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Bedford County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 753.0 square miles
Population Density 91.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 69,825
Population change 1.7%
Under 5 years of age 4.5%
Under 18 20.9%
65 and over 18.6%
Females 50.4%
White 91.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.9
Asian 1.2%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 5.9%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25%
Veterans 7,104
Households and Housing
Households 27,233
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.9%
Median household income $57,596
The per capita income $28,697
Live below the poverty line. 8.2%
housing units 32,444
Multi-unit structures 4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $195,400
Residents owning their homes. 85%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,647
Women-owned firms 23.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.7%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $466,545
Retail sales per capita $7,029
Manufacturers shipments $785,359
Merchant wholesaler sales $368,955