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Bedford INFORMATION

Population: 21,504

Male 49% Female 50%
Married 72%
Single 27%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

10/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

9/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Bedford has a very low population density. Bedford is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

655 Bedford
27,441 New York

City Info

Bedford, NH is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Bedford has a population density of 655, with 21,504 current residents.

Out of the 21,504 current residents, 49% are male and 50% are female. 72% of the residents are married and 27% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Average air quality

Weather

  • 54% Sun
  • 39% Rain
  • 60% Snow

Condition

47°F average temperature

  • 20 years Median home age
  • $293,730 Median home price
  • -17.63% Home appreciation rate
  • 23.37% Annual property tax
  • 84.2%
    Homes owned
  • 12.9%
    Homes rented
  • 2.9%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Bedford, the air quality is 43% and the weather, on average, is 54% sunny, 39% rainy, and 60% snowy. The average temperature is 47°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Bedford, you should know that 84.2% of homes are owned while 12.9% of homes are rented, and 2.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $293,730, the median age of homes is 20 years, the annual home appreciation is -17.63% and the annual property tax is 23.37%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    2
  • Average age

    41
  • Political majority

    Republican Republican

Community

When looking at the community of Bedford, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Bedford’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Bedford is 41 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 40.39% Democratic, 58.77% Republican, and 0.84% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

6%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:15

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    24.8%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    28.1%
  • Service Occupations
    7.4%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    7.2%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    4.1%
  • 93%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 31%
    Bachelors degree
  • 18%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Bedford, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 5.50% of residents are unemployed in Bedford (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Bedford residents: 24.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 28.36% are in the arts and sciences field, 7.4% are in the customer service field, 28.1% are in the sales field, 0.07% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 4.1% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 7.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:15. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 92.78%, 7.22% of residents have an associate’s degree, 31.36% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 17.98% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Bedford, you should be aware that the average commute time is 29 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Bedford have a few different options. 86% of commuters use their own cars, 5% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 6% of residents work from home.

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