The Borough of Bessemer had a population of 1,128 as of July 1, 2018. Bessemer ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Bessemer is located at latitude 40.9772 and longitude -80.4887 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bessemer (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,086 feet.
The Borough of Bessemer (GNIS ID: 1215351) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Bessemer: Walford Station.
|Population in Households||1,128|
|Population in Familes||954|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$51,152|
|Average Household Income||$60,210|
|Per Capita Income||$24,657|
|Total Housing Units||507 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||384 (75.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||89 (17.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||33 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,828|
|Average Home Value||$123,247|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.66%|
|Per Capita Income||3.06%|
The table below compares Bessemer to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 910||48th|
|Population Density||# 1258||29th|
|Diversity Index||# 1462||18th|
|Median Household Income||# 950||46th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1170||34th|
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