Bessemer, AL Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 12,783 housing units in Bessemer.
This represents a 7.3% decline from 13,783 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 11,693 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,090 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Bessemer is about 58.9%.
Bessemer's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9%.
Average household size is 2.52 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bessemer were built after 1961.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||2.10%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Median year structure was built||1959|
|Median Value of occupied units||$56,500|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$31,900|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Median year structure was built||1965|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$276|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.30%|
|Home Equity Loan||5.20%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||19%|