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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bedford County, Virginia 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 County, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 1,556

5 to 9 years : 2,168

10 to 14 years : 2,124

15 to 17 years : 1,566

18 and 19 years : 758

20 years : 541

21 years : 356

22 to 24 years : 863

25 to 29 years : 1,466

30 to 34 years : 1,518

35 to 39 years : 1,559

40 to 44 years : 2,526

45 to 49 years : 2,779

50 to 54 years : 3,120

55 to 59 years : 2,973

60 and 61 years : 1,098

62 to 64 years : 1,360

65 and 66 years : 1,009

67 to 69 years : 1,151

70 to 74 years : 1,669

75 to 79 years : 917

80 to 84 years : 769

85 years and over : 429

Female:

Under 5 years : 1,687

5 to 9 years : 2,099

10 to 14 years : 2,406

15 to 17 years : 1,276

18 and 19 years : 670

20 years : 244

21 years : 311

22 to 24 years : 978

25 to 29 years : 1,368

30 to 34 years : 1,717

35 to 39 years : 1,937

40 to 44 years : 2,807

45 to 49 years : 2,593

50 to 54 years : 3,230

55 to 59 years : 3,005

60 and 61 years : 848

62 to 64 years : 1,659

65 and 66 years : 765

67 to 69 years : 1,251

70 to 74 years : 1,973

75 to 79 years : 1,138

80 to 84 years : 832

85 years and over : 515


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Bedford County, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 67,619

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 146

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 555

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 798

Not a U.S. citizen : 466


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 2,791

5 to 17 years : 9,235

18 to 24 years : 3,406

25 to 34 years : 4,210

35 to 44 years : 4,774

45 to 54 years : 7,048

55 to 59 years : 3,699

60 and 61 years : 1,163

62 to 64 years : 1,688

65 to 74 years : 4,455

75 years and over : 2,691

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 435

5 to 17 years : 2,279

18 to 24 years : 1,186

25 to 34 years : 1,608

35 to 44 years : 3,724

45 to 54 years : 4,028

55 to 59 years : 2,139

60 and 61 years : 766

62 to 64 years : 1,288

65 to 74 years : 3,131

75 years and over : 1,875

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 17

5 to 17 years : 51

18 to 24 years : 91

25 to 34 years : 76

35 to 44 years : 48

45 to 54 years : 162

55 to 59 years : 100

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 43

65 to 74 years : 92

75 years and over : 21

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 74

18 to 24 years : 38

25 to 34 years : 175

35 to 44 years : 283

45 to 54 years : 484

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 140

75 years and over : 13


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 9,019

Now married, except separated : 19,772

Divorced : 3,579

Separated : 611

Widowed : 2,414

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 3,009

Now married, except separated : 14,011

Divorced : 1,645

Separated : 253

Widowed : 1,389

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 93

Now married, except separated : 487

Divorced : 55

Separated : 14

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 102

Now married, except separated : 875

Divorced : 119

Separated : 33

Widowed : 64


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 4,295

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 5,941

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,834

$15,000 to $24,999 : 5,595

$25,000 to $34,999 : 4,919

$35,000 to $49,999 : 5,218

$50,000 to $64,999 : 2,894

$65,000 to $74,999 : 1,236

$75,000 or more : 2,463

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 1,897

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 2,807

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,000

$15,000 to $24,999 : 2,819

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2,606

$35,000 to $49,999 : 2,786

$50,000 to $64,999 : 1,703

$65,000 to $74,999 : 580

$75,000 or more : 3,109

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 39

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 96

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $24,999 : 128

$25,000 to $34,999 : 18

$35,000 to $49,999 : 190

$50,000 to $64,999 : 51

$65,000 to $74,999 : 27

$75,000 or more : 100

Foreign born:

No income : 99

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 109

$10,000 to $14,999 : 209

$15,000 to $24,999 : 59

$25,000 to $34,999 : 136

$35,000 to $49,999 : 311

$50,000 to $64,999 : 94

$65,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 or more : 176


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 27,757

Born in other state of the United States : 30,234

Native; born outside the United States : 36,750

Foreign born : 35,528


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Under 3 years : 1,703

3 and 4 years : 1,540

5 years : 601

6 to 8 years : 2,674

9 to 11 years : 2,640

12 to 14 years : 2,868

15 to 17 years : 2,833


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 1,287

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,438

$15,000 to $19,999 : 1,044

$20,000 to $24,999 : 1,240

$25,000 to $29,999 : 1,344

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1,579

$35,000 to $39,999 : 1,026

$40,000 to $44,999 : 1,255

$45,000 to $49,999 : 1,190

$50,000 to $59,999 : 2,576

$60,000 to $74,999 : 3,421

$75,000 to $99,999 : 4,032

$100,000 to $124,999 : 2,442

$125,000 to $149,999 : 1,485

$150,000 to $199,999 : 1,164

$200,000 or more : 882


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Bedford County, Virginia is 69,584



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Bedford County, Virginia: 34,275
Female Population in Bedford County, Virginia: 35,309


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bedford County, Virginia: 45.2
Median Female Resident Age in Bedford County, Virginia: 45.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bedford County, Virginia


White


Both sexes

44.8

Male

44.4

Female

45.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

44.0

Male

42.4

Female

45.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.9

Male

44.5

Female

39.5

Asian


Both sexes

33.9

Male

31.6

Female

34.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

33.0

Male

21.5

Female

38.5

Other


Both sexes

27.0

Male

29.0

Female

23.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.7

Male

16.4

Female

17.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.5

Male

27.0

Female

25.2

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.0

Male

44.6

Female

45.4


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,691

No health insurance coverage : 102

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,489

No health insurance coverage : 126

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,963

No health insurance coverage : 555

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,204

No health insurance coverage : 750

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,748

No health insurance coverage : 328

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,197

No health insurance coverage : 643

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,624

No health insurance coverage : 791

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,813

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,086

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,037

No health insurance coverage : 14

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,002

No health insurance coverage : 398

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,610

No health insurance coverage : 593

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,333

No health insurance coverage : 752

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 4,180

No health insurance coverage : 564

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,223

No health insurance coverage : 600

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,079

No health insurance coverage : 429

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 3,985

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 2,395

No health insurance coverage : 19


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,155

No employer-based health insurance : 638

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,153

No employer-based health insurance : 1,462

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,710

No employer-based health insurance : 808

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,041

No employer-based health insurance : 913

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,081

No employer-based health insurance : 995

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,068

No employer-based health insurance : 1,772

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,453

No employer-based health insurance : 1,962

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,438

No employer-based health insurance : 2,375

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 756

No employer-based health insurance : 1,330

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,322

No employer-based health insurance : 729

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,542

No employer-based health insurance : 1,858

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,154

No employer-based health insurance : 1,049

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,819

No employer-based health insurance : 1,266

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,529

No employer-based health insurance : 1,215

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,267

No employer-based health insurance : 1,556

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,872

No employer-based health insurance : 1,636

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,309

No employer-based health insurance : 2,676

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 745

No employer-based health insurance : 1,669


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 45,160

Born in other state in the United States : 22,459

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 104

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 597

Foreign born : 1,264


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 40

No Medicare coverage : 7,368

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 909

No Medicare coverage : 19,894

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 5,776

No Medicare coverage : 123

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 36

No Medicare coverage : 7,415

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,040

No Medicare coverage : 20,323

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 6,293

No Medicare coverage : 106


(updated 2013)



Races in Bedford County, Virginia


  • White: 63,559
  • African American: 3,991
  • American Indian: 146
  • Asian: 820
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 27
  • Some Other Race: 108
  • Two or More Races: 933



(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 County, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Bedford County, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 182   (0.88%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 153   (0.74%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 483   (2.33%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 949   (4.57%)
  • 9th Grade: 720   (3.47%)
  • 10th Grade: 735   (3.54%)
  • 11th Grade: 678   (3.27%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 662   (3.19%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 6,419   (30.94%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,309   (6.31%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,511   (12.1%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,279   (6.16%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,935   (14.15%)
  • Master's Degree: 1,253   (6.04%)
  • Professional School Degree: 284   (1.37%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 197   (0.95%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 98   (0.45%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 69   (0.32%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 291   (1.34%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 761   (3.51%)
  • 9th Grade: 643   (2.97%)
  • 10th Grade: 789   (3.64%)
  • 11th Grade: 643   (2.97%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 575   (2.65%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 7,480   (34.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 1,770   (8.17%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 2,915   (13.46%)
  • Associate Degree: 1,430   (6.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,878   (13.28%)
  • Master's Degree: 953   (4.4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 287   (1.32%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 82   (0.38%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 241

5 to 9 years : 3,342

10 to 14 years : 3,844

15 to 17 years : 2,579

18 and 19 years : 814

20 to 24 years : 994

25 to 34 years : 495

35 years and over : 926

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 410

5 to 9 years : 716

10 to 14 years : 619

15 to 17 years : 192

18 and 19 years : 316

20 to 24 years : 220

25 to 34 years : 319

35 years and over : 418

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 889

5 to 9 years : 209

10 to 14 years : 67

15 to 17 years : 71

18 and 19 years : 298

20 to 24 years : 2,079

25 to 34 years : 5,255

35 years and over : 42,568


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Bedford County, Virginia

  • Bedford County Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 310 S. Bridge St, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone: (540) 586-1045, Students: 11,039 )

  • Bedford City Public Schools


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 748, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone: (540) 586-1045, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Bedford County, Virginia

  • Bedford Elem.


    ( Grades: 2-6, Location: 806 Burks Hill Rd, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone: (540) 586-7731, Students: 600 )

  • Bedford Middle


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 503 Longwood Ave, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone: (540) 586-7735, Students: 505 )

  • Bedford Primary


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 807 College St, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone: (540) 586-8339, Students: 271 )

  • Body Camp Elem.


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1051 Elementary Way, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone: (540) 297-7391, Students: 203 )

  • Science And Technology Center


    ( Location: 600 Edmund St, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone: (540) 586-3933, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Bedford County, Virginia

  • Liberty High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 100 Liberty Minutemen Dr, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone: (540) 586-2541, Students: 1,048 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Bedford County, Virginia

  • New Covenant Schools Of Bedford


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1987 Big Island Highway, Bedford, VA 24523, Phone: (540) 587-5423, Students: 40 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Bedford County, Virginia

  • Bedford Central Library


    321 North Bridge Street, Bedford, VA 24523

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Bedford County, Virginia


  • Big Otter Mill Foundation Inc


    122 E Main St Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

  • Friends Of New London Virginia Inc


    Po Box 777, Bedford, VA 24523

  • Wharton Memorial Foundation


    Po Box 713, Bedford, VA 24523

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Bedford County, Virginia 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 County, Virginia.

Area Features of Bedford County, Virginia


Airport


(1) Hawk Ridge Airport   (2) Hospital Heliport   (3) Robinson Airport   (4) Windy Ridge Airport  

Building


(1) Bedford City-county Museum   (2) Bedford County Courthouse   (3) Bedford County Fire And Rescue Headquarters   (4) Bedford Fire Department   (5) Bedford Fire Station Company Number 1   (6) Bedford Life Saving Crew   (7) Bedford Police Department   (8) Bedford Public Library   (9) Bedford Rescue Squad Number 1   (10) Elks National Home  

Cemetery


(1) Fairmount Cemetery   (2) Longwood Cemetery   (3) Otey Street Cemetery  

Church


(1) Antioch Church   (2) Bedford Baptist Church   (3) Bedford Christian Church   (4) Bedford Presbyterian Church   (5) Bold Branch Church   (6) Centerpoint Church   (7) Church Of God   (8) Court Street Methodist Episcopal Church Historical   (9) Ephesus Church   (10) Hickory Grove Church   (11) Holy Name Of Mary Catholic Church   (12) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (13) Laurel Grove Presbyterian Church   (14) Lovely Zion Baptist Church   (15) Main Street Methodist Church   (16) Mount Olivet Church   (17) Nicopolis Church   (18) Pentecostal Holiness Church   (19) Saint Johns Episcopal Church   (20) Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church   (21) Saint Philips Episcopal Church   (22) Salem Church   (23) Shiloh Church   (24) Suck Spring Church   (25) Temple Church   (26) Trinity Baptist Church   (27) Washington Street Baptist Church   (28) Western Light Church  

Civil


(1) Bedford County   (2) Center District   (3) City Of Bedford   (4) District 7   (5) Peaks District  

Dam


(1) Bedford Dam   (2) Old Bedford City Dam   (3) Spring Hill Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Bedford Memorial Hospital  

Locale


(1) Bedford Country Club   (2) Westgate Shopping Center  

Park


(1) Bedford Historic District  

Pillar


(1) Bedford Lookout Tower  

Populated Place


(1) Bedford   (2) Big Otter Mill   (3) Bunker Hill   (4) Centerville   (5) Five Forks   (6) Kelso Mill   (7) North Hills   (8) Northwood Heights   (9) Old Mill   (10) Otter Hill   (11) Peaksville   (12) Town And Country  

Post Office


(1) Bedford Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Bedford Reservoir   (2) Spring Hill Lake  

School


(1) Bedford Elementary School   (2) Bedford Graded School Historical   (3) Bedford Middle School   (4) Bedford Primary School   (5) Bedford Science And Technology Center   (6) Bridge Street Alternative Center   (7) Evington Volunteer Fire Department   (8) Liberty Female Institute Historical   (9) Liberty High School   (10) Mount Olivet School Historical   (11) Oakmulgee School Historical   (12) Western Light School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bob Branch   (2) Bold Branch   (3) Bunker Hill Creek   (4) Johns Creek   (5) Little Stony Creek   (6) Machine Creek   (7) Middle Fork Little Otter Creek   (8) Nininger Creek   (9) Poorhouse Creek   (10) Sheep Creek   (11) Skinnels Creek   (12) South Fork Little Otter Creek   (13) Stony Creek   (14) Tick Branch   (15) Wells Creek  

Summit


(1) Mosely Mountain   (2) Suck Mountain   (3) Wingfield Mountain  

Tower


(1) Wblt-am Bedford  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bedford County, Virginia

24523 (pop. 18,024)


Counties Nearby Bedford County, Virginia

Bedford County, VA  (pop. 69,584) 0.0 Miles
Bedford City, VA  (pop. 6,291) 2.6 Miles
Botetourt County, VA  (pop. 33,049) 20.4 Miles
Lynchburg City, VA  (pop. 77,157) 22.1 Miles
Roanoke City, VA  (pop. 97,654) 22.2 Miles
Campbell County, VA  (pop. 55,161) 23.5 Miles
Roanoke County, VA  (pop. 93,140) 24.9 Miles
Franklin County, VA  (pop. 56,344) 26.5 Miles
Salem City, VA  (pop. 25,058) 27.7 Miles
Amherst County, VA  (pop. 32,239) 29.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bedford County, Virginia

540



Elevation in Bedford County, Virginia is 958.0 ft. (292.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Bedford County, Virginia

Lat: 37.305867 N        Long: -79.553181 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Bedford County, Virginia 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 Virginia

    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 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.88 1.72 0.45 1.12 0.00 2.22
  Energy-Only Providers 4.59 4.42 4.52 4.52 0.00 4.53
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.22 2.42 1.09 1.22 0.00 2.86
  Energy-Only Providers 4.50 4.33 4.46 4.46 0.00 4.45
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.23
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 8.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 6.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.44
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.48 4.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.49
  Energy-Only Providers 7.55 7.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.55
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.52 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.37
  Energy-Only Providers 9.60 9.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.73
  Full-Service Providers 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Bedford County, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 863   (3.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 992   (3.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 1,284   (4.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 2,952   (10.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 3,807   (13.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 4,714   (16.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 4,859   (16.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 3,153   (10.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 1,343   (4.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 1,153   (4.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 296   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 118   (0.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 1,591   (5.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 1,911   (6.6%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Bedford County, Virginia)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 372

1 vehicle available : 3,854

2 vehicles available : 1,621

3 vehicles available : 461

4 or more vehicles available : 86

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 247

1 vehicle available : 1,464

2 vehicles available : 5,073

3 vehicles available : 2,754

4 or more vehicles available : 1,303

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 67

1 vehicle available : 349

2 vehicles available : 1,493

3 vehicles available : 1,534

4 or more vehicles available : 1,032

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 69

1 vehicle available : 337

2 vehicles available : 2,407

3 vehicles available : 1,562

4 or more vehicles available : 1,320


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Bedford County, Virginia)

1-person household:

No workers : 3,534

1 worker : 2,860

2-person household:

No workers : 3,481

1 worker : 3,499

2 workers : 3,861

3-person household:

No workers : 542

1 worker : 1,515

2 workers : 1,797

3 workers : 621

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 172

1 worker : 1,812

2 workers : 2,596

3 or more workers : 1,115


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 26,988

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 3,236

In 3-person carpool : 192

In 4-person carpool : 166

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 58

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 26

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 154

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

Subway or elevated : 23

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 51

Bicycle : 19

Walked : 222

Other means : 245

Worked at home : 1,339


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 849

5 to 9 minutes : 1,777

10 to 14 minutes : 3,596

15 to 19 minutes : 4,750

20 to 24 minutes : 4,790

25 to 29 minutes : 2,230

30 to 34 minutes : 5,187

35 to 39 minutes : 1,271

40 to 44 minutes : 1,579

45 to 59 minutes : 3,103

60 to 89 minutes : 1,458

90 or more minutes : 790


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Bedford County, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,488  (27.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,436  (8.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,900  (17.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 172  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3,548  (21.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4,417  (31.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 2,180  (15.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 5,657  (40.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 33  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 116  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)











There are 457 Farms In Bedford County, Virginia


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Bedford County, Virginia

  • Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field


    (about 19.4 miles in Lynchburg, Virginia; Airport Code: LYH)

  • Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field


    (about 23.3 miles in Roanoke, Virginia; Airport Code: ROA)

  • Ingalls Field


    (about 47.2 miles in Hot Springs, Virginia; Airport Code: HSP)

  • Virginia Tech/Montgomery Executive


    (about 47.4 miles in Blacksburg, Virginia; Airport Code: BCB)

  • Danville Regional


    (about 52.0 miles in Ringgold, Virginia; Airport Code: DAN)

  • Blue Ridge


    (about 53.3 miles in Spencer, Virginia; Airport Code: QCX)

  • William M Tuck


    (about 56.7 miles in Scottsburg, Virginia; Airport Code: SBV)

  • Greenbrier Valley


    (about 60.1 miles in Lewisburg, West Virginia; Airport Code: LWB)

  • New River Valley


    (about 63.0 miles in Fairlawn, Virginia; Airport Code: PSK)

  • Shenandoah Valley Regional


    (about 75.3 miles in Weyers Cave, Virginia; Airport Code: SHD)

  • Person County


    (about 77.2 miles in Timberlake, North Carolina; Airport Code: TDF)

  • Charlottesville Albemarle


    (about 83.3 miles in Charlottesville, Virginia; Airport Code: CHO)

  • Henderson Oxford


    (about 86.4 miles in Stovall, North Carolina; Airport Code: NC6)

  • Piedmont Triad International


    (about 86.6 miles in Greensboro, North Carolina; Airport Code: GSO)

  • Burlington Alamance Regional


    (about 87.0 miles in Alamance, North Carolina; Airport Code: NC8)

  • Smith Reynolds


    (about 89.0 miles in Winston Salem, North Carolina; Airport Code: INT)

  • Mercer County


    (about 91.0 miles in Bluefield, West Virginia; Airport Code: BLF)

  • Raleigh County Memorial


    (about 92.1 miles in Stanaford, West Virginia; Airport Code: BKW)

  • Gordonsville Municipal


    (about 95.9 miles in Montpelier Station, Virginia; Airport Code: GVE)

  • Horace Williams


    (about 98.5 miles in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Airport Code: IGX)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bedford County, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.16%

Carpooled

10.48%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.08%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.05%

Railroad

0.03%

Ferryboat

0.03%

Taxicab

0.08%

Motorcycle

0.04%

Bicycle

0.02%

Walked

0.62%

Other Means

0.41%

Worked At Home

2.99%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Bedford County, Virginia, 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 By Tenure
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 15,246

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,460

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 779

Renter-occupied housing units : 326

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,405

Renter-occupied housing units : 726

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,832

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,631


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,571

Householder 35 to 44 years : 3,140

Householder 45 to 54 years : 4,247

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,805

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,757

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,891

Householder 75 years and over : 525

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 208

Householder 35 to 44 years : 544

Householder 45 to 54 years : 783

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,036

Householder 60 to 64 years : 895

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,706

Householder 75 years and over : 2,154


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Less than 10.0 percent : 191

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 446

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 380

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 495

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 155

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 327

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 313

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 203

50.0 percent or more : 857

Not computed : 776


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Bedford County, Virginia)

Built 2010 or later : $258,800

Built 2000 to 2009 : $252,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $210,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $179,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $186,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $153,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $173,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $153,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $163,400


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Bedford County, Virginia: 74.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Bedford County, Virginia

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 529 529 $70,416,662
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $275,000
  Five or More Family 3 36 $1,520,000
  Total

533 569 $72,211,662
2000        
  Single Family 479 479 $77,721,194
  Two Family 2 4 $170,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

481 483 $77,891,194
2001        
  Single Family 444 444 $65,036,430
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $857,000
  Five or More Family 1 12 $800,000
  Total

447 464 $66,693,430
2002        
  Single Family 545 545 $83,824,053
  Two Family 5 10 $500,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

550 555 $84,324,053
2003        
  Single Family 624 624 $103,118,721
  Two Family 5 10 $600,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

629 634 $103,718,721
2004        
  Single Family 690 690 $118,081,813
  Two Family 2 4 $500,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $1,650,000
  Total

693 700 $120,231,813
2005        
  Single Family 710 710 $151,336,882
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 6 24 $4,095,000
  Five or More Family 2 16 $2,000,000
  Total

718 750 $157,431,882
2006        
  Single Family 746 746 $175,951,141
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $60,000
  Five or More Family 1 8 $120,000
  Total

748 758 $176,131,141


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Bedford County, VA): $43,136
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bedford County): $116,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bedford County, Virginia

Utility Gas: 1.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 6.4%
Electricity: 67.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 16.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 7.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Bedford County, Virginia

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 26.13%
  • Juvenile facilities : 8.01%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 44.25%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 21.6%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bedford County): $444
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650
Fair Market Rent in (Bedford County): $0


(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 County, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Bedford County, Virginia

Seven Hills Home Health


     Address: 2250 Murrell Rd Bldg B Unit 2, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/27/2003

Gentiva Health Services-lynchburg


     Address: 2050 Langhorne Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/31/2005

Centra Health Home Health Serv


     Address: 3300 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/29/1983

Home Health Solutions


     Address: 1032 Claymont Drive, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/3/1997

First Dominion Hm Hlth Care


     Address: 2808 Old Forest Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/1/1988

Hospitals Close To Bedford County, Virginia

Bedford Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1613 Oakwood Street Box 688, Bedford, Virginia 24523
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Centra Health


     Address: 1920 Atherholt Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Central Virginia Training Center


     Address: Po Box 1098, Lynchburg, Virginia 24505
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Carilion Medical Center


     Address: 1906 Belleview Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia 24033
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital


     Address: 124 Floyd Avenue, Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Bedford County, Virginia

Oakwood Manor Bedford Mem


     Address: 1613 Oakwood Street, Bedford, Virginia 24523
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 102
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Brian Center Health And Rehabilitation


     Address: 188 Old Fincastle Road, Fincastle, Virginia 24090
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Carrington Place At Botetourt Commons


     Address: 290 Commons Parkway, Daleville, Virginia 24083
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Summit Health & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1300 Enterprise Drive, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 116
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Medical Care Centers


     Address: 2200 Landover Place, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bedford County, Virginia

Name: North Anna
Address: PO Box 402; Mineral, VA 23117-0402
Distance: 103 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bedford County, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 2,985
    Disabled Workers: 665
    Widowers Workers: 425
    Spouses Workers: 200
    Children Workers: 410


(updated 2007)



Bedford County, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 28.98%
  • Bush & Cheney 69.82%
  • Other 1.20%



(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 County, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Bedford County, VA

8.69 % of Bedford County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $55,366

Virginia Average 11.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Lynchburg , VA 1.38 % ($59,065 AGI )
  • Roanoke , VA 0.88 % ($31,055 AGI )
  • Campbell County , VA 0.76 % ($41,317 AGI )
  • Roanoke County , VA 0.59 % ($60,952 AGI )
  • Franklin County , VA 0.29 % ($54,694 AGI )
  • Botetourt County , VA 0.29 % ($35,229 AGI )
  • Bedford , VA 0.26 % ($34,698 AGI )
  • Amherst County , VA 0.22 % ($36,943 AGI )
  • Salem , VA 0.10 % ($25,542 AGI )
  • Fairfax County , VA 0.09 % ($103,273 AGI )

Relocation away from Bedford County, VA

7.01 % of Bedford 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 $39,310

Virginia Average 10.78 %

0.05 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,727

Virginia Average 0.23 %

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

  • Lynchburg , VA 1.29 % ($43,389 AGI )
  • Roanoke , VA 0.87 % ($25,799 AGI )
  • Campbell County , VA 0.61 % ($36,858 AGI )
  • Roanoke County , VA 0.58 % ($37,507 AGI )
  • Botetourt County , VA 0.31 % ($46,693 AGI )
  • Franklin County , VA 0.28 % ($37,015 AGI )
  • Bedford , VA 0.22 % ($31,500 AGI )
  • Amherst County , VA 0.13 % ($36,935 AGI )
  • Salem , VA 0.09 % ($25,727 AGI )
  • Chesterfield County , VA 0.07 % ($58,333 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Virginia

Low Bracket: $3,000 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $17,000 (5.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Virginia

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 County, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Bedford County, Virginia


On 04/28/2002, a tornado touched down 2.1 miles from the center of Bedford County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from less than $50.

On 07/15/1996, a tornado touched down 3.19 miles from the center of Bedford County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/28/2002, a tornado touched down 8.61 miles from the center of Bedford County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 12 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500,000 to $5,000,000.

On 06/09/1996, a tornado touched down 9.22 miles from the center of Bedford County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/15/1996, a tornado touched down 12.53 miles from the center of Bedford County, Virginia. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Bedford County, Virginia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/17/2007, 12:05 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/31/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
07/13/2006, 02:11 pm 0 0 $3K --
         





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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 County, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Virginia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13,211 12,152 15,000 4,618 17,110 16,891 18,728 19,137 20,081 20,902


(updated 2014)



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