The Town of Bedford had a population of 6,527 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Bedford is located at latitude 37.3343 and longitude -79.5231 in Bedford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bedford encompass a land area of 8.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bedford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,004 feet.
The Town of Bedford (GNIS ID: 1793650) 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: Bedford City, Bedford Court House, Liberty, Liberty Court House.
|Total Population||6,527 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,213 (95.2%)|
|Population in Families||4,710 (72.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||314 ( 4.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$40,648|
|Average Household Income||$54,048|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,155|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,144 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,496 (47.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,291 (41.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||357 (11.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$182,176|
|Average Home Value||$225,267|
|Housing Affordability Index3||135|
|Average Household Size||2.23|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.62%|
|Per Capita Income||1.02%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.45%|
The table below compares Bedford to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 169||72nd|
|Population Density||# 298||50th|
|Median Household Income||# 467||21st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 141||24th|
|Per Capita Income||# 435||27th|
|Diversity Index||# 327||45th|
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