About the Town

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The Town of Bedford, with its 39.3 square miles encompassing the hamlets of Bedford, Bedford Hills and Katonah, is situated in northern Westchester County with a 2020 census population estimate of 17,309 residents.

Race and Hispanic Origin: 75.3% White, 4.7% Black or African American, 6% Asian, 18.4% Hispanic or Latino. The largest percentage of residents are 45 to 54 years of age (14.5%) and 35 to 44 years of age (13.8%).


Each hamlet in the Town is served by its own library operated by an independent Board of Trustees. Each library is associated with the Westchester County Library System which expands their ability to serve residents and all libraries are available to residents.