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Demographics

People

Total Population6,543
Male Share of the Population44.8%
Female Share of the Population55.2%
Senior Citizens21.1%
Employed Population 16+2,633
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married40%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,983
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,224

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,331
% Above Poverty Level78.5%
% Below Poverty Level21.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone42.1%
Median Gross Rent$670
Median House Value$145,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.4%
English13.6%
Irish10.2%
German9.9%
Norwegian1.5%
West Indian1.4%
Italian1.4%
French Except Basque1.3%
Jamaican1%
Welsh1%
Swedish0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Arab0.9%
Canadian0.8%
Scottish0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Russian0.5%
Polish0.5%
Greek0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Jordanian0.4%
Haitian0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
African0.1%
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Bedford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bedford County
Standard Zip Codes24523
Phone Area Codes540
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude37.32
Approximate 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)

StationBEDFORD
Distance1.4 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp42 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationBUCHANAN
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 45 F
Apr Temp40 to 71 F
Jul Temp64 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip42.3 inches
StationROANOKE WOODRUM AP
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp27 to 45 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Altavista3,478$45,000
Buchanan1,094$63,333
Hurt1,498$45,563
Lynchburg78,755$51,637
Troutville520$56,563
Vinton8,170$56,131

Bedford Public Libraries

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

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Bedford Hospitals

Bedford Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
1613 Oakwood Street
(540) 586-2440
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Bedford Public Schools

Body Camp Elem
3420 Body Camp Rd
(540) 297-7391
Primary
Total Enrollment 188
Liberty High
100 Liberty Minutemen Dr
(540) 586-2541
High
Total Enrollment 898
Science And Technology Center
600 Edmund St
(540) 586-3933
High
Bedford Middle
503 Longwood Ave
(540) 586-7735
Middle
Total Enrollment 588
Bedford Primary
807 College St
(540) 586-8339
Primary
Total Enrollment 245
Bedford Elem
806 Burks Hill Rd
(540) 586-0275
Primary
Total Enrollment 392

Bedford Private Schools

Precept Schools Of Virginia
729 Blue Ridge Ave
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 17
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