#30 New Bedford, Massachusetts
Population in 2010: 95,072
Population in 2012: 94,929
New Bedford, Massachusetts, is celebrated as being the first US flag flown during the American Revolutionary War. Also, if you want to stroll in Fort Taber Park or marvel at the wildlife at Buttonwood Park Zoo, New Bedford will be one of your new favorite places.
Despite its rich history, the population isn’t quite so rich, as the average household income is below the poverty line. Hence, searching for better career opportunities is one of the primary reasons for the residents to move elsewhere.