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Bedford City County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 6.9 square miles
Population Density 904.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 5,948
Population change -4.4%
Under 5 years of age 4.5%
Under 18 20.1%
65 and over 21.1%
Females 54.4%
White 76.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.7
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 2.1%
Black or African American 20.1%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25%
Veterans 641
Households and Housing
Households 2,800
Persons per household 2.1
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.5%
Median household income $35,593
The per capita income $22,322
Live below the poverty line. 18.7%
housing units 2,920
Multi-unit structures 28%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $146,400
Residents owning their homes. 58.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 589
Women-owned firms 24.9%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 8.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $124,881
Retail sales per capita $19,848
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $28,870