New Bedford, MA is located in the southeastern part of Massachusetts. With a population of 100,309 and a population density of 4,777 people per square mile, it is one of the most densely populated cities in the US. The city has a unique mix of culture and history that make it an interesting place to visit. Local businesses range from antique stores to seafood restaurants. There are plenty of year-round outdoor activities available such as whale watching, kayaking, and hiking along breathtaking trails with views of Buzzards Bay. Other notable organizations include the New Bedford Historical Society and New Bedford Whaling Museum. For sports fans, there are several local teams playing minor league baseball as well as semi-professional soccer and basketball teams.
The population in New Bedford is 100,309. There are 5,016 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in New Bedford is 36.5, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in New Bedford is 2.4, the US average of people per household is 2.6.
Family in New Bedford
- 39.1% are married
- 11.5% are divorced
- 20.9% are married with children
- 30.1% have children, but are single
Race in New Bedford
- 63.4% are white
- 5.4% are black
- 1.6% are asian
- 0.1% are native american
- 6.6% claim Other
- 20.0% claim Hispanic Ethnicity
- 2.9% Two or More Races
- 0.0% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander