Bedford is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 13,347 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Bedford is the 63rd largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some cities, Bedford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bedford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bedford is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bedford who work in office and administrative support (13.42%), sales jobs (10.17%), and healthcare (7.68%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Bedford is worth considering.
Being a small city, Bedford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Bedford, just 11.64% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bedford in 2010 was $21,660, which is middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,640 for a family of four. However, Bedford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bedford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bedford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bedford include Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Bedford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.