Bedford, New York Population 2024

2,428

Bedford is a city located in Westchester County New York. Bedford has a 2024 population of 2,428. Bedford is currently growing at a rate of 8.39% annually and its population has increased by 45.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,666 in 2020.

The average household income in Bedford is $321,203 with a poverty rate of 9.65%. The median age in Bedford is 43.5 years: 42.5 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Bedford Demographics

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

  • White: 90.45%
  • Two or more races: 6.82%
  • Asian: 2.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
682.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
45.74% (762)
The current population of Bedford, New York is 2,428 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,666.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,85690.45%
Two or more races1406.82%
Asian502.44%
Black or African American60.29%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bedford Population by Race

Bedford Population Pyramid 2024

Bedford Median Age

43.5

Total

42.5

Male

46

Female

Bedford Adults

There are 1,678 adults, (398 of whom are seniors) in Bedford.

Bedford Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bedford Sex Ratio

Female1,17157.07%
Male88142.93%

Bedford Population by Age

Bedford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6922.9197.52.5
Married4343.4596.13.9
Non Family1751.351000
Female833.351000
Male0000

3.39

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

97.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bedford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree543.99%
Bachelors Degree52238.52%
Graduate Degree58443.1%
High School Graduate1118.19%
Less Than 9th Grade70.52%
Some College775.68%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bedford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bedford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2531,2461,036
Asian505050
2+ Races464620
Hispanic424219
Black660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Bedford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$250,001$32,882
Graduate Degree$140,441$216,395$114,000
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$117,900$216,483$0
Some College$0$70,707$0

$117,900

Average Earnings

$216,483

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Bedford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bedford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bedford Language

95.09% of Bedford residents speak only English, while 4.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Bedford Language

Bedford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,8561699.11%
Multiple1402316.43%
Black66100%

9.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.13%

Male Poverty Rate

12.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bedford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bedford is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bedford is White, with 9.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.86%.

Bedford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
Some College29.01%
High School18.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Bedford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed7.05%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Bedford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bedford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$250,001$324,218
Households$250,001$321,203
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families-$307,422

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bedford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bedford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bedford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bedford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bedford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9

Number of Veterans

9

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam9
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Bedford Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+8
65 to 741
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Bedford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White80.51%
2+ Races12.17%

Bedford Veterans by Race

Bedford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bedford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bedford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bedford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bedford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.42%

Born in Bedford

92.98%

Native Born

7.02%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

4.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.98% of Bedford residents were born in the United States, with 64.42% having been born in New York. 2.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Bedford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,4281888.39%
20232,2401889.16%
20222,05218810.09%
20211,86419811.88%
20201,666-39-2.29%
20191,705-369-17.79%
20182,0741769.27%
20171,898-55-2.82%
20161,953-91-4.45%
20152,044-204-9.07%
20142,2481165.44%
20132,1321547.79%
20121,978221.12%
20111,9561226.65%
20101,83400%

Bedford Population by Year