The Borough of Bedford had a population of 2,699 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bedford: Camp Raystown, Fort Bedford, Manor of Bedford, Raystown, Rays-town.
|Population in Households||2,690|
|Population in Familes||1,760|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||9|
|Median Household Income||$36,300|
|Average Household Income||$48,548|
|Per Capita Income||$25,673|
|Total Housing Units||1,675 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||726 (43.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||699 (41.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||250 (14.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$156,432|
|Average Home Value||$168,492|
|Average Household Size||1.89|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.44%|
|Per Capita Income||1.31%|
The table below compares Bedford to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 501||72nd|
|Population Density||# 539||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 730||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 1623||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1050||40th|
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