Bedford, Ohio Population 2022

12,205
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Bedford is a city located in Cuyahoga County Ohio. Bedford has a 2020 population of 12,205. Bedford is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -6.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,054 in 2010.

The average household income in Bedford is $55,780 with a poverty rate of 10.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $91,400. The median age in Bedford is 40.7 years, 37.7 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Bedford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bedfordwas:

  • Black or African American: 56.19%
  • White: 39.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.73%
  • Other race: 1.49%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bedford, Ohio is 12,205 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,205.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,054.

Bedford, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,09756.19%
White5,04439.93%
Two or More Races2191.73%
Some Other Race1881.49%
Asian830.66%
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Bedford Population by Race

Bedford Population Pyramid $2022

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Bedford Median Age

40.7


Total

37.7


Male

42.9


Female

Bedford Adults

There are 9,921 adults, (2,231 of whom are seniors) in Bedford.

Bedford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bedford Sex Ratio

Female

7,003

55.44%

Male

5,628

44.56%

Bedford Population by Age

Bedford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bedford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female29.1%70.9%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Male51.1%48.9%
All51.3%48.7%
Married78%22%

51.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bedford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8402.1651.3
Non Family2,8991.0944.7
Married1,5713.1178
Female1,0223.4329.1
Male3483.0951.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Bedford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2052.31%
9th to 12th Grade5155.81%
High School Graduate3,32837.57%
Some College2,10723.79%
Associates Degree8609.71%
Bachelors Degree1,08412.24%
Graduate Degree7588.56%
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Bedford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bedford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,3644,191951
White4,0773,596824
Hispanic1569653
Other Race1361006
2+ Races1081085
Asian83779

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 33.97%.

Bedford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,984$41,453$34,262
Less Than 9th Grade$23,984$26,199$13,171
High School Graduate$33,770$42,000$31,433
Some College$36,276$39,960$34,910
Bachelors Degree$47,530$51,464$45,298
Graduate Degree$41,306$66,167$40,000

$36,984

Average Earnings

$41,453

Average Male

$34,262

Average Female

Bedford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bedford Language by Age

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Bedford Language

95.31% of Bedford residents speak only English, while 4.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Bedford Language

Bedford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,09285112.00%
White4,7733767.88%
Other83NaN%
Multiple2194420.09%
Hispanic53150.94%

10.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.25%

Male Poverty Rate

11.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bedford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bedford is Multiple, with 20.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bedford is Hispanic, with 0.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.39%.

Bedford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College11.73%
Less Than 9th Grade11.25%
High School11.21%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

Bedford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.27%
Male Unemployed26.15%
Female Employed4.47%
Male Employed0.70%

Bedford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bedford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,020$55,780
Families$58,342$69,846
Married Families$80,118-
Non Families$39,835$39,933
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Income by Household Type

Bedford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bedford Marital Status by Race

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Bedford Marital Status

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808

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam259
Korea95
World War II89
Second Gulf War66
First Gulf War40

Bedford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+313
65 to 74209
55 to 64174
35 to 54112
18 to 34

Bedford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4138.13%
White3958.87%

Bedford Veterans by Race

Bedford Veterans by Education

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1.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bedford Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Bedford Employment by Age

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Bedford Employment by Race

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Bedford Employment by Education

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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82.88%

Born in Bedford

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

2.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.59% of Bedford residents were born in the United States, with 82.88% having been born in Ohio. 1.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bedford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202212,205-84-0.68%
202112,289-84-0.68%
202012,373-84-0.67%
201912,457-84-0.67%
201812,541-79-0.63%
201712,620-83-0.65%
201612,703-65-0.51%
201512,768-65-0.51%
201412,833-48-0.37%
201312,881-32-0.25%
201212,913-57-0.44%
201112,970-84-0.64%
201013,054-1,160-0.85%
200014,214-608-0.42%
199014,822-234-0.16%
198015,056-2,496-1.52%
197017,5522,3291.43%
196015,2236,1185.27%
19509,1051,7152.11%
19407,3905760.81%
19306,8144,1379.79%
19202,6770.00%

Bedford Population by Year