Bedford Park, Illinois
Location of Bedford Park in Cook County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
|o President||David R. Brady|
|o Total||6.04 sq mi (15.64 km2)|
|o Land||5.93 sq mi (15.37 km2)|
|o Water||0.11 sq mi (0.27 km2) 1.82%|
| o Estimate |
|o Density||101.79/sq mi (39.30/km2)|
|Up 1.04% from 2000|
|Standard of living (2007-11)|
|o Per capita income||$23,925|
|o Median home value||$218,900|
60455, 60458, 60459, 60499, 60501, 60638
|Area code(s)||708, 773|
Bedford Park is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 580 at the 2010 census. Bedford Park consists of a small residential area and vast amounts of heavy industry sprawling to the east and a small amount to the west. A FedEx Ground facility is located in Bedford Park at 6833 West 75th Street.
Bedford Park is located at (41.768508, -87.785803).
According to the 2010 census, Bedford Park has a total area of 6.036 square miles (15.63 km2), of which 5.93 square miles (15.36 km2) (or 98.24%) is land and 0.106 square miles (0.27 km2) (or 1.76%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 574 people, 211 households, and 160 families residing in the village. The population density was 96.2 people per square mile (37.1/km2). There were 218 housing units at an average density of 36.5 per square mile (14.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.86% White, 1.05% African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.62% of the population.
There were 211 households, out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.17.
In the village, the population was spread out, with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.2 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $49,722, and the median income for a family was $57,250. Males had a median income of $37,438 versus $31,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,887. About 2.9% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.
Bedford Park is in Illinois' 3rd congressional district.
Elementary and middle school students attend school in Cook County School District 104, which operates Walker Elementary School in Bedford Park. High school students move onto Argo Community High School District 217 in Summit.
The Bedford Park Public Library is in the community.
The Institute for Food Safety and Health is located in Bedford Park, and is adjacent to the Corn Products International plant. It is affiliated with the Illinois Institute of Technology and the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.