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Bedford is a city in Taylor County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Bedford, England, or for the Duke of Bedford
The latitude of Bedford is 40.667N. The longitude is -94.715W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,129 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,576.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bedford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Taylor County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50833 ZIP code.
26% of Bedford residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $14,313, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% 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 $226. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $575.
Libraries in Bedford include Bedford Public Library ... View libraries
Taylor County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bedford political report.
The average commute time for Bedford workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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