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|People QuickFacts||Bedford County||Virginia|
|Population, 2013 estimate||69,825||8,260,405|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||68,676||8,001,031|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||1.7%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||4.5%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||20.9%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||18.6%||13.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.4%||50.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||91.3%||70.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||5.9%||19.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.2%||6.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.3%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||1.9%||8.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||89.6%||63.6%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||90.4%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||1.8%||11.1%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||3.1%||14.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||86.5%||86.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||24.7%||34.7%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||27.2||27.5|
|Housing units, 2013||32,444||3,412,460|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||84.8%||67.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||4.3%||21.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$195,300||$249,700|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.53||2.59|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$28,360||$33,326|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$56,906||$63,636|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||8.8%||11.1%|
|Business QuickFacts||Bedford County||Virginia|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||1,344||192,7301|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||11,881||3,089,2411|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-1.4%||2.0%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||4,626||529,636|
|Total number of firms, 2007||5,647||638,643|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||9.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||7.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||0.7%||4.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||23.3%||30.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||785,359||92,417,797|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||368,955||60,513,396|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||466,545||105,663,299|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$7,029||$13,687|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||27,892||15,340,483|
|Building permits, 2012||277||27,278|
|Geography QuickFacts||Bedford County||Virginia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||753.02||39,490.09|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||91.2||202.6|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Lynchburg, VA Metro Area|