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People

Total Population 646
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 11.8%
Employed Population 16+ 325
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 35.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.2%
Median Earnings25+ $28,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,898
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,750
% Above Poverty Level 88.1%
% Below Poverty Level 11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.6%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $164,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.3%
US/American 0%
English 3.4%
Irish 24%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bedford Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NW of Oak Lawn, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 10 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Cook
Standard Zip Codes 60455, 60458, 60459, 60501, 60638
P.O. Box Zip Codes 60499
Phone Area Codes 708
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.762
Longitude -87.8

Bedford Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHICAGO MIDWAY AP 3 SW
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station CHICAGO UNIVERSITY
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 32 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 84 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station WHEATON 3 SE
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bedford Park, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Argo (60501)

Clearing (60638)

South Suburban (60499)

South Suburbn (60499)

Summit Argo (60501)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgeview 16,359 $59,604
Burbank 29,157 $61,117

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Bedford Park, Illinois
(708) 458-6826
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