Bedford, New York

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Bedford, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
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Top 1% trophy Bedford Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
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Top 1% trophy Bedford Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
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Top 2% trophy Bedford College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
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Top 2% trophy Bedford People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 3% trophy Bedford Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 4% trophy Bedford Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 5% trophy Bedford Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Bedford, New York

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 5
Senior Citizens 3 2
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Housing Recently Built 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Bedford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Stamford, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles NE of New York, New York
County Westchester
Standard Zip Codes 10506
Phone Area Codes 914
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.204
Longitude -73.644

Bedford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station STAMFORD 5 N
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
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Bedford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,724 100%
Male 862 50%
Female 862 50%
Under 18 511 29.6%
18+ 1,213 70.4%
65+ 198 11.5%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 3.18
White 1,668 96.8%
African-American 5 0.3%
Asian 32 1.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 0.4%
Mixed Race 12 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 40 2.3%

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
Italian 29%
Irish 15.5%
English 13.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
German 6.8%
US/American 4%
Russian 3.7%
Polish 3.2%
Eastern European 3.1%
European 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Swedish 1.4%
Scottish 1.2%
Ukrainian 1.2%
Portuguese 1%
Hungarian 1%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Slovene 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Australian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Banksville (10506)
Bedford Village (10506)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bedford 1,724 $118,848
Armonk 3,461 $122,066
Chappaqua 9,468 $180,451
Mount Kisco 9,983 $68,219
Scotts Corners 624 $154,790
Somers 18,346 $103,950
Yorktown Heights 7,972 $97,580
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