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Bedford, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,699
Population in Households 2,690
Population in Familes 1,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 2,487
Diversity Index3 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,300
Average Household Income $48,548
Per Capita Income $25,673

HOUSING

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
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,425
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 667
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.62% -0.58%
Households -0.57% -0.58%
Families -0.86% -0.76%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.31%

Bedford, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
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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