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Bedford is a city in Cuyahoga County, in the Cleveland-Elyria metro area.
The community was named after Bedford, NY.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Bedford. For links to other places called Bedford, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bedford is 41.393N. The longitude is -81.536W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 948 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,790.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bedford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cuyahoga County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cleveland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44146 ZIP code.
16% of Bedford residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bedford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bedford was $20,076, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Bedford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Bedford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $539. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $905.
Libraries in Bedford include Southeast Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bedford include Bedford Times-Register
Cuyahoga County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bedford political report.
The average commute time for Bedford workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bedford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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