bessemer Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 765 5.5 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 6,370 45.5 % 32.8 %
Some College 4,524 32.3 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,628 11.6 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 712 5.1 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 11,297 80.7 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,792 12.8 % 12.8 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 27,202 - -
19 years old and under 7,368 27.1 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 8,291 30.5 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 7,327 26.9 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 4,216 15.5 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 24,308 96.4 % 84.8 %
Spanish 867 3.4 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 30 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 4,051 40.8 % 33.2 %
Married 3,500 35.2 % 50.6 %
Separated 609 6.1 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,779 17.9 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 12,612 - -
Occupied Housing Units 10,457 82.9 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 2,155 17.1 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 9,592 76.1 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 137 1.1 % 5.8 %
2-Units 716 5.7 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 536 4.2 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 614 4.9 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 409 3.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 336 2.7 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 266 2.1 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 6 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 525 4.2 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 928 7.4 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 2,444 19.4 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,345 18.6 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 3,605 28.6 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 1,529 12.1 % 13.1 %
Electric 3,627 28.8 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 37 0.3 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 6,526 51.7 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 217 1.7 % 4.2 %
Coal 4 0.0 % 0.1 %
Wood 13 0.1 % 1.9 %
Other Fuel 16 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 17 0.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 6,661 24.7 % 75.7 %
African-American 19,499 72.3 % 13.1 %
Native American 43 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 25 0.1 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 736 2.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 30,369 53,657
Median Family Income 38,736 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 16,716 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 62.07 %
  • Temperature 84.72 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.51 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.07
    [CDD] 10.12
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