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Bedford Park, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Bedford Park is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cook County at latitude 41.7678 and longitude -87.7726. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Bedford Park, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bedford Park, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bedford Park indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Bedford Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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Bedford Park, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 569
Population in Households 569
Population in Familes 501
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 207
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (87.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 6.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $198,377
Average Home Value $206,606


Median Household Income $56,847
Average Household Income $66,545
Per Capita Income $23,924
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.45% -0.25%
Households -0.34% -0.19%
Families 0.31% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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 Park, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bedford Park to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 891 35th
Population Density1 # 1350 1st
Diversity Index2 # 125 91st
Median Household Income # 476 65th
Per Capita Income # 777 43rd

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