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Bedford is a township in Wayne County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Bedford. For links to other places called Bedford, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Bedford is 38.522N. The longitude is -88.416W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 453 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,094.


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Median household income
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$27,986
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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18% 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 $15,577, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% 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 $227.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $614.


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Wayne 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 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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