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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: 698 (625 occupied: 478 owner occupied, 146 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

23%
State:

29%

Housing density: 434 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $144,444.

Median contract rent in 2016: $226 (lower quartile is $340, upper quartile is $289)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $867


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

Housing units in Bedford with a mortgage: 226 (2 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 252

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,624

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,344

Median monthly housing costs: $558


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Bedford, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $56,148 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Bedford:

$56,148
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,862 - $91,550
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,459
  • In family households: 1,095 (186 male householders, 186 female householders)
    321 spouses, 332 children (296 natural, 3 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 33 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 2 other relatives, 28 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 322 (89 male householders (55 living alone)), 165 female householders (131 living alone)), 68 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 42

Size of family households: 179 2-persons, 67 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 186 1-person, 49 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

230 married couples with children.
58 single-parent households (0 men, 58 women).

97.1% of residents of Bedford speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
0.8% 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: 26 (1.8%)
(84.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 1352 bedrooms
  • 2013 bedrooms
  • 844 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bedford, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 712 bedrooms
  • 413 bedrooms
  • 114 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:

  • 6no vehicle
  • 1341 vehicle
  • 1792 vehicles
  • 1113 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population

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

  • 34no vehicle
  • 541 vehicle
  • 252 vehicles
  • 363 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ 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
  • 304 rooms
  • 1155 rooms
  • 826 rooms
  • 797 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 1139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bedford, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 404 rooms
  • 225 rooms
  • 266 rooms
  • 137 rooms
  • 108 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Bedford population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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
  • 54Less than $10,000
  • 50$10,000 to $14,999
  • 56$15,000 to $19,999
  • 39$20,000 to $24,999
  • 37$25,000 to $29,999
  • 33$30,000 to $34,999
  • 31$35,000 to $39,999
  • 23$40,000 to $44,999
  • 32$45,000 to $49,999
  • 74$50,000 to $59,999
  • 60$60,000 to $74,999
  • 55$75,000 to $99,999
  • 24$100,000 to $124,999
  • 18$125,000 to $149,999
  • 15$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$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
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 41$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$35,000 to $39,999
  • 58$40,000 to $49,999
  • 52$50,000 to $59,999
  • 25$60,000 to $69,999
  • 32$70,000 to $79,999
  • 34$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 36$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999
  • 10$150,000 to $174,999
  • 10$175,000 to $199,999
  • 8$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$250,000 to $299,999
  • 11$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bedford, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Bedford, IA
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 2$200 to $249
  • 3$250 to $299
  • 29$300 to $349
  • 16$350 to $399
  • 32$400 to $449
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 1$500 to $549
  • 3$550 to $599
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 4$1,000 to $1,249
  • 13No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 12000 to 2009
  • 151990 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: 132
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 144
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 24
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 11
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 37
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 62
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 114
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 16
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 27
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 32
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 10
  • 90 or more minutes: 10
Bedford, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 61.8%
Number of people working at home: 14 (2.2% of all workers)

Bedford mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 441 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 73 (13%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 26 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 14 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 161
 American: 119
 English: 91
 Irish: 52
 European: 27
 Scottish: 13
 Scotch-Irish: 7
 Italian: 7
 Danish: 5
 Norwegian: 4
 Welsh: 3
 French (except Basque): 2
 British: 2
 Greek: 1
 Dutch: 1

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

  • 69%Hong Kong
  • 12%Panama
  • 8%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 8%Germany
  • 4%Burma
  • 4%Mexico
  • 0%Scotland

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

  • This state: 718
  • Other state: 708
  • Northeast: 27
  • Midwest: 582
  • South: 58
  • West: 38

86% of Bedford residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Iowa.

Bedford:

85.5%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 6
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 204
  • Less than 1 year of college: 53
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 60
  • Associate degree: 29
  • Bachelor's degree: 42
  • Master's degree: 20
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 191
  • Less than 1 year of college: 78
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 73
  • Associate degree: 87
  • Bachelor's degree: 71
  • Master's degree: 25
  • 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
  • 3.4%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 21.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.9%Females
Bedford marital status for males
Bedford marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 580
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 52
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • 20 to 49: 5
  • Mobile homes: 28

Median worth of mobile homes: $14,751

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Bedford:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bedford
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.3%)
  • Electricity (10.9%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (52.1%)
  • Utility gas (47.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

4.8%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

12.5%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

2.3%
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)