Bedford County PA Information


Bedford County Subdivisions

Bedford County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 49,255
Population in Households 48,704
Population in Familes 40,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 551
Population Density1 49
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $45,872
Average Household Income $58,693
Per Capita Income $24,061


Total Housing Units 23,954 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,758 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,320 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,876 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $141,114
Average Home Value $171,418


Total Households 20,078
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 13,986
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.12% -0.32%
Households -0.09% -0.3%
Families -0.23% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.56%


Bedford County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bedford County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania 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 # 45 34th
Population Density # 57 16th
Diversity Index # 62 9th
Median Household Income # 54 21st
Per Capita Income # 61 10th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.