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New Bedford, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of New Bedford had a population of 78 as of July 1, 2018. New Bedford ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Bedford is located at latitude 41.5128 and longitude -89.7207 in Bureau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of New Bedford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bureau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.

The Village of New Bedford (GNIS ID: 2399455) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of New Bedford is located within Township of Greenville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bureau County.

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New Bedford, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 78
Population in Households 76
Population in Familes 64
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 437
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $58,354
Average Household Income $72,963
Per Capita Income $26,436


Total Housing Units 46 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $96,154
Average Home Value $121,667


Total Households 39
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 28
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.48% 0.0%
Households 0.64% 0.0%
Families 4.16% -0.72%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   3.79%

New Bedford, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Bedford to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1335 2nd
Population Density # 1115 19th
Diversity Index # 718 47th
Median Household Income # 546 60th
Per Capita Income # 785 43rd

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