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Bedford, New York - Basic Facts

The Bedford Census Designated Place had a population of 1,948 as of July 1, 2020. Bedford ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bedford is located at latitude 41.2043 and longitude -73.6437 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Bedford Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 377 feet.

The Bedford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389190) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bedford Census Designated Place is located within Town of Bedford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.


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Bedford, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,948 (100%)
Population in Households 1,930 (99.1%)
Population in Families 1,754 (90.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 18 ( 0.9%)
Population Density 555
Diversity Index2 30
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $281,383
% of Income for Mortgage4 21%
Per Capita Income $98,809
Wealth Index5 430
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 564 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $995,192
Average Home Value $1,189,027
Housing Affordability Index3 114
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 684
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 553
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.59% -0.03%
Households 0.71% 0.06%
Families 0.47% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
Owner Occupied HU   0.07%

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Bedford, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bedford to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 620 48th
Population Density # 902 25th
Median Household Income # 21 99th
Housing Affordability Index # 353 30th
Per Capita Income # 18 99th
Diversity Index # 508 58th

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