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Bedford is a city in Tarrant County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.
The community was named after county in Tennessee
The latitude of Bedford is 32.843N. The longitude is -97.142W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 48,572.
Development came with the construction of military bases and defense plants during World War II
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bedford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tarrant County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Worth area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76039 ZIP code.
17% of Bedford residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bedford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bedford was $29,466, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of Bedford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Bedford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $619. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,226.
Libraries in Bedford include Bedford Public Library ... View libraries
Tarrant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bedford political report.
The average commute time for Bedford workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bedford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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