The Town of Bedford had a population of 6,830 as of July 1, 2017.
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.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bedford: Bedford City, Bedford Court House, Liberty, Liberty Court House.
|Daytime Population: Workers||4,652|
|Daytime Population: Residents||4,172|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||8,824|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.29|
|Population in Households||6,517|
|Population in Familes||4,962|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||313|
|Median Household Income||$39,685|
|Average Household Income||$54,851|
|Per Capita Income||$24,793|
|Total Housing Units||3,282 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,547 (47.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,361 (41.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||374 (11.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$152,171|
|Average Home Value||$193,609|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.99%|
|Per Capita Income||2.65%|
The table below compares Bedford to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 165||72nd|
|Population Density||# 289||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 323||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 446||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 334||44th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.