Bedford County, Virginia (VA)

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County population in 2012: 69,590 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 60,371 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 15,592
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,639
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,640
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,234 (it was 3,198 in 2000)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

33%

Land area: 755 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 92 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bedford County: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.6%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.1%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Bedford County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 34,057  (43.8%)
Females: 34,619  (56.2%)
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Bedford County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Bedford County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,000 ($43,136 in 1999)

This county:

$57000
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $627 (lower quartile is $522, upper quartile is $895)
This county:

$627
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $192,700 (it was $116,100 in 2000)
Bedford:

$192,700
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $119,900 - $298,800
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,206
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $303

Institutionalized population: 225

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 468 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2001: 433 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2002: 532 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2003: 615 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2004: 685 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2005: 704 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2006: 738 buildings, average cost: $237,600
  • 2007: 528 buildings, average cost: $252,800
  • 2008: 282 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2009: 222 buildings, average cost: $220,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $945 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $924 (0.5%)

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: 7.6%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.5% for American Indian residents, 87.1% for other race residents, 18.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.6%
Bedford County:

7.6%
Virginia:

11.7%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.9% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.2% for American Indian residents, 94.7% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 45 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 47 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 41 years old, Other race residents: 9 years old)

Area name: Lynchburg, VA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bedford County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $534 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $658 a month.

Cities in this county include: Forest, Bedford, Montvale, Big Island.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bedford County: Harveys Knob Overlook (A), Matts Creek Shelter (B), Bear Camp (C), Mills Gap Overlook (D), Montvale Overlook (E), Prison Camp Number 24 (F), Meads Store (G), Thunder Hill Trail Shelter (H), Stone Mountain (I), Great Valley Overlook (J), Onion Mountain Overlook (K), Boonsboro Country Club (L), Bedford Country Club (M), Hendricks Store (N), Pine Tree Overlook (O), Porters Mountain Overlook (P), Quarry Overlook (Q), Goose Creek Valley Overlook (R), Thunder Hill Shelter (S), Flat Top Mountain Overlook (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bedford County include: Antioch Church (A), Promised Land Church (B), Academy Presbyterian Church (C), Barnhardt Church (D), Altha Grove Church (E), Basham Church (F), Antioch Church (G), Beaverdam Church (H), Rock Pike Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Clair Cemetery (1), Virginia Memorial Park (2), Callaway-Steptoe Cemetery (3), Sharon Cemetery (4), Simmons Cemetery (5), Waldron Cemetery (6), West Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Saunders Pond (A), Swine Lake (B), Old Elkton Lake (C), Holdrens Pond (D), Markham Pond (E), Spring Hill Lake (F), Peaks of Otter Lake (G), Colemans Fall Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Johns Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), Witcher Creek (C), Widemouth Creek (D), Wells Creek (E), Walton Creek (F), Trough Run (G), Tom Branch (H), Tick Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bedford County include: Smith Mountain Lake State Park (1), Montvale Wayside (2), Snow Creek Recreation Area (3), Peaks of Otter Recreation Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Amherst County , Botetourt County , Campbell County , Franklin County , Pittsylvania County , Roanoke County , Rockbridge County , Lynchburg city .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,752
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,098 (58% naturalized citizens)

Bedford County:

1.8%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 168
  • 1990 to 1994: 115
  • 1985 to 1989: 88
  • 1980 to 1984: 172
  • 1975 to 1979: 75
  • 1970 to 1974: 60
  • 1970 to 1974: 110
  • 1965 to 1969: 310

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 22.5%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Bedford County with a mortgage: 9,746 (983 second mortgage, 1,595 home equity loan, 40 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,177

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bedford County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,82264
Mainline Protestant5,05240
Catholic2,1192
Other13-
None40,670-
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: 7
Bedford County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Bedford County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 28
This county:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bedford County:

8.6%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Bedford County:

27.1%
State:

26.7%

Agriculture in Bedford County:

Average size of farms: 155 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,031
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $68.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.37%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,034
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.15%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,030
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.44
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.94%
Corn for grain: 746 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 441 harvested acres
Vegetables: 15 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 368 acres

Tornado activity:

Bedford County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 7618470.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 12 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/28/2002, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 12 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bedford County-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from Bedford 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 248.0 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 293.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 130.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 133.8 miles away from Bedford County center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.4 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 (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 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 (%):

  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • India (8%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Laos (5%)
  • Colombia (5%)

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

  • United States or American (28%)
  • English (16%)
  • German (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Bedford County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 25,490 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 3,138 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 25 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 16 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 25 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 185 (1%)
  • Other means: 123 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 895 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 148 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 93 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 88 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 75 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,032.

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,438 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.06% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($33,842 average AGI)
1.84% relocated from other states ($16,595 average AGI)
Bedford County:

1.84%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lynchburg city, VA  1.24% ($54,941 average AGI)
from Roanoke city, VA  0.70% ($36,736)
from Campbell County, VA  0.70% ($44,105)
from Roanoke County, VA  0.56% ($39,034)
from Franklin County, VA  0.23% ($40,333)
from Botetourt County, VA  0.22% ($37,750)
from Bedford city, VA  0.21% ($27,241)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.49% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($24,857 average AGI)
1.86% relocated to other states ($15,032 average AGI)
Bedford County:

1.86%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lynchburg city, VA  0.90% ($38,202 average AGI)
to Roanoke city, VA  0.69% ($25,169)
to Campbell County, VA  0.61% ($31,994)
to Roanoke County, VA  0.48% ($32,728)
to Franklin County, VA  0.29% ($38,622)
to Bedford city, VA  0.20% ($24,731)
to Botetourt County, VA  0.17% ($44,045)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Births per 1000 population in Bedford County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Bedford County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bedford County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 9,985 (8,394 aged, 1,591 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 960.390
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 727.570
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 1.53

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 10.74
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 30.63

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 132.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 89.2
  • Other - 43.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 68,389

Size of family households: 10,205 2-persons, 4,394 3-persons, 3,455 4-persons, 1,513 5-persons, 505 6-persons, 246 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,017 1-person, 995 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

11,230 married couples with children.
2,200 single-parent households (649 men, 1,551 women).

97.2% of residents of Bedford County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $268,154,000 ($4204 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,471,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $187,186,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,112,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $365,000
Federal grants: $23,205,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,278,000 ($4,889,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,008,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $944,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $37,520,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,901,000

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

Births: 3,225
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,582
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +135
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,235
Here:

+65 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bedford County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.44 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 679
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,955
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,037
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,454
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,810
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,883
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,318
  • 1940 to 1949: 839
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,469
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bedford County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 21
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 314
  • 4 rooms: 2,075
  • 5 rooms: 4,891
  • 6 rooms: 4,895
  • 7 rooms: 3,474
  • 8 rooms: 2,389
  • 9+ rooms: 2,574
  • 1 room: 53
  • 2 rooms: 99
  • 3 rooms: 360
  • 4 rooms: 876
  • 5 rooms: 881
  • 6 rooms: 403
  • 7 rooms: 287
  • 8 rooms: 122
  • 9+ rooms: 117
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bedford County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 303
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,849
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,008
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,791
  • 5+ bedrooms: 668
  • no bedroom: 53
  • 1 bedroom: 425
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,361
  • 3 bedrooms: 987
  • 4 bedrooms: 313
  • 5+ bedrooms: 59
Cars and other vehicles available in Bedford County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 716
  • 1 vehicle: 3,607
  • 2 vehicles: 8,984
  • 3 vehicles: 4,967
  • 4 vehicles: 1,766
  • 5+ vehicles: 600
  • no vehicle: 218
  • 1 vehicle: 1,539
  • 2 vehicles: 1,095
  • 3 vehicles: 255
  • 4 vehicles: 55
  • 5+ vehicles: 36

61% of Bedford County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Virginia.

Bedford County:

60.7%
State average:

53.8%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $140,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bedford County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (69.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15.3%)
  • Wood (6.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.4%)
  • Utility gas (1.4%)
  • Electricity (54.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26.4%)
  • Wood (10.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 766
Here:

11.2%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 271
Here:

8.7%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 446
Here:

29.5%
Virginia:

20.6%

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 2006:

  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $5,147,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,877,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,232,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $88,839,000
    Health - Other: $28,050,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,308,000
    Police Protection: $5,246,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,065,000
    General - Other: $2,891,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,336,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,848,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,780,000
    Libraries: $1,746,000
    Financial Administration: $1,709,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,696,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,567,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,388,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,193,000
    Central Staff Services: $859,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $470,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $341,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,434,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $1,080,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $836,000
    Health - Other: $488,000
    Other Higher Education: $39,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,390,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $922,000
    General - Other: $721,000
    Police Protection: $651,000
    Health - Other: $643,000
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000
    Financial Administration: $93,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $46,557,000

Bedford County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $24,810,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,773,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,616,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $221,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,489,000
    All Other: $186,000
    Education: $71,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,429,000
    Health and Hospitals: $824,000
    All Other: $32,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,214,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,080,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $163,000
    Rents: $55,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $50,275,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,227,000
    Public Welfare: $7,004,000
    All Other: $5,022,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,615,000
  • Tax - Property: $42,007,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,205,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,111,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,738,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,487,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,337,000
    Other License: $967,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,000

Bedford County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,033,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,163,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,320,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,450,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,200,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,000,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $200,000

Bedford County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,805,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,800,000

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)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED233$164,365405$217,4172,158$199,483116$76,2674$634,000278$281,18398$92,061
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$123,33326$197,808139$205,8427$83,5710$023$295,87015$92,733
APPLICATIONS DENIED38$139,36851$184,647554$199,33970$66,9710$065$280,55464$92,656
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$139,83336$189,056303$181,05020$98,8500$037$227,35123$96,174
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$172,81310$261,90095$192,7378$69,2500$015$212,0679$104,778
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED57$241,63246$238,0433$295,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$231,10020$224,7003$112,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$225,40015$251,6671$150,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$205,40010$180,1000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$314,0001$313,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Bedford County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6472.9 years
John5974.0 years
Mary4679.8 years
Robert4471.4 years
James4269.2 years
Dorothy2780.5 years
Charles2675.5 years
Thomas2272.5 years
George2072.2 years
Helen1878.0 years
Most common last names in Bedford County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2779.0 years
Smith2177.8 years
White2082.0 years
Witt1970.3 years
Anderson1873.1 years
Johnson1774.9 years
Overstreet1679.3 years
Wilson1671.8 years
Jones1570.1 years
Wright1580.7 years
Businesses in Bedford County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Macy's1
AMF Bowling1Marriott2
AT&T2MasterBrand Cabinets8
Advance Auto Parts3Maurices1
Aeropostale1Mazda1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's6
Applebee's2Men's Wearhouse1
Arby's3Motherhood Maternity1
Ashley Furniture1New Balance1
AutoZone2New York & Co1
Barnes & Noble1Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Best Western1Old Navy1
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pac Sun1
Burger King4Panera Bread1
CVS6Papa John's Pizza2
Catherines1Payless2
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A4PetSmart1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut3
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Curves2RadioShack3
Dairy Queen2Red Lobster1
Days Inn2Ruby Tuesday2
Decora Cabinetry4Rue211
Domino's Pizza2SONIC Drive-In2
Dunkin Donuts2Sam's Club1
Extended Stay America1Sears4
Famous Footwear1Sleep Inn1
Fashion Bug1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx9Sprint Nextel3
Finish Line1Staples1
Foot Locker1Starbucks3
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway3
GameStop3Super 83
H&R Block4T-Mobile3
Hardee's3T.G.I. Driday's1
Hilton2T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell4
Hot Topic1Talbots1
IHOP1Target1
JCPenney1Toyota1
JoS. A. Bank1Toys"R"Us1
Jones New York2U-Haul5
Journeys1U.S. Cellular5
Justice1UPS20
KFC3Vans1
Kincaid1Verizon Wireless2
Kmart1Victoria's Secret1
Kohl's1Volkswagen1
Kroger5Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy4Walgreens4
Lane Bryant1Walmart2
Lane Furniture3Wendy's3
Little Caesars Pizza2Wet Seal1
Long John Silver's3Wingate1
Lowe's2YMCA3

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