Latest Data (2015)
Population 94,958
Nationwide Rank 323

Quick Facts

New Bedford, Massachusetts is the 323rd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

New Bedford, Massachusetts is a city.

New Bedford, Massachusetts is currently 21.7% smaller than it was in 1920, the year of its peak recorded population.

New Bedford, Massachusetts's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

New Bedford, Massachusetts Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
317 Portsmouth, Virginia -4.2%
318 Sparks, Nevada 43.6%
319 Brockton, Massachusetts 0.9%
320 Dearborn, Michigan -2.7%
321 Federal Way, Washington 11.7%
322 Lee's Summit, Missouri 33.9%
323 New Bedford, Massachusetts 1.1%
324 Spokane Valley, Washington 17.3%
325 Livonia, Michigan -5.9%
326 Roswell, Georgia 15.8%
327 Orem, Utah 11.8%
328 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 78.6%
329 Yuma, Arizona 19.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 94,958 323
2014 94,845 318
2013 95,078 315
2012 94,929 315
2011 94,885 307
2010 95,072 302
2009 91,053 317
2008 90,996 313
2007 91,150 303
2006 91,433 297
2005 92,067 290
2004 93,060 285
2003 93,685 277
2002 93,835 272
2001 93,831 269
2000 93,896 263
1990 98,476 208
1950 109,189 97
1940 110,341 80
1930 112,597 75
1920 121,217 53
1910 96,652 53
1900 62,442 58
1890 40,733 72
1880 26,845 75
1870 21,320 62
1860 22,300 40
1850 16,443 42
1840 12,087 31