The City of Bedford had a population of 1,407 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Bedford is located at latitude 40.6712 and longitude -94.7243 in Taylor County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bedford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Taylor County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,122 feet.
The City of Bedford (GNIS ID: 2394105) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve 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.
|Population in Households||1,382|
|Population in Familes||1,089|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||25|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||716 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||473 (66.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||133 (18.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||109 (15.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$59,655|
|Average Home Value||$78,586|
|Median Household Income||$40,028|
|Average Household Income||$47,362|
|Per Capita Income||$20,535|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.22%|
|Per Capita Income||1.7%|
The table below compares Bedford to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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||# 224||78th|
|Population Density1||# 374||63rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 445||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 939||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 973||4th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.