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People

Total Population 6,522
Male Share of the Population 44.4%
Female Share of the Population 55.6%
Senior Citizens 21.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,424
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 35.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,155
% Above Poverty Level 73.7%
% Below Poverty Level 26.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 45.9%
Median Gross Rent $666
Median House Value $144,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.3%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 10.6%

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

Bedford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles W of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County
Metro Area Lynchburg
Standard Zip Codes 24523
Phone Area Codes 540
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.33
Longitude -79.52

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 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station BUCHANAN
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 71 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Station ROANOKE WOODRUM AP
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Altavista 3,464 $38,611
Buchanan 1,098 $62,727
Hurt 1,412 $46,176
Lynchburg 78,158 $51,128
Troutville 551 $55,417
Vinton 8,162 $52,149

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

Bedford Public Libraries

Library
Bedford Public Library System
321 NORTH BRIDGE STREET
Bedford, Virginia
(540) 586-8911

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Bedford Hospitals

BEDFORD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1613 OAKWOOD STREET BOX 688
(540) 587-3446
Emergency Service: Yes

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Bedford High Schools

LIBERTY HIGH
100 LIBERTY MINUTEMEN DR
540-586-2541
Serves 1,019 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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