Bedford County TN Information


Bedford County Subdivisions

Bedford County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 47,982
Daytime Population: Workers 17,659
Daytime Population: Residents 27,260
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,919
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 47,437
Population in Familes 39,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 545
Population Density2 101
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $41,807
Average Household Income $56,089
Per Capita Income $20,712


Total Housing Units 19,443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,813 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,697 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,933 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $123,612
Average Home Value $171,627


Total Households 17,510
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 12,475
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.87% 0.98%
Households 0.8% 0.94%
Families 0.65% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.92%


Bedford County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bedford County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 66th
Population Density # 33 66th
Diversity Index # 10 91st
Median Household Income # 39 60th
Per Capita Income # 62 36th

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