FAST FACTS

New Bedford Children Facts

(From 2010 Census)

Number of Children under age 5: 

 

7,805

Percentage of these children living under the poverty line: 

 

38.1%

(16.1% for MA) 

Percent of 3-4 year old children in an early childhood program:

49.8%

(59.1% for MA)

Percent of children with all parents in the workforce:

 

70.3%

(71.3% for MA)