Bessemer City SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
6

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Bessemer City, North Carolina Info Snack

Bessemer City is a small suburban city in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 5,340 at the 2010 census. The city is approximately 6 miles (10 km) northwest of Gastonia and 25 miles (40 km) west of Charlotte. It was settled in 1756 and founded in 1893.
Population
5,411
Unemployment
11.8%
Poverty
19.2%
Median Home
$99,000
Median Income
$35,921
Median Rent
$736

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Population over time in Bessemer City

Year Population % Change
2017 5,411 -0.9%
2016 5,462 0.1%
2015 5,455 0.8%
2014 5,410 0.5%
2013 5,382 0.2%
2012 5,372 0.4%
2011 5,349 0.3%
2010 5,333 -

Crime in Bessemer City Per 100k

Crime Bessemer City NC USA
Violent Crime 232.7 363.7 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.8 5.3
Robbery 35.8 91.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 196.9 240.5 248.9
Property Crime 1647.0 2545.3 2362.0
Burglary 465.4 630.6 430.4
Larceny 1074.1 1760.9 1694.0
Car Theft 107.4 153.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Bessemer City

White
82.3% (4,452)
African American
13.3% (722)
American Indian
0.9% (50)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (15)
Two Or More
0.8% (43)
Hispanic
2.4% (129)
Race Bessemer City NC USA
White 82.3% 63.6% 61.5%
African American 13.3% 21.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 2.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.4% 9.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Bessemer City, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
10.0% (54,110)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (50,322)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.0% (86,576)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.0% (75,754)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.5% (51,404)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.2% (130,946)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.4% (61,685)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.8% (25,972)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (4,328)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Bessemer City NC USA
Less than $10,000 10.0% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.0% 11.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.0% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.5% 14.5% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.2% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.4% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.8% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 4.3% 6.3%

Gender in Bessemer City

Female
53.7% (2,904)
Male
46.3% (2,506)
Gender Bessemer City NC USA
Female 53.7% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.3% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bessemer City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.3% (340)
9-12th Grade
19.3% (1,042)
High School / GED
38.1% (2,058)
Some College
18.9% (1,020)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (593)
Bachelor's Degree
4.7% (253)
Master's Degree
1.1% (61)
Professional Degree
0.4% (20)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (19)
Education Bessemer City NC USA
< 9th Grade 6.3% 4.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 19.3% 8.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 38.1% 26.1% 27.3%
Some College 18.9% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 4.7% 19.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 1.1% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.4% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.3% 1.4%

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