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Overview
Population:27,456
Pop. Change:-5%
State: Alabama
Metro Area: Birmingham-Hoover Metro Area
County: Jefferson County
City:Bessemer
Zip Code:35020, 35022, ... 2 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Bessemer's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Bessemer, Alabama

As of 2012, Bessemer's population is 27,456 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -4.85 percent.

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The median home cost in Bessemer is $73,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.51 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Bessemer's cost of living is 23.70% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Bessemer public schools spend $4,248 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 16.7 students per teacher in Bessemer.

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The unemployment rate in Bessemer is 7.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bessemer jobs have Increased by 0.61 percent.


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Map Of Bessemer

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Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Bessemer's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes