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Bedford County, Pennsylvania

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Population:

  • Total Population: 49,984
  • Males: 24,613
  • Females: 25,371

Ethnicity:

  • White: 49,161
  • Black/African American: 123
  • Hispanic: 236
  • Native American/Eskimo: 43
  • Asian: 91
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 16
  • Other: 6
  • 2 or more: 308

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (45,790)
  2. Spanish (355)
  3. Pennsylvania Dutch (310)
  4. French (135)
  5. German (125)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 291

  1. Germany (72)
  2. Canada (30)
  3. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (23)
  4. United Kingdom (19)
  5. Vietnam (15)
  6. Taiwan (10)
  7. Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (9)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (5,137)
  2. Church of the Brethren (3,518)
  3. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (2,831)
  4. United Church of Christ (2,784)
  5. Catholic Church (2,053)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 17,481
    • Sensory: 1,764
    • Physical: 4,438
    • Mental: 2,469
    • Self-care: 1,360
    • Go outside home: 3,254
    • Employment: 3,760

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 391

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 19,768
    • Utility gas: 598
    • Bottled or LP gas: 428
    • Electricity: 2,793
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 12,903
    • Coal or Coke: 759
    • Wood: 2,162
    • Solar Energy: 10
    • Other fuel: 86
    • No fuel used: 29

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 39,353
    • No vehicle: 2,421
    • 1 or more vehicle: 36,932

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 187
    • No High School: 2,317
    • Some High School: 5,014
    • High School: 17,530
    • Some College: 4,329
    • Associate's Degree: 1,663
    • College Degree: 2,305
    • Master's Degree: 864
    • Professional Degree: 296
    • Doctoral Degree: 77

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 19,768
    • Owners with phone: 15,615
    • Owners without phone: 235
    • Renters with phone: 3,715
    • Renters without phone: 203

    10 closest counties:

    1. Fulton County, Pennsylvania
    2. Blair County, Pennsylvania
    3. Morgan County, West Virginia
    4. Cambria County, Pennsylvania
    5. Allegany County, Maryland
    6. Somerset County, Pennsylvania
    7. Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania
    8. Hampshire County, West Virginia
    9. Berkeley County, West Virginia
    10. Mineral County, West Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    15521, 15522, 15533, 15534, 15535, 15537, 15539, 15545, 15550, 15554, 15559, 16614, 16633, 16650, 16655, 16659, 16664, 16667, 16670, 16672, 16678, 16679, 16694, 16695, 17211

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WAYC (100.9 FM) BEDFORD, PA
    • WSKE (104.3 FM) EVERETT, PA
    • WBVE (107.5 FM) BEDFORD, PA
    • WZSK (1040 AM) EVERETT, PA
    • WBFD (1310 AM) BEDFORD, PA
    • WHJB (1600 AM) BEDFORD, PA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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