Bedford, Texas Population 2020

49,556
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Bedford is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 49,556, it is the 72nd largest city in Texas and the 797th largest city in the United States. Bedford is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 5.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 46,979 in 2010. Bedford reached it's highest population of 49,600 in 2017. Spanning over 10 miles, Bedford has a population density of 4,947 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bedford is $82,340 with a poverty rate of 5.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,066 per month, and the median house value is $198,300. The median age in Bedford is 40.6 years, 37.9 years for males, and 43 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.2 males.

Bedford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bedford was:

  • White: 75.31%
  • Black or African American: 11.28%
  • Asian: 5.52%
  • Two or more races: 3.51%
  • Other race: 3.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.57%
The current population of Bedford, Texas is 49,556, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 49,464.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 46,979.

Bedford, Texas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,13375.31%
Black or African American5,56211.28%
Asian2,7205.52%
Two or More Races1,7303.51%
Some Other Race1,5193.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3590.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native2830.57%
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Bedford Population Pyramid 2020

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Bedford Median Age

40.6


Total

37.9


Male

43


Female

Bedford Adults

There are 39,351 adults, (8,307 of whom are seniors) in Bedford.

Bedford Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bedford Sex Ratio

Female

26,476

53.70%

Male

22,830

46.30%

Bedford Households and Families

Bedford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bedford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All54.7%45.3%
Male53.3%46.7%
Non Family40.4%59.6%
Female29.4%70.6%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,1202.3254.7
Married9,0023.0476.1
Non Family8,5091.240.4
Female2,7793.0829.4
Male8303.4353.3

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Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bedford Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7592.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,1363.17%
High School Graduate7,09919.78%
Some College9,41526.23%
Associates Degree3,66810.22%
Bachelors Degree9,23025.72%
Graduate Degree4,58412.77%
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Bedford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,43524,8799,951
Hispanic4,2083,4001,297
Black3,3923,3241,399
Asian1,9111,542972
Other Race1,037761149
Multiple Races764705203
Native American257237112
Islander181137

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.86%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,365$51,588$40,515
Less Than High School$30,881$33,005$26,591
High School Grad$30,280$26,943$32,965
Some College$40,977$51,734$36,575
Bachelors Degree$54,858$60,810$52,248
Graduate Degree$62,360$80,431$54,490

$45,365

Average Earnings

$51,588

Average Male

$40,515

Average Female

Bedford Language

Bedford Language by Age

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Bedford Language

81.24% of Bedford residents speak only English, while 18.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.37% of the population.

Bedford Poverty

Bedford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,8201,5614.91%
Hispanic6,85387012.70%
Other1,51048932.38%
Black5,4992544.62%
Asian2,7202057.54%
Multiple1,730754.34%
Native283113.89%

5.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.61%

Male Poverty Rate

7.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bedford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bedford is Other, with 32.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bedford is Native, with 3.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.63%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.84%
High School5.66%
Some College4.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.10%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed13.68%
Male Unemployed13.26%
Female Employed3.33%
Male Employed2.21%

Bedford Income

Bedford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,636$82,340
Families$86,927$99,824
Married Families$105,034-
Non Families$42,595$53,862
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Bedford Marital Status

Bedford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

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 35-44.

Bedford Marital Status by Race

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Bedford Veterans

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3,442

Number of Veterans

3,189

Male Veterans

253

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,359
First Gulf War603
Second Gulf War437
Korea305
World War II107
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,032
35 to 54810
75+786
55 to 64566
18 to 34248
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,14910.27%
Hispanic2865.85%
Black2255.84%
Other282.59%
2 or More242.83%
Asian80.34%
Indian83.07%

Bedford Veterans by Education

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2.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bedford Employment Status

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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50.73%

Born in Texas

89.60%

Native Born

10.40%

Foreign Born

5.78%

Non Citizen

4.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.60% of Bedford residents were born in the United States, with 50.73% having been born in Texas. 5.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202049,556460.09%
201949,510460.09%
201849,464-136-0.27%
201749,600460.09%
201649,5543750.76%
201549,1794030.83%
201448,7763500.72%
201348,4263290.68%
201248,0975381.13%
201147,5594821.02%
201047,077-75-0.02%
200047,1523,3900.75%
199043,76222,9417.71%
198020,82110,7727.56%
197010,0497,34314.02%
19602,7060.00%