Bedford, Indiana

Population 13,436

Bedford is located in Lawrence County, IN. The population is 13,436, making Bedford the largest city in Lawrence County.

There are 11 public schools in Bedford with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Bedford is very low , and there are 82 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Bedford is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Bedford property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Bedford include Oolitic, Shawswick Township and Avoca.

Bedford Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 14.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.7%

Crime Rate

2.66% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 158
  • Violent Crimes: 211
  • Robbery: 8
  • Burglary: 256
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

76.34% Higher than national avg.
  • 82 offenders in Bedford
  • 61.03 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

112 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 7
  • Superfunds: 10
  • Tanks & Spills: 95

Unemployment

Low 4.4%
  • Indiana unemployment average: 4.7%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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11 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 11 K-12 public schools in Bedford, IN and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Bedford's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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82 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$177,500 compared to September 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14.9%
  • Rented
    31.2%
  • Owned
    53.9%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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  • In 2014, the city of Bedford, IN issued 42 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 42 permits, 8 were issued for single family homes and 34 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Bedford, IN issued 25 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 25 permits, 5 were issued for single family homes and 20 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $592
  • 1 Bedroom: $665
  • 2 Bedrooms: $828
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,118
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,315

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Environmental Hazards

112 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (239/243)
    Bedford, IN has 98.35% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Bedford, IN is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.6 Average
    Bedford, IN is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.53°
  • February 34.05°
  • March 46.68°
  • April 56.7°
  • May 65.25°
  • June 72.8°
  • July 75.27°
  • August 75.3°
  • September 66.23°
  • October 55.77°
  • November 45.87°
  • December 34.6°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Bedford, IN

Earthquakes
Bedford, IN has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Bedford, IN has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Bedford, IN has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Bedford, IN has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Bedford, IN: $36,884

Unemployment

Unemployment in Bedford is 4.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.7% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 49.61%
White Collar - 50.39%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Mike Pence
  • Sen. Daniel Coats
  • Sen. Joe Donnelly

City Representatives

  • Todd Young
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