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Bedford Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Bedford Area is 45,970. The Bedford Area population density is 101.72 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 179.64 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Bedford Area is white, which represent 96.95% of the total population. The average Bedford Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 45,970. #605

Population Density, #375

Bedford Area
101.72 per square mile
179.64 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:44,568 (96.95%, #25)
Black:170 (0.37%, #833)
Hispanic:655 (1.42%, #807)
Asian:270 (0.59%, #626)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):69 (0.15%, #763)
One Race, Other:292 (0.64%, see rank)
Two or More Races:601 (1.31%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

31,667 (68.89%) out of the total population of 45,970 reported first ancestry.

 Bedford Area% of the Total PopulationIndianaU.S.
Arab140.03%, see rank0.28%0.56%
Czech520.11%, see rank0.26%0.47%
Danish1090.24%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch6901.50%, see rank1.97%1.40%
English4,5069.80%, see rank8.65%8.02%
French1,4383.13%, see rank2.51%3.34%
German7,73016.82%, see rank23.81%15.03%
Greek670.15%, see rank0.36%0.41%
Hungarian620.13%, see rank0.56%0.46%
Irish6,70314.58%, see rank11.76%10.80%
Italian1,1472.50%, see rank2.69%5.52%
Norwegian1800.39%, see rank0.57%1.42%
Polish3570.78%, see rank3.17%3.01%
Portuguese50.01%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian340.07%, see rank0.37%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5151.12%, see rank0.88%0.99%
Scottish8261.80%, see rank1.73%1.72%
Subsaharan African530.12%, see rank0.90%0.95%
Swedish1590.35%, see rank0.90%1.27%
Swiss80.02%, see rank0.59%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.15%0.31%
American6,43013.99%, see rank11.14%7.12%
Welsh1640.36%, see rank0.55%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 22,747 (49.48%, see rank)
Females: 23,223 (50.52%, see rank)

Bedford Area
Male: 49.48%
Female: 50.52%
Male: 49.23%
Female: 50.77%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Bedford Area
41.70 years old
37.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Bedford Area
40.70 years old
35.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Bedford Area
43.10 years old
38.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Bedford Area% of the Total PopulationIndianaU.S.
Under 5 years2,6155.69%, see rank6.48%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,7826.05%, see rank6.81%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,1666.89%, see rank6.87%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,9506.42%, see rank7.09%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,4425.31%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years5,06011.01%, see rank12.78%13.47%
35 to 44 years5,80912.64%, see rank12.70%12.96%
45 to 54 years6,79014.77%, see rank14.04%14.09%
55 to 64 years6,49114.12%, see rank12.43%12.29%
65 to 74 years4,4389.65%, see rank7.52%7.64%
75 to 84 2,6875.85%, see rank4.22%4.25%
85 years and over7401.61%, see rank1.84%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Bedford AreaIndianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population32,015, 100%4,287,819209,056,129
Less Than High School4,809, 15.02%, see rank12.39%13.67%
High School Graduate13,234, 41.34%, see rank34.96%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree9,299, 29.05%, see rank29.03%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,059, 9.55%, see rank15.11%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,614, 5.04%, see rank8.51%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.72, see rank13.2913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Bedford Area IndianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,21673.52%26.48%68.29%31.71%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,76886.49%, see rank13.51%, see rank88.34%11.66%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,51790.31%, see rank9.69%, see rank90.81%9.19%90.60%9.40%
College1,70091.18%, see rank8.82%, see rank78.80%21.20%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School18687.63%, see rank12.37%, see rank71.77%28.23%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Bedford AreaIndianaU.S.
Total Households18,561, 100%2,492,183116,211,092
Average Household Size2.44, see rank2.552.63
1 Person Households4,675, 25.19%, see rank27.83%27.57%
2 or More Person Households13,886, 74.81%, see rank72.17%72.43%
Family Households (Families)13,160, 70.90%, see rank66.45%66.22%
Average Family Size2.95, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family10,377, 55.91%, see rank49.49%48.42%
Nonfamily Households5,401, 29.10%, see rank33.55%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Bedford Area%IndianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total37,407see rank5,223,072252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over18,310100%, see rank2,545,970123,281,364
Never Married4,23223.11%, see rank33.08%35.77%
Married10,96959.91%, see rank52.85%52.04%
Widowed5583.05%, see rank2.57%2.57%
Divorced2,55113.93%, see rank11.50%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over19,097100%, see rank2,677,102129,692,771
Never Married3,37817.69%, see rank27.13%29.48%
Married10,91657.16%, see rank50.10%49.19%
Widowed2,05010.73%, see rank9.23%9.16%
Divorced2,75314.42%, see rank13.54%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Bedford Area%IndianaU.S.
Native45,32198.59%, see rank95.22%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence37,15180.82%, see rank68.43%58.73%
Born in Different State8,03617.48%, see rank26.16%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1340.29%, see rank0.62%1.42%
Foreign Born6491.41%, see rank4.78%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship3080.67%, see rank1.72%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3410.74%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe1430.31%, see rank0.64%1.53%
Born In Asia2240.49%, see rank1.51%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.28%0.55%
Born In Oceania70.02%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America1840.40%, see rank2.22%6.83%
Born In Northern America910.20%, see rank0.10%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Bedford Area%IndianaU.S.
English17,77395.75%, see rank91.16%79.39%
Spanish3181.71%, see rank4.71%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3201.72%, see rank2.48%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1400.75%, see rank1.24%3.36%
Other100.05%, see rank0.42%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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