Bedford, Kentucky Population 2020

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Bedford is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 571, it is the 287th largest city in Kentucky and the 12751st largest city in the United States. Bedford is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -4.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 599 in 2010. Bedford reached it's highest population of 610 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Bedford has a population density of 2,098 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bedford is $37,399 with a poverty rate of 46.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $652 per month, and the median house value is $65,000. The median age in Bedford is 32.8 years, 27.8 years for males, and 34.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 118.1 males.

Bedford Demographics

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

  • White: 95.85%
  • Other race: 2.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bedford, Kentucky is 571, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 581.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 599.

Bedford, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66995.85%
Some Other Race162.29%
Two or More Races131.86%
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Bedford Population Pyramid 2020

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Bedford Median Age

32.8


Total

27.8


Male

34.2


Female

Bedford Adults

There are 499 adults, (62 of whom are seniors) in Bedford.

Bedford Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

14.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bedford Sex Ratio

Female

320

45.85%

Male

378

54.15%

Bedford Households and Families

Bedford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bedford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married50%50%
Male45.5%54.5%
All37.5%62.5%
Non Family36.2%63.8%
Female19.3%80.7%

37.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2882.4237.5
Non Family1271.2836.2
Married823.3250
Female573.319.3
Male223.4545.5

2.91

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

17.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bedford Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade122.86%
9th to 12th Grade7618.10%
High School Graduate19145.48%
Some College7718.33%
Associates Degree276.43%
Bachelors Degree358.33%
Graduate Degree20.48%
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Bedford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White39531231
Other Race1414
Multiple Races666
Hispanic5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

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

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,750$18,750$18,750
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$12,083$$
Some College$29,063$$25,000
Bachelors Degree$47,917$38,750$54,375
Graduate Degree$$$

$18,750

Average Earnings

$18,750

Average Male

$18,750

Average Female

Bedford Language

Bedford Language by Age

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Bedford Language

99.19% of Bedford residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Bedford Poverty

Bedford Poverty by Race

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46.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

51.21%

Male Poverty Rate

40.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bedford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bedford is White, with 48.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bedford is White, with 48.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 68.63%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School71.59%
High School40.84%
Some College21.15%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed75.76%
Female Unemployed53.33%
Male Employed38.00%
Female Employed16.96%

Bedford Income

Bedford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$20,000$37,399
Families$20,966$31,847
Married Families--
Non Families$16,576$40,449
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Bedford Marital Status

Bedford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Bedford Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Bedford Marital Status by Race

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Bedford Veterans

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52

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
Korea11
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War7
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6420
35 to 5415
75+11
18 to 344
65 to 742
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Name Veterans % of Total
White469.60%
2 or More6100.00%

Bedford Veterans by Education

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34.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bedford Employment Status

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.2%

Employment Rate

18.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.65%

Born in Kentucky

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.99% of Bedford residents were born in the United States, with 76.65% having been born in Kentucky. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020571-5-0.87%
2019576-5-0.86%
2018581-5-0.85%
2017586-5-0.85%
2016591-10-1.66%
201560110.17%
2014600-9-1.48%
2013609-1-0.16%
201261010.16%
2011609-1-0.16%
20106100.00%