Find out more about Bedford
Bedford is a peaceful little town, conveniently located between Dallas Fort Worth Airport and Fort Worth. It is a family-friendly community, a fabulous place to grow a family. The area is very well kept and clean. All neighboring towns are nearby, so it takes you half an hour to get to any other place, whether it is commuting to work or looking for some nightlife in the metropolis. Anyway, it is far enough to give you a small town feel. The area is also ranked as a very safe place with a low crime rate. It is a friendly community and you will soon get to know everyone and become friends with them.
It is a great place to have a starter home or buy an affordable apartment. You may also say that the prices on houses and apartments are fair, comparing other towns in Texas. The median home price there is $165,000. Median household income is 15% higher than average in Texas. The average household income is 62,000$.
The population in Bedford is 50,000. The median age is 41 years For people, who have to commute in the morning, Bedford is in an ideal location, since it is a quick drive away from Arlington and Dallas. If you buy a home there, you may find new construction homes with plenty of space. You may enjoy nightlife and shopping in the nearby cities and still live in a peaceful atmosphere of a quiet suburb.
The school system is very highly rated. There are many educated families. The schools are great. HEB school district has an awesome International Baccalaureate (IB) program. Top rated public schools in Bedford are Bedford Height Elementary school, Harwood High School, Spring Garden Elementary School and Bedford High School. Best private schools there are St. Vincent‘s School, Primrose School of Bedford and La Petite Academy.
Fun things to do in Bedford
There are lots of amenities, both for kids and for adults. Bedford Splash Aquatic Center is the spot, where you may experience a truly unique entertainment with your children. It is an incredible water park with a concession stand, where you may get some good meals.
There is also Adventure World Park with separate and distinct play areas for every age group. There are many swings, slides and monkey bars where you may have much fun.
Founders Plaza Observation Area is a great place for picnics, both on grass or on the tables. They also have free telescopes if you are interested in watching the airport traffic. You can also hear the real-time air traffic talk between pilots and the control tower on the speakers. So, if you are an aviation junkie, it is the right place for you to spend a day.
One of Bedford’s landmarks is Old Bedford School, which is restored and used as a venue for many community events, such as live theaters, recitals, weddings, concerts in the open. You may have a history lesson inside its old halls. It is a great visual experience since it is an excellent example of an old schoolhouse. You will feel like stepping back in time.
The city government organizes many exciting events throughout the year, which attract many people to visit Bedford. Some of them are Valentine’s Day Dance, Christmas Tree Lighting, Holiday Decorating Contest, Easter Egg Celebration and Halloween FEST.