Bedford Hills, NY

Bedford Hills profile

Living in Bedford Hills

Bedford Hills is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,101 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bedford Hills is the 463rd largest community in New York.

Bedford Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Bedford Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Bedford Hills is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.62% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bedford Hills is a town of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bedford Hills who work in food service (12.73%), management occupations (11.32%), and office and administrative support (9.63%).

Also of interest is that Bedford Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Bedford Hills’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Despite being a small town, Bedford Hills has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Bedford Hills is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.68% of adults in Bedford Hills have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Bedford Hills in 2018 was $41,230, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $164,920 for a family of four. However, Bedford Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bedford Hills is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bedford Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Bedford Hills, accounting for 48.31% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Bedford Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bedford Hills include Italian, Irish, German, Romanian, and English.

In addition, Bedford Hills has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (42.39%).

The most common language spoken in Bedford Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.