Virginia Bedford City Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Bedford County, Virginia. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Virginia Bedford County.

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1. Central Library BEDFORD CENTRAL LIBRARY
Street Address: 321 North Bridge Street, Bedford, VA 24523
Phone Number: (540) 586-8911 Bedford N/A N/A

2. Library System BEDFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM
321 North Bridge Street, Bedford, VA 24523
Phone Number: (540) 586-8911 Bedford 462,835 257,685

3. Branch Library BIG ISLAND LIBRARY
Street Address: 1111 Schooldays Road, Big Island, VA 24526
Phone Number: (434) 299-5604 Bedford N/A N/A

4. Branch Library FOREST LIBRARY
Street Address: 15583 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551
Phone Number: (434) 525-1817 Bedford N/A N/A

5. Branch Library MONETA/SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE LIBRARY
Street Address: 13641 Moneta Road, Moneta, VA 24121
Phone Number: (540) 297-6474 Bedford N/A N/A

6. Branch Library MONTVALE LIBRARY
Street Address: 11575 West Lynchburg-salem Turnpike, Montvale, VA 24122
Phone Number: (540) 947-2200 Bedford N/A N/A

7. Branch Library STEWARTSVILLE LIBRAY
45 Cascade Drive, Vinton, VA 24179
Phone Number: (540) 890-4530 Bedford N/A N/A

Overview of Bedford County, Virginia

According to countryaah, Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population is 60,371. Its county seat is Bedford.

As an independent city, Bedford is not a part of Bedford County, despite being the county seat.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,992 km² (769 mi²). 1,954 km² (754 mi²) of it is land and 38 km² (15 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.92% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 60,371 people, 23,838 households, and 18,164 families residing in the county. The population density is 31/km² (80/mi²). There are 26,841 housing units at an average density of 14/km² (36/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.18% White, 6.24% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.74% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 23,838 households out of which 32.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.40% are married couples living together, 7.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.80% are non-families. 20.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 2.89.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 5.80% from 18 to 24, 29.90% from 25 to 44, 27.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 99.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $43,136, and the median income for a family is $49,303. Males have a median income of $35,117 versus $23,906 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,582. 7.10% of the population and 5.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.30% of those under the age of 18 and 10.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.