42 The Old Bedford School is a lovingly restored historic building now used for events like weddings or "Murder Mystery Dinner Theater." Photo By Emilia Gaston

Bedford

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Notable people

  • Jonathan Stickland, Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 92, including Bedford, his city of residence
  • Mystique Summers Madison, drag queen, best known for participation on RuPaul’s Drag Race, season 2.

Demographics

  • Median Age: 39.5
  • Population Growth (2000-2013): 3.10%
  • Population Density: 4,854 people per square mile

Schools

  • Students Passing STARR K-11: 87%
  • Average SAT Score: 1484
  • Students Taking SAT/ACT: 67.30%
  • Instruction Spending Per Student: $3,888

Crime

  • Violent Crime Rate: 3.03 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 28.07 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate

  • Average Price of Homes Sold (2013): $177,867
  • Sales Price Change (2011-2013): 13.10%
  • Owner-Occupied Homes: 56.10%

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