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People

Total Population 2,778
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 28.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,161
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 47.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,370
% Above Poverty Level 86.7%
% Below Poverty Level 13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.4%
Median Gross Rent $577
Median House Value $149,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 14.4%

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

Bedford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Bedford
Standard Zip Codes 15522
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.018
Longitude -78.504

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 EVERETT
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Station KEGG
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 59 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station STOYSTOWN
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Everett 1,769 $31,548
Hopewell 239 $60,781
Manns Choice 300 $44,464

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

Bedford Public Libraries

Library
Bedford Co Fed Lib System
240 SOUTH WOOD STREET
Bedford, Pennsylvania
(814) 623-5010
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Bedford High Schools

BEDFORD SHS
814-623-4250
Serves 606 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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