New Bedford (zip 02744), Massachusetts 

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Population

11,184

-6.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$29,663

Median Home Price

$240,800

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Best Places to Live in New Bedford (zip 02744), Massachusetts

Capital-city complex - Eastern edge of Rhode Island at the head of Narragansett Bay. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the 02744 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

New Bedford, MA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Educated population
Arts and culture
Attractive downtown
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Economy
Depressed areas

What Bert Has To Say About Providence-Warwick Metro Area

Providence is the capital and primary commercial, industrial, and residential area for this small New England state. Established as an enclave of religious tolerance and resident American rights in pre-Revolutionary times, it remains a center of liberal intellectual thought. It’s also an old manufacturing and typically New-England style old textile milling center, and the area and surrounding communities of New Bedford and Fall River have borne the brunt of considerable economic dislocation. The metro area covers the state of Rhode Island and spreads eastward into Bristol County, Massachusetts (where New Bedford and Fall River are located).


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Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
County: Bristol County
Metro Area: Providence-Warwick Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: New Bedford
Zip Codes: New Bedford (zip 02744)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 51 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in New Bedford (zip 02744) is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. New Bedford (zip 02744) jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, New Bedford (zip 02744)'s cost of living is 0.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare New Bedford (zip 02744)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Bristol county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
New Bedford (zip 02744)'s population is 11,184 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 6.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in New Bedford (zip 02744) is Real Estate: $240,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.2%.

SCHOOLS
New Bedford (zip 02744) public schools spend $21,909 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in New Bedford (zip 02744). More Education



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Housing Market in New Bedford

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The median home price in New Bedford is $240,800.

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