Bedford County PA Information


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  1. Bedford County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forBedford County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Bedford County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 49,263
Population in Households 48,712
Population in Familes 40,479
Population in Group Qrtrs 551
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $47,111
Average Household Income $59,244
Per Capita Income $24,348


Total Housing Units 24,259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,827 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,408 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,024 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $142,758
Average Home Value $174,957


Total Households 20,235
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 14,064
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.11% -0.25%
Households 0.0% -0.18%
Families -0.14% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.9%


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, 2019 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 # 57 16th

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