Bedford County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Bedford County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 48,480 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bedford County, Pennsylvania is the 45th largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201748,480-372-0.76%
201648,8522000.41%
201648,652-137-0.28%
201548,789-397-0.81%
201449,186-162-0.33%
201349,348-232-0.47%
201249,580-35-0.07%
201149,615-76-0.15%
201049,6911,7723.70%
199047,9191,1352.43%
198046,7844,43110.46%
197042,353-98-0.23%
196042,4511,6764.11%
195040,775-34-0.08%
194040,8093,5009.38%
193037,309-968-2.53%
192038,277-602-1.55%
191038,879-589-1.49%
190039,4688242.13%
189038,6443,71510.64%
188034,9295,29417.86%
187029,6352,89910.84%
186026,7363,68415.98%
185023,052-6,283-21.42%
184029,3354,83319.72%
183024,5024,25421.01%
182020,2484,50228.59%
181015,7463,70730.79%
180012,039-1,085-8.27%
179013,1240.00%

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White47,729
Two or More Races518
Black or African American263
Some Other Race134
Asian111
American Indian and Alaska Native97

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Median Age

45.4


Total

44.5


Male

46.6


Female

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 38,788 adults, (10,015 of which are seniors) in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

24,443

50.03%

Male

24,409

49.97%

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90%10%
All79.8%20.2%
Male72.1%27.9%
Female70.8%29.2%
Non Family65.6%34.4%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,7572.4479.8
Married10,8962.9690
Non Family6,1731.265.6
Female1,6263.2270.8
Male1,0623.2172.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Households

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Education

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3263.76%
9th to 12th Grade3,3859.59%
High School Graduate17,93550.80%
Some College5,13114.53%
Associates Degree2,6707.56%
Bachelors Degree2,9418.33%
Graduate Degree1,9185.43%

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,47329,9044,743
Hispanic30324146
Multiple Races21817719
Black2111849
Asian856642
Native American65573
Other Race463721

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 87.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 49.41%.

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,887$37,643$22,543
Less Than High School$25,357$31,578$13,924
High School Grad$27,552$36,552$17,778
Some College$31,212$38,189$25,438
Bachelors Degree$41,060$48,482$34,286
Graduate Degree$49,517$53,056$46,384

$30,887

Average Earnings

$37,643

Average Male

$22,543

Average Female

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Language

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Language

97.32% of Bedford County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,8236,49213.86%
Multiple51816832.43%
Black16910662.72%
Hispanic4926914.02%
Native881112.50%
Other12964.65%

14.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.11%

Male Poverty Rate

15.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bedford County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bedford County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 62.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bedford County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.55%.

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.82%
High School11.91%
Some College9.55%
Bachelors or Greater7.19%

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.55%
Female Unemployed24.84%
Female Employed8.61%
Male Employed6.05%

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Income

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,746$57,471
Families$56,285$66,078
Married Families$60,507$71,367
Non Families$24,358$35,498

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

3,864

Number of Veterans

3,704

Male Veterans

160

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,530
First Gulf War592
Korea421
Second Gulf War394
World War II284

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,084
65 to 741,054
35 to 54864
55 to 64718
18 to 34144

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7719.90%
Black6929.11%
Hispanic216.05%
2 or More218.37%
Other35.88%

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

7.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bedford County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bedford28412721-120-4.22%
Everett18341745-89-4.85%
Hyndman910875-35-3.85%
Saxton735701-34-4.63%
Schellsburg338331-7-2.07%
Manns Choice300295-5-1.67%
Woodbury284275-9-3.17%
Hopewell230244146.09%
Pleasantville19819800.00%
New Paris186180-6-3.23%
Coaldale161158-3-1.86%
Rainsburg13313300.00%
St. Clairsville7875-3-3.85%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990