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Bedford is a township in Wayne County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Bedford. For links to other places called Bedford, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bedford is 38.522N. The longitude is -88.416W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 453 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,094.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bedford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62878 ZIP code.
18% 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 $15,577, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Bedford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bedford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $227. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $614.
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bedford political report.
The average commute time for Bedford workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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