Census Bureau: More women than men in Bedford in 2017


Of the 2,762 people living in Bedford in 2017, 53 percent (1,463) were women and 47 percent (1,299) were men, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Keystone Business News.

Females 18 and over outnumbered males in the same age group by a ratio of 762-to-658. In the 65 years and over age range, there were 527 females and 338 males.

An agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, the Census Bureau is responsible for compiling statistical facts about the American people, places and economy. Data for this story was compiled from the bureau's American Community Survey. Information from the survey helps to determine how federal and state funds are distributed.

Statistical data for 2018 will be released later this year.

Bedford's population by sex

Sex and age range
Estimated number
Percent of total
Males 18 and over
658
23.8
Females 18 and over
762
27.6
Males 65 and over
338
12.2
Females 65 and over
527
19.1

Source: US Census Bureau

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