The Town of Bedford had a population of 6,659 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Bedford is located at latitude 37.3358 and longitude -79.5195 in Bedford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bedford (see map below) 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.
|Population in Households||6,345|
|Population in Familes||4,877|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||314|
|Median Household Income||$40,192|
|Average Household Income||$55,960|
|Per Capita Income||$25,317|
|Total Housing Units||3,191 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,490 (46.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,348 (42.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||353 (11.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$157,603|
|Average Home Value||$203,605|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.42%|
|Per Capita Income||3.6%|
The table below compares Bedford to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia 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||# 167||72nd|
|Population Density||# 298||50th|
|Diversity Index||# 322||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 445||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 350||41st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.