In 2017, Bessemer, AL had a population of 26.7k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $31,308. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bessemer, AL declined from 26,856 to 26,697, a -0.592% decrease and its median household income grew from $30,682 to $31,308, a 2.04% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bessemer, AL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (69.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (23%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.3%), White (Hispanic) (1.32%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.27%). N/A% of the people in Bessemer, AL speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Bessemer, AL is $84,000, and the homeownership rate is 55.1%. Most people in Bessemer, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Bessemer, AL is 2 cars per household.