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People

Total Population 1,491
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 21.4%
Employed Population 16+ 661
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,333
% Above Poverty Level 80.2%
% Below Poverty Level 19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $49,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
US/American 0%
English 18.2%
Irish 9.5%

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

Bedford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles N of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles SE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Taylor
Standard Zip Codes 50833
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.666
Longitude -94.721

Bedford 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 BEDFORD
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station CLARINDA
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Station MOUNT AYR 4 SW
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Siam (50833)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blockton 157 $45,625
Clearfield 378 $46,667
Gravity 162 $39,444
Lenox 1,433 $41,429

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

Bedford Public Libraries

Library
Bedford Public Library
JEFFERSON STREET
Bedford, Iowa
(712) 523-2828

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Bedford High Schools

BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL
906 PENNSYLVANIA ST
712-523-2656
Serves 387 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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