Bessemer City, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Bessemer City, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
5,471
Unemployment
8.2%
Poverty
13.4%
Median Home
$109,100
Median Income
$40,714
Median Rent
$772

Bessemer City SnackAbility

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

Bessemer City, NC Cost Of Living

89
Bessemer City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Bessemer City North Carolina National Average
Overall 89 95 100
Services 106 101 100
Groceries 103 98 100
Health 101 108 100
Housing 60 85 100
Transportation 94 94 100
Utilities 95 98 100

Bessemer City, NC Photos

Bank Of America Corporate Center
Source: Public Domain

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Map Of Bessemer City, NC

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Population over time in Bessemer City

Year Population % Change
2019 5,471 0.6%
2018 5,438 0.5%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bessemer City

White
76.2% (4,169)
African American
14.3% (783)
American Indian
0.5% (29)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (8)
Two Or More
0.5% (26)
Hispanic
8.3% (456)
Race Bessemer City NC USA
White 76.2% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 14.3% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.3% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Bessemer City

Female
55.8% (3,051)
Male
44.2% (2,420)
Gender Bessemer City NC USA
Female 55.8% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 44.2% 48.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
7.0% (382)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (875)
High School / GED
40.0% (2,188)
Some College
22.0% (1,203)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (437)
Bachelor's Degree
5.0% (273)
Master's Degree
1.0% (54)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (54)
Education Bessemer City NC USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 5.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Bessemer City, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
6.9% (37,589)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (32,650)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.1% (93,561)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.5% (79,293)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.2% (61,185)
$50,000 to $74,999
24.5% (133,894)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.1% (38,686)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.4% (67,770)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.5% (2,469)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Bessemer City NC USA
Less than $10,000 6.9% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.1% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.5% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.2% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 24.5% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.1% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.4% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.5% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 5.4% 7.7%

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