Bedford demographics profile

StatisticBedfordOhioNational
Population12,78211,586,941318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,38825891
Median age40.239.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%42%43%
Speak English96%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%
Bedford, OH has a population of 12,782 and is the 3,253rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,388 per sq mi which is 827% higher than the Ohio average and 2535% higher than the national average. The median age in Bedford is 40 which is approximately 2% higher than the Ohio average of 39. In Bedford, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 83% of Bedford residents were born in Ohio, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Bedford is 827% higher than Ohio.
  • The median age in Bedford is 2% higher than Ohio.
  • In Bedford 41.13% of the population is White.
  • In Bedford 55.17% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Bedford 1.46% of the population is Asian.

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Bedford population breakdown by race

RaceBedfordOhioNational
White41.13%82.16%73.35%
Black or African American55.17%12.27%12.63%
Asian1.46%1.94%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.19%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.31%2.57%3.06%
Other race0.93%0.85%4.75%
In Bedford, 2.4% 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.

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