Bedford Park is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 574.
Bedford Park is located at 41°46'7" North, 87°47'9" West (41.768508, -87.785803)1.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 15.7 km˛ (6.1 mi˛). 15.5 km˛ (6.0 mi˛) of it is land and 0.3 km˛ (0.1 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.81% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 574 people, 211 households, and 160 families residing in the village. The population density is 37.1/km˛ (96.2/mi˛). There are 218 housing units at an average density of 14.1/km˛ (36.5/mi˛). The racial makeup of the village is 96.86% White, 1.05% African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. 6.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 211 households out of which 27.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.3% are married couples living together, 14.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% are non-families. 21.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.72 and the average family size is 3.17.
In the village the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.2 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $49,722, and the median income for a family is $57,250. Males have a median income of $37,438 versus $31,875 for females. The per capita income for the village is $22,887. 2.1% of the population and 2.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.7% of those under the age of 18 and 3.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.