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The City of Bedford had a population of 1,394 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Bedford is located at latitude 40.6669 and longitude -94.7214 in Taylor County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bedford 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bedford: Beadforde.
|Total Population||1,394 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,376 (98.7%)|
|Population in Families||1,073 (77.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||18 ( 1.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$46,909|
|Average Household Income||$62,275|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||7%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,923|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||725 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||471 (65.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||136 (18.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||118 (16.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$80,106|
|Average Home Value||$138,110|
|Housing Affordability Index3||290|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.52%|
|Per Capita Income||1.76%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.13%|
The table below compares Bedford to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 226||78th|
|Population Density||# 371||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 933||8th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 803||80th|
|Per Capita Income||# 814||19th|
|Diversity Index||# 518||50th|
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