Bedford, New Hampshire

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Population in 2010: 21,203. Population change since 2000: +16.0%
 
Males: 10,367  (48.9%)
Females: 10,836  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
New Hampshire median age:  43.9 years

Zip codes: 03110.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $106,824 (it was $84,392 in 2000)
Bedford:

$106,824
NH:

$64,230

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $50,859 (it was $37,730 in 2000)

Bedford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $385,280 (it was $216,800 in 2000)
Bedford:

$385,280
NH:

$233,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $267,432; Detached houses: $285,594; Townhouses or other attached units: $233,807; In 2-unit structures: $204,550; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,314; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,709; Mobile homes: $50,484
  • Races in Bedford, NH (2010)

    Bedford races chart
    • 19,78893.3%White alone
    • 6122.9%Asian alone
    • 3671.7%Hispanic
    • 2701.3%Two or more races
    • 1230.6%Black alone
    • 200.09%American Indian alone
    • 200.09%Other race alone
    • 30.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bedford: 131.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.3%), English (14.8%), French Canadian (12.2%), German (11.3%), French (10.6%), Italian (9.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1750

Elevation: 309 feet

Land area: 32.8 square miles.

Population density: 646 people per square mile   (low).

Bedford,NH real estate house value index trend

Bedford, New Hampshire map

For population 25 years and over in Bedford:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bedford town:

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 71.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

611 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.1% North America, 0.7% Asia).

This town:

3.3%
New Hampshire:

4.4%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bedford, New Hampshire as of May 31, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Bedford to the number of sex offenders is 5,296 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bedford town:  1.6% ($3,558)
New Hampshire:  2.3% ($2,946)
Bedford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (4.6 miles , pop. 107,006).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (48.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (188.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Pinardville, NH (1.9 miles ), Manchester, NH (2.1 miles ), Goffstown, NH (2.3 miles ), Merrimack, NH (2.4 miles ), East Merrimack, NH (2.4 miles ), Litchfield, NH (2.7 miles ), South Hooksett, NH (2.7 miles ), Amherst, NH (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 226 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 1998: 254 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 1999: 215 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2000: 161 buildings, average cost: $239,500
  • 2001: 177 buildings, average cost: $250,100
  • 2002: 197 buildings, average cost: $249,600
  • 2003: 116 buildings, average cost: $322,600
  • 2004: 139 buildings, average cost: $322,700
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $385,700
  • 2006: 47 buildings, average cost: $419,800
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $476,800
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $364,200
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $322,900
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $289,200
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $331,800
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $355,400
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $438,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.94 N, Longitude: 71.52 W

Area code: 603


Crime rates in Bedford by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3001335150
per 100,000 15.90.00.04.714.014.023.54.723.10.0
Robberies 33104361144
per 100,000 15.915.048.418.714.028.04.74.718.518.4
Assaults 449151115633
per 100,000 21.220.043.670.14.751.323.528.213.913.8
Burglaries 23274542226032434235
per 100,000 122.0134.7218.0196.4102.3279.9150.2201.9194.0161.2
Thefts 181134170173251322286343290287
per 100,000 960.0668.7823.4808.81,167.21,502.01,342.51,610.61,339.81,322.0
Auto thefts 1410797106738
per 100,000 74.349.933.942.132.646.628.232.913.936.9
Arson 2051733223
per 100,000 10.60.024.24.732.614.014.19.49.213.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.1) 77.750.677.275.875.7117.995.195.799.078.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bedford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 45 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
New Hampshire average:

2.19
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
New Hampshire:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Computer and electronic products (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Bedford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bedford, New Hampshire

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bedford, New Hampshire average temperatures Bedford, New Hampshire average precipitation Bedford, New Hampshire humidity Bedford, New Hampshire wind speed Bedford, New Hampshire snowfall Bedford, New Hampshire sunshine Bedford, New Hampshire clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Bedford-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.4 miles away from the Bedford town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bedford-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 158.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 38.8 miles away from Bedford center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 153.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 272.7 miles away from Bedford center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hillsborough County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bedford topographic map

Birthplace of: Sarah Silverman - US Comedian, Carrie Jones - Novelist, L. Scott Rice - Air Force general, Zachariah Chandler, Josh Meyers - Comedian, Laura Silverman - Actor, Chris Lutz - College basketball player (Purdue Boilermakers), David Atwood - Politician, Joseph Emerson Worcester - (1784 - 1865), lexicographer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Bedford:

  • BEDFORD HILLS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (30 COLBY COURT)
  • LAUREL CENTER (480 DONALD STREET)
  • MCKERLEY HEALTH CARE-RIDGEWOOD ROAD (RIDGEWOOD RD)
  • RIDGEWOOD CENTER, GENESIS HEALTHCARE (25 RIDGEWOOD ROAD)

Heliports located in Bedford:

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College/University in Bedford:

  • Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics-Paul Mitchell Partner School (Full-time enrollment: 112; Location: 79-6 South River Road; Private, for-profit; Website: michaels.paulmitchell.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bedford:

  • Saint Anselm College (about 4 miles; Manchester, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • Mount Washington College (about 4 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 8 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 16,552)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 20 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 23 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 12,341)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 27 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Merrimack College (about 28 miles; North Andover, MA; FT enrollment: 2,734)

Public high school in Bedford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bedford:

Private elementary/middle school in Bedford:

  • KELLOGG CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 41 BACK RIVER RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Bedford

Library in Bedford:

  • BEDFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $883,817; Location: 3 MEETINGHOUSE ROAD; 68,236 books; 4,421 audio materials; 3,661 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 126 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • New Hampshire College is now Southern New Hampshire University (2001).

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Notable locations in Bedford: Camp Kettleford (A), Camp Foster (B), Camp Allen (C), Manchester Country Club (D), Bedford Fire Department (E), Bedford Town Hall (F), Bedford Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: The Bedford Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bedford include: Bedford Community Church (A), Bedford Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beals Cemetery (1), Center Cemetery (2), New Saint Josephs Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: McMahons Pond (A), Sebbins Pond (B), Woodbury Estate Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sebbins Brook (A), Pulpit Brook (B), Pointer Club Brook (C), Bowman Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Marconi Foundation & Museum (18 North Amherst Rd) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Quality Inn Manchester Airport (121 South River Road) (1), Wayfarer Inn (121 South River Road) (2), Hampton Inn & Suites (8 Hawthorne Drive) (3), Hill-Brook Motel (250 Route 101) (4), Four Seasons Air (13 Silver Spring Drive) (5), The Wayfarer Inn (121 South River Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hillsborough County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 89.9. This is worse than average.

City:

89.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.191. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.191
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.92
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.39. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.39
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.42
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
New Hampshire:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.2%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.7%
Whole state:  8.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.9%
Whole state:

2.8%
482 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
375 people in nursing homes in 2000
70 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Bedford (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Bedford Branch, Bedford S&S Nh Branch, Bedford Drive-Up Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Centrix Bank & Trust: at 1 Atwood Lane, branch established on 1999/06/07; Messenger Branch at 1 Atwood Lane, branch established on 2007/04/16. Info updated 2008/08/12: Bank assets: $757.6 mil, Deposits: $606.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Bedford Branch at 184 Rt 101, branch established on 1979/11/19; 141 South River Road Branch at 141 South River Road, branch established on 1990/05/30. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of New England: Bedford Branch at 177 South River Road, branch established on 1998/07/20. Info updated 2007/06/12: Bank assets: $470.7 mil, Deposits: $405.4 mil, headquarters in Salem, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bedford Branch at 46 South River Road, branch established on 1992/09/21. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Laconia Savings Bank: Bedford Branch at 265 Wallace Road, branch established on 2005/01/26. Info updated 2009/02/12: Bank assets: $1,107.3 mil, Deposits: $876.1 mil, headquarters in Laconia, NH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Lsb Financial

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
New Hampshire average:

10.9

Bedford travel time to work - commute Bedford mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bedford town (based on Hillsborough County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic124,99340
Evangelical Protestant20,588103
Mainline Protestant17,79460
Other7,36535
Orthodox2,9907
Black Protestant-1
None226,991-
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: 73
Hillsborough County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 66
Hillsborough County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Hampshire:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 107
Hillsborough County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
Here:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
New Hampshire:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Hillsborough County:

24.5%
New Hampshire:

24.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

15.9%

5.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
New Hampshire average:

6.07%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($325 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.04%
New Hampshire average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rockingham County, NH  0.93% ($41,135 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.73% ($57,857)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.68% ($37,908)


5.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
New Hampshire average:

6.45%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.07%
New Hampshire average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rockingham County, NH  0.95% ($50,149 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.67% ($42,041)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.61% ($49,301)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bedford:

  • WGIR (610 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WKBR (1250 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10 kW; DERRY, NH; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. OF NH)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSMN (1590 AM; 5 kW; NASHUA, NH; Owner: 1590 BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEC (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALEM, NH; Owner: COSTA-EAGLE RADIO VENTURES LTD PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bedford:

  • WGIR-FM (101.1 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLMW (90.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE)
  • WQLL (96.5 FM; BEDFORD, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WZID (95.7 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • W250AB (97.9 FM; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOB (106.3 FM; NASHUA, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WNNH (99.1 FM; HENNIKER, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • W282AF (104.3 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BIBLE FELLOWSHIP)
  • WTPL (107.7 FM; HILLSBORO, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WNHI (93.3 FM; BELMONT, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; HAVERHILL, MA; Owner: BEANPOT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AM (93.3 FM; ANDOVER, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WEVO (89.1 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJYY (105.5 FM; CONCORD, NH; Owner: CONCORD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Bedford:

  • WMUR-TV (Channel 9; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WNEU (Channel 60; MERRIMACK, NH; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (NH), INC.)
  • W29AT (Channel 29; MANCHESTER, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WENH-TV (Channel 11; DURHAM, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WPXG (Channel 21; CONCORD, NH; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYCN-LP (Channel 13; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • W33AK (Channel 33; NASHUA, NH; Owner: CENTER B/CING CORPORATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bedford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 278m912ftTotal length
  • $109,970,000Total costs
  • 822,239Total average daily traffic
  • 53,300Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 91990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 162010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bedford, NH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bedford, NH)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • BEDFORD BUS OFFICE, 292 Rt 101 (Lat: 42.928417 Lon: -71.531444), Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WMW755
    Assigned Frequencies: 10624.3 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2009Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Suite #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • BOS2627, 55 Constitution St -- Nm03xc011 (Lat: 42.957417 Lon: -71.504528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WQGG943, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/16/2007, Expiration Date: 01/16/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • BOS2605, 233 S River Rd N5-557-D (Lat: 42.943333 Lon: -71.468611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53.9 m, Call Sign: WQGG947, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/16/2007, Expiration Date: 01/16/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • Westwind, NH, 15 Westwind Drive (Lat: 42.921833 Lon: -71.508222), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WQJI975
    Assigned Frequencies: 17900.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/25/2008, Expiration Date: 09/25/2018, Certifier: Brendan DuffyRegistrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 231 Sagamore Road, Gilford, NH 03249, Phone: (603) 293-0002, Fax: (603) 293-0002, Email:
  • MAN0014, 233 S River Rd N5-557-D (Lat: 42.943333 Lon: -71.468611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 53.9 m, Call Sign: WQRH962
    Assigned Frequencies: 17960.0 MHz, 22080.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 22080.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 22080.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 22080.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 22080.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/16/2013, Expiration Date: 05/16/2023, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:
  • MAN0018, 55 Constitution St -- Nm03xc011 (Lat: 42.957417 Lon: -71.504528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.4 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQRH969
    Assigned Frequencies: 23280.0 MHz, 23020.0 MHz, 23280.0 MHz, 23020.0 MHz, 23280.0 MHz, 23020.0 MHz, 23280.0 MHz, 23020.0 MHz, 23280.0 MHz, 23020.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/16/2013, Expiration Date: 05/16/2023, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:
  • Bedford Dispatch, 55 Constitution Drive (Lat: 42.957444 Lon: -71.504667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.6 m, Overall height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: WQSK998
    Assigned Frequencies: 18015.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2013, Expiration Date: 10/23/2023, Certifier: Mark BoyntonRegistrant: 2-Way Communications Service, Inc., 23 River Road, Newington, NH 03801-2832, Phone: (603) 431-6288, Fax: (603) 431-4832, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bedford)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bedford and their reported violations in the past:

CENTURY VILLAGE CONDOS (Population served: 875, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2012)
Z1 EXPRESS CHICHESTER (Population served: 360, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FARNSWORTH CAMP (Serves VT, Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-29-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-29-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2007), St Boil Water Order (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SHORTYS GRILL (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Z1 EXPRESS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PACKER MEADOWS (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2008)
CASTLETON MEADOWS (Address: 5A EAST POINT DR , Serves VT, Population served: 107, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-22-2012), St Boil Water Order (MAY-22-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BALMORAL CONDOS (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Thallium, Total. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Thallium, Total. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Thallium, Total. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Thallium, Total. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-20-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In APR-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2009)

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

  • RILEY FIELD COMPLEX (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KINGSTON PINES ELDERLY HOUSING (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWIN HILLS (Serves VT, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 53
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Bedford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bedford, NH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bedford, New Hampshire:

  • Quality Inn Wayfarer Convention Center, 121 S River Rd, Bedford, New Hampshire 3110 , Phone: (603) 622-3766, Fax: (603) 625-1126
  • Hampton Inn And Suites, 8 Hawthorne Dr, Bedford, New Hampshire 3110 , Phone: (603) 623-2040, Fax: (603) 623-2041
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 250 S River Rd, Bedford, New Hampshire 3110 , Phone: (603) 666-4600, Fax: (603) 666-3200
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bedford, New Hampshire

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Bedford, NH
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Outback Steakhouse1
Circle K2Panera Bread1
Dunkin Donuts4RadioShack1
FedEx6Rite Aid1
GNC1Staples1
GameStop1Starbucks1
Hilton1Subway1
IHOP1T-Mobile2
Jones New York1Talbots2
Lowe's1Target1
Macy's1The Room Place1
Marshalls1U-Haul2
MasterBrand Cabinets5UPS10
Motherhood Maternity1Walgreens1
Nike1Walmart1
Outback1

Bedford compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Bedford on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Air transportation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Air transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 (03110) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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