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People

Total Population 1,186
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 505
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 50.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,882
% Above Poverty Level 91.1%
% Below Poverty Level 8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $641
Median House Value $87,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 17.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bessemer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles SE of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 16112
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.974
Longitude -80.493

Bessemer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEW CASTLE 1 N
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station YOUNGSTOWN MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station MERCER
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Darlington 398 $38,500
Enon Valley 359 $45,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bessemer Public Libraries

Library
F D Campbell Memorial Library
15 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Bessemer, Pennsylvania
(724) 667-7939

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Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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