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Demographics

People

Total Population1,908
Male Share of the Population50.6%
Female Share of the Population49.4%
Senior Citizens21.4%
Employed Population 16+853
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married47.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.2%
Median Earnings25+$27,364
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,942

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,595
% Above Poverty Level86.6%
% Below Poverty Level13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.7%
Median Gross Rent$373
Median House Value$50,300

Ancestry

German21.5%
Finnish15.1%
Italian14.6%
Polish12.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11%
Irish8.4%
Swedish8%
English6.8%
French Except Basque5.9%
Norwegian3.1%
Croatian2.1%
Austrian1.2%
Scottish1.2%
Lithuanian0.9%
Belgian0.9%
Russian0.8%
Slovak0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Czech0.2%
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Bessemer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Gogebic County
Standard Zip Codes49911
Phone Area Codes906
Time ZoneAmerica/Menominee
Approximate Latitude46.47
Approximate Longitude-90.04

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)

StationIRONWOOD
Distance6.3 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 19 F
Apr Temp28 to 50 F
Jul Temp55 to 77 F
Oct Temp34 to 53 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches
StationBERGLAND DAM
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 20 F
Apr Temp25 to 50 F
Jul Temp53 to 78 F
Oct Temp32 to 54 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationREST LAKE
Distance26.5 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 19 F
Apr Temp25 to 51 F
Jul Temp53 to 76 F
Oct Temp32 to 53 F
Annual Precip32.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ironwood5,051$43,972
Wakefield1,667$55,417

Bessemer Public Libraries

Bessemer Public Library
411 SOUTH SOPHIE STREET
Bessemer, Michigan
(906) 663-0404

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Bessemer Public Schools

A.d. Johnston Jr/sr High School
100 West Lead St
ZIP: 49911
(906) 667-0413
High
Total Enrollment 209
Gogebic Co. Community Education
304 East Iron St
ZIP: 49911
(906) 663-4888
High
Total Enrollment 55
Washington School
301 East Sellar St
ZIP: 49911
(906) 663-4515
Primary
Total Enrollment 215

Bessemer Private Schools

Bluff View Christian School
507 E Cinnebar St
ZIP: 49911
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
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