Bedford employment information

Income per capita$19,230$33,958$28,555
Median household income$33,536$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,583$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,391$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$26,250$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$12,665$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate4.9%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level24.7%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Bedford is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bedford is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bedford is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bedford is 59% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Bedford median earnings by income bracket

Bedford employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.5%2.9%
Manufacturing sector19.4%1.3%
Financial & insurance services3.9%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%25.1%
Public administration9.2%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%1.4%
Education, health & social services21.5%25.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Forest, VA9,999$71,68534%
Big Island, VA289$64,46421%
Montvale, VA705$45,31315%
Buchanan, VA1,075$44,32717%
Altavista, VA3,456$33,06438%
Bedford, VA6,508$33,53637%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Irvington, NY6,506$137,500157%
Lawrence, NY6,511$142,864167%
Crozet, VA6,511$82,08353%
Eagle, CO6,511$81,57153%
Spring Lake Park, MN6,503$54,4892%
Bedford, VA6,508$33,53637%
Source: The Bedford, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.