Bedford County, Pennsylvania (PA)

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County population in 2012: 49,324 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 49,984 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,403
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,479
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 15,850
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,351 (it was 3,918 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 1015 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bedford County: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (33.6%), Manufacturing (15.3%), Educational, health and social services (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Bedford County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years
Males: 24,705  (49.5%)
Females: 25,057  (50.5%)
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Bedford County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Bedford County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,889 ($32,731 in 1999)

This county:

$43889
Pennsylvania:

$52007

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $446 (lower quartile is $359, upper quartile is $541)
This county:

$446
State:

$675


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $119,835 (it was $77,900 in 2000)
Bedford:

$119,835
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,345 - $176,231
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,033
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $350

Institutionalized population: 516
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 114 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 104 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2009: 85 buildings, average cost: $152,500

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,154 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,011 (0.9%)

Bedford County household income distribution in 2009 Bedford County home values distribution Bedford County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.6%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 28.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.8% for American Indian residents, 18.6% for other race residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.5%
Bedford County:

13.5%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.5% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.2% for American Indian residents, 17.4% for other race residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 46 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 72 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30 years old, Other race residents: 32 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bedford County is $425 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $491 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $587 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bedford, Everett, Earlston, Hyndman, Saxton, Stonerstown, Schellsburg, Manns Choice, Woodbury, Defiance.

Bedford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bedford County: Blue Knob Recreation Area (A), Sulfur Springs Station (B), Valley Mill (C), Fishertown Station (D), Shaefer Overlook (E), Green Point (F), Parcell (G), Coveburg (H), Willow Grove (I), Hughes (J), Stuckeyville (K), Springville (L), Glendale (M), Bethel Park Campgrounds (N), Blankley Picnic Area (O), Steckman (P), Martin Hill Lot (Q), Evitts (R), Cruse (S), Pine Ridge (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bedford County include: Union Church (A), Union Memorial Church (B), Upper Claar Church (C), Horne Church (D), Pleasant Union Church (E), Pleasant View Church (F), Holsinger Church (G), Pleasant Ridge Church (H), Lybarger Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bedford Memorial Gardens (1), Stiefler Cemetery (2), Steele Cemetery (3), Bunker Hill Cemetery (4), Burger Cemetery (5), Camp Run Cemetery (6), Oakdale Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Big Pond (A), Little Pond (B), Lake Groundhog (C), Lake Gordon (D), Red Oaks Lakes (E), Sportsmans Lake (F), Smith Reservoir (G), Shawnee Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bobs Creek (A), Wolf Camp Run (B), Yellow Creek (C), Sweet Root Creek (D), West Branch Sideling Hill Creek (E), Callihan Creek (F), Weimer Run (G), Spicer Brook (H), Tewell Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bedford County include: State Game Lands Number 261 (1), State Game Lands Number 26 (2), State Game Lands Number 41 (3), Warriors Path State Park (4), Blue Knob State Park (5), State Game Lands Number 97 (6), State Game Lands Number 49 (7), State Game Lands Number 48 (8), Shawnee State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Allegany County, Maryland , Blair County , Cambria County , Fulton County , Huntingdon County , Somerset County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,066
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 291 (58% naturalized citizens)

Bedford County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 44
  • 1990 to 1994: 35
  • 1985 to 1989: 13
  • 1980 to 1984: 10
  • 1975 to 1979: 22
  • 1970 to 1974: 39
  • 1970 to 1974: 27
  • 1965 to 1969: 101

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.8%

Bedford County marital status for males Bedford County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Bedford County with a mortgage: 5,233 (558 second mortgage, 608 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,708

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bedford County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,65475
Mainline Protestant9,64069
Catholic1,7803
Other2403
Orthodox301
Black Protestant241
None27,394-
Bedford County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Bedford County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Bedford County:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bedford County:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Bedford County:

25.2%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Bedford County:

Average size of farms: 176 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $52,595
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $102.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.18%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,263
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.78%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.22%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,997
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.30
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 38.84%
Corn for grain: 10775 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 751 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2426 harvested acres
Vegetables: 189 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,060 acres

Tornado activity:

Bedford County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 14394361.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/8/1996, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bedford County-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from Bedford County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 177.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 319.5 miles away from Bedford County center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Bedford County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (25%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Other Northern Europe (4%)
  • Taiwan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bedford County (%):

  • German (43%)
  • United States or American (17%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

Bedford County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,466 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 2,712 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 21 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0%)
  • Walked: 598 (3%)
  • Other means: 194 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,044 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Bedford County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

  • 253 people in nursing homes
  • 104 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 33 people in other group homes
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Bedford County, Pennsylvania in 2010:

  • 335 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 181 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,863.

3.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.06%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.90% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($22,869 average AGI)
1.15% relocated from other states ($12,703 average AGI)
Bedford County:

1.15%
Pennsylvania average:

1.90%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Blair County, PA  0.62% ($37,975 average AGI)
from Somerset County, PA  0.18% ($33,571)
from Huntingdon County, PA  0.18% ($32,286)
from Allegany County, MD  0.14% ($34,107)
from Cambria County, PA  0.14% ($30,000)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.13% ($36,400)
from Franklin County, PA  0.11% ($49,727)


3.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.32%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.05% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($18,481 average AGI)
1.27% relocated to other states ($13,040 average AGI)
Bedford County:

1.27%
Pennsylvania average:

2.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Blair County, PA  0.71% ($29,714 average AGI)
to Huntingdon County, PA  0.20% ($26,641)
to Allegany County, MD  0.16% ($31,781)
to Cambria County, PA  0.16% ($33,000)
to Somerset County, PA  0.15% ($28,379)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.15% ($22,379)
to Franklin County, PA  0.09% ($29,056)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Bedford County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Bedford County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bedford County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 9,477 (8,363 aged, 1,114 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.99
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4909.420
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 53.75
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22582.12

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 920.330
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 956.260
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.98

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32.41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57.89

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.99

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 189.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 140.7
  • Other - 48.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,211

Size of family households: 6,977 2-persons, 3,273 3-persons, 2,428 4-persons, 1,005 5-persons, 350 6-persons, 218 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,204 1-person, 691 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

9,053 married couples with children.
1,888 single-parent households (609 men, 1,279 women).

97.5% of residents of Bedford County speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (22% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 39% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $293,221,000 ($5838 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,305,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $139,661,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $66,399,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,441,000
Federal grants: $67,999,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,961,000 ($2,938,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,760,000 ($2,462,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,075,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,295,000
Federal Government insurance: $52,448,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,861
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,567
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +25
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -145
Here -3 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bedford County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.97 millions of gallons per day (7% from ground, 93% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 293
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,877
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,024
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,618
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,549
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,689
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,606
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,101
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,219
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 18
  • 2 rooms: 53
  • 3 rooms: 239
  • 4 rooms: 1,673
  • 5 rooms: 3,743
  • 6 rooms: 4,128
  • 7 rooms: 2,757
  • 8 rooms: 1,777
  • 9+ rooms: 1,462
  • 1 room: 31
  • 2 rooms: 171
  • 3 rooms: 541
  • 4 rooms: 965
  • 5 rooms: 915
  • 6 rooms: 536
  • 7 rooms: 353
  • 8 rooms: 234
  • 9+ rooms: 172
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 35
  • 1 bedroom: 279
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,571
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,077
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,370
  • 5+ bedrooms: 518
  • no bedroom: 57
  • 1 bedroom: 810
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,423
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,158
  • 4 bedrooms: 381
  • 5+ bedrooms: 89
Cars and other vehicles available in Bedford County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 656
  • 1 vehicle: 3,757
  • 2 vehicles: 7,104
  • 3 vehicles: 3,056
  • 4 vehicles: 918
  • 5+ vehicles: 359
  • no vehicle: 560
  • 1 vehicle: 1,863
  • 2 vehicles: 1,177
  • 3 vehicles: 239
  • 4 vehicles: 46
  • 5+ vehicles: 33

71% of Bedford County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Pennsylvania.

Bedford County:

70.7%
State average:

64.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $43,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bedford County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65.5%)
  • Electricity (13.3%)
  • Wood (12.1%)
  • Coal or coke (4.0%)
  • Utility gas (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64.4%)
  • Electricity (17.7%)
  • Wood (6.1%)
  • Utility gas (5.5%)
  • Coal or coke (3.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 360
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 134
Here:

5.0%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 160
Here:

17.1%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Bedford County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $50,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,302,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,264,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,708,000
    Regular Highways: $1,506,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,473,000
    Central Staff Services: $512,000
    Financial Administration: $500,000
    General Public Buildings: $225,000
    Health Services - Other: $145,000
    Libraries: $105,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,276,000
    Benefit Payments: $497,000
    Withdrawals: $105,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $371,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,017,000

Bedford County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,138,000
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $261,000
    Interest Revenue: $152,000
    From Local Government: $113,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,547,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Rents: $26,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,269,000
    All Other: $1,099,000
    Health & Hospitals: $308,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,799,000
    NEC: $21,000

Bedford County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,176,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,721,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $455,000

Bedford County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,799,000
    Total Other Securities: $2,705,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $478,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Bedford County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bedford County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Bedford County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John51874.9 years
Mary47080.5 years
William37573.4 years
Robert28672.0 years
Charles26776.1 years
James23872.0 years
George23275.1 years
Anna19681.3 years
Helen19278.8 years
Joseph18374.6 years
Most common last names in Bedford County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller31077.2 years
Smith20674.5 years
Diehl14279.3 years
Clark13475.3 years
Shaffer12578.0 years
Ritchey11876.2 years
Foor11875.8 years
Williams7678.2 years
Price6878.0 years
Davis6272.6 years
Businesses in Bedford County, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Cinnabon 2Rite Aid1
Curves1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry2Sprint Nextel2
Dennys1Starbucks2
Fashion Bug1Subaru1
FedEx5Subway5
Ford1True Value2
Goodwill1U-Haul4
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Hilton1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Marriott1

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