Bedford, IN 47421 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 47421: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bedford, IN 47421

Acceptable Alternative
Fort Ritner, IN 47421

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bartlettsville, IN 47421
Bedford Heights, IN 47421
Bedford Hts, IN 47421
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Walnut Hts, IN 47421

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,055
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,473
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 340
  • County: Lawrence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.863, Longitude -86.49
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bedford, IN 47421 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 28,673
Population in Households 28,114
Population in Familes 22,852
Population in Group Qrtrs 559
Population Density1 150
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 11,844
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 7,859
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,548 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,296 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,442 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $109,472
Average Home Value $132,142


Median Household Income $46,514
Average Household Income $59,410
Per Capita Income $24,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% -0.03%
Households 0.08% 0.0%
Families -0.07% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bedford, IN 47421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47421 to the other 786 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 70 91st
Population Density1 # 311 61st
Diversity Index2 # 363 54th
Median Household Income # 530 33rd
Per Capita Income # 309 61st

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