Bedford, IN 47421 ZIP Code Profile


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: 1,046
  • PO Box Addresses: 370
  • Residential Addresses: 11,901
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 342
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,559

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Bedford, IN 47421 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,043
Daytime Population: Workers 12,348
Daytime Population: Residents 15,329
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,677
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 27,484
Population in Familes 22,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 559
Population Density2 146
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $46,880
Average Household Income $61,205
Per Capita Income $25,515


Total Housing Units 13,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,337 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,235 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,559 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $111,628
Average Home Value $140,515


Total Households 11,572
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 7,647
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 -0.17% -0.2%
Households -0.17% -0.19%
Families -0.36% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Bedford, IN 47421 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47421 to the other 785 ZIP Codes in Indiana 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 # 77 90th
Population Density # 315 60th
Diversity Index # 362 54th
Median Household Income # 562 29th
Per Capita Income # 328 58th

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