Bedford Lawrence County, Indiana

Bedford: Town in Lawrence County, Indiana, United States

About

Bedford is a town located in the county of Lawrence in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,413 and a population density of 426 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,233 inhabitants.

The town was created 158 years ago in 1863.

Bedford Quick Facts

Population : 13,233 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Lawrence County
Postal code : 47421
Phone Area Codes : 812
Area : 31.5 km2
Altitude : 686 feet / 209 meters
Capital city : Bedford is capital of Lawrence County
Establishment : January 01, 1864 (158 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Indiana/Indianapolis
Local time : 01:11:25 (25th January 2022)
Density : 420 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.36% (2010-2020)
Bedford locator map
Location of Bedford on Indiana map.
St. Vincent de Paul in Bedford  front and southern side horizontal image
St. Vincent de Paul in Bedford front and southern side horizontal
St. Vincent de Paul in Bedford  front and southern side horizontal image

Geography

Bedford is located at 38°51'40"N 86°29'14"W (38.8611600, -86.4872100).

Bedford map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Bedford decreased by 1.36% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,413 - census
2011 13,402 -0.08% estimation process
2012 13,389 -0.1% estimation process
2013 13,326 -0.47% estimation process
2014 13,273 -0.4% estimation process
2015 13,282 0.07% estimation process
2016 13,277 -0.04% estimation process
2017 13,281 0.03% estimation process
2018 13,284 0.02% estimation process
2019 13,212 -0.54% estimation process
2020 13,233 0.16% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,079
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,439
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,325
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,423
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.5%
People over 65 (%) : 19.9%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 94.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 0.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 406
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.2%

Bedford zip code is 47421. County name: Lawrence, County fips: 18093

BFR, Bedford, Бедфорд

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $91,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,005
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $356
2015-2019 median gross rent : $798
2015-2019 Households : 2,998
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.35
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,259
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 50,493
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,798
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,073
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,400
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 359
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 149
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 129
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 327
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 28
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 307
2010 population per square mile : 2,286.4
2010 land area in square miles : 3.25
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 152,262
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $263,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,782
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $693
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,114
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1,065
2015-2019 Households : 141,245
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.45
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 77.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 764,915
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,710,181
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,419,884
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 4,461,115
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,712
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $72,586
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $41,399
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 8,227
2019 total employment : 159,215
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 9,480,130
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 30,716
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 33,195
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 17,453
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,250
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,988
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 25,666
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,488
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 28,981
2010 population per square mile : 488.4
2010 land area in square miles : 705.97
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $174,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,357
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $498
2015-2019 median gross rent : $899
2015-2019 Households : 7,222
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.18
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 220,819
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 149,780
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,114,720
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 334,604
2012 total retail sales per capita : $20,302
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,785
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,881
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,695
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 786
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 579
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 57
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,496
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 127
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,345
2010 population per square mile : 475.7
2010 land area in square miles : 34.60

People born in Bedford (30)

People born in Bedford, including novelist, screenwriter, historian, and literary historian A. B. Guthrie Jr., ice hockey player Donald Brashear, basketball player Billy Shepherd, .

List

  • Charles D. Walker (American engineer) he was born in 29/08/1948
  • George W. Cook (American politician (1851-1916)) he was born in 10/11/1851
  • Arnold Saul (American tennis player) he was born in 30/05/1924
  • William T. Wiley (American artist) he was born in 21/10/1937
  • Jack Turner (basketball player) he was born in 29/06/1930
  • Becky Skillman (American politician) she was born in 26/09/1950
  • Bill Cramer (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 22/05/1891
  • Bill Rariden (American baseball player) he was born in 04/02/1888
  • Bob Wicker (American baseball player) he was born in 24/05/1878
  • Craig Bowden (professional golfer) he was born in 18/06/1968
  • Dale Lindsey (American football player and coach) he was born in 18/01/1943
  • Fred Wampler (professional golfer) he was born in 17/10/1923
  • Kerry Roberts (Tennessee State Senator) he was born in 24/09/1961
  • Lon Poff (actor (1870-1952)) he was born in 08/02/1870
  • Mac Barnes (actor (1863-1923)) he was born in 02/06/1863
  • Rick McIntyre (American judge) he was born in 05/10/1956
  • Toby Henderson (American bicycle motocross rider) he was born in 10/10/1961
  • Yank Terry (American baseball player) he was born in 11/02/1911

Schools in Bedford

College & universities near Bedford, IN

Code Name City ZIP
151351 Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington (IN) 47405-7000

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bedford, IN

Code Name Address Type
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS
IND Indianapolis Union Station 350 South Illinois Street RAIL

Post offices near Bedford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bedford Post Office Bedford (IN) 47421

Other places with the same name (13)

Other cities in Lawrence County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lawrence County , IN.

City Name Population Title
Shawswick 20,173 Township in Lawrence County, Indiana
Mitchell 4,269 City in Marion Township, Lawrence County, Indiana, United States
Redding 4,262 Human settlement in United States of America
Guthrie 1,401 Unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Indiana
Oolitic 1,138 City in Lawrence County, Indiana, United States of America
Bono 827 Unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Indiana
Avoca 583 Unincorporated town in Marshall Township, Lawrence County, Indiana, United States of America
Erie 531 Unincorporated community in Lawrence County, Indiana

Distance to Other Cities

Bedford distances to largest Indiana cities