The unemployment rate in Bessemer is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bessemer jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bessemer's cost of living is 24.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Bessemer, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, Jefferson county remained strongly Democratic, 55.8% to 42.6%. More Voting Stats
Bessemer's population is 26,171 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 4.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 22.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Bessemer is Real Estate: $108,600
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.5%.
Bessemer public schools spend $10,679 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.9 students per teacher in Bessemer. More Education