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Bedford is a town in Middlesex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community was named after a town in England.
The latitude of Bedford is 42.490N. The longitude is -71.276W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 118 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,595.
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10% of Bedford residents report German ancestry, and 19% 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 $39,212, compared with $21,587 nationally.
57% of Bedford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Bedford include Bedford Center Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Bedford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $857. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,898.
Libraries in Bedford include Bedford Free Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bedford include Bedford Minuteman
Bedford restaurants taking online reservations include Dalya's Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Bedford workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 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 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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