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Bedford

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“Became a City in 1953”

Demographic Profile

Year 2000 2010 2020 2030
Population 47,055 48,699 50,210 50,636
Households 20,414 21,172 21,821 21,987
Citizens Employed 23,380 58,594 26,734 26,748

Estimated population 2007: 49,050

Median age of residents:  36.2

Average annual household income:  $54,436

DFW Top Employers

Lockheed Martin Corp.

American Airlines/AMR

Texas Instruments

Parkland Health & Hospital System

University of North Texas

UT Southern Medical Center

EDS

NAS/JRB

Baylor University Medical Center

L-3 Communications Integrated Systems

Location

11 miles West of DFW International Airport

14 miles Southeast of Ft. Worth Alliance Airport

11 miles from Ft. Worth

20 miles from Dallas

MLS Housing Statistics

Year 2006 2007 2008
Average Sales Price $163,754 $166,403 $165,986
Average Days on Market 55 50 59
Total # of Sales 586 570 533

City Information

City Hall

2000 Forest Ridge

817-952-2100

Boards

Meeting Times

City Council 2nd & 4th Tuesday @ 7:00 p.m.
Parks and Recreation 1st Thursday @ TBA
Planning and Zoning 2nd & 4th Thursday @ TBA

Beautification Commission

3rd Monday @ TBA

Library

817-788-7300
Library Board 3rd Monday @ TBA

Utility Information

TXU Energy 800-242-9113 Atmos Energy 800-460-3030
Allied Waste 817-332-7301 Time Warner 972-445-5555
Water 817-952-2100 AT&T 800-464-7928

Education

Served by 2 Independent School Districts

  • HURST-EULESS-BEDFORD ISD

K-12 attendance:  20,238

Average number of students per teacher:  15.8

Average SAT score:  1036

www.hebisd.edu

817-267-3311

  • GRAPEVINE/COLLEYVILLE ISD

K-12 attendance:  13,936

Average number of students per teacher:  15.4

Average SAT score:  1097

www.gcisd-k12.org

817-488-9588

Tax Information

City Sales Tax

Property (Ad Valorem) Tax

8.25%
Tarrant County .00630
City .00447
Schools
Grapevine/Colleyville ISD .01290
Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD .01295

How do estimate total taxes for the year?

Multiply the value of your home times (x) the combined rate listed above.

Example: A home in Bedford (HEBISD) valued at $163,754 x .0237 = $3,880.97

How do you find the value of your home?

www.tad.org = Tarrant County Appraisal District

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