Bedford Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Bedford, IN

General Bedford Information

State: Indiana

County: Lawrence County

Close cities: Springville, IN, Oolitic, IN, Norman, IN, Mitchell, IN, Smithville, IN, Orleans, IN, Heltonville, IN, Harrodsburg, IN

Bedford Population (census data)
Total 13,489 (-2.5% since 2000)
Male 6,270 (46.5%)
Female 7,219 (53.5%)

Population Density: 1,134 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.0 (US Avg is 100)

Bedford Elevation: 710 feet above sea level

Land Area: 11.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,070

Zip Codes: 47421.

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Bedford Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (18.5%)
  • German (12.7%)
  • Irish (9.9%)
  • English (9.2%)
  • Italian (2.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.8%)

Local Bedford Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Indiana University, Indiana State University

Bedford School Information

High Schools
Bedford-North Lawrence High School (595 North Stars Boulevard, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)
Middle Schools
Bedford Middle School (1501 'N' Street, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)
Shawswick Middle School (71 Shawswick School Road, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Englewood Elementary School (3203 Washington Avenue, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)
Fayetteville Elementary School (223 Old Farm Road, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)
Lincoln Elementary School (2014 'F' Street, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)
Needmore Elementary School (RR 19 Box 393, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)
Shawswick Elementary School (RR 18 Box 342, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)
Stalker Elementary School (420 'W' Street, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Parkview Intermediate School (2024 West 16th Street, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)
Parkview Primary School (1701 Brian Lane Way, Bedford, IN, 47421 - North Lawrence Community Schools District)

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