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47421 Zip Code (Bedford, IN) Detailed Profile




Cities: Bedford, IN (6.60%), Avoca, IN (0.41%), Oolitic, IN (0.00%)
County: Lawrence County, IN
Estimated zip code population in 2017: 27,823
Zip code population in 2010: 27,831
Zip code population in 2000: 27,863

Houses and condos: 13,056
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,491
% of renters here:

22%
State:

31%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 47421: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 182.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 152 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 47421
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.7% ($911)
Indiana:

0.8% ($1,181)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $999 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $790 (0.7%)

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Males: 13,384  (48.1%)
Females: 14,438  (51.9%)

For population 25 years and over in 47421:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 47421:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

Zip code 47421 compared to state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 47421 (2017)
    • 26,76496.1%White
    • 3671.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2971.1%Two or more races
    • 1760.6%Asian
    • 1280.5%Black
    • 810.3%American Indian
    • 130.05%Some other race
    • 50.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Urban population: 14,053
Rural population: 13,769

Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $127,411
47421:

$127,411
Indiana:

$141,100



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in 47421 zip code as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 47421 is 473 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.8 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 47421, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,963 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,963
State:

$52,932

Salary/wage: $38,189 (reported on 82.9% of returns)
Here:

$38,189
State:

$45,173
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 67.2% for AGIs below $25k, 74.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 38.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,154 (reported on 31.9% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,154
Indiana:

$1,311
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,363 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,363
State:

$4,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$3,114 (reported on 11.5% of returns)
Here:

+$3,114
State:

+$10,406
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,249 (reported on 12.7% of returns)
Here:

+$9,249
State:

+$11,105
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,714 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
47421:

$10,714
Indiana:

$13,841
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.9% for AGIs below $25k, 2.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $14,667 (reported on 0.2% of returns)
47421:

$14,667
Indiana:

$21,482

Total itemized deductions: $18,265 (20% of AGI, reported on 20.8% of returns)
Here:

$18,265
State:

$20,913

Here:

20.0% of AGI
State:

18.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.0% for AGIs below $25k, 6.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 11.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,264 (reported on 16.4% of returns)
Here:

$4,264
State:

$4,697
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,188 (reported on 20.8% of returns)
47421:

$6,188
State:

$7,456
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,178 (reported on 20.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,178
State:

$2,265
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 61.7%
Here:

62%
State:

53%
(% for various income ranges: 58.5% for AGIs below $25k, 63.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 65.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 62.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 92.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 47421, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $38,394 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$38,394
State:

$44,790

Salary/wage: $35,352 (reported on 85.3% of returns)
Here:

$35,352
State:

$39,615
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 101.2% for AGIs below $10k, 69.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 79.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 84.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 87.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 66.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,488 (reported on 49.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,488
Indiana:

$1,535
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.2% for AGIs below $10k, 3.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,768 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,768
State:

$2,998
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$4,424 (reported on 12.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,424
State:

+$8,619
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,546 (reported on 14.3% of returns)
Here:

+$7,546
State:

+$10,071
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,527 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
47421:

$2,527
Indiana:

$2,840
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $12,561 (reported on 0.3% of returns)
Here:

$12,561
Indiana:

$15,305

Total itemized deductions: $15,256 (21% of AGI, reported on 24.6% of returns)
Here:

$15,256
State:

$17,065

Here:

20.9% of AGI
State:

19.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.6% for AGIs below $10k, 6.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.9% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,440 (4% of AGI, reported on 20.9% of returns)
Here:

$3,440
State:

$3,550

Here:

4.5% of AGI
State:

3.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,036 (reported on 73.8% of returns)
47421:

$5,036
State:

$6,914
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,618 (reported on 16.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,618
State:

$1,685

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 64.9%
Here:

65%
State:

59%
(% for various income ranges: 54.6% for AGIs below $10k, 67.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 66.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 65.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$49,200
Indiana:

$54,181
Bedford, IN (47421) map Nearest zip codes: 47451, 47420, 47436, 47446, 47467, 47434.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.7%
Indiana:

48.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

6.4%
Indiana:

6.7%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,011
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 10,191


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 328 (206 now married, 121 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 5,210 (2,560 now married, 2,637 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 47421 with a mortgage: 5,283 (95 second mortgage, 315 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,410

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $996
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $392

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

12.0%
Whole state:

13.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 47421: 4-H Club Fairground (A), Marshall Township Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services (B), Guthrie Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (C), Bedford Fire Department Station 3 (D), Bedford Fire Department Central Station (E), Bedford Fire Department Station 2 (F), Bedford Fire Department Englewood Station (G), Shawswick Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (H), Guthrie Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (I), Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (J), Oolitic Volunteer Fire Department (K), Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (L), Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (M), Shawswick Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (N), Bedford Fire Department Station 1 (O), Indian Creek Volunteer Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 47421 include: Hill Top Church (A), New Union Church (B), Shiloh Church (C), Valley Mission Church (D), Wesley Chapel (E), Leatherwood Church (F), Mount Pleasant Church (G), Dixon Chapel (H), Donica Memorial Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Beech Grove Cemetery (1), Boone Cemetery (2), Red Cross Cemetery (3), Pleasant Hill Cemetery (4), Perkins Cemetery (5), Mount Zion Cemetery (6), Hopkins Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Ken-Ray Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Salt Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), Brewer Branch (C), Knob Creek (D), Leatherwood Creek (E), Spider Creek (F), Bailey Branch (G), Back Creek (H), Adamson Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 47421 include: Bedford Christian Camp (1), Wilson Park (2), Dickinson Park (3), Indian Creek Camp (4), Furst Park (5), Otis Park (6), Thornton Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 1342014 or later
  • 3202010 to 2013
  • 1,4892000 to 2009
  • 2,1631990 to 1999
  • 1,3401980 to 1989
  • 1,8401970 to 1979
  • 1,1901960 to 1969
  • 1,2231950 to 1959
  • 5321940 to 1949
  • 2,7111939 or earlier

Zip code 47421 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bedford, IN (47421)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bedford, IN (47421)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1761 bedroom
  • 2,0312 bedrooms
  • 4,9703 bedrooms
  • 1,1334 bedrooms
  • 3605+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bedford, IN (47421)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bedford, IN (47421)
  • 89no bedroom
  • 6691 bedroom
  • 1,1512 bedrooms
  • 5553 bedrooms
  • 1414 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bedford, IN (47421) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bedford, IN (47421) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 184no vehicle
  • 1,9001 vehicle
  • 3,6772 vehicles
  • 2,1183 vehicles
  • 5144 vehicles
  • 3215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bedford, IN (47421) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bedford, IN (47421) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 277no vehicle
  • 1,4281 vehicle
  • 4462 vehicles
  • 2523 vehicles
  • 954 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 47421 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 47421 household income distribution in 2017
  • 592Less than $10,000
  • 740$10,000 to $14,999
  • 541$15,000 to $19,999
  • 676$20,000 to $24,999
  • 786$25,000 to $29,999
  • 511$30,000 to $34,999
  • 699$35,000 to $39,999
  • 533$40,000 to $44,999
  • 610$45,000 to $49,999
  • 848$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,226$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,588$75,000 to $99,999
  • 796$100,000 to $124,999
  • 360$125,000 to $149,999
  • 313$150,000 to $199,999
  • 204$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 47421

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 47421
  • 75Less than $10,000
  • 78$10,000 to $14,999
  • 78$15,000 to $19,999
  • 89$20,000 to $24,999
  • 40$25,000 to $29,999
  • 34$30,000 to $34,999
  • 76$35,000 to $39,999
  • 298$40,000 to $49,999
  • 372$50,000 to $59,999
  • 518$60,000 to $69,999
  • 653$70,000 to $79,999
  • 518$80,000 to $89,999
  • 426$90,000 to $99,999
  • 904$100,000 to $124,999
  • 801$125,000 to $149,999
  • 748$150,000 to $174,999
  • 641$175,000 to $199,999
  • 782$200,000 to $249,999
  • 337$250,000 to $299,999
  • 286$300,000 to $399,999
  • 67$400,000 to $499,999
  • 121$500,000 to $749,999
  • 35$750,000 to $999,999
  • 33$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 4$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 47421

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 47421
  • 94Less than $100
  • 130$100 to $149
  • 22$150 to $199
  • 54$200 to $249
  • 13$250 to $299
  • 113$300 to $349
  • 160$350 to $399
  • 269$400 to $449
  • 138$450 to $499
  • 224$500 to $549
  • 256$550 to $599
  • 195$600 to $649
  • 208$650 to $699
  • 87$700 to $749
  • 42$750 to $799
  • 8$800 to $899
  • 6$900 to $999
  • 45$1,000 to $1,249
  • 9$1,500 to $1,999
  • 220No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2017: $702.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2017 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $127,411
  • Black or African American householders: $116,738
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $158,430
  • Asian householders: $160,765
  • Some other race householders: $108,399
  • Two or more races householders: $121,907
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $125,076

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,411
47421:

$127,411
Indiana:

$141,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,928 - $193,344
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 47421
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,464
  • One, attached: 88
  • Two: 507
  • 3 or 4: 208
  • 5 to 9: 252
  • 10 to 19: 82
  • 20 to 49: 146
  • 50 or more: 184
  • Mobile homes: 1,091

Unemployment: 4.4%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 47421

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 47421
  • 84.6%10,366Drove a car alone
  • 10.1%1,241Carpooled
  • 0.1%12Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.1%11Subway or elevated
  • 1.5%185Walked
  • 0.7%84Other means
  • 2.8%344Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 47421

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 47421
  • 795Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,0385 to 9 minutes
  • 2,08510 to 14 minutes
  • 1,63115 to 19 minutes
  • 87620 to 24 minutes
  • 53425 to 29 minutes
  • 93630 to 34 minutes
  • 57835 to 39 minutes
  • 54540 to 44 minutes
  • 1,17045 to 59 minutes
  • 54460 to 89 minutes
  • 14790 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 64.3%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,239
  • In family households: 23,296 (4,175 male householders, 3,663 female householders)
    6,136 spouses, 7,128 children (6,076 natural, 229 adopted, 825 stepchildren), 1,021 grandchildren, 74 brothers or sisters, 147 parents, 121 other relatives, 512 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,933 (1,488 male householders (1,237 living alone)), 1,838 female householders (1,646 living alone)), 600 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 585 (537 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,025 2-persons, 1,465 3-persons, 1,431 4-persons, 518 5-persons, 282 6-persons, 127 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 2,883 1-person, 366 2-persons, 73 4-persons

3,437 married couples with children.
1,519 single-parent households (432 men, 1,087 women).

97.8% of residents of 47421 zip code speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% very well, 34% well, 13% not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% very well, 16% well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% very well, 47% well).

Foreign born population: 459 (1.7%)
(38.8% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.7%
Whole state:

5.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 15%France
  • 7%England
  • 6%Bangladesh
  • 6%Grenada
  • 6%Uruguay
  • 5%Greece
  • 4%Ireland
Most common first ancestries reported in 47421
  • 24%American
  • 12%German
  • 9%Irish
  • 8%English
  • 5%European
  • 4%Scottish
  • 3%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 182010 or later
  • 2522000 to 2009
  • 631990 to 1999
  • 232Before 1990

Zip code 47421 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BRUNNER ENGINEERING & MFG INC (905 X ST in BEDFORD, IN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - ACES-OP-09300010, AIR PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: FABRICATED PLATE WORK (BOILER SHOPS); GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT
    Business NAICS classification: PLATE WORK MANUFACTURING.; PLATE WORK MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: MANCHESTER TANK & EQUIPMENT CO (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , THOMAS MARTIN (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , MANCHESTER TANK & EQUIPMENT (CONTACT/OWNER) , MCWANE CORP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BRUNNER ENG. & MFG. INC., MANCHESTER TANK & EQUIPMENT CO
  • BEDFORD MUNICIPAL STP (3513 PUMPHOUSE RD in BEDFORD, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-744, EPCRA, UST-2773, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM, UST-2774,
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: JEFFERY L KENDALL CERT 6909 (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BEDFORD WWTP (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BEDFORD CITY UTILITIES, BEDFORD MUNICIPAL SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT, BEDFORD WW TREATMENT PLANT TOWN OF
  • SALVATION ARMY CAMPGROUND (RR 16 BOX 1250 in BEDFORD, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - IN-NPDES-IN0055824, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL CAMPS
    Organizations: VICTOR DANIELSON 12049 (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , SALVATION ARMY INDIANA DIV (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HIDDEN FALLS CAMP & CONF. CNTR, SALVATION ARMY HIDDEN FALLS CP
  • SHAWSWICK ELEM AND JR HIGH SCHOOL (LEATHERWOOD RD in BEDFORD, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - IN-NPDES-IN0054364, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: RANDALL TUELL 14567 (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , NORTH LAWRENCE COMMUNITY SCHLS (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: SHAWSWICK ELEM/JR HIGH SCHOOL, SHAWSWICK ELEMENTARY/JR HIGH, SHAWSWICK ELEMENTARY JR HS
  • GOODYEAR AUTO SERVICE CTR (1229 W 16TH ST in BEDFORD, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - UST-19823, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: GOODYEAR TIRE AND RUBBER CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BEDFORD WATER WORKS ILLINOIS ST PLT (2700 ILLINOIS ST in BEDFORD, IN)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - CRTK-3287, EPCRA, UST-2775, UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: WATER SUPPLY
    Organizations: JEFFERY L KENDALL 13291 (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , BEDFORD CITY UTILITIES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BEDFORD PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY, BEDFORD WATER WORKS-ILL ST PLT
  • NEWCO METALS PROCESSING INCORPORATED (4635 PEERLESS ROAD in BEDFORD, IN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Indiana facility tracking) - ACES-OP-09300014, AIR PROGRAM, ACES-OP-09305064, CRTK-10647, EPCRA
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SECONDARY SMELTING AND REFINING OF NONFERROUS METALS
    Business NAICS classification: SECONDARY SMELTING, REFINING, AND ALLOYING OF NONFERROUS METAL (EXCEPT COPPER AND ALUMINUM).
    Alternative names: MICA METALS INCORPORATED, MICA METALS - NEEDMORE DIVISION, NEWCO METALS INC., NEWCO METALS INC. (FORMERLY MICA METALS INC.), NEWCO METALS - NEEDMORE DIVISION
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (2014 'F' ST in BEDFORD, IN)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4909
    Organizations: NORTH LAWRENCE COM SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • PARKVIEW INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (2024 W 16TH ST in BEDFORD, IN)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4932
    Organizations: NORTH LAWRENCE COM SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BEDFORD-NORTH LAWRENCE HIGH SCHOOL (595 N STARS BLVD in BEDFORD, IN)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4911
    Organizations: NORTH LAWRENCE COM SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • NEEDMORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (RR 19 BOX 393 in BEDFORD, IN)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4865
    Organizations: NORTH LAWRENCE COM SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • SHAWSWICK MIDDLE SCHOOL (71 SHAWSWICK SCHOOL RD in BEDFORD, IN)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4891
    Organizations: NORTH LAWRENCE COM SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • BEDFORD JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (1501 'N' ST in BEDFORD, IN)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-4905
    Organizations: NORTH LAWRENCE COM SCHOOLS (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 47421 marital status for males
Zip code 47421 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 42.4%Electricity
  • 42.0%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Wood

Population in 1990: 27,071. Population change in the 1990s: +792 (+2.9%).

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

  • This state: 22,051
  • Northeast: 517
  • Midwest: 1,519
  • South: 2,117
  • West: 914

58% of the 47421 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Indiana.

90% of the 47421 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 10% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 1% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Bedford, IN (47421)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 264
Here:

9.3%
Indiana:

12.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

2.7%
Indiana:

11.0%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 124
Here:

11.7%
Indiana:

21.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 76,039Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 56,775Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 53,452Business and financial operations occupations
  • 52,039Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 52,017Management occupations
  • 45,004Law enforcement workers including supervisors

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (BEDFORD, IN):

  • LOGSDON & SON, INC (618 27TH STREET; small business) : $6,101,143 in 197 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services, Other Housekeeping Services by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $574,726; 2001: $900,538; 2002: $1,280,322; 2003: $1,004,788; 2004: $1,960,427; 2005: $131,601; 2006: $248,741.

    Biggest contracts:
    $937,250 with Navy for Landscaping/Groundskeeping Services. Signed on 2004-11-23. Completion date: 2005-11-22.
    $119,270, same as above. Signed on 2006-05-19. Completion date: 2006-09-30.
    $111,326 with Navy for Other Housekeeping Services. Signed on 2004-04-06. Completion date: 2004-09-27.
    $108,344, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-24. Completion date: 2004-04-25.
  • BEDFORD MACHINE & TOOL, INC (801 T ST; small business) : $381,630 in 8 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil; and Leaf, Guns, through 30 mm, Machine Shop Sets, Kits, and Outfits, Miscellaneous Items, and more by Army, Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $361,074; 2006: $20,556.

    Biggest contracts:
    $120,818 with Army for Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil; and Leaf. Signed on 2005-02-11. Completion date: 2005-02-23.
    $99,866 with Navy for Guns, through 30 mm. Signed on 2005-11-15. Completion date: 2006-01-31.
    $93,291 with Army for Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil; and Leaf. Signed on 2005-12-08. Completion date: 2006-05-02.
    $20,556 with Navy for Machine Shop Sets, Kits, and Outfits. Signed on 2006-04-07. Completion date: 2006-05-04.
  • BLACK-CARMICHAEL-KLEIN LBR CO (1132 I ST; small business)
    $206,500 with Navy for Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials. Signed on 2003-02-12. Completion date: 2003-03-20.
  • MC INTYRE BROTHERS INC (1020 7TH ST; small business) : $171,890 in 4 contracts from 2001 to 2003
    $109,000 with Forest Service (disused code: now 12C2) for Lease or Rental of Facilities -- Office Buildings. Signed on 2001-03-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $52,290 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Warehouse Buildings. Signed on 2002-09-10. Completion date: 2002-11-04.
    $7,400, same as above. Signed on 2002-10-01. Completion date: 2002-10-10.
    $3,200, same as above. Signed on 2003-01-14. Completion date: 2002-11-30.
  • CULVERTS PLUS, INC (2900 MITCHELL RD; small business) : $116,623 in 2 contracts from 2001 to 2004
    $80,376 with Navy for Textile Fabrics. Signed on 2004-05-21. Completion date: 2004-06-09.
    $36,247 with Navy for Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property -- Other Non-Building Facilities. Signed on 2001-05-11. Completion date: 2001-06-22.
  • EARL, GARY (411 COUNTY COMPLEX RD; small business) : $86,051 in 8 contracts from 2005 to 2006
    Contracts for Miscellaneous Weapons, Structural Shapes, Bending and Forming Machines, Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil; and Leaf, and more by Navy, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $15,520; 2006: $70,531.

    Biggest contracts:
    $23,241 with Navy for Miscellaneous Weapons. Signed on 2006-05-31. Completion date: 2006-07-19.
    $15,590 with Navy for Structural Shapes. Signed on 2006-05-15. Completion date: 2006-05-30.
    $15,520 with Navy for Bending and Forming Machines. Signed on 2005-11-15. Completion date: 2005-12-30.
    $15,484 with Army for Plate, Sheet, Strip, Foil; and Leaf. Signed on 2006-03-27. Completion date: 2006-05-31.
  • E & M MACHINE & TOOL CO INC (2710 WILLIAMS BLVD; small business) : $83,155 in 3 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    $71,162 with Navy for Lumber and Related Basic Wood Materials. Signed on 2003-01-29. Completion date: 2003-01-30.
    $8,714 with Navy for Structural Shapes, Nonferrous Base Metal. Signed on 2005-06-02. Completion date: 2005-06-30.
    $3,279 with Navy for Hardware, Commercial. Signed on 2005-03-17. Completion date: 2005-04-30.
  • BEDFORD OFFICE SUPPLY INC (1634 I ST; small business) : $69,498 in 7 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Office Furniture by Navy
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $6,314; 2005: $59,645; 2006: $3,539.

    Biggest contracts:
    $23,697 with Navy for Office Furniture. Signed on 2005-06-14. Completion date: 2005-07-13.
    $13,225, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-14. Completion date: 2005-05-13.
    $10,423, same as above. Signed on 2005-07-20. Completion date: 2005-07-24.
    $7,870, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-04. Completion date: 2005-05-30.
  • HUBLER CHEVROLET OLDSMOBILE CA (2900 35TH ST; small business) : $46,249 in 12 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Shop Specialized Equipment by Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $19,616; 2005: $12,825; 2006: $13,808.

    Biggest contracts:
    $9,749 with Army for Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Shop Specialized Equipment. Signed on 2004-08-18. Completion date: 2003-10-01.
    $5,847, same as above. Signed on 2004-03-25. Completion date: 2003-10-01.
    $5,621, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-06. Completion date: 2005-10-01.
    $4,728, same as above. Signed on 2006-03-14. Completion date: 2005-10-01.
  • AKKA PLASTICS,INC (1115 6TH STREET; small business)
    50 employees, $0 revenue.
    $40,075 with Navy for Cartridge and Propellant Actuated Devices and Components. Signed on 2002-02-25. Completion date: 2002-05-20.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (250-499 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 10, 10-19: 5, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 3)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (100-249: 2, 50-99: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 3, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 3)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Engineering Services (100-249: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 361 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 157 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 395 people in nursing homes
  • 142 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in other group homes

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 47421 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary27178.6 years
William23475.3 years
Robert19671.1 years
Charles19472.8 years
James19070.3 years
John18976.2 years
Helen12279.2 years
George10874.4 years
Ruth9779.4 years
Dorothy8878.8 years
Most common last names in zip code 47421 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10877.4 years
Baker8774.5 years
Brown7575.3 years
Johnson7573.6 years
Miller7279.8 years
Taylor6376.6 years
Anderson6376.4 years
Kern5878.5 years
Allen5877.0 years
Meadows5073.9 years
Businesses in zip code 47421
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger2
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Big O Tires1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Steak 'n Shake1
FedEx3Subway3
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1
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