Bessemer SnackAbility

1
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
1
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8

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Bessemer, Alabama Info Snack

Bessemer is a city southwest of Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, 8 miles (13 km) west of Hoover. The population was 27,456 at the 2010 Census.
Population
26,697
Unemployment
13.9%
Poverty
29.7%
Median Home
$84,000
Median Income
$31,308
Median Rent
$751

Rankings for Bessemer in Alabama

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Map Of Bessemer, AL

Population over time in Bessemer

Year Population % Change
2017 26,697 -0.6%
2016 26,856 -0.7%
2015 27,043 -0.6%
2014 27,202 -0.5%
2013 27,336 -0.7%
2012 27,516 -0.6%
2011 27,672 -0.5%
2010 27,824 -

Crime in Bessemer Per 100k

Crime Bessemer AL USA
Violent Crime 2985.6 524.2 382.9
Murder 37.9 8.3 5.3
Robbery 443.9 86.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 2409.0 387.8 248.9
Property Crime 9791.4 2957.3 2362.0
Burglary 1877.8 645.7 430.4
Larceny 7082.7 2048.1 1694.0
Car Theft 830.8 263.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Bessemer

White
23.0% (6,148)
African American
69.9% (18,651)
American Indian
0.1% (40)
Asian
0.1% (17)
Hawaiian
0.0% (6)
Other
0.9% (232)
Two Or More
1.3% (339)
Hispanic
4.7% (1,264)
Race Bessemer AL USA
White 23.0% 65.9% 61.5%
African American 69.9% 26.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.9% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.7% 4.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Bessemer, Alabama

Less than $10,000
13.6% (363,079)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.2% (272,309)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.4% (437,830)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.9% (397,785)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (344,391)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.0% (400,455)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.6% (202,897)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.7% (178,869)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (45,384)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (26,697)
Income Bessemer AL USA
Less than $10,000 13.6% 9.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.2% 6.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.4% 12.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.9% 10.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 13.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.0% 17.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.6% 11.1% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.7% 11.3% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 3.3% 6.3%

Gender in Bessemer

Female
53.2% (14,211)
Male
46.8% (12,485)
Gender Bessemer AL USA
Female 53.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bessemer for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.8% (1,268)
9-12th Grade
12.7% (3,385)
High School / GED
37.1% (9,910)
Some College
22.8% (6,080)
Associate's Degree
9.2% (2,461)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (2,672)
Master's Degree
2.2% (586)
Professional Degree
0.9% (232)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (98)
Education Bessemer AL USA
< 9th Grade 4.8% 4.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 12.7% 10.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 37.1% 30.9% 27.3%
Some College 22.8% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.2% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 15.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.2% 6.6% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.0% 1.4%

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