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About Bedford

Moving to Bedford TX?

Bedford is located between Dallas and Fort Worth. It has a total area of 10 square miles. If you are moving to Bedford TX, you’ll find a self-sufficient destination with an active arts and culture scene, a water park, and nature trails. The population here is 49,016. Unemployment rates are low, and job growth rate is expected to exceed 10 percent. For its quality of life, high level of employment, and large homes, Bedford ranks #23 on CNN/Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live in 2017.”

Bedford History

The first settlers arrived in Bedford during the 1840s. in 1861 Milton Moore, one of the area’s first inhabitants, established the first Bedford school in his log cabin home. The community continued to grow through the 1870s, as a newly constructed general store and grist mill stimulated the local economy. In 1877, Bedford’s first post office was established. Growth stalled around 1900, but resumed in World War II with the construction of military bases and housing. Bedford’s population exceeded 10,000 by 1970. With the completion of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, an industrial park, and shopping centers, the city’s population continued to climb. In 2000, Bedford’s population exceeded 47,150, and it had 1,798 businesses.

Bedford Hospitals

Bedford’s residents have access to a number of local hospitals. Its medical facilities include Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, which has over 200 patient beds, receives over 59,600 emergency room visitors annually, and has about 14,650 admissions annually. Other local facilities are the HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Northeast Community Hospital, and JPS Health Network.

Bedford Weather

Bedford has an average of 235 sunny days each year. It has around 52 days with measurable precipitation. The city averages just over 37 inches of rain per year and one inch or less of snow. The average high in July is slightly over 95°F, and the average low in January is around 35°F. The pollution index in Bedford is better than the national average. Most precipitation falls during the month of September, which gets 0.4 inches. Bedford scores 65 out of 100 on Sperling’s comfort index, which evaluates the comfort of living in a location based on its year-round climate. If you’re relocating to the area, ask a Bedford mover for information on moving to the city during each season.

Bedford Real Estate

The median price of a Bedford home is $231,900. Home values have risen by 5.7 percent in Bedford over the past year, and they’re expected to increase 4.5 percent in the next year. The median list price is Bedford is $126 per SF, which is below the average of $131 in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

Bedford Transportation

Domestic and international travelers can take advantage of the DFW International Airport and Love Field, which are the two commercial airports serving the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Train travel is made possible through two Amtrak stations located less than 30 miles away from the town’s center. Residents can take advantage of HEB Transit, which gives locals rides to job-related activities. The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) offers bus, van, and rail service to Bedford residents.

Bedford Hotels

Hotels in Bedford range from budget motels to full-service luxury hotels. Visitors can find an assortment of nearly 20 hotels in Bedford with a two-five star rating. Many are conveniently situated near the DFW International Airport and other amenities.

Cost of Living in Bedford

The cost of living in Bedford is 101, which is one percent higher than the national average and 13 percent higher than the average in Texas. Goods and services and transportation are the most expensive factors of living in Bedford. Healthcare and housing costs are below the national average, as are utilities and groceries. Whether you’re moving to Bedford for a home or an apartment, a Bedford moving company can help you get situated.

Bedford Restaurants

Bedford has an array of restaurants for people to choose from. American food eateries, serving burgers and fries, are commonplace in this Texas city. Diners will also find Mexican and Tex-Mex places. International cuisine options include Italian, Thai, Lebanese, Chinese, and Japanese. If you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, duck into one of Bedford’s many sidewalk cafés.

Bedford Schools

Most students in the Bedford district attend the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District (HEB ISD). This school district was formed in 1958. District-wide, the student population is 23,090. In the past five years, HEB ISD has gained 1,520 students. This school district has 20 elementary schools, five junior high schools, two high schools, and three alternative learning centers.

Things to Do in Bedford

Any Bedford guide will mention the Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival, which is a 48-hour event featuring southern food and blues music. Another Bedford highlight is the Movie Tavern, which is the largest dining area within a cinema in the nation. Walking and bike paths around the city encourage outdoor recreation, while families can take advantage of Bedford Splash, which is a large park consisting of water slides and three swimming pools.

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