Bedford, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 585 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.6%
 
Males: 331  (56.7%)
Females: 254  (43.3%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40006.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $20,508 (it was $31,528 in 2000)
Bedford:

$20,508
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,967 (it was $14,818 in 2000)

Bedford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $68,656 (it was $62,600 in 2000)
Bedford:

$68,656
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $71,682; detached houses: $76,624; mobile homes: $50,730

Median gross rent in 2017: $676.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bedford: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 44.1%
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  • Races in Bedford, KY (2010)
    • 55592.7%White alone
    • 142.3%Asian alone
    • 122.0%Two or more races
    • 101.7%Hispanic
    • 40.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.5%Other race alone
    • 10.2%Black alone

Races in Bedford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Bedford, Kentucky as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bedford is 51 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (68.1%), Irish (8.7%), German (4.0%), English (3.5%), Norwegian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/05/1850

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,461 people per square mile   (low).

Bedford, Kentucky map

15 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $748 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $341 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (34.4 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (257.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Campbellsburg, KY (2.8 miles ),
Milton, KY (2.9 miles ),
Prestonville, KY (3.0 miles),
Carrollton, KY (3.1 miles ),
Brooksburg, IN (3.3 miles),
Westport, KY (3.4 miles ),
Madison, IN (3.4 miles ),
Hanover, IN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.59 N, Longitude: 85.32 W

Area code: 502

Distribution of median household income in Bedford, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bedford, KY in 2017
Bedford satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +159 (+30.7%).
Most common industries in Bedford, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Utilities (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Leather & allied products (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.8%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Bedford, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)

Average climate in Bedford, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 55.3. This is better than average.

City:

55.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Bedford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Bedford city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center injured 104 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bedford-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from Bedford center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Bedford center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.1 miles away from Bedford center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Trimble County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 4, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bedford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bedford:

  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF TRIMBLE COUNTY (50 SHEPHERD LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bedford:

  • RIVER VALLEY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • DAVITA - GENERAL BUTLER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CARROLLTON, KY)
  • THORNTON TERRACE HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HANOVER, IN)
  • HANOVER NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HANOVER, IN)
  • FMC - MADISON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • MADISON STATE HOSP (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MADISON, IN)
  • JEFFERSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MADISON, IN)

Heliports located in Bedford:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bedford:

  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 32 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,360)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 33 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Sullivan University (about 33 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 34 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • University of Louisville (about 36 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Kentucky State University (about 37 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)

Public high school in Bedford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bedford:

See full list of schools located in Bedford

Library in Bedford:

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $497,316; Location: 112 HIGHWAY 42 NORTH; 25,888 books; 480 audio materials; 856 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bedford Fire Department and Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Kentucky State - Courts- District Court (30 Highway 42 West), Kentucky State - Courts- Circuit Court- Circuit Clerk (30 Highway 42 West).

Birthplace of: Jack Tingle - Basketball player.

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bedford that have no violations reported:

  • TRIMBLE CO WATER DISTRICT #1 (Population served: 4,146, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Bedford (2011 data):

  • Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank: at 45 Highway 42 East, branch established on 1891/11/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $83.7 mil, Deposits: $69.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Bedford Loan And Deposit Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bedford:

Marital status in Bedford, KY
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Bedford:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bedford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bedford, KY (based on Trimble County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,94313
Mainline Protestant8797
Catholic--
None4,987-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Here:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Trimble County:

31.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Trimble County:

18.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.6%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bedford:

18.9%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bedford:

9.1%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bedford:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Bedford:

54.8%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Bedford:

78.2%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bedford, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,430$29,1602$1,587
Sewerage 1$3,928$47,1360$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,217$26,6040$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,493
Health 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$8,575$34,30010$3,080

Bedford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $207,000 ($353.85)
    Central Staff Services: $108,000 ($184.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $45,000 ($76.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($70.09)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($37.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($27.35)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($22.22)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($17.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($42.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $12,000 ($20.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $42,000 ($71.79)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($18.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $110,000 ($188.03)

Bedford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $142,000 ($242.74)
    Other: $37,000 ($63.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($27.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($8.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,000 ($1.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($5.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($27.35)
    Public Welfare: $2,000 ($3.42)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $104,000 ($177.78)
    Property: $42,000 ($71.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,000 ($29.06)

Bedford government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $525,000 ($897.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $504,000 ($861.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($35.90)

Bedford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $408,000 ($697.44)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,000 ($145.30)

9.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.00%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, IN  1.47% ($35,578 average AGI)
to Carroll County, KY  1.47% ($29,422)
to Henry County, KY  1.21% ($30,351)

Businesses in Bedford, KY

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bedford:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXGO (1270 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, IN)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bedford:

  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSOH (88.3 FM; NEW WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WMPI (105.3 FM; SCOTTSBURG, IN; Owner: D.R. RICE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WBLO (104.3 FM; CHARLESTOWN, IN; Owner: NEW ALBANY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKID (95.9 FM; VEVAY, IN; Owner: DIAL BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Bedford:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)

Bedford fatal accident list:

May 31, 2012 11:05 AM, Us-421, Lat: 38.600236, Lon: -85.316625, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 10, 2012 07:25 PM, Us-42, Havens Ave, Lat: 38.595200, Lon: -85.316525, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 30, 2007 06:59 AM, Sr-754, Us-42, Lat: 38.585619, Lon: -85.319014, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 31, 1982 09:15 AM, 42, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.6mTotal length
  • $262,000Total costs
  • 12,167Total average daily traffic
  • 414Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,617Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bedford, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 71990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bedford, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bedford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Us 421 At Ky 625 Jct (Lat: 38.608944 Lon: -85.322444), Call Sign: KRW387,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1400 MHz, 47.2600 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2013, Expiration Date: 02/21/2024, Registrant: Kytc-Warehouse, !239 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 564-3820, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:
  • Hwy 754 10 Mi Sw (Lat: 38.583389 Lon: -85.409667), Call Sign: KNEA869,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2014, Expiration Date: 04/12/2024, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • 1200 E Of Us421 & 900 N Of Us42 (Lat: 38.599222 Lon: -85.312444), Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: WPAB603, Licensee ID: L00069301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/1997, Expiration Date: 07/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2002, Registrant: Trimble County Water District No 1, Bedford, KY 40006, Phone: (502) 255-7554
  • WISES LANDING PS, Wises Landing Ps - 5311 Barebone Rd. (Lat: 38.595556 Lon: -85.312500), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPTJ609,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/2011, Expiration Date: 10/16/2021, Certifier: Jamie Telley, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 South Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • Morgan Dr Tank Ctu- 34 E Morgan Dr (Lat: 38.599222 Lon: -85.312444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQDW759,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz, 173.312 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2015, Expiration Date: 11/17/2025, Certifier: Darra Smith, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:
  • Lat: 38.586111 Lon: -85.411944, Call Sign: WQGV396,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.337 MHz, 452.887 MHz, 456.662 MHz, 457.337 MHz, 457.887 MHz, 461.562 MHz, 462.037 MHz, 463.262 MHz, 463.362 MHz, 463.662 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 04/25/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2017, Certifier: Dwayne Thomas, Registrant: Ewa / Lao, 102 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1938, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-1479, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bedford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81742 , Serial Number: 7AC-363, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph L Martin, 583 Smith Ln, Bedford, KY 40006
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98555 , Serial Number: 18769, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/17/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Robert S Callis, 3721 Highway 421 N, Bedford, KY 40006

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 17. The highest number of reported fires - 42 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bedford, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.9%), and Outside Fires (25.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bedford, KY
    • 14050.9%Structure Fires
    • 6925.1%Outside Fires
    • 3713.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2910.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bedford, KY
Most common first names in Bedford, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4178.5 years
James3971.0 years
Mary3378.3 years
John2777.9 years
Robert2572.0 years
George1780.5 years
Charles1674.0 years
Helen1472.7 years
Anna1479.3 years
Joseph1074.2 years
Most common last names in Bedford, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2374.9 years
Jones2276.3 years
Harmon2079.2 years
Jackson1878.4 years
Tingle1674.1 years
Taylor1676.1 years
Callis1477.7 years
Craig1378.4 years
Rowlett1377.5 years
Bell1275.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bedford, KY
  • 48.2%Utility gas
  • 44.6%Electricity
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bedford, KY
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 40.9%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Bedford compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2021.