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Bedford is a township in Monroe County, in the Monroe metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Bedford. For links to other places called Bedford, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Bedford is 41.777N. The longitude is -83.588W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 650 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,606.


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Median household income
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$59,835
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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30% of Bedford residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $24,131, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Bedford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bedford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $499.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,060.


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Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bedford political report.

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The average commute time for Bedford workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 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 .3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Bedford, MI

Pros: Beautiful place with wonderful schools and libraries.

Cons: Far from major market stores.

This is a good place to live and raise a family.

General info: Great place!!!

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