 $38,944
1986 $26,485 $400 $72,518 $5,021 $4,911 $3,945 $112,880 $57,656 $47,197 $54,357
1987 $29,005 $634 $79,337 $5,120 $4,911 $6,149 $124,522 $62,262 $41,817 $50,198
1988 $34,949 $562 $85,025 $5,193 $4,007 $6,118 $135,292 $62,672 $28,672 $56,007
1989 $31,123 $559 $99,310 $6,229 $7,771 $7,916 $152,349 $69,361 $39,577 $62,803
1990 $40,568 $782 $83,767 $6,613 $0 $16,678 $147,626 $83,573 $30,537 $13,462
1991 $44,787 $599 $76,943 $7,279 $6,201 $12,799 $148,009 $84,833 $23,632 $69,700
1992 $41,679 $651 $64,241 $6,603 $10,381 $14,198 $137,102 $89,615 $56,727 $85,366
1993 $43,856 $505 $103,285 $7,250 $12,741 $18,557 $185,689 $84,662 $50,276 $93,245
1994 $44,600 $512 $95,326 $6,163 $12,765 $21,644 $180,498 $94,214 $50,249 $82,364
1995 $49,024 $810 $81,614 $5,808 $12,741 $24,157 $173,344 $102,698 $80,646 $80,215
1996 $51,495 $839 $126,389 $5,222 $12,741 $25,824 $221,671 $111,412 $83,741 $76,799
1997 $52,742 $693 $129,954 $5,712 $5,421 $26,757 $220,586 $114,353 $175,385 $126,182
1998 $55,982 $966 $142,462 $6,127 $14,481 $26,590 $245,642 $116,698 $169,580 $161,716
1999 $57,280 $949 $142,421 $5,850 $14,481 $28,626 $248,658 $126,768 $175,661 $166,884
2000 $60,253 $963 $152,882 $6,378 $14,481 $30,454 $264,448 $140,428 $183,295 $159,129
2001 $62,052 $3,758 $158,427 $5,701 $13,405 $38,277 $277,862 $154,353 $220,720 $179,058
2002 $64,497 $2,799 $165,696 $6,451 $8,028 $33,897 $278,569 $154,824 $234,100 $165,767
2003 $78,622 $3,128 $171,192 $5,655 $0 $26,069 $281,538 $155,928 $239,397 $171,546
2004 $73,165 $2,498 $178,246 $6,191 $47,531 $35,025 $340,158 $153,404 $237,976 $206,827
2005 $77,402 $2,983 $204,339 $7,050 $40,957 $35,322 $365,070 $151,164 $221,358 $238,727
2006 $83,276 $4,734 $181,695 $7,379 $29,271 $39,472 $341,093 $155,681 $283,488 $226,780


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1951 $2,973 $200 $68 $284 $1,018 $137 $12,486
$1,875 $3,851 $83 $546 $296 $1,155
1952 $3,741 $232 $173 $383 $951 $180 $14,353
$2,002 $4,707 $85 $455 $334 $1,110
1953 $3,737 $349 $148 $354 $684 $243 $14,234
$1,842 $4,417 $101 $504 $371 $1,484
1954 $3,896 $362 $124 $320 $988 $206 $14,892
$2,070 $4,653 $166 $476 $391 $1,240
1955 $4,034 $340 $130 $366 $1,101 $227 $15,889
$2,233 $5,078 $164 $469 $412 $1,335
1956 $4,341 $382 $138 $401 $1,173 $245 $17,165
$3,005 $5,231 $228 $423 $403 $1,195
1957 $5,058 $406 $175 $1,152 $1,315 $306 $18,758
$2,137 $4,544 $229 $1,128 $426 $1,882
1958 $5,058 $413 $175 $1,152 $1,315 $306 $18,781
$2,137 $4,544 $229 $1,128 $441 $1,883
1959 $4,861 $351 $0 $391 $1,270 $419 $20,388
$2,429 $5,591 $191 $1,727 $451 $2,707
1960 $5,260 $382 $0 $281 $1,187 $264 $19,861
$2,419 $5,804 $254 $680 $476 $2,854
1961 $5,260 $383 $0 $281 $1,188 $265 $19,882
$2,420 $5,808 $254 $681 $477 $2,865
1962 $6,394 $419 $259 $284 $1,155 $288 $22,727
$2,761 $6,723 $351 $623 $485 $2,985
1963 $6,127 $433 $0 $210 $1,301 $329 $23,226
$2,959 $7,068 $287 $609 $570 $3,333
1964 $6,127 $433 $217 $210 $1,301 $329 $23,226
$2,959 $7,068 $287 $609 $570 $3,116
1965 $6,605 $445 $222 $225 $1,157 $397 $24,276
$3,076 $7,942 $349 $638 $570 $2,650
1966 $7,695 $485 $225 $219 $1,324 $522 $26,943
$3,336 $8,193 $391 $691 $570 $3,292
1967 $7,936 $528 $249 $195 $1,595 $419 $31,640
$3,944 $9,186 $483 $869 $727 $5,509
1968 $8,875 $570 $305 $181 $1,567 $373 $30,970
$3,741 $10,664 $472 $1,108 $727 $2,387
1969 $8,875 $570 $305 $181 $1,567 $373 $30,970
$3,741 $10,664 $472 $1,108 $727 $2,387
1970 $10,900 $657 $251 $220 $3,278 $473 $31,858
$4,558 $975 $1,083 $1,012 $727 $7,724
1971 $17,780 $647 $156 $271 $2,449 $725 $43,750
$5,657 $971 $1,565 $1,081 $727 $11,721
1972 $22,074 $733 $144 $341 $2,368 $1,008 $52,977
$6,676 $1,067 $1,874 $1,032 $1,497 $14,163
1973 $22,074 $733 $144 $341 $2,368 $1,008 $52,977
$6,676 $1,067 $1,874 $1,032 $1,497 $14,163
1974 $21,770 $1,032 $147 $419 $1,197 $1,017 $57,537
$8,060 $1,898 $3,686 $3,542 $1,497 $13,272
1975 $21,770 $1,032 $147 $419 $1,197 $1,017 $57,537
$8,060 $1,898 $3,686 $3,542 $1,497 $13,272
1976 $32,187 $1,230 $391 $486 $7,423 $1,306 $90,898
$8,764 $352 $3,879 $8,809 $1,497 $24,574
1977 $42,213 $2,268 $328 $738 $2,851 $1,375 $96,808
$8,619 $350 $4,442 $5,820 $3,544 $24,260
1978 $42,213 $2,268 $328 $738 $2,851 $1,375 $96,808
$8,619 $350 $4,442 $5,820 $3,544 $24,260
1979 $42,213 $2,268 $328 $738 $2,851 $1,375 $96,808
$8,619 $350 $4,442 $5,820 $3,544 $24,260
1980 $34,036 $2,267 $328 $738 $2,851 $1,371 $85,995
$8,618 $350 $4,442 $2,582 $5,816 $22,596
1981 $38,680 $1,248 $564 $1,661 $3,685 $1,123 $90,647
$11,718 $618 $2,501 $3,159 $6,585 $19,105
1982 $34,716 $1,007 $705 $1,065 $2,478 $1,059 $80,630
$11,728 $567 $3,667 $3,088 $0 $20,550
1983 $67,173 $1,093 $717 $1,117 $3,814 $1,057 $126,966
$12,674 $543 $3,261 $3,430 $7,794 $24,293
1984 $39,979 $1,033 $676 $1,226 $3,934 $1,057 $106,001
$12,843 $600 $2,973 $4,027 $8,338 $29,315
1985 $43,343 $2,063 $0 $1,169 $4,699 $1,112 $106,973
$13,651 $655 $1,425 $3,595 $9,131 $26,130
1986 $48,836 $1,950 $2 $733 $5,381 $882 $110,251
$14,700 $727 $1,944 $3,577 $9,574 $21,945
1987 $51,101 $1,742 $0 $1,486 $5,135 $2,486 $114,093
$15,624 $1,006 $2,042 $3,301 $9,574 $20,596
1988 $58,493 $2,098 $445 $1,858 $5,874 $1,263 $125,304
$16,948 $847 $1,319 $3,322 $10,830 $22,007
1989 $65,796 $2,574 $1,218 $2,006 $6,480 $1,341 $149,849
$18,027 $770 $1,322 $3,891 $15,331 $31,093
1990 $65,336 $2,650 $483 $1,832 $4,471 $1,181 $130,286
$20,119 $707 $2,713 $3,960 $0 $26,834
1991 $69,276 $3,328 $865 $1,854 $5,085 $934 $151,885
$19,414 $657 $1,926 $3,751 $14,029 $30,766
1992 $69,650 $2,746 $740 $1,846 $4,345 $932 $146,124
$19,946 $632 $2,156 $4,078 $14,376 $24,677
1993 $69,758 $2,640 $688 $1,887 $4,151 $1,102 $167,039
$19,685 $605 $3,741 $4,117 $15,637 $43,028
1994 $89,241 $3,250 $767 $1,698 $5,062 $1,424 $235,517
$20,801 $574 $1,060 $3,384 $16,008 $92,248
1995 $91,472 $3,281 $760 $1,852 $4,986 $1,417 $218,220
$22,376 $425 $1,029 $4,099 $15,637 $70,886
1996 $94,291 $4,612 $855 $2,115 $6,002 $1,419 $209,536
$23,565 $528 $2,017 $5,394 $15,637 $53,101
1997 $96,667 $4,329 $919 $2,225 $6,293 $1,438 $209,881
$23,985 $521 $1,207 $4,410 $15,013 $52,874
1998 $111,943 $5,271 $935 $2,373 $8,516 $1,215 $245,881
$25,030 $560 $1,695 $5,118 $18,411 $64,814
1999 $121,716 $5,817 $1,055 $2,468 $10,296 $1,377 $270,501
$28,343 $547 $2,120 $5,592 $18,411 $72,759
2000 $127,929 $6,081 $1,502 $2,695 $10,261 $1,777 $288,397
$29,906 $681 $10,540 $5,195 $18,411 $73,419
2001 $132,527 $4,792 $1,445 $2,907 $6,410 $2,816 $314,138
$33,924 $720 $9,886 $5,542 $18,411 $94,758
2002 $144,890 $4,987 $1,450 $3,400 $7,228 $2,283 $332,761
$33,985 $695 $12,564 $5,039 $25,456 $90,784
2003 $147,612 $4,580 $1,494 $2,800 $6,969 $1,898 $338,925
$33,177 $715 $12,426 $5,364 $21,392 $100,498
2004 $154,589 $4,183 $1,588 $2,180 $7,739 $1,399 $323,811
$32,151 $886 $8,967 $4,685 $22,804 $82,640
2005 $160,813 $3,645 $1,697 $2,311 $8,570 $1,418 $368,719
$34,845 $1,134 $11,736 $5,818 $25,006 $111,726
2006 $161,363 $3,694 $2,085 $2,278 $14,030 $1,231 $382,256
$36,504 $1,231 $6,818 $9,682 $29,558 $113,782

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 216
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New Bedford Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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New Bedford Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 12,967 13.83%
10-19 Years 12,765 13.61%
20-29 Years 13,316 14.20%
30-39 Years 13,498 14.40%
40-49 Years 12,598 13.44%
50-59 Years 9,462 10.09%
60-69 Years 7,019 7.49%
70-79 Years 7,325 7.81%
80-89 Years 4,021 4.29%
90+ Years 797 0.85%

New Bedford Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 44,173 47.11%
 Female 49,595 52.89%

New Bedford Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 70,520 75.21%
 Hispanic/Latino 9,576 10.21%
 Multiracial 4,638 4.95%
 Other Race 4,503 4.80%
 African-American 3,503 3.74%
 Asian 600 0.64%
 Amerindian 394 0.42%
 Pacific Islander 34 0.04%

New Bedford Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Portuguese 36,239 41.58%
2. French Non-Basque 8,529 9.79%
3. Cape Verdean 7,508 8.62%
4. Irish 7,405 8.50%
5. English 6,863 7.88%
6. French Canadian 5,557 6.38%
7. Polish 3,134 3.60%
8. United States Or American 2,752 3.16%
9. Italian 2,707 3.11%
10. German 1,541 1.77%

New Bedford Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 54,487 62.21%
2. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 22,307 25.47%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 6,925 7.91%
4. French 1,608 1.84%
5. French Creole 751 0.86%
6. Polish 333 0.38%
7. Chinese 281 0.32%
8. Arabic 191 0.22%
9. Vietnamese 136 0.16%
10. African 80 0.09%

New Bedford Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 75,376 80.39%
 Naturalized immigrant 9,726 10.37%
 Not a citizen 8,666 9.24%

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