Bedford, Kentucky

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Bedford, Kentucky

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Bedford strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 17% Bedford Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Bedford, Kentucky

Comparing Bedford to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 6
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 3
Age of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 7
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6
Median Family Income 4 5
People Above Poverty 4 6
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 2 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Housing Recently Built 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Bedford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 33 miles NE of Louisville, Kentucky
County Trimble
Standard Zip Codes 40006
Phone Area Codes 502
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.592
Longitude -85.317

Bedford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 67 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station VEVAY
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
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Bedford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 677 100%
Male 320 47.3%
Female 357 52.7%
Under 18 193 28.5%
18+ 484 71.5%
65+ 89 13.1%
Median Age 31.8
Average Family Size 2.96
White 663 97.9%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 12 1.8%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 2.4%

Estimated Bedford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 740
Growth 63
Growth % 9.3%

Bedford Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 41.8%
English 22.3%
Irish 12.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
German 6.9%
Welsh 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Dutch 1.2%
Scottish 1%
Lebanese 0.5%
Italian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bedford 677 $36,250
Campbellsburg 705 $41,406
Carrollton 3,846 $41,193
La Grange 5,676 $46,194
Milton 525 $34,688
New Castle 919 $34,550
Prestonville 164 $30,341

Bedford Public Libraries

Trimble County Public Library
Bedford, Kentucky
(502) 255-7362

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Bedford High Schools (2004)

1029 HWY 421N
Serves 437 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

Bedford Colleges

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