Bedford is a city located in Lawrence County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Lawrence County. With a 2020 population of 13,068, it is the 65th largest city in Indiana and the 2557th largest city in the United States . Bedford is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -2.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,413 in 2010. Bedford reached it's highest population of 14,410 in 1980. Spanning over 12 miles, Bedford has a population density of 1,070 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bedford is $54,803 with a poverty rate of 17.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $679 per month, and the median house value is $94,800. The median age in Bedford is 42.2 years, 40.4 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.