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Demographics

People

Total Population1,200
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+498
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married48.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.5%
Median Earnings25+$29,333
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,194

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,250
% Above Poverty Level92.1%
% Below Poverty Level7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.7%
Median Gross Rent$674
Median House Value$88,700

Ancestry

Italian27.4%
Irish16.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8%
Polish8%
Croatian7.9%
Dutch6.7%
Arab5.4%
English5.3%
Syrian4%
Swedish3.5%
Slovak2.8%
Scottish2.1%
Slovene2.1%
Lebanese1.4%
Ukrainian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Austrian0.6%
French Except Basque0.5%
Russian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
German0.2%
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Bessemer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lawrence County
Standard Zip Codes16112
Phone Area Codes724
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.96
Approximate Longitude-80.5

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)

StationNEW CASTLE 1 N
Distance7.2 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 61 F
Jul Temp59 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches
StationYOUNGSTOWN MUNICIPAL AP
Distance21.1 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationMERCER
Distance21.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip42.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Darlington271$39,861
Enon Valley349$46,750

Bessemer Public Libraries

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

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Bessemer Public Schools

Mohawk Jshs
385 Mohawk School Road, Po Box 25
ZIP: 16112
(724) 667-7782
High
Total Enrollment 697
Mohawk El Sch
351 Mohawk School Road, P O Box 799
ZIP: 16112
(724) 667-7782
Primary
Total Enrollment 797
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