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Bedford Park, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Bedford Park had a population of 590 as of July 1, 2017. Bedford Park ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bedford Park is located at latitude 41.7678 and longitude -87.7726 in Cook County. 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. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of Bedford Park (GNIS ID: 2398064) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Bedford Park is located within Township of Stickney, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bedford Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bedford Park, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 590
Population in Households 590
Population in Familes 518
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 160
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (88.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $210,000
Average Home Value $209,250


Median Household Income $66,452
Average Household Income $78,026
Per Capita Income $28,329
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.2%
Households 0.26% 0.28%
Families 0.62% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 876 36th
Population Density1 # 1350 1st
Diversity Index2 # 124 91st
Median Household Income # 302 78th
Per Capita Income # 539 61st

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