MA

National Population : 333,590,059
Massachusetts State Population : 6,732,054

About Bedford, MA

Bedford, MA is located in Middlesex County in the state of Massachusetts.

The total City Population for Bedford is about 14,126 with about 399 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 16,552.

The Average Home Value is $313,500.00, which is roughly 21% lower than the Average Home Value of $394,572.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 40% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $113,515.50, which is roughly 24% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $86,370.00 for the state of Massachusetts, and roughly 49% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Bedford is about 6.3%.

Massachusetts is ranked #3 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.22 out of 100.

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Voting

Middlesex County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 63.23% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 71%
Republican: 26.11%
Libertarian: 1.22%
Other: 1.16%
Green: 0.52%


Nearby Locations

Hanscom AFB, MA (2.72 mi.)
Burlington, MA (4.07 mi.)
Billerica, MA (4.15 mi.)
Lexington, MA (4.15 mi.)
Carlisle, MA (4.38 mi.)
Boston, MA (14.07 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 01730, 01731
Latitude : 42.463052
Longitude : -71.285098
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 127 ft.
Area Code(s) : 781, 857

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 3.01
Male Population Estimate : 43.93%
Female Population Estimate : 44.38%
Median Age : 34.0
Male Median Age : 33.8
Female Median Age : 34.2

White Population Estimate : 76.75%
Black Population Estimate : 3.53%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.31%
Asian Population Estimate : 8.78%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.14%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.45%
Other Population Estimate : 0.83%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Bedford specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Middlesex County: About 1 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Middlesex County: About 185 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Middlesex County is about 77% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 36% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.