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Featured Apartments in Bedford, TX
Beautiful, spacious apartments, 24 hour emergency maintenance.
Bedford TX, 76022
A luxurious location with a park like setting...Excellent location in a peaceful neighborhood...Beautiful creek side view...
Bedford TX, 76021
Newly Remodeled! Gourmet Kitchens! Custom Accent Walls! Convenient To DFW Airport!
Bedford TX, 76021
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Bedford TX, 76022
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Bedford TX, 76021
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Overview of Bedford
Bedford apartments for rent provide people with an excellent way to experience this suburban city of Texas. Bedford is home to roughly 48,000 people according to information collected in July 2011 by the U.S. Census Bureau. It is located in the northeast portion of Tarrant County between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, often thought of as a "Mid-city."
Residents get to enjoy the perks that many throughout the entire state of Texas experience such as the arid climate. Heat lovers will love this scorching city, as average temperatures in the summer months hover around 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
The bustling major metro of Dallas is located just over 20 miles to the east of Bedford, putting all the advantages that a major metro of more than 1 million residents just within reach for people living in Bedford.
Living in Bedford, TX
Bedford apartments can be attractive options for families and friends looking to share in a living situation. City-Data revealed that the average household size is 2.2 people, and the percentage of households that are made up of unmarried partners is at 4.6 percent.
Living in Bedford can provide a number of advantages when compared with the rest of the state of Texas. Residents living in Bedford can enjoy a median household income that is above the average of Texas. In addition, Bedford is a younger city than the majority of the state.
The U.S. Census Bureau detailed that the city of Bedford does have a significantly large Caucasian population, hovering at just over 80 percent as of 2010.
Bedford Work and Study
The U.S. Census Bureau determined that as of 2007, Bedford had a total of 5,509 business firms within the roughly 10-square-mile area. City-Data information revealed that the most common industries in Bedford in 2005 to 2009 were retail trade, manufacturing and transportation and warehousing. The most common occupations in Bedford are noted to be computer specialists and sales and related workers.
This smaller city does not have any larger schools or universities for students to take advantage of directly within city lines. However, rentals near Bedford can be excellent options for students looking to attend the nearby University of Texas at Arlington or Texas Christian University.
Bedford government's Economic Development Division is specifically working with education and business leaders to actively identify opportunities to grow the Bedford workforce and positively influence the community.
Rentals in Bedford, TX and Cost of Living
According to information collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, Bedford rentals have a vacancy rate of 9.5 percent and the median rent for 2010 was $857. The highest percentage of renters, 36 percent, fall in the gross rental range of $750 to $999 but more than 90 percent of renters fall in the wider range of $500 to $1,499 for gross rent costs. Furthermore, nearly 31 percent of all renters report spending 35 percent or more of their household income on gross rental costs.
City-Data information revealed that in March 2012, the cost of living index in Bedford was assigned a value of 95.5 points, which is very near the national average of 100 points. This means that living in Bedford is almost 5 percent cheaper than the country's average.
Bedford Attractions and Special Events
A popular area attraction is the Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival, recognized across the country as a top fest to attend for BBQ and music. The festival takes place each year over Labor Day weekend and is popular for foodies, families, and blues junkies.
The City of Bedford hosts a number of city events and festivities, including its 4thFEST Independence Day Celebration, which is another popular celebration for families as the kiddies can gleefully splash about in Bedford's Splash Aquatic Center, enjoy the fireworks at Bedford Boys Ranch Park and partake in free family activities like festival foods, free concerts and an InflataFUN Zone.
Bedford apartments for rent put all the area attractions at your doorstep, including the Imagisphere Childrens Museum, the Struge Cultural Center and the luxurious Body Retreat Day Spa.
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