Bedford, Indiana Population 2020

13,306

Bedford is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 13,306, it is the 64th largest city in Indiana and the 2518th largest city in the United States. Bedford is currently growing at a rate of 0.08% annually but its population has decreased by -0.80% 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 1,090 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bedford is $52,654 with a poverty rate of 17.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $674 per month, and the median house value is $91,400. The median age in Bedford is 42 years, 40.2 years for males, and 44.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.

Bedford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bedford was:

  • White: 94.51%
  • Two or more races: 2.79%
  • Native American: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.74%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Bedford, Indiana is 13,306, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,284.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,413.

Bedford, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202045,754430.09%
201945,711430.09%
201845,668430.09%
201745,625370.08%
201645,588210.05%
201545,567-81-0.18%
201445,648-245-0.54%
201345,893-219-0.48%
201246,112-23-0.05%
201146,135330.07%
201046,1020.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,55694.51%
Two or More Races3702.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native1230.93%
Asian990.75%
Black or African American980.74%
Some Other Race220.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.13%

Bedford Population Pyramid 2020

Bedford Median Age

42


Total

40.2


Male

44.7


Female

Bedford Adults

There are 10,441 adults, (2,728 of whom are seniors) in Bedford.

Bedford Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bedford Sex Ratio

Female

6,962

52.40%

Male

6,323

47.60%

Bedford Households and Families

Bedford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bedford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
Male75.2%24.8%
All63.3%36.7%
Female55.5%44.5%
Non Family49.9%50.1%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6532.2563.3
Married2,3712.8977.6
Non Family2,2671.2249.9
Female7933.155.5
Male2222.9275.2

2.86

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bedford Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3774.02%
9th to 12th Grade6637.06%
High School Graduate3,89241.47%
Some College2,06522.00%
Associates Degree9199.79%
Bachelors Degree8879.45%
Graduate Degree5826.20%

Bedford Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8237,8721,359
Multiple Races14812731
Hispanic14713832
Native American12312315
Asian875447
Black8458
Other Race2222
Islander171717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,268$36,815$24,580
Less Than High School$20,833$24,224$18,882
High School Grad$28,268$35,903$21,441
Some College$29,023$35,612$24,808
Bachelors Degree$47,143$57,101$43,021
Graduate Degree$55,417$56,875$47,222

$30,268

Average Earnings

$36,815

Average Male

$24,580

Average Female

Bedford Language

Bedford Language by Age

Bedford Language

98.24% of Bedford residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.

Bedford Poverty

Bedford Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8691,95416.46%
Multiple3709525.68%
Native1236653.66%
Hispanic2136530.52%
Islander1717100.00%

17.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.00%

Male Poverty Rate

16.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bedford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bedford is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bedford is White, with 16.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.44%
High School15.29%
Some College14.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.33%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Unemployed29.14%
Female Employed12.10%
Male Employed9.90%

Bedford Income

Bedford Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,675$52,654
Families$51,550$63,046
Married Families$63,922-
Non Families$26,865$34,503

Bedford Marital Status

Bedford Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bedford Married by Age and Sex

Bedford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bedford Marital Status by Race

Bedford Veterans

1,163

Number of Veterans

1,085

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam348
Second Gulf War303
First Gulf War159
Korea156
World War II43
Age Group Veterans
75+287
35 to 54285
65 to 74225
55 to 64202
18 to 34164
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,05810.64%
Indian6653.66%
Black2122.58%
2 or More1811.61%
Hispanic117.19%

$Bedford Veterans by Education

8.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bedford Employment Status

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bedford Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.85%

Born in Indiana

98.36%

Native Born

1.64%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.36% of Bedford residents were born in the United States, with 76.85% having been born in Indiana. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,306110.08%
201913,295110.08%
201813,28410.01%
201713,283110.08%
201613,2720.00%
201513,27260.05%
201413,266-53-0.40%
201313,319-64-0.48%
201213,383-13-0.10%
201113,39640.03%
201013,392-376-0.28%
200013,768-49-0.04%
199013,817-593-0.42%
198014,4101,3230.97%
197013,087630.05%
196013,0244620.36%
195012,562480.04%
194012,514-694-0.54%
193013,2084,1323.82%
19209,0763600.41%
19108,7162,6013.61%
19006,1152,7646.20%
18903,3510.00%