Bedford, Wyoming

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Population in 2010: 201. Population change since 2000: +18.9%
Males: 111  (55.3%)
Females: 90  (44.7%)
Median resident age:  49.5 years
Wyoming median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 83112, 83127.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,187 (it was $40,469 in 2000)
Bedford:

$65,187
WY:

$58,752

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,073 (it was $29,976 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $218,035 (it was $99,700 in 2000)
Bedford:

$218,035
WY:

$195,500
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    • 18994.0%White alone
    • 73.5%Hispanic
    • 42.0%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bedford: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (49.2%), Italian (13.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 2.24 square miles.

Population density: 90 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bedford:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bedford CDP:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 78.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Bedford CDP:  0.4% ($438)
Wyoming:  0.7% ($627)

Bedford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (68.9 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (372.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (651.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Thayne, WY (1.9 miles ), Turnerville, WY (2.0 miles) , Star Valley Ranch, WY (2.4 miles ), Grover, WY (2.7 miles) , Freedom, WY (2.8 miles ), Auburn, WY (2.8 miles ), Etna, WY (3.2 miles) , Afton, WY (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 42.90 N, Longitude: 110.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

Bedford household income distribution Bedford home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Bedford, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Bedford-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 218% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 116.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 165.3 miles away from Bedford center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 377.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 8.5 miles away from Bedford center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Bedford:

  • ACCESS HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; THAYNE, WY)
  • STAR VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; AFTON, WY)
  • STAR VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AFTON, WY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bedford:

  • Idaho State University (about 76 miles; Pocatello, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,350)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 77 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Utah State University (about 92 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 126 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Weber State University (about 129 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 155 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 156 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)

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Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
Whole state:  7.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Wyoming average:

9.3

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

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Religion statistics for Bedford CDP (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other9,59927
Evangelical Protestant96414
Catholic5964
Mainline Protestant2535
None6,694-
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: 4
Lincoln County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lincoln County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Lincoln County:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

11.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.5%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.3%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bedford:

19.1%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bedford:

11.8%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

43.1%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bedford:

79.7%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bedford, WY Residents

7.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Wyoming average:

8.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Teton County, WY  0.66% ($46,146 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.39% ($42,958)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.29% ($37,444)


8.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,152 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Wyoming average:

8.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Teton County, WY  0.62% ($43,795 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.42% ($47,500)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.37% ($28,609)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bedford:

  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bedford:

  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • KCHQ (102.1 FM; DRIGGS, ID; Owner: TED W. AUSTIN, JR.)
  • K209BO (89.7 FM; TETONIA, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KUWJ (90.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KJAX (93.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CATHEDRAL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KMTN (96.9 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZJH (95.3 FM; JACKSON, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K296AT (107.1 FM; LA BARGE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KRSV-FM (98.7 FM; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KUWA (91.3 FM; AFTON, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)

TV broadcast stations around Bedford:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Hill 2 1/2 Mi Sw (Lat: 42.848528 Lon: -110.968806), Call Sign: KOB794, Licensee ID: L00095628
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.2600 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2003, Expiration Date: 04/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2013Registrant: Lower Valley Power And Light Inc, Afton, WY 83110, Phone: (307) 886-3175
  • Strawberry Cr Hydro Plant 1 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 42.899917 Lon: -110.900750), Call Sign: KOI511, Licensee ID: L00095628
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.2600 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2003, Expiration Date: 04/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2013Registrant: Lower Valley Power And Light Inc, Afton, WY 83110
  • Hill 2 1/2 Mi Sw (Lat: 42.848528 Lon: -110.968806), Call Sign: KOQ46, Licensee ID: L00095628
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.050 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 09/18/2021Registrant: Lower Valley Energy, 236 N Washington, Afton, WY 83110, Phone: (307) 885-3175

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NARROWS, 3 1/2 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 42.850750 Lon: -110.979639), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WDU481, Licensee ID: L00000726
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz, 2165.20 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/28/1998Registrant: Silver Star Telephone Company, Inc., Box 226, Freedom, WY 83120

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185E (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 125 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2262T , Serial Number: 185-1420, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Gaylon G Heiner, 3549 County Rd 123, Bedford, WY 83112
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-6G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2996Q , Serial Number: 49-3071, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 09/17/1982
    Registrant (Corporation): Snj Aviation Adventures LLC, Po Box 4473, Bedford, WY 83112
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 364MG , Serial Number: R18201246, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 3549 Co Rd 123, Bedford, WY 83112
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 340A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3926G , Serial Number: 340A0236, Airworthiness Date: 01/25/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Jim Peterson, Po Box 4388, Bedford, WY 83112
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8729T , Serial Number: 52629, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1960
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Shawn R Stephens, 3306 Turnerville Rd, Bedford, WY 83112, Other Owners: Cindy A Stephens

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

BEDFORD WATER & SEWER DISTRICT (Address: 219 'B' ST , Population served: 950, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-02-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (40%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Bedford compared to Wyoming state average:

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

Bedford on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #5 (83112) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries"
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