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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bedford is 526. Bedford, Kentucky is the 12,967th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Bedford was in 2000, when its population was 681. In 2000, Bedford was the 11,980th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,967th largest city in the US. Bedford is currently 22.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Bedford has shrunk 22.7% since the year 2000. Bedford, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Bedford, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 407. The voting age population is 51.4% male and 48.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.1% of the residents of Bedford are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bedford are 94.4% White, 3.2% Other and 2.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 3.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bedford, 52.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 60.4%. On a per-household basis, 58.5% of families are below the poverty line in Bedford.
Among those aged 16 and older, 40.5% of Bedford residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.7% of Bedford residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.4% have a bachelor's degree and 1.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bedford residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bedford is 23.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bedford, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bedford is $19,044.
In Bedford, 42.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 57.3% of housing units in Bedford.
Of all the housing units in Bedford, 23.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Bedford, 0.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bedford is $650.
In Bedford, 64.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.