The Borough of Bedford had a population of 2,706 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Bedford is located at latitude 40.0151 and longitude -78.503 in Bedford County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bedford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bedford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,106 feet.
The Borough of Bedford (GNIS ID: 1214895) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bedford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bedford: Camp Raystown, Fort Bedford, Manor of Bedford, Raystown, Rays-town.
|Population in Households||2,697|
|Population in Familes||1,787|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||9|
|Average Household Size||1.86|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,691 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||715 (42.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||736 (43.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||240 (14.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$158,624|
|Average Home Value||$172,552|
|Median Household Income||$35,636|
|Average Household Income||$47,937|
|Per Capita Income||$25,745|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.95%|
|Per Capita Income||2.21%|
The table below compares Bedford to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 495||72nd|
|Population Density1||# 540||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 703||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 1577||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 784||56th|
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