New Bedford Information

New Bedford Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of New Bedford, MA

General New Bedford Information

State: Massachusetts

County: Bristol County

Close cities: Acushnet, MA, South Dartmouth, MA, North Westport, MA, East Freetown, MA, North Dartmouth, MA, Mattapoisett, MA, Bliss Corner, MA, Smith Mills, MA, Mattapoisett Center, MA, Fairhaven, MA

New Bedford Population (census data)
Total 91,849 (-1.8% since 2000)
Male 43,268 (47.1%)
Female 48,581 (52.9%)

Population Density: 4,565 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 130.9 (US Avg is 100)

New Bedford Elevation: 50 feet above sea level

Land Area: 20.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,607

Zip Codes: 02740, 02746, 02745, 02742, 02741, 02744, and 02743.

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New Bedford Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (75.2%)
  • Hispanic (10.2%)
  • Other race (9.5%)
  • Two or more races (5.9%)
  • Black (4.4%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Portuguese (38.6%)
  • French (9.1%)
  • Subsaharan African (8.2%)
  • Irish (7.9%)
  • English (7.3%)
  • French Canadian (5.9%)
Foriegn Born: 18,392 people (20.0%)
  • Europe (87.4%)
  • Latin America (12.6%)

Local New Bedford Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: Harvard University, Boston University, Northeastern University

New Bedford School Information

High Schools
Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School (1121 Ashley Boulevard, New Bedford, MA, 02745 - Greater New Bedford District)
New Bedford High (230 Hathaway Boulevard, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
West Side Junior-Senior High School (181 Hillman Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
Middle Schools
Keith Middle School (70 Hathaway Boulevard, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
Normandin Middle School (81 Felton Street, New Bedford, MA, 02745 - New Bedford District)
Roosevelt Middle School (119 Frederick Street, New Bedford, MA, 02744 - New Bedford District)
Other/Private Schools
Abraham Lincoln (445 Ashley Boulevard, New Bedford, MA, 02745 - New Bedford District)
Alfred J Gomes (286 South Second Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
Betsey B Winslow (561 Allen Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
Casmir Pulaski (1097 Braley Road, New Bedford, MA, 02745 - New Bedford District)
Charles S Ashley (122 Rochambeau, New Bedford, MA, 02745 - New Bedford District)
Elizabeth Carter Brooks (212 Nemasket Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
Ellen R Hathaway (256 Court Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
Elwyn G Campbell (145 Essex Street, New Bedford, MA, 02745 - New Bedford District)
George H Dunbar (338 Dartmouth Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
Hayden/Mcfadden (361 Cedar Grove, New Bedford, MA, 02746 - New Bedford District)
Horatio A Kempton (135 Shawmut Avenue, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
James B Congdon (50 Hemlock Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
Jireh Swift (2203 Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford, MA, 02745 - New Bedford District)
John Avery Parker (705 County Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
John B Devalles (120 Katherine Street, New Bedford, MA, 02744 - New Bedford District)
John Hannigan (33 Emery Street, New Bedford, MA, 02744 - New Bedford District)
Mt. Pleasant (261 Mt Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA, 02746 - New Bedford District)
New Bedford Global Learning Charter School (455 County Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford Global HMCS District)
Phillips Avenue (249 Phillips Avenue, New Bedford, MA, 02746 - New Bedford District)
Sarah D Ottiwell (26 Madeira Avenue, New Bedford, MA, 02746 - New Bedford District)
Sgt Wm H Carney Academy (247 Elm Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
Thomas R Rodman (497 Mill Street, New Bedford, MA, 02740 - New Bedford District)
William H Taylor (620 Brock Avenue, New Bedford, MA, 02744 - New Bedford District)

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