In 2018, Bessemer, AL had a population of 26.8k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $31,610. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Bessemer, AL grew from 26,697 to 26,759, a 0.232% increase and its median household income grew from $31,308 to $31,610, a 0.965% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bessemer, AL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (71.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (21.7%), Other (Hispanic) (2.92%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.56%), and White (Hispanic) (1.12%). 0% of the people in Bessemer, AL speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Bessemer, AL was $83,500, and the homeownership rate was 53.3%. Most people in Bessemer, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Bessemer, AL was 2 cars per household.