Bedford County TN Information


Bedford County Subdivisions

Bedford County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 48,616
Population in Households 48,071
Population in Familes 40,205
Population in Group Qrtrs 545
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 49


Median Household Income $43,369
Average Household Income $57,945
Per Capita Income $21,415


Total Housing Units 19,582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,117 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,649 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,816 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $132,821
Average Home Value $180,775


Total Households 17,766
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 12,607
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.93% 1.04%
Households 0.88% 1.02%
Families 0.7% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.63%


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, 2018 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 # 64 34th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.