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Bedford, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Bedford had a population of 595 as of July 1, 2016. Bedford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bedford is located at latitude 38.5962 and longitude -85.3171 in Trimble County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bedford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Trimble County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 902 feet.

The City of Bedford (GNIS ID: 2403834) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bedford is located within Bedford Division of Trimble County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bedford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Bedford, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 595
Population in Households 587
Population in Familes 484
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 2,186
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 232
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 162
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 171 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $131,000
Average Home Value $185,965
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,717
Average Household Income $58,513
Per Capita Income $23,016
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.37%
Households -0.14% -0.17%
Families 1.35% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bedford, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bedford to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 331 39th
Population Density1 # 102 81st
Diversity Index2 # 242 55th
Median Household Income # 168 69th
Per Capita Income # 203 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.