Bedford is a small city in Texas with just over 49,000 residents. With an average age of just over 40, the city's population skews older than most cities in Texas. Most residents own their homes in Bedford, and 45% of residents rent. At $1,088 per month, the average rent is slightly above the state average.
Bedford residents have an average commute of about 28 minutes. Many residents (49%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transportation isn't used extensively. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.
Bedford residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose. The four most common are retail, healthcare, education, and warehousing. Combined, these industries account for 25% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, making it the top profession in the city. Bedford workers bring in an average annual income of just under $78,000, slightly more than the Texas average. Bedford's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Bedford has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (27%) compared to the national average (21%).