Bradford, PA Population

Population: 9,175. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,651 (-5.7% change)
Males: 4,304 (46.9%), Females: 4,871 (53.1%)

McKean County

Zip code: 16701

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $26,463
Median house value: $38,900

Races in Bradford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (23.5%), Irish (17.3%), Italian (16.1%), English (10.7%), United States (7.1%), Swedish (5.2%).

Elevation: 1442 feet

Land area: 3.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bradford

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bradford city

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -504 (-5.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Bradford:

  • BRADFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (116 INTERSTATE PARKWAY BOX 218)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bradford:

  • OLEAN GENERAL HOSPITAL WEST (about 18 miles; OLEAN, NY)
  • KANE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; KANE, PA)
  • CUBA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (about 31 miles; CUBA, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bradford:

  • BRADFORD REGIONAL (about 11 miles; BRADFORD, PA; Abbreviation: BFD)
  • CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY/JAMESTOWN (about 44 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; Abbreviation: JHW)
  • DU BOIS-JEFFERSON COUNTY (about 57 miles; DU BOIS, PA; Abbreviation: DUJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bradford:

  • GREAT VALLEY (about 17 miles; GREAT VALLEY, NY; Abbreviation: N56)
  • GIERMEK EXECUTIVE (about 19 miles; OLEAN, NY; Abbreviation: 8G3)
  • CATTARAUGUS COUNTY-OLEAN (about 27 miles; OLEAN, NY; Abbreviation: OLE)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Bradford:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-BRADFORD (Full-time enrollment: 1,020; Location: 300 CAMPUS DRIVE; Public; Website: www.upb.pitt.edu)
  • BRADFORD REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR-SCH OF RADIOGRAPHY (Location: 116 INTERSTATE PKY; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bradford:

  • SAINT BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; ST BONAVENTURE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,538)
  • JAMESTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; JAMESTOWN, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,662)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 56 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,389)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT FREDONIA (about 58 miles; FREDONIA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,758)
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 59 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 21,661)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT ALFRED (about 63 miles; ALFRED, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,588)
  • D’YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 67 miles; BUFFALO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,033)

Schools

Public high school in Bradford:

  • BRADFORD AREA HS (Students: 1,027; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Bradford:

  • BRADFORD CENTRAL CHRISTIAN HIG (Students: 44; Location: 450 W WASHINGTON ST; Grades: 9 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bradford:

  • FLOYD C FRETZ MS (Students: 786; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GEORGE BLAISDELL EL SCH (Students: 592; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SCHOOL STREET EL SCH (Students: 560; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Bradford:

  • ST BERNARD SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 95 EAST CORYDON STREET; Grades: PK – 5)
  • THE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 126; Location: 90 JACKSON AVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • BRADFORD AREA CHRISTIAN ACADEM (Students: 77; Location: 365 BOLIVAR DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHESTNUT STREET CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 17; Location: 26 CONGRESS PLACE; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Bradford:

  • BRADFORD AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $296,582; Location: 67 W WASHINGTON ST; 53,791 books; 898 audio materials; 949 video materials; 113 serial subscriptions)