Am I Rural? – Report

Report produced by the Rural Health Information Hub on 03/25/19.

Location
Report Address:
Bedford, PA *

Latitude: 40.02401
Longitude: -78.50233

County:
Bedford County, PA

Census Tract: 42009960700

* Report is for a specific point in Bedford, PA. Results may not be the same for all points in Bedford, PA.

Program Eligibility
Program Rural?
CMS - Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program YES The Rural Health Clinics Program requires that your location be outside an Urbanized Area as defined by the U.S. Census. (Please note there are additional location requirements for RHCs.)

This location is not in an Urbanized Area.
FORHP - Grant Programs YES This location is eligible for Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grant programs.

Bedford County, PA has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Common Rural Definitions
How Your Location is Defined
Census 2010, Percent Rural Information for Bedford County
  • Percent of County Population that is Rural: 83.79
Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs) Nonmetropolitan - not located in a metropolitan or micropolitan area.
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) defined rural areas Bedford County, PA has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Frontier and Remote Area (FAR) 2010 Not located in a Frontier and/or Remote area.
Rural Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs) by census tract
  • RUCA Code: 7.0
  • Primary Description: Small town core: primary flow within an Urban Cluster of 2,500 through 9,999 (small UC)
Rural Urban Continuum Codes (RUCCs) RUCCs are assigned at the county level.

Information for Bedford County

  • RUCC Code: 6
  • RUCC Description: Nonmetro - Urban population of 2,500 to 19,999, adjacent to a metro area
Urban Influence Codes (UICs) 2013 Information for Bedford County
  • Urban Influence Code: 6
  • UIC Description: Noncore adjacent to a small metro with town of at least 2,500 residents
Urbanized Areas / Urban Clusters Considered urban - located within an Urbanized Area or Urban Cluster.
  • Urbanized Area/Cluster Name: Bedford, PA Urban Cluster
  • UA/UC Number: 06193
Shortage Designations

For data sources and definitions, see the Rural Classifications help section.

The information provided by this service addresses only the rural aspect of a program's requirements. Your Am I Rural? report is not a guarantee of your rural status. Please check with the program contacts directly to verify your eligibility for specific federal programs.