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Population (year 2000): 47,152. Estimated population in July 2005: 48,390 (+2.6% change)
Males: 22,718 (48.2%), Females: 24,434 (51.8%)

Tarrant County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $54,436 (year 2000)
Median house value: $116,300 (year 2000)

Bedford, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Bedford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.4%)
  • Hispanic (7.2%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.5%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.0%), English (14.1%), Irish (13.4%), United States (9.0%), Italian (3.2%), French (3.1%).Texas

Elevation: 598 feet

Land area: 10.0 square miles

Bedford,

For population 25 years and over in Bedford

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bedford city

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

7.0% Foreign born (2.6% Asia, 1.9% Latin America, 1.5% Europe, 0.7% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,175 (+7.2%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richland Hills, TX North (5.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Arlington, (9.9 miles pop. 332,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (24.4 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX (2.7 miles Colleyville, TX Hurst, (2.9 miles TX Euless, (3.3 miles Richland Hills, TX North (5.4 miles Hills, TX (6.5 miles Richland TX Southlake, (6.9 miles TX Grapevine, (7.1 miles TX (7.7 miles Watauga,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 132 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 1997: 119 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 1998: 184 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2000: 99 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2001: 299 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2002: 168 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2003: 104 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2004: 86 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2005: 113 buildings, average cost: $105,700

Latitude: 32.85 N, Longitude: 97.14 W

Bedford, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (15.5%), Retail trade (12.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.3%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.9%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,565 (-20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,535 (16.3%)

Crime in Bedford by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 24 20 18 28 17
    per 100,000 50.9 42.4 38.2 59.4 36.1
Robberies 23 33 26 39 33
    per 100,000 48.8 70.0 55.1 82.7 70.0
Assaults 75 70 43 72 146
    per 100,000 159.1 148.5 91.2 152.7 309.6
Burglaries 246 274 316 325 272
    per 100,000 521.7 581.1 670.2 689.3 576.9
Thefts 1,172 1,424 1,377 1,443 1,483
    per 100,000 2485.6 3020.0 2920.3 3060.3 3145.1
Auto thefts 111 118 133 182 157
    per 100,000 235.4 250.3 282.1 386.0 333.0
221.6 251.3 236.3 280.6 290.2

Average climate in Bedford, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bedford-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 228% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Bedford city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/2000, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center .

Birthplace of: Alan Voskuil - College basketball player (Texas Tech Red Raiders), Chris Lewis - College basketball player (San Diego Toreros), Erek Hansen - College basketball player (Iowa Hawkeyes).

Main business address for: WARRANTECH CORP (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC).


Hospital/medical center in Bedford:
  • HARRIS METHODIST H E B (1600 HOSPITAL PARKWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bedford:
  • NORTH HILLS HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TX)
  • ARLINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; ARLINGTON, TX)
  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER AT GRAPEVINE (about 7 miles; GRAPEVINE, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bedford:
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 8 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 15 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: FTW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 16 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bedford:
  • GRAND PRAIRIE MUNI (about 14 miles; GRAND PRAIRIE, TX; ID: GPM)
  • NORTHWEST REGIONAL (about 14 miles; ROANOKE, TX; ID: 52F)
  • ARLINGTON MUNI (about 15 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; ID: GKY)

Amtrak station near Bedford:
  • 15 miles: FORT WORTH (1501 JONES ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bedford:
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 9 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,467)
  • NORTH LAKE COLLEGE (about 11 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 7,032)
  • SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (about 12 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS (about 12 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; FT WORTH, TX; FT enrollment: 2,403)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 13 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,651)
Public high school in Bedford:
  • TRANSITION PROGRAM (Students: 12; Location: 1849 CENTRAL DR; Grades: 12 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Bedford:
  • BEDFORD J H (Students: 873; Location: 325 CAROLYN DR; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • HARWOOD J H (Students: 844; Location: 3000 MARTIN DR; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • BEDFORD HEIGHTS EL (Students: 703; Location: 1000 CUMMINGS DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SPRING GARDEN EL (Students: 630; Location: 2400 CUMMINGS DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • MEADOW CREEK EL (Students: 630; Location: 3001 HARWOOD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • BELL MANOR EL (Students: 619; Location: 1300 WINCHESTER WAY; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SHADY BROOK EL (Students: 542; Location: 2601 SHADY BROOK DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • STONEGATE EL (Students: 492; Location: 900 BEDFORD RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • TARRANT CO J J A E P (Students: 5; Location: 1849 CENTRAL DR; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • HOMEBOUND (Location: 1849 CENTRAL DR; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Bedford:
  • ST VINCENT EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 339; Location: 1300 FOREST RIDGE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Bedford:
  • BEDFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $934,137; Location: 1805 L DON DODSON DR; 88,885 books; 4,161 audio materials; 5,891 video materials; 278 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Bedford: Boys Ranch Variety Club (A), Old Bedford School (B).

Churches in Bedford include: Central Baptist Church of Bedford (A), Saint Michael Catholic Church (B), First Baptist Church of Bedford (C), Community Covenant Church of the Mid Cities (D), First United Methodist of Bedford Church (E), Saint Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Missionary (G), Trinity Baptist Church (H).

Parks in Bedford include: Carousel Park (1), Brook Hollow Park (2), Central Drive Park (3), Pennington Field (4).


Bedford compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Bedford:
  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KHVN (970 AM; 10 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Bedford:
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • K217BS (91.3 FM; NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
TV broadcast stations around Bedford:
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)

 

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