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Bedford, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Bedford,IA index of house prices

Total population: 1,404 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,638 (2 farm, 1,636 nonfarm))

Houses: 735 (655 occupied: 491 owner occupied, 162 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

25%
State:

29%

Housing density: 457 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $78,848.

Median contract rent in 2016: $226 (lower quartile is $170, upper quartile is $289)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $755


Median gross rent in Bedford, IA in 2016: $357

Housing units in Bedford with a mortgage: 247 (5 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 245

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $55,396

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,305

Median monthly housing costs: $570


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Bedford, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $67,597 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Bedford:

$67,597
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $41,495 - $106,550
Median year house/condo built: 1941

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,510
  • In family households: 1,165 (189 male householders, 215 female householders)
    306 spouses, 325 children (287 natural, 2 adopted, 36 stepchildren), 73 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 19 other relatives, 38 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 303 (81 male householders (56 living alone)), 174 female householders (145 living alone)), 48 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 43

Size of family households: 192 2-persons, 85 3-persons, 61 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 23 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 201 1-person, 44 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 1 4-persons.

207 married couples with children.
85 single-parent households (2 men, 83 women).

93.0% of residents of Bedford speak English at home.
5.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (98% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 30 (2.0%)
(73.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bedford, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 1522 bedrooms
  • 2163 bedrooms
  • 754 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bedford, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 211 bedroom
  • 772 bedrooms
  • 473 bedrooms
  • 134 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Bedford in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 11no vehicle
  • 1351 vehicle
  • 1902 vehicles
  • 1183 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population

Cars and other vehicles available in Bedford in renter-occupied apartments

  • 35no vehicle
  • 531 vehicle
  • 312 vehicles
  • 423 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bedford, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 33 rooms
  • 394 rooms
  • 1175 rooms
  • 966 rooms
  • 757 rooms
  • 548 rooms
  • 1059+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bedford, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 283 rooms
  • 434 rooms
  • 265 rooms
  • 306 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Bedford, IA household income distribution

  • Bedford, IA household income distribution
  • 68Less than $10,000
  • 58$10,000 to $14,999
  • 50$15,000 to $19,999
  • 43$20,000 to $24,999
  • 50$25,000 to $29,999
  • 32$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 23$40,000 to $44,999
  • 30$45,000 to $49,999
  • 90$50,000 to $59,999
  • 51$60,000 to $74,999
  • 52$75,000 to $99,999
  • 23$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bedford, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Bedford, IA
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$35,000 to $39,999
  • 65$40,000 to $49,999
  • 53$50,000 to $59,999
  • 20$60,000 to $69,999
  • 29$70,000 to $79,999
  • 19$80,000 to $89,999
  • 17$90,000 to $99,999
  • 36$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 9$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2$250,000 to $299,999
  • 15$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bedford, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bedford, IA
  • 6$150 to $199
  • 6$200 to $249
  • 8$250 to $299
  • 33$300 to $349
  • 16$350 to $399
  • 27$400 to $449
  • 7$450 to $499
  • 2$550 to $599
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 4$900 to $999
  • 4$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 12000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 1Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population
Bedford commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 144
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 152
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 37
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 16
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 44
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 43
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 126
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 11
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 34
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 23
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 11
  • 90 or more minutes: 1
Bedford, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 63.6%
Number of people working at home: 22 (3.3% of all workers)

Bedford mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 444 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 77 (13%)
  • Taxi: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 30 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 22 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 154
 American: 129
 English: 91
 Irish: 47
 European: 14
 Scottish: 11
 Italian: 8
 Danish: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Scotch-Irish: 4
 French (except Basque): 2
 British: 2
 Dutch: 2
 Swedish: 2
 Greek: 1
 Norwegian: 1

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

  • 48%Hong Kong
  • 21%Mexico
  • 7%Panama
  • 3%Burma
  • 3%Germany
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland

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

  • This state: 714
  • Other state: 765
  • Northeast: 16
  • Midwest: 595
  • South: 59
  • West: 94

88% of Bedford residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 24% lived in Iowa.

Bedford:

87.5%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 13
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 207
  • Less than 1 year of college: 48
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 58
  • Associate degree: 28
  • Bachelor's degree: 39
  • Master's degree: 19
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 216
  • Less than 1 year of college: 77
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 86
  • Associate degree: 73
  • Bachelor's degree: 63
  • Master's degree: 21
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 37.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.9%Females
Bedford marital status for males
Bedford marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 621
  • One, attached: 29
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 34
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 20 to 49: 6
  • Mobile homes: 29

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,751

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bedford:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bedford
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.5%)
  • Electricity (12.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (51.2%)
  • Electricity (48.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

11.5%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

23.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)