The City of Bedford had a population of 1,450 as of July 1, 2018.
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 (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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bedford: Beadforde.
|Population in Households||1,421|
|Population in Familes||1,106|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||29|
|Median Household Income||$44,236|
|Average Household Income||$54,528|
|Per Capita Income||$23,507|
|Total Housing Units||730 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||453 (62.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||168 (23.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||109 (14.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$63,953|
|Average Home Value||$78,634|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.64%|
|Per Capita Income||1.86%|
The table below compares Bedford to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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||# 218||79th|
|Population Density||# 360||64th|
|Diversity Index||# 411||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 901||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 919||9th|
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