Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (29.5 miles , pop. 68,816).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (49.3 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (445.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Shelbyville, TN (2.7 miles ), Rock Creek, TN (3.1 miles) , Petersburg, TN (3.2 miles ), Unionville, TN (3.4 miles) , Lewisburg, TN (3.5 miles ), Flat Creek-Normandy, TN (3.5 miles) , Chapel Hill, TN (3.7 miles ), Wartrace, TN (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 35.46 N, Longitude: 86.58 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 931
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Bedford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bedford, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bedford-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 187% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Bedford place center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 32.7 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.
Earthquake activity:Bedford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from Bedford center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/1995 at 22:06:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from Bedford center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bedford County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
17 people in other group homes in 2000
2 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000
Bedford compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bedford CCD (based on Bedford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,134 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,620 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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