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Demographics

People

Total Population1,446
Male Share of the Population47.6%
Female Share of the Population52.4%
Senior Citizens23.4%
Employed Population 16+633
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married56%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16%
Median Earnings25+$30,968
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,917
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,833
% Above Poverty Level84.8%
% Below Poverty Level15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.4%
Median Gross Rent$578
Median House Value$52,400

Ancestry

English14.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13%
Irish10.4%
French Except Basque2.4%
Italian2.2%
Swedish2.1%
Dutch1.5%
Scottish0.9%
Danishn0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Polish0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Greek0.1%
German0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Bedford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Taylor 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
Blockton153$46,875
Clearfield371$47,083
Gravity157$39,583
Lenox1,424$42,292
New Market393$53,125
Shambaugh196$51,667

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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