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   (County: Middlesex County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bedford Town, Massachusetts give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Male:

Under 5 years : 477

5 to 9 years : 590

10 to 14 years : 560

15 to 17 years : 164

18 and 19 years : 83

20 years : 75

21 years : 21

22 to 24 years : 184

25 to 29 years : 220

30 to 34 years : 208

35 to 39 years : 380

40 to 44 years : 541

45 to 49 years : 603

50 to 54 years : 610

55 to 59 years : 360

60 and 61 years : 139

62 to 64 years : 248

65 and 66 years : 80

67 to 69 years : 163

70 to 74 years : 283

75 to 79 years : 194

80 to 84 years : 280

85 years and over : 189

Female:

Under 5 years : 449

5 to 9 years : 421

10 to 14 years : 361

15 to 17 years : 289

18 and 19 years : 146

20 years : 37

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 265

25 to 29 years : 98

30 to 34 years : 222

35 to 39 years : 389

40 to 44 years : 653

45 to 49 years : 618

50 to 54 years : 490

55 to 59 years : 398

60 and 61 years : 141

62 to 64 years : 286

65 and 66 years : 64

67 to 69 years : 210

70 to 74 years : 341

75 to 79 years : 201

80 to 84 years : 180

85 years and over : 214


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 7,054

Multiple ancestry : 4,948

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 20

Ancestry not reported : 1,103


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 11,544

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 94

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 1,055

Not a U.S. citizen : 432


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Total:

Under 5 years : 926

5 to 17 years : 2,385

18 to 24 years : 811

25 to 34 years : 748

35 to 44 years : 1,963

45 to 54 years : 2,321

55 to 59 years : 758

60 and 61 years : 280

62 to 64 years : 534

65 to 74 years : 1,141

75 years and over : 1,258

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 810

5 to 17 years : 2,030

18 to 24 years : 712

25 to 34 years : 421

35 to 44 years : 849

45 to 54 years : 956

55 to 59 years : 389

60 and 61 years : 216

62 to 64 years : 273

65 to 74 years : 810

75 years and over : 933

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 116

5 to 17 years : 273

18 to 24 years : 79

25 to 34 years : 210

35 to 44 years : 625

45 to 54 years : 857

55 to 59 years : 286

60 and 61 years : 27

62 to 64 years : 177

65 to 74 years : 247

75 years and over : 248

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 28

35 to 44 years : 25

45 to 54 years : 34

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 82

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 89

35 to 44 years : 464

45 to 54 years : 474

55 to 59 years : 83

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 84

65 to 74 years : 77

75 years and over : 77


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,445

Female : 3,954

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,466

Female : 1,679

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 58

Female : 36

Foreign born:

Male : 683

Female : 804


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence : 7,670

Born in other state in the United States : 2,909

Native: born outside the United States : 94

Foreign born : 862


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,484

Now married, except separated : 3,567

Divorced : 422

Separated : 40

Widowed : 428

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 292

Now married, except separated : 2,057

Divorced : 225

Separated : 53

Widowed : 191

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 12

Now married, except separated : 75

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 7

Foreign born:

Never married : 29

Now married, except separated : 1,257

Divorced : 36

Separated : 0

Widowed : 92


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Speak only English : 10,364

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 131

Speak English less than "very well" : 23

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 289

Speak English less than "very well" : 30

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 140

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 60

German:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Yiddish:

Speak English "very well" : 26

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 290

Speak English less than "very well" : 35

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 220

Speak English less than "very well" : 212

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 79

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 190

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

  • Irish: 2,918   (19.4%)
  • Italian: 1,755   (11.7%)
  • English: 1,692   (11.3%)
  • German: 1,439   (9.6%)
  • Other Groups: 1,420   (9.5%)
  • United States Or American: 637   (4.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 603   (4.0%)
  • Polish: 457   (3.0%)
  • Scottish: 430   (2.9%)
  • French Canadian: 422   (2.8%)
  • Russian: 307   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 305   (2.0%)
  • Welsh: 269   (1.8%)
  • Swedish: 229   (1.5%)
  • Canadian: 225   (1.5%)
  • Portuguese: 176   (1.2%)
  • Greek: 170   (1.1%)
  • British: 152   (1.0%)
  • Norwegian: 142   (0.9%)
  • Hungarian: 135   (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 125   (0.8%)
  • Arab: 120   (0.8%)
  • European: 109   (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 94   (0.6%)
  • Armenian: 83   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 74   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 61   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 56   (0.4%)
  • Northern European: 55   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 55   (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 46   (0.3%)
  • Turkish: 32   (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 28   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 27   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 25   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 24   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 23   (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 22   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 21   (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 15   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 12   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 9   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 9   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Bedford Town, Massachusetts is 13,125



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Bedford Town, Massachusetts: 6,652
Female Population in Bedford Town, Massachusetts: 6,473


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bedford Town, Massachusetts: 43.7
Median Female Resident Age in Bedford Town, Massachusetts: 44.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Massachusetts is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bedford Town, Massachusetts


White


Both sexes

46.7

Male

46.6

Female

46.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

35.3

Male

35.9

Female

34.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.5

Male

27.5

Female

25.5

Asian


Both sexes

38.2

Male

37.5

Female

39.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

22.5

Male

5.5

Female

43.0

Other


Both sexes

26.0

Male

29.0

Female

24.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

13.7

Male

14.5

Female

13.1

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.7

Male

25.2

Female

30.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.0

Male

46.9

Female

47.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Bedford Town, Massachusetts


  • White: 11,535
  • African American: 178
  • American Indian: 51
  • Asian: 904
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 154
  • Two or More Races: 303



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Bedford Town, Massachusetts citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (0.29%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (0.54%)
  • 9th Grade: 39   (0.88%)
  • 10th Grade: 58   (1.3%)
  • 11th Grade: 26   (0.58%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 64   (1.44%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 776   (17.41%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 142   (3.19%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 392   (8.8%)
  • Associate Degree: 272   (6.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,352   (30.33%)
  • Master's Degree: 853   (19.14%)
  • Professional School Degree: 119   (2.67%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 327   (7.34%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 39   (0.84%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.13%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 19   (0.41%)
  • 9th Grade: 43   (0.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 42   (0.91%)
  • 11th Grade: 54   (1.16%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 37   (0.8%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 813   (17.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 199   (4.29%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 471   (10.15%)
  • Associate Degree: 346   (7.46%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,383   (29.81%)
  • Master's Degree: 919   (19.81%)
  • Professional School Degree: 108   (2.33%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 160   (3.45%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Universities & Colleges In Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Largest Schools (Private) In Bedford Town, Massachusetts

  • Bedford Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 153 Concord Road, Bedford, MA 01730, Phone: (781) 275-3344, Students: 8 )

Academic Libraries In Bedford Town, Massachusetts

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Bedford Town, Massachusetts

  • Bedford Free Public Library


    7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Bedford Town, Massachusetts


  • Another Historical Journey


    7211 Raynham Dr, Bedford, OH 44146

  • Avenel Plantation


    Po Box 686, Bedford, VA 24523
    http://www.historicavenel.com

  • B-66 Destroyer Association


    3600 Willomet Court, Bedford, TX 76021

  • Bedford City-county Museum


    201 E Main St, Bedford, VA 24523
    http://www.bedfordvamuseum.org

  • Bedford Creativity Inc


    10 Hill Rd, Bedford, MA 01730

  • Bedford Genealogical Society Inc


    Po Box 1439, Bedford, VA 24523

  • Bedford Historical Society


    24 N Amherst Rd, Bedford, NH 03110

  • Bedford Historical Society


    Po Box 491, Bedford, NY 10506
    http://www.bedfordhistoricalsociety.org/

  • Bedford Historical Society


    303 Columbus St, Bedford, OH 44146

  • Bedford Historical Society Inc


    2 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730
    http://www.bedfordmahistory.org

  • Bedford Historical Society Incorporated Harrison Bldg


    Po Box 602, Bedford, VA 24523

  • Bedford Springs Historical Society


    2138 Business Rte 220, Bedford, PA 15522

  • Big Otter Mill Foundation Inc


    122 E Main St Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

  • Burning River N Society


    708 Broadway Ave, Bedford, OH 44146

  • Cumberlnd Vlly Twnshp Historcl


    1100 Centerville Rd, Bedford, PA 15522

  • Fort Bedford Museum


    242 East John Street, Bedford, PA 15522

  • Friends Of New London Virginia Inc


    Po Box 777, Bedford, VA 24523

  • Friends Of The Town Of Bedford Cemeteries


    24 North Amherst St, Bedford, NH 03110

  • Garland Hotel


    Po Box 15, Bedford, IA 50833

  • Holsey Gates Residence Preservation Foundation


    762 Broadway Ave, Bedford, OH 44146

  • Lawrence County Museum Of History


    929 15th St, Bedford, IN 47421
    http://www.lawrencecountyhistory.org

  • Marconi Foundation And Museum


    18 N Amherst Rd, Bedford, NH 03110
    http://www.marconiusa.org

  • Massachusetts Air And Space Museum Inc


    Po Box 383, Bedford, MA 01730

  • National Museum Of The Americancoverlet Inc


    322 South Juliana Street, Bedford, PA 15522
    http://www.coverletmuseum.org

  • Ohio Sports Hall Of Fame Museum Inc


    26367 Red Fox Trail, Bedford, OH 44146
    http://www.ohiosportshofm.com

  • Old Bedford Village


    220 Sawbolade Road, Bedford, PA 15522

  • Pioneer Historical Society Of Bed Ford County Inc


    6441 Lincoln Hwy, Bedford, PA 15522

  • Taylor County Historical Museum


    1001 Pollock Blvd, Bedford, IA 50833

  • The Lander Trail Foundation Inc


    Po Box 4135, Bedford, WY 83112

  • Trinity Arts Guild


    Po Box 991, Bedford, TX 76021

  • Wharton Memorial Foundation


    Po Box 713, Bedford, VA 24523

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Bedford Town, Massachusetts affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Bedford Town, Massachusetts.

Area Features of Bedford Town, Massachusetts


Airport


(1) Millipore Heliport  

Building


(1) Academic Research Division Library Middlesex Community College   (2) Bedford Fire Department   (3) Bedford Free Public Library   (4) Bedford Police Department   (5) Deparment Of Veterans Affairs Medical Library   (6) Job Lane Museum   (7) Middlesex Community College Library  

Cemetery


(1) Westview Cemetery  

Church


(1) First Baptist Church   (2) First Church Of Christ   (3) Immanuel Baptist Church   (4) Zion Korean Alliance Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Bedford  

Crossing


(1) Interchange Twenty-six  

Forest


(1) Hartwell Town Forest  

Hospital


(1) Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital  

Lake


(1) Fawn Lake   (2) Spectacle Ponds  

Locale


(1) Bedford Shopping Center   (2) The Great Road Shopping Center   (3) Village Shopping Center  

Park


(1) Bedford Center Historic District   (2) Elm Brook Conservation Area   (3) Little Meadow Conservation Area   (4) Marvin Street Play Area   (5) Minnie Reid Conservation Area   (6) Springs Brook Park   (7) White Cedar Swamp Conservation Area  

Populated Place


(1) Bedford   (2) Bedford Springs   (3) West Bedford  

Post Office


(1) Bedford Post Office   (2) Veterans Administration Hospital Post Office  

School


(1) Bedford High School   (2) Center Elementary School   (3) John Glen Middle School   (4) Lane School   (5) Lieutenant Elezer Davis School   (6) Lieutenant Job Lane School   (7) Page School  

Stream


(1) Elm Brook   (2) Mill Brook   (3) Spring Brook   (4) Vine Brook  

Summit


(1) Balls Hill   (2) Crosbys Hill   (3) Davis Hill   (4) Hartwells Hill  

Swamp


(1) Bedford Meadow   (2) Concord River Swamp   (3) Great Meadows  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

01730 (pop. 12,566)


Cities Nearby Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Pinehurst Cdp, MA  (pop. 6,894) 3.4 Miles
Burlington Town, MA  (pop. 25,190) 3.9 Miles
Burlington Cdp, MA  (pop. 25,190) 3.9 Miles
Billerica Town, MA  (pop. 41,439) 4.1 Miles
Lexington Cdp, MA  (pop. 32,236) 4.4 Miles
Lexington Town, MA  (pop. 32,236) 4.4 Miles
Carlisle Town, MA  (pop. 4,817) 4.4 Miles
Lincoln Town, MA  (pop. 8,297) 5.1 Miles
Concord Town, MA  (pop. 17,566) 5.8 Miles
Woburn City, MA  (pop. 38,824) 6.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

781



Elevation in Bedford Town, Massachusetts is 158.0 ft. (48.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Lat: 42.496679 N        Long: -71.275046 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Bedford Town, Massachusetts need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Massachusetts

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 8.56 7.89 10.90 0.00 8.85
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
  Total Electric Industry 10.40 9.22 8.52 11.65 0.00 9.53
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.62 9.31 8.60 11.27 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
  Total Electric Industry 11.00 9.67 8.66 12.21 0.00 9.98
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
  Total Electric Industry 11.09 9.75 8.46 12.60 0.00 10.00
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.26 9.93 8.41 14.31 0.00 10.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
  Total Electric Industry 11.25 9.94 8.43 14.53 0.00 10.13
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.59 10.29 8.78 14.49 0.00 10.48
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.35 8.18 14.35 0.00 9.59
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 3.46 3.85 0.00 0.00 3.60
  Full-Service Providers 10.09 8.90 7.75 13.73 0.00 9.16
  Total Electric Industry 10.09 8.64 7.53 13.73 0.00 8.99
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 11.39 8.39 7.11 14.83 0.00 8.15
  Full-Service Providers 10.53 9.20 8.27 15.34 0.00 9.57
  Total Electric Industry 10.53 9.13 8.20 15.32 0.00 9.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 6.84 4.31 3.49 12.77 0.00 4.43
  Energy-Only Providers 6.70 6.46 5.89 5.04 0.00 6.39
  Full-Service Providers 12.47 11.77 9.37 15.22 0.00 11.60
  Total Electric Industry 12.47 11.64 9.37 15.52 0.00 11.55
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.52 4.16 3.23 12.65 0.00 4.06
  Energy-Only Providers 6.34 5.35 4.51 4.55 0.00 5.12
  Full-Service Providers 10.89 10.21 8.58 12.46 0.00 10.26
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 10.02 8.34 13.11 0.00 10.06
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.72 4.40 3.35 0.00 0.00 4.22
  Energy-Only Providers 6.19 5.16 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 11.55 10.78 9.26 0.00 4.09 10.82
  Total Electric Industry 11.60 10.48 8.93 0.00 4.09 10.56
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.24 4.28 3.25 0.00 0.67 4.08
  Energy-Only Providers 5.88 5.63 5.27 0.00 4.35 5.53
  Full-Service Providers 11.72 11.57 8.47 0.00 3.86 11.10
  Total Electric Industry 11.75 10.99 8.48 0.00 4.65 10.77
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.94 4.58 3.41 0.00 0.74 4.68
  Energy-Only Providers 7.54 6.90 6.36 0.00 4.41 6.84
  Full-Service Providers 13.25 13.10 9.00 0.00 4.05 12.44
  Total Electric Industry 13.44 12.42 9.22 0.00 4.80 12.18
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.58 4.69 3.57 0.00 0.78 4.52
  Energy-Only Providers 11.67 9.76 9.85 0.00 9.81 9.91
  Full-Service Providers 16.40 16.78 12.55 0.00 11.21 16.06
  Total Electric Industry 16.60 15.54 13.04 0.00 10.68 15.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 28   (0.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 81   (1.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 126   (2.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 297   (4.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 533   (8.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,212   (20.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,168   (19.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,237   (20.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 516   (8.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 313   (5.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 95   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 65   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 157   (2.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 242   (4.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,907

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 153

In 3-person carpool : 72

In 4-person carpool : 38

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 54

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 135

Railroad : 14

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 8

Walked : 143

Other means : 27

Worked at home : 386


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Less than 5 minutes : 115

5 to 9 minutes : 637

10 to 14 minutes : 587

15 to 19 minutes : 780

20 to 24 minutes : 596

25 to 29 minutes : 466

30 to 34 minutes : 777

35 to 39 minutes : 341

40 to 44 minutes : 290

45 to 59 minutes : 540

60 to 89 minutes : 272

90 or more minutes : 150


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

With Social Security income : 1,288

No Social Security income : 3,443


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

With retirement income : 952

No retirement income : 3,779


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 38

$10,000 to $14,999 : 48

$15,000 to $19,999 : 37

$20,000 to $24,999 : 38

$25,000 to $29,999 : 113

$30,000 to $34,999 : 55

$35,000 to $39,999 : 45

$40,000 to $44,999 : 90

$45,000 to $49,999 : 87

$50,000 to $59,999 : 227

$60,000 to $74,999 : 194

$75,000 to $99,999 : 488

$100,000 to $124,999 : 458

$125,000 to $149,999 : 327

$150,000 to $199,999 : 748

$200,000 or more : 678


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $117,043


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Bedford Town, Massachusetts

  • WCMX (1000 AM; 1.0 kW; Leominster, MA; Owner: Twin City Baptist Temple, Inc.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50.0 kW; Hull, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40.0 kW; Framingham, MA; Owner: Wbix Corp.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 2.5 kW; Ashland, MA; Owner: Wbix Corp.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; 4.8 kW; Everett, MA; Owner: Radio One Of Boston Licenses, Llc)
  • WCCM (1110 AM; 5.0 kW; Salem, NH; Owner: Costa-eagle Radio Ventures Limited Partnership)
  • WBNW (1120 AM; 5.0 kW; Maynard, MA; Owner: Money Matters Radio, Inc.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 10.0 kW; Framingham, MA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WESX (1230 AM; 0.45 kW; Lynn, MA; Owner: Principle Boston Holdco Llc)
  • WESX (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Marblehead, MA; Owner: Principle Boston Holdco Llc)
  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5.0 kW; Fitchburg, MA; Owner: Central Broadcasting Company, Llc)
  • WJDA (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; Quincy, MA; Owner: Principle Boston Holdco Llc)
  • WDER (1320 AM; 10.0 kW; Derry, NH; Owner: Blount Communications, Inc. Of Nh)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Waec License Limited Partnership)
  • WLYN (1360 AM; 0.7 kW; Lynn, MA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • WLLH (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Lawrence, MA; Owner: J Sports Licensee Llc)
  • WLLH (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Lowell, MA; Owner: J Sports Licensee Llc)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5.0 kW; Somerville, MA; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WCEC (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Haverhill, MA; Owner: Costa-eagle Radio Ventures Limited Partnership)
  • WMRC (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Hopedale, MA; Owner: First Class Radio Corp.)
  • WSMN (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; Nashua, NH; Owner: Absolute Broadcasting Llc)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 5.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Champion Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20.0 kW; Boston, MA; Owner: Champion Broadcasting Systems, Inc.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Somerville, MA; Owner: Pennsylvania Media Associates, Inc.)
  • WSRO (650 AM; 0.25 kW; Framingham, MA; Owner: Langer Broadcasting Group, Llc)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50.0 kW; Burlington, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, Llc)
  • WJIB (740 AM; 0.25 kW; Cambridge, MA; Owner: Bob Bittner Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WNNW (800 AM; 3.0 kW; Andover, MA; Owner: Costa-eagle Radio Ventures Limited Partnership)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50.0 kW; Needham, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, Llc)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 6.0 kW; Ashland, MA; Owner: J Sports Licensee Llc)
  • WGHM (900 AM; 0.91 kW; Nashua, NH; Owner: Absolute Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WROL (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Revere, MA; Owner: Sca License Corporation)
  • WFGL (960 AM; 2.5 kW; Fitchburg, MA; Owner: Csn International)
  • WCAP (980 AM; 5.0 kW; Lowell, MA; Owner: Merrimack Valley Radio, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Bedford Town, Massachusetts

  • WZLX (100.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio Inc. Of Boston)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Mcc Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WKLB-FM (102.5 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Charles River Broadcasting Company)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Hemisphere Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WRBB (104.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Northeastern University)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WFNQ (106.3 FM; Hudson, NH; Owner: Nassau Broadcasting Iii, Llc)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; Boylston, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, Llc)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; Cambridge, MA; Owner: Technology Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WBMT (88.3 FM; Topsfield, MA; Owner: Masconomet Regional School System)
  • WEVS (88.3 FM; Nashua, NH; Owner: New Hampshire Public Radio, Incorporated)
  • WGAO (88.3 FM; Franklin, MA; Owner: Dean College)
  • WIQH (88.3 FM; Concord, MA; Owner: Concord-carlisle Regional School District)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Emerson College)
  • WHAB (89.1 FM; Acton, MA; Owner: Acton-boxborough Regional School District)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Leominster, MA; Owner: Centro De Intercesion Y Adoracion Internacional, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Lunenburg, MA; Owner: Christian Educational Association)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Fitchburg, MA; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Leominster, MA; Owner: Prayers For Life, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Leominster, MA; Owner: Three Pyramids Inc.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WZBC (90.3 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Trustees Of Boston College)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Derry, NH; Owner: Horizon Christian Fellowship)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; Boylston, MA; Owner: Wicn Public Radio, Inc)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: The Executive Committee Of Trustees Of The Boston University)
  • WDJM-FM (91.3 FM; Framingham, MA; Owner: Framingham State College)
  • WXPL (91.3 FM; Fitchburg, MA; Owner: Fitchburg State College)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Milford, MA; Owner: The Marconi Broadcasting Foundation)
  • WMFO (91.5 FM; Somerville, MA; Owner: Tufts University)
  • WMLN-FM (91.5 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Curry College)
  • WUML (91.5 FM; Lowell, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts, Lowell)
  • WZLY (91.5 FM; Wellesley, MA; Owner: Wellesley College)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Shirley, MA; Owner: Living Proof, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.7 FM; Maynard, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WAVM (91.7 FM; Maynard, MA; Owner: Maynard)
  • WAVM (91.7 FM; Maynard, MA; Owner: Maynard)
  • WMWM (91.7 FM; Salem, MA; Owner: Salem State College Board Of Trustees)
  • WUMB-FM (91.9 FM; Quincy, MA; Owner: University Of Massachusetts)
  • WXRV (92.5 FM; Haverhill, MA; Owner: Beanpot License Corp.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WMKK (93.7 FM; Peabody, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, Llc)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Amfm Radio Licenses, L.l.c.)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Harvard Radio Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Greater Boston Radio, Inc.)
  • WKAF (97.7 FM; Boston, MA; Owner: Entercom Boston License, L.l.c.)
  • WYAJ (97.7 FM; Sudbury, MA; Owner: Sudbury Valley Broadcasting Foundation)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; Newton, MA; Owner: Cbs Radio Stations Inc.)
  • WCRB (99.5 FM; Andover, MA; Owner: Nassau Broadcasting Ii, L.l.c.)
  • WHHB (99.9 FM; Holliston, MA; Owner: Holliston High School)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Bedford Town, Massachusetts

  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; Newton, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; Needham, MA; Owner: Fox Television Stations Inc.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; Needham, MA; Owner: Fox Television Stations Inc.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; Boylston, MA; Owner: Entravision Holdings, Llc)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; Needham, MA; Owner: Cbs Corporatioin)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; Newton, MA; Owner: Cbs Corporaton)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; Newton, MA; Owner: Wgbh Educational Foundation)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; Newton, MA; Owner: Wcvb Hearst-argyle Tv, Inc.)
  • WZMY-TV (Channel 50; Hudson, NH; Owner: Shootingstar Broadcasting Of New England, Llc)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; Needham, MA; Owner: Whdh-tv)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; Needham, MA; Owner: Whdh-tv)
  • WUTF-TV (Channel 66; Hudson, MA; Owner: Telefutura Boston Llc)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; Boston, MA; Owner: Paxson Boston-68 License, Inc.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; Newton, MA; Owner: Whdh-tv)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,278  (66.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 240  (7.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 432  (12.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 287  (8.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,798  (62.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 257  (8.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 766  (26.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 8 Farms In Bedford Town, Massachusetts


(updated 2008)



Banks In Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Citizens Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $201.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 864

Bank Of America, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.9b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Cambridge Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 18

Brookline Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 23

Td Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $219.6m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1,328

Santander Bank, N.a. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $77.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 702

Middlesex Savings Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 31

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Bedford Town, Massachusetts

  • Laurence G Hanscom Field


    (about 1.9 miles in Bedford, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BED)

  • N Eng Heliport


    (about 4.7 miles in Burlington, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BBF)

  • Arthur D. Little Heliport


    (about 8.0 miles in Stoneham, Massachusetts; Airport Code: XXG)

  • Waltham Hospital Heliport


    (about 9.2 miles in South Waltham, Massachusetts; Airport Code: WLM)

  • Woburn Airport


    (about 9.3 miles in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Airport Code: WBN)

  • Boston City Heliport


    (about 11.4 miles in Newton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: JBC)

  • Minute Man Air Field


    (about 12.7 miles in Acton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MMN)

  • Sheraton Inn Heliport


    (about 13.7 miles in Acton, Massachusetts; Airport Code: BXC)

  • Nashua Street Heliport


    (about 13.9 miles in Boston, Massachusetts; Airport Code: QQD)

  • Marlboro Airport


    (about 16.0 miles in Marlborough, Massachusetts; Airport Code: MXG)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

84.55%

Carpooled

5.97%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.33%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.11%

Subway Or Elevated

0.97%

Railroad

0.61%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.13%

Bicycle

0.22%

Walked

1.41%

Other Means

0.80%

Worked At Home

4.90%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Bedford Town, Massachusetts, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,320

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 50

Female householder, no husband present : 301

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 953

Householder not living alone : 107


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 13

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 56

All other households : 4,662


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,938

Renter-occupied housing units : 382

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 33

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 241

Renter-occupied housing units : 60

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 553

Renter-occupied housing units : 507


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 82

$10,000 to $14,999 : 110

$15,000 to $19,999 : 125

$20,000 to $24,999 : 63

$25,000 to $29,999 : 180

$30,000 to $34,999 : 80

$35,000 to $39,999 : 95

$40,000 to $44,999 : 195

$45,000 to $49,999 : 124

$50,000 to $59,999 : 340

$60,000 to $74,999 : 272

$75,000 to $99,999 : 655

$100,000 to $124,999 : 532

$125,000 to $149,999 : 350

$150,000 to $199,999 : 798

$200,000 or more : 730


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Total : 4,875


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Occupied : 4,731

Vacant : 144


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : 93

Built 2000 to 2004 : 258

Built 1990 to 1999 : 518

Built 1980 to 1989 : 491

Built 1970 to 1979 : 335

Built 1960 to 1969 : 893

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,442

Built 1940 to 1949 : 289

Built 1939 or earlier : 556


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Utility gas : 2,792

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 72

Electricity : 355

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 1,512

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 16

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 13

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 14

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 13

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $174,999 : 13

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 31

$250,000 to $299,999 : 28

$300,000 to $399,999 : 538

$400,000 to $499,999 : 1,053

$500,000 to $749,999 : 1,375

$750,000 to $999,999 : 432

$1,000,000 or more : 205


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 91

Home equity loan only : 741

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,866

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,067


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Bedford Town, Massachusetts)

Built 2005 or later : $791,700

Built 2000 to 2004 : $1,000,001

Built 1990 to 1999 : $668,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $529,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $616,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $559,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $458,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $468,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $469,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Bedford Town, Massachusetts: 70.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Massachusetts: 63.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 50.49%
  • Other institutional facilities : 21.5%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Military quarters : 21.7%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 6.31%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 31 31 $10,146,297
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

31 31 $10,146,297
2000        
  Single Family 21 21 $7,387,930
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $7,387,930
2001        
  Single Family 9 9 $3,419,777
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $3,419,777
2002        
  Single Family 26 26 $8,094,334
  Two Family 1 2 $268,197
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 28 $8,362,531
2003        
  Single Family 26 26 $7,361,432
  Two Family 2 4 $526,908
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

28 30 $7,888,340
2004        
  Single Family 18 18 $6,378,225
  Two Family 1 2 $277,452
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 10 $1,071,706
  Total

20 30 $7,727,383
2005        
  Single Family 29 29 $10,030,525
  Two Family 6 12 $1,889,140
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $2,463,924
  Five or More Family 16 153 $19,733,491
  Total

55 210 $34,117,080
2006        
  Single Family 28 28 $10,389,189
  Two Family 1 2 $424,601
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 84 $10,313,152
  Total

32 114 $21,126,942


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Bedford Town, MA): $87,962
Median Household Income In 2000 (Massachusetts): $50,502


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bedford Town): $328,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Massachusetts): $182,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bedford Town): $980
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Massachusetts): $684


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Utility Gas: 50.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.3%
Electricity: 7.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 40.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Bedford Town, Massachusetts are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Bedford Town, Massachusetts

At Home Vna


     Address: 25 Burlington Mall Road, Suite 300, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/6/2005

New England Home Health Servic


     Address: 594 Marrett Road, #11, Lexington, Massachusetts 02421
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/3/1993

Winchester Home Care


     Address: 7 Mckay Avenue, Winchester, Massachusetts 01890
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/27/1995

Excel Home Care, Inc


     Address: 1360 Main Street, Tewksbury, Massachusetts 01876
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/4/1997

Metropolitan Home Health Care


     Address: 297 Broadway, Suite 222, Arlington, Massachusetts 02174
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/14/1996

Hospitals Close To Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Lahey Clinic Hospital


     Address: 41 & 45 Mall Road, Burlington, Massachusetts 01803
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Winchester Hospital


     Address: 41 Highland Avenue, Winchester, Massachusetts 01890
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Lowell General Hospital


     Address: 295 Varnum Avenue, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Saints Memorial Medical Center Inc


     Address: 1 Hospital Drive, Lowell, Massachusetts 01852
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Hallmark Health System


     Address: 585 Lebanon Street, Melrose, Massachusetts 02176
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Carleton-willard Village Retirement & Nursing


     Address: 100 Old Billerica Road, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 92
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Life Care Center Of Merrimack


     Address: 80 Boston Road, Billerica, Massachusetts 01862
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Pine Knoll Nursing Center


     Address: 30 Watertown Street, Lexington, Massachusetts 02420
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 74
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Golden Living Center-lexington


     Address: 840 Emerson Gardens Road, Lexington, Massachusetts 02420
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 143
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Lexington Health Care Center


     Address: 178 Lowell Street, Lexington, Massachusetts 02420
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 143
     Percent Occupied: 68%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Name: Seabrook
Address: PO Box 300; Seabrook, NH 03874-0300
Distance: 34 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

    Retired Workers: 1,755
    Disabled Workers: 165
    Widowers Workers: 220
    Spouses Workers: 160
    Children Workers: 90


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Bedford Town, Massachusetts


Charges


Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $345,000
Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $27,000
Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $143,000
Sewerage: $3,438,000
All Other: $576,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $2,250,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Education: $0
All Other: $266,000


State Intergovernmental


Education: $5,576,000
General Support: $2,452,000
Highways: $752,000
All Other: $1,616,000


Current Operations


Elementary & Secondary Education: $30,344,000
Financial Administration: $1,235,000
Fire Protection: $2,154,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $245,000
Central Staff Services: $515,000
General Public Buildings: $669,000
Health Services - Other: $826,000
Regular Highways: $4,975,000
Libraries: $1,011,000
Parks & Recreation: $221,000
Police Protection: $2,540,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $454,000
Sewerage: $488,000
Solid Waste Management: $807,000
General - Other: $6,783,000
Water Utilities: $1,376,000


Construction


General Public Buildings: $1,430,000
General: $1,726,000
Water Utilities: $679,000


Other Capital Outlay


Elementary And Secondary Education: $107,000
Financial Administration: $28,000
Fire Protection: $16,000
Health - Other: $1,000
Regular Highways: $8,000
Libraries: $8,000
Police Protection: $16,000


General


Interest On Debt: $2,330,000


Intergovernmental To State


General: $2,385,000
Transit Utilities: $235,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Elementary And Secondary Education: $2,333,000
Central Staff Services: $3,000
Health: $4,000


Tax


Property: $40,192,000
Other Selective Sales: $445,000
Other License: $1,255,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $1,444,000
Fines & Forfeits: $69,000
Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
General Revenue, Nec: $330,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $2,199,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $25,096,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $25,389,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,857,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,841,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $46,881,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,865,000


Short Term Debt Outstanding


Beginning: $22,696,000
End Of Fiscal Year: $13,611,000


(updated 2006)



Middlesex County, Massachusetts Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 63.99%
  • Bush & Cheney 34.52%
  • Other 1.49%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Bedford Town, Massachusetts citizens.

Relocation to Middlesex County, MA

7.07 % of Middlesex County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $52,906

Massachusetts Average 6.31 %

0.52 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $17,236

Massachusetts Average 0.28 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Middlesex County, MA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Suffolk County , MA 1.47 % ($54,668 AGI )
  • Essex County , MA 0.61 % ($47,527 AGI )
  • Norfolk County , MA 0.59 % ($73,785 AGI )

Relocation away from Middlesex County, MA

7.59 % of Middlesex County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $62,506

Massachusetts Average 6.91 %

0.16 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $48,957

Massachusetts Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Middlesex County, MA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Suffolk County , MA 1.22 % ($53,734 AGI )
  • Essex County , MA 0.79 % ($62,439 AGI )
  • Worcester County , MA 0.70 % ($58,665 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Massachusetts

Low Bracket: $0 (5.30%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (5.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Massachusetts

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Bedford Town, Massachusetts is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Bedford Town, Massachusetts

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
05/31/1998, 05:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Bedford Town, Massachusetts directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Bedford Town, Massachusetts

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 22 7 0 7 7
Robbery 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 3
    per 100,000 8 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 22 7 0 22
Assault 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 5 7 4 6 2
    per 100,000 0 8 0 0 0 16 8 15 37 51 30 44 14
Burglary 4 2 4 5 2 22 35 29 16 30 32 19 11
    per 100,000 32 16 32 40 16 175 272 219 119 217 239 140 79
Larceny Theft 41 36 23 53 45 80 143 153 97 98 111 56 62
    per 100,000 324 282 182 422 360 638 1,112 1,158 723 710 828 413 445
Vehicle Theft 0 3 1 0 0 2 1 3 4 2 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0 24 8 0 0 16 8 23 30 14 7 7 7
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 1 2 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
11 10 7 15 12 26 45 46 30 33 36 19 19
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
6 5 4 7 6 13 23 24 16 18 19 10 10


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Massachusetts

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,000 8,104 11,768 14,896 13,125 15,341 11,182 0 11,307 0


(updated 2014)



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