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Encompasses hamlets of Bedford Village, Katonah and Bedford Hills
Bedford is a town in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for a town in England.
The latitude of Bedford is 41.204N. The longitude is -73.644W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 381 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 18,133.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bedford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westchester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10507 ZIP code.
10% of Bedford residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bedford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bedford was $53,046, compared with $21,587 nationally.
53% of Bedford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Bedford include Bedford Village Historic District, Katonah Village Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Bedford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $944. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,916.
Libraries in Bedford include Bedford Free Library, Bedford Hills Free Library, Katonah Village Library ... View libraries
Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bedford political report.
The average commute time for Bedford workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bedford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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