Bedford, Texas

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Population in 2014: 48,908 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 
Males: 23,947  (49.0%)
Females: 24,961  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 76021, 76022, 76039, 76053, 76054.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $62,215 (it was $54,436 in 2000)
Bedford:

$62,215
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $35,884 (it was $29,466 in 2000)

Bedford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $163,935 (it was $116,400 in 2000)
Bedford:

$163,935
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $185,596; Detached houses: $186,653; Townhouses or other attached units: $141,457; In 2-unit structures: $95,769; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,059; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,066; Mobile homes: $224,467; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $126,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $883.

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  • Races in Bedford, TX (2013)

    Bedford races chart
    • 35,17071.8%White alone
    • 6,70013.7%Hispanic
    • 3,3716.9%Black alone
    • 1,9193.9%Asian alone
    • 1,0862.2%Two or more races
    • 2960.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1720.4%Other race alone
    • 810.2%American Indian alone

Races in Bedford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bedford: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Bedford, TX City Guides:

Ancestries: German (14.4%), English (11.5%), Irish (10.6%), United States (7.8%), French (2.7%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 598 feet

Land area: 10.0 square miles.

Population density: 4,889 people per square mile   (average).

Bedford,TX real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bedford:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bedford city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

4,150 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 2.5% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This city:

8.5%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Bedford, Texas as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Bedford to the number of sex offenders is 2,093 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,688 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,778 (1.8%)

Bedford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Northeast Tarrant, TX (3.4 miles , pop. 402,130).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (20.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hurst, TX (1.6 miles ), Colleyville, TX (1.6 miles ), Euless, TX (1.7 miles ), Northeast Tarrant, TX (1.8 miles ), North Richland Hills, TX (2.1 miles ), Richland Hills, TX (2.4 miles ), Watauga, TX (2.6 miles ), Grapevine, TX (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 67 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2007: 50 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2008: 77 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $247,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.85 N, Longitude: 97.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,091 (-10.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,021 (14.9%)

Bedford household income distribution Bedford home values distribution

Property values in Bedford, TX


Crime rates in Bedford by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0002010040121
per 100,000 0.00.00.04.10.02.00.00.08.00.02.14.12.0
Rapes 18281714191921132016101620
per 100,000 36.557.034.428.438.238.842.726.340.033.420.533.040.8
Robberies 26393335383425363421293528
per 100,000 52.879.466.871.176.469.450.872.968.043.859.572.157.2
Assaults 4372146189197204201141157133103153170
per 100,000 87.3146.5295.6384.0395.9416.5408.5285.6314.0277.3211.2315.4347.1
Burglaries 316325272342314289308392342417282244204
per 100,000 641.6661.5550.7694.9631.0590.1625.9793.9684.1869.3578.3503.0416.5
Thefts 1,3771,4431,4831,3441,1801,3311,3771,2711,3331,0249721,0391,023
per 100,000 2,795.92,937.13,002.82,731.02,371.32,717.82,798.22,574.22,666.42,134.81,993.32,141.72,088.7
Auto thefts 133182157139121114991069884776668
per 100,000 270.0370.4317.9282.4243.2232.8201.2214.7196.0175.1157.9136.0138.8
Arson 1011811588546221
per 100,000 20.322.416.222.410.016.316.310.18.012.54.14.12.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 250.6303.9302.5322.0302.8320.3315.1286.9313.6265.8222.0261.2257.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bedford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 129 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,175 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Bedford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bedford, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bedford, Texas average temperatures Bedford, Texas average precipitation Bedford, Texas humidity Bedford, Texas wind speed Bedford, Texas snowfall Bedford, Texas sunshine Bedford, Texas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Bedford-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Bedford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.8 miles away from Bedford center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 407.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 152.6 miles away from Bedford center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 134.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tarrant County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bedford topographic map

Birthplace of: Courtney Kupets - Gymnast, Cayden Boyd - Actpr, Jason Tyner - Baseball player, Jenna Boyd - Actress, Rob Bowen - Baseball player, Daniel Woolard - Soccer player, Alan Voskuil - College basketball player (Texas Tech Red Raiders), Chris Lewis - College basketball player (San Diego Toreros), Dimitri Nance - Player of football, Erek Hansen - College basketball player (Iowa Hawkeyes).

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

Hospitals in Bedford:

  • BEDFORD MEADOWS HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 2900 BEDFORD RD)
  • COLUMBIA HEB HOSPIAL (provides emergency services, 1301 AIRPORT FREEWAY)
  • DFW PALLATIVE CARE CENTER LTD (2904 BEDFORD CENTER)
  • SAMARITAN CARE HOSPICE (2350 AIRPORT FREEWAY SUITE 410)
  • TEXAS HEALTH HARRIS METHODIST HURST-EULESS-BEDFORD (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1600 HOSPITAL PARKWAY)
  • TRAINING RESIDENCE 6 (1619 PIPELINE ROAD)
  • WALNUT COMMUNITY HOME (3824 WALNUT DR)

Nursing Homes in Bedford:

  • H E B NURSING CARE CENTER (2716 TIBBETS DRIVE)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER (2001 FOREST RIDGE DR)
  • LA DORA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (1960 BEDFORD RD)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (1301 AIRPORT FREEWAY)
  • PARKWOOD HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY (2600 PARKVIEW DR)

Dialysis Facilities in Bedford:

  • AMERITECH KIDNEY CENTER HEB (1600 CENTRAL DR SUITE 130)
  • DAVITA - BEDFORD (1401 BROWN TRAIL RD STE A)

Home Health Centers in Bedford:

  • A SENSITIVE TOUCH HOME HEALTHCARE (2612 HARWOOD ROAD SUITE B)
  • E S ALL STAR HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (405 AIRPORT FREEWAY SUITE 3)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (1901 CENTRAL DRIVE SUITE 105)
  • INTEGRACARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (315 HARWOOD ROAD)
  • MORNINGSTAR HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES (2012 BEDFORD ROAD)
  • OSOLIFE HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (405 AIRPORT FREEWAY SUITE 2)

Heliports located in Bedford:

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Amtrak stations near Bedford:

  • 13 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.
  • 20 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Bedford:

  • DuVall's School of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 176; Location: 201 Harwood Rd Ste 218; Private, for-profit; Website: www.duvallsschool.com)
  • Brown Mackie College-Dallas (FT enrollment: 134; Location: 2200 Hwy 121 Ste 270; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bedford:

  • The University of Texas at Arlington (about 9 miles; Arlington, TX; Full-time enrollment: 27,453)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 10 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)
  • North Lake College (about 11 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 6,191)
  • University of Dallas (about 13 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Tarrant County College District (about 13 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 33,775)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 15 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)
  • Texas Christian University (about 17 miles; Fort Worth, TX; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Public high schools in Bedford:

  • HARWOOD J H (Students: 1,000, Location: 3000 MARTIN DR, Grades: 7-9)
  • BEDFORD J H (Students: 809, Location: 325 CAROLYN DR, Grades: 7-9)
  • TRANSITION PROGRAM (Students: 54, Location: 1849F CENTRAL DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • BUINGER CTE ACADEMY (Location: 1849E CENTRAL DR, Grades: 10-12)

Private high school in Bedford:

  • ST VINCENT'S SCHOOL (Students: 152, Location: 1300 FOREST RIDGE, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bedford:

  • MEADOW CREEK EL (Students: 697, Location: 3001 HARWOOD, Grades: PK-6)
  • BELL MANOR EL (Students: 692, Location: 1300 WINCHESTER WAY, Grades: PK-6)
  • BEDFORD HEIGHTS EL (Students: 670, Location: 1000 CUMMINGS DR, Grades: KG-6)
  • SPRING GARDEN EL (Students: 648, Location: 2400 CUMMINGS RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • SHADY BROOK EL (Students: 535, Location: 2601 SHADY BROOK DR, Grades: KG-6)
  • STONEGATE EL (Students: 518, Location: 900 BEDFORD EULESS RD, Grades: PK-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Bedford:

  • PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF BEDFORD (Students: 181, Location: 3916 CENTRAL DR, Grades: UG-4)
See full list of schools located in Bedford

Library in Bedford:

  • BEDFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,127,090; Location: 1805 L DON DODSON DR; 85,477 books; 4,991 audio materials; 8,854 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 125 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Bedford: Boys Ranch Variety Club (A), Old Bedford School (B), Bedford Fire Department (C), Bedford Fire Department Station 2 (D), Bedford Fire Department Station 3 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Bedford: WARRANTECH CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bedford include: Community Covenant Church of the Mid Cities (A), Saint Michael Catholic Church (B), Woodland Heights Baptist Church (C), Trinity Baptist Church (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Missionary (E), First United Methodist of Bedford Church (F), Saint Timothy Cumberland Presbyterian Church (G), Central Baptist Church of Bedford (H), Harwood Terrace Baptist Church Mission Hispana (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bedford include: Pennington Field (1), Carousel Park (2), Central Drive Park (3), Brook Hollow Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (Tours & Charters; 123 French Street).

Hotels: Comfort Inn (2904 Crystal Springs St), Comfort Inn Dfw West/bedford (2904 Crystal Springs Street).

Tarrant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.240. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.240
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.195. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.195
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 26.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.7% for other race residents, 6.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.7%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Bedford in 2010:

  • 287 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Bedford in 2000:

  • 491 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Bedford, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Bedford (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bedford Branch, Bedford Mb Branch, Bedford North Office Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank Texas: Highway 121 Banking Center - Rc 869 at 4101 Highway 121, branch established on 2004/04/21; Central Drive Banking Center - Rc 88 at 2108 Bedford Road, branch established on 2005/01/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Bedford Branch at 2204 Harwood Road, branch established on 1919/01/01; Bedford Branch at 2901 Brown Trail, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Affiliated Bank: at 500 Harwood Rd., branch established on 1959/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $227.9 mil, Deposits: $193.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Compass Bank: Bedford Branch at 1600 Airport Freeway, Suite 100, branch established on 2001/07/02. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • First National Bank of the Mid-Cities: First National Bank Of The Mid-Citie at 4009 Airport Freeway, branch established on 1983/02/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $36.5 mil, Deposits: $32.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Baird Bancshares, Inc.
  • Commercial Bank of Texas, National Association: Bedford Branch at 1716 Forest Ridge, branch established on 1992/08/03. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $451.4 mil, Deposits: $391.3 mil, headquarters in Nacogdoches, TX, positive income, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Nacogdoches Commercial Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: 1903 Central Drive, Suite 100 Branch at 1903 Central Drive, Suite 100, branch established on 2002/02/12. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Comerica Bank: Bedford Branch at 2120 Central Drive, branch established on 1995/07/31. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Texas average:

14.4

Bedford travel time to work - commute Bedford mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Bedford city (based on Tarrant County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant544,6701,272
Catholic200,64533
Mainline Protestant141,938158
Other75,335122
Black Protestant33,665103
Orthodox2,5967
None810,185-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 212
Tarrant County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 25
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 194
Tarrant County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 609
Tarrant County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 970
Here:

5.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Tarrant County:

26.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bedford:

50.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bedford:

48.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Bedford:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bedford:

20.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bedford:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bedford:

34.2%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

58.2%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bedford, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$40,176$68,8730$0
Other Government Administration 58$147,864$30,5930$0
Judicial and Legal 11$44,225$48,2450$0
Police Protection - Officers 97$598,101$73,9920$0
Police - Other 49$253,529$62,0890$0
Firefighters 66$488,262$88,7750$0
Fire - Other 1$3,802$45,6240$0
Streets and Highways 16$43,561$32,6710$0
Sewerage 12$45,615$45,6150$0
Parks and Recreation 34$93,937$33,1540$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$16,261$65,0441$1,573
Water Supply 14$51,024$43,7351$2,798
Gas Supply 4$16,976$50,9280$0
Local Libraries 17$52,370$36,96714$9,988
Totals for Government 389$1,895,703$58,47916$14,359

Bedford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,179,000 ($146.79)
    Water Utilities: $5,912,000 ($120.88)
    Fire Protection: $4,232,000 ($86.53)
    Sewerage: $2,536,000 ($51.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,456,000 ($50.22)
    Regular Highways: $2,125,000 ($43.45)
    Central Staff Services: $1,378,000 ($28.18)
    General Public Buildings: $1,341,000 ($27.42)
    Libraries: $937,000 ($19.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $884,000 ($18.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $528,000 ($10.80)
    Financial Administration: $451,000 ($9.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,418,000 ($69.89)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,719,000 ($341.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Bedford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,149,000 ($64.39)
    All Other: $1,320,000 ($26.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $217,000 ($4.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $574,000 ($11.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,845,000 ($37.72)
    Interest Earnings: $979,000 ($20.02)
    Rents: $18,000 ($0.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,400,000 ($171.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $112,000 ($2.29)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $9,334,000 ($190.85)
    Property: $8,002,000 ($163.61)
    Public Utilities: $2,845,000 ($58.17)
    NEC: $732,000 ($14.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $684,000 ($13.99)

Bedford government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $68,570,000 ($1402.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $61,385,000 ($1255.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,695,000 ($75.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,490,000 ($71.36)

Bedford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $29,370,000 ($600.52)

6.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($449 average AGI)
Tarrant County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, TX  1.41% ($38,236 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  0.43% ($44,939)
from Johnson County, TX  0.27% ($37,095)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($591 average AGI)
Tarrant County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  1.37% ($36,856 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  0.49% ($50,595)
to Johnson County, TX  0.26% ($39,560)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bedford:

  • KNAX (1630 AM; 10 kW; FT. WORTH, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, 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.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KUVN-CA (Channel 31; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bedford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 125m410ftTotal length
  • 655,900Total average daily traffic
  • 34,123Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bedford)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bedford, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 364 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bedford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bedford)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED256$149,887220$132,118663$138,65655$42,9093$13,853,07727$98,5841$237,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$125,10115$126,22364$144,0816$12,2330$03$115,0700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$163,38525$110,408214$136,57050$41,3480$010$94,2891$2,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$139,58734$132,254170$135,8138$53,2540$014$92,1540$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$80,8904$135,18841$130,6236$45,6650$03$102,3370$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 12 tracts in Bedford, TX

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$158,54735$178,4810$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$158,26816$158,4560$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$203,2765$169,2061$49,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$125,2503$148,0530$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$137,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 173
  • Hazardous Condition: 175
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Bedford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bedford, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bedford, Texas:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites DFW Airport West, 1450 W Airport Fwy, Bedford, Texas 76022 , Phone: (817) 267-5200, Fax: (817) 283-1682
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 2201 W Airport Fwy, Bedford, Texas 76021 , Phone: (817) 545-2202, Fax: (817) 545-2319
  • Holiday Inn DFW Airport Area West, 3005 W Airport Fwy, Bedford, Texas 76021 , Phone: (817) 267-3181, Fax: (817) 267-8091
  • Super 8 Motel, 1800 Airport Fwy, Bedford, Texas 76022 , Phone: (817) 545-8108, Fax: (817) 545-7688
  • Extended Stay America - Dallas - Bedford, 1908 Frst Ridge Dr, Bedford, Texas 76021 , Phone: (817) 354-5210, Fax: (817) 354-5271
  • Towne Place Suites By Marriott, 2301 Plaza Pkwy, Bedford, Texas 76021 , Phone: (817) 283-3725, Fax: (817) 283-5821
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Bedford, 1809 Hwy 121, Bedford, Texas 76021 , Phone: (817) 545-1809, Fax: (817) 545-8143
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2501 W Airport Fwy, Bedford, Texas 76021 , Phone: (817) 358-4585, Fax: (817) 358-9711
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bedford, Texas
Most common first names in Bedford, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12779.8 years
John10775.0 years
James10172.4 years
William9175.4 years
Robert7371.7 years
Charles6570.8 years
Dorothy5477.4 years
Helen5381.6 years
Thomas4371.2 years
George4175.6 years
Most common last names in Bedford, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6076.0 years
Brown3475.8 years
Johnson3474.2 years
Davis3075.9 years
Williams3069.1 years
Jones2878.0 years
White2778.2 years
Martin2577.3 years
Miller2474.9 years
Moore2275.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
Businesses in Bedford, TX
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2MasterBrand Cabinets1
7-Eleven4McDonald's3
AT&T1Motel 61
Albertsons1Nissan1
Arby's1On The Border1
AutoZone1Panda Express1
CVS3Papa John's Pizza1
DHL3Penske1
Decora Cabinetry1Pizza Hut3
Discount Tire1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Extended Stay Deluxe1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx10Safeway1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Starbucks2
GNC2Subway1
H&R Block2Super 81
Hilton1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1UPS9
Jack In The Box1Vons1
Jones New York1Waffle House1
KFC2Walgreens2
Kroger1Walmart2
La Quinta1Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Marriott2

Bedford compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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