Location, Location, Location
Gorgeous homes in all sizes. Great restaurants and shopping. A rich Revolutionary history. The town of Bedford is a wonderful blend of the best that New England has to offer. Located 16 miles northwest of Boston, Bedford is easy to get in and out of with convenient access to many main commuter routes including Routes 3 and 128. The MBTA also provides bus service into Alewife Station in Cambridge where you can grab the subway for a quick trip into Boston.
Depending on how you look at it, Bedford is either the start or the end of the Minuteman Bikeway. This 11-mile trail is a favorite for walkers, runners and cyclists. On the other end of the trail is Alewife Station in Cambridge, with Arlington and Lexington in between.
Bedford by the Numbers
I know you´re probably excited to head out, but first here are some quick facts to learn more about Bedford:
Bedford Population: 13,320
Square Miles: 13.7
Distance from Boston: 16
Average Home Price: $607,641
(Click here to see 10-year Average Sale Price Charts)
Median Income, with children: $114,833
Property Tax Rate 2013, Per $1,000: $15.37
High School Average SAT Scores: 1734
Things to See and Do
A quick trip to the Bedford Public Library brings you face to face with an important part of United States history the oldest known surviving intact American flag.
The Bedford public school system is made up of two elementary schools, one for kindergarten through second grade and another for grades three through five. There is also one middle school and one high school with the average SAT score for Bedford High students being 1734.
The following links were compiled to help you navigate your way around life in Bedford via the World Wide Web! Contact me at Elizabeth.Crampton@nemoves.com if you know of other interesting Bedford sites that would help other visitors.