Bedford County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Bedford County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 48,480 with a growth rate of -0.35% 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
201748,480-172-0.35%
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
White47,728
Two or More Races630
Black or African American217
Some Other Race137
Asian118
American Indian and Alaska Native61

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Median Age

45.9


Total

44.9


Male

47.1


Female

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 38,985 adults, (10,503 of whom are seniors) in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

24,487

50.08%

Male

24,404

49.92%

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All79.5%20.5%
Male73.2%26.8%
Female71.4%28.6%
Non Family63.9%36.1%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,6662.4679.5
Married10,9253.0190.2
Non Family6,2651.1863.9
Female1,4563.2671.4
Male1,0203.2973.2

2.97

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3513.81%
9th to 12th Grade3,2739.22%
High School Graduate18,29751.55%
Some College4,86413.70%
Associates Degree2,8147.93%
Bachelors Degree2,8398.00%
Graduate Degree2,0575.80%

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White34,65130,1844,756
Hispanic30624156
Multiple Races23018438
Black2051859
Asian906340
Native American51434
Other Race504120

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 44.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,211$37,534$23,646
Less Than High School$24,725$32,111$11,603
High School Grad$28,057$36,088$18,665
Some College$32,129$40,110$26,269
Bachelors Degree$42,520$50,221$36,103
Graduate Degree$50,673$50,469$50,705

$31,211

Average Earnings

$37,534

Average Male

$23,646

Average Female

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Language

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Language

97.41% of Bedford County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,8156,23213.31%
Multiple63014623.17%
Hispanic53210619.92%
Black1627948.77%
Native611931.15%
Other1321612.12%

13.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.17%

Male Poverty Rate

15.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bedford County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bedford County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 48.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bedford County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 12.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.62%
High School12.35%
Some College9.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.03%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.91%
Female Unemployed20.96%
Female Employed8.25%
Male Employed5.61%

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Income

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,703$58,910
Families$58,109$68,529
Married Families$62,449$73,986
Non Families$24,721$35,652

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Veterans

3,777

Number of Veterans

3,580

Male Veterans

197

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,496
First Gulf War548
Second Gulf War425
Korea406
World War II269

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6849.62%
Black7535.89%
Hispanic277.44%
2 or More155.12%
Other34.84%

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

6.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bedford County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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