Bedford, Texas Population 2022

50,518
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Bedford is a city located in Tarrant County Texas. Bedford has a 2020 population of 50,518. Bedford is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 1.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,928 in 2010.

The average household income in Bedford is $85,931 with a poverty rate of 6.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,166 per month, and the median house value is $234,700. The median age in Bedford is 39.6 years, 37.1 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Bedford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bedfordwas:

  • White: 70.12%
  • Black or African American: 12.98%
  • Asian: 6.23%
  • Two or more races: 5.58%
  • Other race: 3.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.73%
The current population of Bedford, Texas is 50,518 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 49,928.

Bedford, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,46070.12%
Black or African American6,38112.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native3590.73%
Asian3,0626.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4640.94%
Some Other Race1,6793.42%
Two or More Races2,7405.58%
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Bedford Population by Race

Bedford Population Pyramid 2022

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Bedford Median Age

38.5


Total

36.5


Male

40.4


Female

Bedford Adults

There are 38,020 adults, (8,076 of whom are seniors) in Bedford.

Bedford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bedford Sex Ratio

Female

25,678

52.25%

Male

23,467

47.75%

Bedford Population by Age

Bedford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bedford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.7%28.3%
Male54.2%45.8%
All53.1%46.9%
Non Family40.3%59.7%
Female24.5%75.5%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bedford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,0892.4353.1
Married9,0863.1671.7
Male8283.654.2
Female2,5173.1324.5
Non Family7,6581.240.3

3.1

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Bedford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7732.22%
9th to 12th Grade1,2123.49%
High School Graduate6,69919.28%
Some College9,27626.69%
Associates Degree3,60610.38%
Bachelors Degree9,23826.58%
Graduate Degree3,94911.36%
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Bedford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bedford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,9891,7361,044
Native American339325176
White23,64423,0179,385
Black3,8233,7581,246
Hispanic4,1323,3381,274
2+ Races1,0511,016319
Other Race1,032664169
Islander411208

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.49%.

Bedford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,188$53,006$42,497
Less Than 9th Grade$27,478$35,218$22,604
High School Graduate$35,276$38,361$31,649
Some College$43,421$50,788$38,301
Bachelors Degree$58,071$63,256$55,125
Graduate Degree$60,847$66,792$57,654

$48,188

Average Earnings

$53,006

Average Male

$42,497

Average Female

Bedford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bedford Language by Age

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Bedford Language

82.03% of Bedford residents speak only English, while 17.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.76% of the population.

Bedford Language

Bedford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander46422348.06%
Hispanic7,38887911.90%
Asian3,0622367.71%
Native359256.96%
Black6,3253896.15%
White29,7391,1603.90%
Other613NaN%
Multiple2,7151094.01%

6.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.23%

Male Poverty Rate

7.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bedford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bedford is Islander, with 48.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bedford is Multiple, with 4.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.03%.

Bedford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.00%
High School6.08%
Some College4.76%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%

Bedford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.58%
Male Unemployed2.49%
Female Employed2.74%
Female Unemployed24.12%

Bedford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bedford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,644$87,359
Families$91,115$103,450
Married Families$107,872-
Non Families$44,373$57,207
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Income by Household Type

Bedford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bedford Married by Age and Sex

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Bedford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bedford Marital Status by Race

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Bedford Marital Status

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3,089

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War668
First Gulf War552
Vietnam1,220
Korea187
World War II68

Bedford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34323
35 to 54583
55 to 64614
65 to 74803
75+766

Bedford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6949.51%
Black1453.36%
Native American185.31%
Asian190.84%
Other Race252.20%
2+ Races18816.19%
Hispanic2525.27%

Bedford Veterans by Race

Bedford Veterans by Education

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2.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bedford Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bedford Employment by Age

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Bedford Employment by Race

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Bedford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.40%

Born in Bedford

88.85%

Native Born

11.15%

Foreign Born

6.50%

Non Citizen

4.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.85% of Bedford residents were born in the United States, with 53.40% having been born in Texas. 6.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bedford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19602,7060.00%
197010,0497,34314.02%
198020,82110,7727.56%
199043,76222,9417.71%
200047,1523,3900.75%
201046,979-173-0.04%
201147,2742950.63%
201247,5692950.62%
201347,8642950.62%
201448,1592950.62%
201548,4542950.61%
201648,7492950.61%
201749,0442950.61%
201849,3392950.60%
201949,6342950.60%
202049,9282940.59%
202150,2232950.59%
202250,5182950.59%

Bedford Population by Year