bessemer Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 776 5.5 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 6,485 45.8 % 32.6 %
Some College 4,595 32.5 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,685 11.9 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 614 4.3 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 11,536 81.5 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,784 12.6 % 12.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 27,043 - -
19 years old and under 7,350 27.2 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 8,421 31.1 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 6,859 25.4 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 4,413 16.3 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 24,102 95.9 % 84.6 %
Spanish 985 3.9 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 39 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 4,193 41.8 % 33.5 %
Married 3,288 32.8 % 50.5 %
Separated 534 5.3 % 2.6 %
Divorced 2,022 20.1 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 12,492 - -
Occupied Housing Units 10,324 82.6 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 2,168 17.4 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 9,451 75.7 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 189 1.5 % 5.8 %
2-Units 698 5.6 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 503 4.0 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 682 5.5 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 369 3.0 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 359 2.9 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 210 1.7 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 31 0.2 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 443 3.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 762 6.1 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,511 20.1 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,247 18.0 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,777 30.2 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,581 12.7 % 13.0 %
Electric 3,687 29.5 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 30 0.2 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 6,373 51.0 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 172 1.4 % 4.1 %
Coal 4 0.0 % 0.1 %
Wood 11 0.1 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 21 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 26 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,668 24.9 % 75.5 %
African-American 18,962 70.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 37 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 13 0.0 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 1,052 3.9 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 29,615 55,775
Median Family Income 37,595 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 16,780 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 46.43 %
  • Temperature 58.68 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.02 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 16.78
    [CDD] 0.1
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.15 %
6.0 0.03 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com