Bedford

If you value a shorter trip to the city and competitive home values, Bedford should be top of your list.

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Welcome to Bedford

If you value a shorter trip to the city and competitive home values, Bedford should be top of your list. Bedford is one of the communities closest to Boston - only 20 miles outside of Boston and easy access to major routes. Bedford has a full complement of shops and restaurants, along with two major grocery stores. Like many of the towns we service, Bedford has a highly rated high school. Cycling enthusiasts will love the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway, which passes through Bedford, past historic Lexington, arriving at Alewife subway station in Cambridge.

Overview for Bedford, MA

25,496 people live in Bedford, where the median age is 41 and the average individual income is $66,255. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,496

Total Population

41 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$66,255

Average individual Income

Around Bedford, MA

There's plenty to do around Bedford, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

14
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
37
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Omar's Bistro, Accelerated Fitness, and My Gym.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.01 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.63 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.66 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.58 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.12 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Bedford, MA

Bedford has 9,780 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bedford do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,496 people call Bedford home. The population density is 2,466.07 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,496

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41

Median Age

47.51 / 52.49%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
9,780

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$66,255

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Bedford, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Bedford. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Peggy has lived in the area since 1992 and has enjoyed raising her family in the community. She brings her considerable attention to detail, commitment to our clients, broad network of connections, professional and technological skills.

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