Demographics

People

Total Population1,566
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens24.3%
Employed Population 16+711
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married60.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.8%
Median Earnings25+$33,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$48,523
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,583

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,125
% Above Poverty Level88.2%
% Below Poverty Level11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone22.8%
Median Gross Rent$604
Median House Value$59,500

Ancestry

English14.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.4%
Irish11%
Dutch2.6%
Swedish1.7%
French Except Basque1.5%
Scottish0.9%
Italian0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
Danishn0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Greek0.3%
Polish0.3%
German0.2%
Swiss0.1%
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Bedford Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyTaylor County
Standard Zip Codes50833
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.67
Approximate Longitude-94.72

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)

StationBEDFORD
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches
StationCLARINDA
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.7 inches
StationMOUNT AYR 4 SW
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blockton137$54,583
Clearfield386$49,167
Gravity135$45,625
Lenox1,557$53,523
New Market405$59,792
Shambaugh151$45,625

Bedford Public Libraries

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

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Bedford Public Schools

Bedford Elementary School
906 Pennsylvania St
ZIP: 50833
(712) 523-2116
Primary
Total Enrollment 239
Bedford High School
906 Pennsylvania St, 906 Pennsylvania Street
ZIP: 50833
(712) 523-2656
Other
Total Enrollment 240
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