Bedford is located in southwest Iowa. Bedford is part of Taylor County. Bedford has 1.60 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Bedford population is 1,440, which has shrunk 11.11% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.10% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Bedford median household income is $40,114 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 42.63% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 21.52% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Bedford median house value is $57,600 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 49.61% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 49.58% and is about the same as the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Bedford is much better than the state average in quality. The Bedford area code is 712.
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* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data