StatisticBedfordIowaNational
Population1,4463,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)9025791
Median age43.938.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%44%43%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Bedford is 1483% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Bedford is 16% higher than Iowa
  • In Bedford 96.54% of the population is White
  • In Bedford 0.83% of the population is Black
  • In Bedford 1.11% of the population is Asian

Compare Bedford, IA Demographics

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      Bedford population breakdown by race

      RaceBedfordIowaNational
      White96.54%90.90%73.35%
      Black0.83%3.32%12.63%
      Asian1.11%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.14%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race0.97%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.41%1.27%4.75%
      In Bedford, 2.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Bedford age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Bedford, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).