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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 2012: $109,219 (it was $84,392 in 2000)
Bedford:

$109,219
NH:

$63,280
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $50,570

Bedford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $387,680 (it was $216,800 in 2000)
Bedford:

$387,680
NH:

$236,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $495,009; Detached houses: $498,785; Townhouses or other attached units: $455,597; In 2-unit structures: $738,260; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $243,527; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $312,003; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $189,194
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Bedford races chart
  • White alone - 19,788 (93.3%)
  • Asian alone - 612 (2.9%)
  • Hispanic - 367 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 270 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 123 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 20 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bedford: 262.4 (very 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).

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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:  5.1%



According to our research of New Hampshire and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bedford, New Hampshire as of November 28, 2014.
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+: New York, NY (198.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.94 N, Longitude: 71.52 W

Area code: 603

Bedford household income distribution Bedford home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Bedford by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 7530013351
per 100,000 40.826.915.90.00.04.714.014.023.54.7
Robberies 83331043611
per 100,000 46.616.115.915.048.418.714.028.04.74.7
Assaults 854491511156
per 100,000 46.626.921.220.043.670.14.751.323.528.2
Burglaries 27372327454222603243
per 100,000 157.4198.7122.0134.7218.0196.4102.3279.9150.2201.9
Thefts 167233181134170173251322286343
per 100,000 973.41251.3960.0668.7823.4808.81167.21502.01342.51610.6
Auto thefts 14714107971067
per 100,000 81.637.674.349.933.942.132.646.628.232.9
Arson 9120517332
per 100,000 52.55.410.60.024.24.732.614.014.19.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.8) 117.0102.777.750.677.275.875.7117.995.195.7

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 44 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
New Hampshire average:

2.18

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Bedford, New Hampshire accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
New Hampshire:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
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

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Tornado activity:

Bedford-area historical tornado activity is above New Hampshire state average. It is 3% 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 slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 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 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
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from Bedford center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

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, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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/medical centers in Bedford:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Bedford, NH

Heliports located in Bedford:


See details about heliports located in Bedford, NH

Local government website: www.ci.bedford.nh.us

College/University in Bedford:

  • Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics-Paul Mitchell Partner School (Full-time enrollment: 117; Location: 73 South River Road; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bedford:

  • Hesser College (about 4 miles; Manchester, NH; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • Southern New Hampshire University (about 8 miles; Manchester, NH; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 20 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell (about 23 miles; Lowell, MA; FT enrollment: 8,432)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 26 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Fitchburg State College (about 29 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 3,820)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 33 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 13,290)

Public high school in Bedford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bedford:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bedford:

  • LAMBS WORKSHOP THE (Students: 146; Location: 1 COVENANT WAY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HARMONY LEARNING CTR (Students: 109; Location: 54 CONSTITUTION DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BEDFORD VILLAGE MORNING SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 19 MINISTERIAL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NEW MORNING SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 23 BACK RIVER RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 57; Location: 3 UPJOHN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LEARNING ADVENTURES (Students: 40; Location: 51 OLD BEDFORD RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BEDFORD MONTESSORI SCHOOL INC (Students: 39; Location: 24 TIRRELL HILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Bedford, School District: BEDFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT

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
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.2. This is about average.
City:

28.2
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.65
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.35
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.00
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.284
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1

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

FARNSWORTH CAMP (Serves VT, Population served: 360, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SHORTYS MEXICAN ROADHOUSE II (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2000), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-1997), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ASHUELOT RIVER APTS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VACATION ESCAPE CONDOMINUMS (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HAMPSHIRE COURT WATER ASSOC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-06-2005 and DEC-07-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2005)
CASTLETON MEADOWS (Address: 436B S RIVER RD , Serves VT, Population served: 45, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

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

  • KINGSTON PINES ELDERLY HOUSING (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PACKER MEADOWS (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCAULEY COMMONS (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEWFOUND ACRES MOBILE HOME PK (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bedford, NH

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

Bedford compared to New Hampshire state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above 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.


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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

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

  • Bedford Motor Inn, 410 S River Rd, Bedford, NH 03102 , Phone: (603) 627-6800
  • Bedford Village Inn, 2 Old Bedford Rd, Bedford, NH 03102 , Phone: (603) 472-2001
  • Quality Inn Wayfarer Convention Center, 121 S River Rd, Bedford, NH 03110 , Phone: (603) 622-3766, Fax: (603) 625-1126
  • Hillbrook Motel, 250 Rt 101, Bedford, NH 03110 , Phone: (603) 472-3788
  • Hampton Inn And Suites, 8 Hawthorne Dr, Bedford, NH 03110 , Phone: (603) 623-2040, Fax: (603) 623-2041
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 250 S River Rd, Bedford, NH 03110 , Phone: (603) 666-4600, Fax: (603) 666-3200
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bedford, New Hampshire

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.14%
Here58.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristJewishGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEpiscopal Church
Adherents78.3%3.7%2.7%2.2%1.9%
Congregations23.3%11.1%2.1%2.1%4.2%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALDS (Mormon) ChurchSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents1.7%1.0%0.9%0.7%6.9%
Congregations5.3%5.8%3.7%1.1%41.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

6.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
New Hampshire average:

7.57%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($429 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.12%
New Hampshire average:

0.13%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.22% ($59,399 average AGI)
from Rockingham County, NH  1.07% ($42,544)
from Merrimack County, NH  0.76% ($37,923)


6.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
New Hampshire average:

7.49%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($527 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.09%
New Hampshire average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rockingham County, NH  0.96% ($50,299 average AGI)
to Merrimack County, NH  0.92% ($46,209)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.62% ($45,934)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 44
Total length: 272 meters (892ft)
Total costs: $72,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 793,923
Total average daily truck traffic: 52,166

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 7
  • 2000-2009: 9
  • 2010-2012: 12
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:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bedford Toll Plaza, F . E . Everett Turnpike (Lat: 42.915000 Lon: -71.465000), Type: Building, Structure height: 5.5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQEN434, Licensee ID: L00307774
    Assigned Frequencies: 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz, 915.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2006, Expiration Date: 03/10/2016, Certifier: David S Chase
    Registrant: State Of New Hampshire, Department Of Transportation, Division Of Operations, Seven Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03302-0483, Phone: (603) 271-6862, Fax: (603) 271-8626

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Police Dept 18 N Amherst St (Lat: 42.943139 Lon: -71.521167), Call Sign: KVC536
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz, 156.090 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2012, Expiration Date: 07/08/2022
    Registrant: Nh Dept Of Safety-State Police Division, 33 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301, Phone: (603) 223-8321, Fax: (603) 271-6629
  • Bedford Police Department (Lat: 42.943139 Lon: -71.521167), Call Sign: WRG20
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.650 MHz, 154.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2002, Expiration Date: 01/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2012
    Registrant: Hillsborough County Sheriff, 329 Mast Raod, Goffstown, NH 03045, Phone: (603) 627-0168, Fax: (603) 627-5634, Email:
  • 220 South River Road (Lat: 42.876944 Lon: -71.475556), Call Sign: WQCR436
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.187 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 467.487 MHz, 467.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2005, Expiration Date: 05/07/2015, Certifier: Joan Anderberg
    Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Email:
  • BEDFORD BLD, 16 East Point Drive (Lat: 42.915389 Lon: -71.463722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8.9 m, Overall height: 9.8 m, Call Sign: WQLN859, Licensee ID: L00307774
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.675 MHz, 458.975 MHz, 453.212 MHz, 458.212 MHz, 453.462 MHz, 458.462 MHz, 453.712 MHz, 458.712 MHz, 453.862 MHz, 458.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2010, Expiration Date: 03/17/2020, Certifier: David S Chase
    Registrant: State Of New Hampshire, Department Of Transportation, Division Of Operations, Seven Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03302-0483, Phone: (603) 271-6862, Fax: (603) 271-8626, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • BEDFORD BUS OFFICE, 292 Rt 101 (Lat: 42.928417 Lon: -71.531444), Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WMW755
    Assigned Frequencies: 10624.3 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2009
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2007, Expiration Date: 01/16/2017, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2007, Expiration Date: 01/16/2017, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2008, Expiration Date: 09/25/2018, Certifier: Brendan Duffy
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/16/2013, Expiration Date: 05/16/2023, Certifier: Roger D Linquist
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/16/2013, Expiration Date: 05/16/2023, Certifier: Roger D Linquist
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

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
Businesses in Bedford, NH
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Panera Bread1
Dunkin Donuts4RadioShack1
FedEx6Rite Aid1
GNC1Staples1
GameStop1Starbucks1
IHOP1Subway1
Jones New York1T-Mobile2
Lowe's1Talbots2
Macy's1Target1
Marshalls1The Room Place1
MasterBrand Cabinets5U-Haul2
Motherhood Maternity1UPS10
Nike1Walgreens1
Outback1Walmart1
Outback Steakhouse1
Browse common businesses in Bedford, NH

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