27.9 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Bedford, Iowa


27.9 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Bedford, Iowa in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 11.1 percent lower than the state average of 39 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 1,492.

93.8 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Bedford, Iowa residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Bedford, Iowa for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
64
6.2
Regular high school diploma
374
36.2
GED or alternative credential
24
2.3
Some college less than 1 year
121
11.7
Some college 1 or more years no degree
162
15.7
Associate's degree
127
12.3
Bachelor's degree
102
9.9
Master's degree
47
4.5
Professional school degree
9
0.9
Doctorate degree
3
0.3
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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