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
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lawrence County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.863, Longitude -86.49
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,030
  • PO Box Addresses: 339
  • Residential Addresses: 11,985
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 342
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,643

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 47421 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 47421 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Indiana Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Bedford, IN 47421 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bedford, IN 47421 Housing Affordability Index is 203
State of Indiana Housing Affordability Index is 180
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Bedford, IN 47421 Wealth Index is 63
State of Indiana Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 28,375
Population in Households 27,816
Population in Familes 22,508
Population in Group Qrtrs 559
Population Density 149
Diversity Index1 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,098
Average Household Income $62,984
Per Capita Income $26,075
Wealth Index3 63

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,780 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,956 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,522 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $126,074
Housing Affordability Index2 203
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,736
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 7,737
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.07% -0.11%
Households -0.04% -0.09%
Families -0.21% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Bedford, IN 47421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47421 to the other 781 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 72 91st
Population Density # 308 61st
Diversity Index # 385 51st
Median Household Income # 576 26th
Per Capita Income # 449 43rd

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