Bessemer Demographics


  • Total Population26,697
  • Male Population(46.8 %) 12,486
  • Female Population(53.2 %) 14,211
  • Median Age40.50
There are currently 26,697 people living in Bessemer. Out of the total population number, 12,486 are men and 14,211 are women. The median age for Bessemer dwellers is 40.50.


  • White Collar6,779
  • Blue Collar3,105
There are currently 6,779 white-collar jobs and 3,105 blue-collar jobs in Bessemer.


  • Total Households10,469
  • Family Households6,366
  • Non-family Households4,103
  • Households With Children3,091
  • Households Without Children7,378
  • Average People Per Household2.47
There are currently 10,469 households in Bessemer. Out of this total, 6,366 are family households, 4,103 are non-family households, 3,091 are households with children and 7,378 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Bessemer is 2.47.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School917
  • Some High School10,791
  • Some College5,924
  • Associate Degree1,724
  • Bachelors Degree1,907
  • Graduate Degree636
There are 917 people living in Bessemer without a high school degree, 10,791 people with some high school degree and 5,924 people with a college degree. 1,724 people have an associate degree, 1,907 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 636 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married8,850
  • Married7,428
  • Separated1,014
  • Widowed2,222
  • Divorced3,489
8,850 of the people living in Bessemer have never been married, while 7,428 are married and 1,014 are separated. A total of 2,222 people are widowed and 3,489 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$43,819
  • Median Household Income$31,308
  • Median Income Under 25$22,841
  • Median Income 25-44$32,710
  • Median Income 45-64$32,772
  • Median Income Over 65$27,997

The average household income for people living in Bessemer is $43,819, while the median household income is $31,308. The median income in Bessemer is $22,841 for those under 25, $32,710 for those aged 25 to 44, $32,772 for those aged 45 to 64, and $27,997 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.