New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA

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2020 Population
111,427
0.129% 1-year growth
US Senator
Elizabeth Warren
Democratic Party
US Senator
Ed Markey
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.9
0.263% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
16.9%
8.49% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$52,091
6.56% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$249,600
4.39% 1-year growth

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In 2020, New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA had a population of 111k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $52,091. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA grew from 111,284 to 111,427, a 0.129% increase and its median household income grew from $48,885 to $52,091, a 6.56% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64%), Other (Hispanic) (12.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.42%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (5.39%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.5%).

32.9% of the households in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.6% of the residents in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bristol County (South)--New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA are Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford (6 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA was $249,600, and the homeownership rate was 44.9%.

Most people in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA is home to a population of 111k people, from which 92.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 18.3% of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA residents were born outside of the country (20.4k people).

In 2020, there were 5.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (71.3k people) in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.5k Other (Hispanic) and 6.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA are Portuguese (15,917 households), Spanish (14,267 households), and Haitian (1,500 households).

Citizenship

92.6%
2020 Citizenship
92.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 92.6% of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA was 92.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    71.3k ± 1.81k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    13.5k ± 1.23k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.04k ± 808
19%
Hispanic Population
21.2k people

In 2020, there were 5.28 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (71.3k people) in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.5k Other (Hispanic) and 6.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19% of the people in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA are hispanic (21.2k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

18.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
20.4k people
19.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
21.5k people

As of 2020, 18.3% of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA residents (20.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA was 19.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Portuguese
    15,917 households (15.2%)
  2. Spanish
    14,267 households (13.6%)
  3. Haitian
    1,500 households (1.44%)

32.9% of the households in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA was Portuguese. 15.2% of the households in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA reported speaking Portuguese at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,441 ± 243
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    564 ± 184
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    473 ± 197

New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA employs 49.8k people. The largest industries in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA are Construction (3,999 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,292 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,184 people), and the highest paying industries are Services incidental to transportation ($156,809), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($91,324), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($89,896).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,136
Women
48.5%
25,622
Men
51.5%

The workforce of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA in 2020 was 49,758 people, with 48.5% woman, and 51.5% men.

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Occupations

49.8k
2020 Value
−0.697%
1 Year decline
± −0.697%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA declined at a rate of −0.697%, from 50.1k employees to 49.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA, are Nursing assistants (1,407 people), Cashiers (1,380 people), and Retail salespersons (1,361 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

49.8k
2020 Value
−0.697%
1 Year decline
± −0.697%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA declined at a rate of −0.697%, from 50.1k employees to 49.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA, are Construction (3,999 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,292 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,184 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA, though some of these residents may live in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,689
Median earning men ± $2,796
$31,705
Median earning women ± $1,157

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($77,021), Information ($70,707), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,625).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Information ($59,000), Public Administration ($55,854), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,382).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Massachusetts. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Massachusetts.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $37.4B
  2. $29.6B
  3. $28.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $37.4B, followed by Electronics ($29.6B) and Mixed freight ($28.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Massachusetts products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$314B
2020 Value in Massachusetts
$627B
Projected 2050 Value in Massachusetts
99.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Massachusetts trade was $314B. This is expected to increase 99.9% to $627B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Massachusetts trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Massachusetts to other states, or from other states to Massachusetts.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31B
  2. $23.4B
  3. $14.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Massachusetts domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $31B, followed by New Hampshire with $23.4B and Connecticut and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Massachusetts shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing the state of Massachusetts. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Warren
Senator from Massachusetts1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013
Ed Markey
Senator from Massachusetts2
Assumed office on July 16, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Mo Cowan, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of John Kerry, who had become Secretary of State.

Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are the senators currently representing Massachusetts.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Massachusetts

Massachusetts is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Massachusetts have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA awarded 6 degrees. The student population of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 0 male students and 12 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA are Black or African American (3 and 50%), followed by White (2 and 33.3%), Hispanic or Latino (1 and 16.7%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA by number of degrees awarded are Rob Roy Academy-New Bedford (6 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Bristol County (South)--New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA are General Cosmetology (6 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 2.07% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.74% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (30.8k), Some college (15.5k), and Secondary Education (15.4k).

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The median property value in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA was $249,600 in 2020, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $239,100 to $249,600, a 4.39% increase. The homeownership rate in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA is 44.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA have an average commute time of 26.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA is $52,091. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $191,165, followed by Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, with respective values of $139,554 and $135,332.

Property

$249,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,976
$20,559
Median Property Taxes
±$1,027

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

44.9%
Homeownership
2020
60.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 44.9% of the housing units in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 45.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA was Norfolk (Northeast) & Middlesex (Southeast) Counties (West of Boston City) PUMA, MA with a value of $191,165, followed by Middlesex (West Central) & Worcester (East) Counties PUMA, MA and Newton City & Brookline Town PUMA, MA, with respective values of $139,554 and $135,332.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,091
Median Household Income
± $2,709
45.8k
Number of Households
± 1,583

In 2020, the median household income of the 45.8k households in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA grew to $52,091 from the previous year's value of $48,885.

The following chart displays the households in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.408
2020 Wage GINI in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA
0.402
2019 Wage GINI in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA

In 2020, the income inequality in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA was 0.408 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.6% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (75.5%)
  2. Carpooled (13%)
  3. Walked (4.15%)

In 2020, 75.5% of workers in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13%) and those who walked to work (4.15%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA have a shorter commute time (26.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.63% of the workforce in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA (18.4k out of 109k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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95.6% of the population of New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA has health coverage, with 36.4% on employee plans, 38.5% on Medicaid, 9.68% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 0.841% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Massachusetts was $10,559 in 2014. This is a 2.78% increase from the previous year ($10,273).

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see 968 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 930 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 153 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Massachusetts, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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968 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Massachusetts

Primary care physicians in Massachusetts see an average of 968 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (968 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Massachusetts across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 23% between 18 and 34 years, 37.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.36%
Uninsured
36.4%
Employer Coverage
38.5%
Medicaid
9.68%
Medicare
10.2%
Non-Group
0.841%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Bedford City & Fairhaven Town PUMA, MA declined by 9.29% from 4.8% to 4.36%.

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