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Bessemer City Summary
Bessemer City is located in North Carolina
Latitude: 35.316985
Longitude: -81.300582
Population: 14,363
Area: 48.33 sq. miles
Land: 47.88 sq. miles
Water: 0.45 sq. miles
Population Density: 299.96 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 816.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 704
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Bessemer City Demographics

Bessemer City Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Male7,04949.08 %48.98 %49.04 %
Female7,31450.92 %51.02 %50.96 %
Males / Female0.96-0.960.96
Total Population14,363100.00 %--
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Bessemer City Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years1,0567.35 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years1,1287.85 %6.99 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years1,0887.58 %6.85 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years8626.00 %6.71 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years9506.61 %7.17 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years2,35216.38 %15.08 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years2,25615.71 %15.99 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years1,95313.60 %13.48 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years7164.99 %4.97 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years5834.06 %4.02 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years8716.06 %6.63 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years4703.27 %4.10 %4.38 %
85 years and over780.54 %1.31 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)33.9-37.737.7
18 years and over10,56373.54 %75.60 %74.27 %
Male
5,10435.54 %36.48 %35.85 %
Female
5,45938.01 %39.12 %38.42 %
21 years and over10,02669.80 %71.23 %69.92 %
62 years and over1,77012.32 %14.38 %14.65 %
65 years and over1,4199.88 %12.04 %12.42 %
Male
6054.21 %4.83 %5.12 %
Female
8145.67 %7.21 %7.30 %
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Bessemer City Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
One race14,23999.14 %98.72 %97.55 %
White
12,49987.02 %72.11 %75.21 %
Black or African American
1,53110.66 %21.59 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
460.32 %1.24 %0.87 %
Asian
420.29 %1.41 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
110.08 %0.33 %0.59 %
Chinese
00.00 %0.24 %0.85 %
Filipino
60.04 %0.12 %0.65 %
Japanese
20.01 %0.07 %0.28 %
Korean
10.01 %0.16 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
110.08 %0.19 %0.39 %
Other Asian
110.08 %0.31 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
40.03 %0.05 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
30.02 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
00.00 %0.02 %0.02 %
Samoan
00.00 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
10.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
1170.81 %2.32 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)3532.46 %4.71 %13.70 %
Mexican
2561.78 %3.06 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
240.17 %0.39 %2.46 %
Cuban
70.05 %0.09 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
660.46 %1.17 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino14,01097.54 %95.29 %86.30 %
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Bessemer City Social Profile

Bessemer City School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school3,402100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
2126.23 %6.62 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
2838.32 %5.61 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
1,85254.44 %44.69 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
64719.02 %20.44 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
40811.99 %22.63 %22.81 %
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Bessemer City Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over9,305100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
8439.06 %7.83 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,02121.72 %14.03 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
3,25634.99 %28.45 %28.63 %
High school or higher
6,44169.22 %78.14 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
2,02621.77 %20.45 %21.05 %
Associate degree
4935.30 %6.78 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
4875.23 %15.30 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
6667.16 %22.47 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
1791.92 %7.17 %8.86 %
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Bessemer City Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported9,811100.00 %--
Arab180.18 %0.28 %0.42 %
Czech00.00 %0.21 %0.59 %
Danish110.11 %0.16 %0.50 %
Dutch2572.62 %1.34 %1.58 %
English7237.37 %11.00 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)750.76 %1.83 %2.90 %
French Canadian500.51 %0.42 %0.85 %
German1,51715.46 %10.92 %14.93 %
Greek40.04 %0.27 %0.40 %
Hungarian110.11 %0.23 %0.49 %
Irish1,12511.47 %8.54 %10.65 %
Italian1481.51 %2.61 %5.47 %
Lithuanian00.00 %0.10 %0.23 %
Norwegian540.55 %0.47 %1.56 %
Polish410.42 %1.26 %3.12 %
Portuguese00.00 %0.10 %0.41 %
Russian100.10 %0.36 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish2842.89 %3.66 %1.50 %
Scottish2452.50 %2.54 %1.70 %
Slovak00.00 %0.10 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African260.27 %0.89 %0.62 %
Swedish630.64 %0.58 %1.39 %
Swiss140.14 %0.17 %0.32 %
Ukrainian70.07 %0.14 %0.31 %
United States or American2,68627.38 %15.97 %7.18 %
Welsh300.31 %0.55 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)20.02 %0.23 %0.65 %
Other ancestries2,41024.56 %35.07 %31.89 %
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Bessemer City Economy

Bessemer City Employment

GroupNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over11,008100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
5,33348.45 %48.31 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
5,67551.55 %51.69 %51.68 %
In labor force
7,31966.49 %65.66 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
4,01454.84 %53.52 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
3,30545.16 %46.48 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
7,31566.45 %64.22 %63.10 %
Employed
6,87362.44 %60.80 %59.39 %
Unemployed
4424.02 %3.42 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-6.04 %5.20 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
40.04 %1.44 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
3,68933.51 %34.34 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers5,83084.82 %78.78 %78.40 %
Government workers69510.11 %14.54 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3354.87 %6.41 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers130.19 %0.28 %0.31 %
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Bessemer City Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations1,19417.37 %31.19 %33.60 %
Service occupations78911.48 %13.53 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations1,75625.55 %24.78 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations110.16 %0.76 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations90813.21 %11.04 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,21532.23 %18.69 %14.63 %
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Bessemer City Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining330.48 %1.60 %1.87 %
Construction4957.20 %8.16 %6.80 %
Manufacturing2,39734.88 %19.75 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade2353.42 %3.43 %3.60 %
Retail trade73710.72 %11.50 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4136.01 %4.61 %5.19 %
Information630.92 %2.35 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing2874.18 %6.05 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services4125.99 %7.74 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services89012.95 %19.18 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2914.23 %6.95 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)3715.40 %4.62 %4.88 %
Public administration2493.62 %4.07 %4.83 %
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Bessemer City Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Households5,541100.00 %3,132,455106,788,273
Less than $10,000
5239.44 %10.49 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
3396.12 %6.42 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
94517.05 %13.78 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
90916.40 %13.91 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
1,04818.91 %17.65 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
1,14620.68 %19.43 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
3706.68 %8.91 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
2043.68 %6.02 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
370.67 %1.62 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
200.36 %1.77 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$35,695.00-$36,856.86$39,349.33
Average household size2.61-2.482.58
Average income per member of household$13,676.25-$14,839.50$15,252.86
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Bessemer City Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over6,635100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
5,59784.36 %79.39 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
82912.49 %14.02 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
40.06 %0.91 %4.73 %
Walked
450.68 %1.93 %2.94 %
Other means
640.96 %1.07 %1.20 %
Worked at home
961.45 %2.68 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.1 minutes-26.0 minutes26.3 minutes
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Bessemer City Housing

Bessemer City Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units5,950100.00 %3,523,055117,282,697
Occupied housing units
5,50592.52 %88.88 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
3,95566.47 %61.64 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
1,55026.05 %27.24 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
4457.48 %11.12 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
100.17 %3.83 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.70 %-1.83 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate10.80 %-9.27 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.60-2.502.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.62-2.432.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units6,027100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
4,04567.11 %64.36 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
250.41 %3.01 %5.68 %
2 units
1572.60 %2.51 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1792.97 %3.24 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1131.87 %4.30 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
100.17 %3.18 %3.99 %
20 or more units
260.43 %2.85 %8.59 %
Mobile home
1,47224.42 %16.38 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.17 %0.22 %
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Bessemer City Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units6,027100.00 %--
1 room
160.27 %0.76 %2.21 %
2 rooms
971.61 %2.83 %4.88 %
3 rooms
3075.09 %6.94 %10.06 %
4 rooms
1,33422.13 %18.34 %15.95 %
5 rooms
2,17836.14 %25.93 %20.92 %
6 rooms
1,22720.36 %19.80 %18.39 %
7 rooms
4807.96 %11.57 %11.98 %
8 rooms
2293.80 %7.07 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1592.64 %6.75 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.1-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units5,532100.00 %--
1.00 or less
5,32296.20 %85.85 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
1572.84 %1.97 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
530.96 %1.06 %2.54 %
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Bessemer City Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas1,42023.56 %21.51 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas3986.60 %11.19 %5.96 %
Electricity2,80346.51 %43.38 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.76512.69 %10.45 %8.06 %
Coal or coke00.00 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood1342.22 %1.86 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.04 %0.05 %
Other fuel70.12 %0.19 %0.35 %
No fuel used50.08 %0.25 %1.25 %
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Bessemer City Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units2,753100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
33712.24 %8.68 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
1,71862.40 %36.60 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
51418.67 %26.11 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1374.98 %13.57 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
411.49 %9.44 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
20.07 %4.10 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
00.00 %1.25 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
40.15 %0.25 %0.56 %
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Bessemer City Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage1,87167.96 %69.09 %69.56 %
Less than $300
90.33 %0.54 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1806.54 %4.24 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
37913.77 %10.21 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
73826.81 %20.53 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
48517.62 %21.16 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
682.47 %7.55 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
120.44 %4.87 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged88232.04 %30.91 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,01236.76 %37.73 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent51718.78 %17.69 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent38513.98 %13.80 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent2478.97 %9.13 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent1104.00 %5.71 %6.01 %
35 percent or more43415.76 %15.01 %15.91 %
Not computed481.74 %0.94 %0.85 %
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Bessemer City Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units1,582100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
472.97 %5.55 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
724.55 %5.62 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
72545.83 %26.79 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
55935.34 %34.74 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
533.35 %13.75 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
221.39 %4.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
00.00 %1.03 %2.89 %
No cash rent
1046.57 %8.30 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)47530.03 %39.76 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent34922.06 %19.28 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent22914.48 %14.53 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent24815.68 %12.65 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent1549.73 %9.60 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent784.93 %6.66 %7.32 %
35 percent or more37923.96 %26.67 %29.47 %
Not computed1459.17 %10.62 %7.77 %

Bessemer City Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
None3135.19 %6.68 %9.57 %
11,85730.81 %28.68 %31.22 %
22,26237.53 %35.49 %34.76 %
3 or more1,10018.25 %18.03 %15.45 %
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