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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bessemer City, Michigan give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Male:

Under 5 years : 49

5 to 9 years : 57

10 to 14 years : 42

15 to 17 years : 37

18 and 19 years : 40

20 years : 0

21 years : 8

22 to 24 years : 39

25 to 29 years : 35

30 to 34 years : 56

35 to 39 years : 24

40 to 44 years : 73

45 to 49 years : 64

50 to 54 years : 83

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 16

65 and 66 years : 24

67 to 69 years : 15

70 to 74 years : 76

75 to 79 years : 59

80 to 84 years : 6

85 years and over : 34

Female:

Under 5 years : 56

5 to 9 years : 60

10 to 14 years : 69

15 to 17 years : 62

18 and 19 years : 26

20 years : 17

21 years : 30

22 to 24 years : 43

25 to 29 years : 22

30 to 34 years : 24

35 to 39 years : 39

40 to 44 years : 66

45 to 49 years : 90

50 to 54 years : 71

55 to 59 years : 69

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 22

65 and 66 years : 38

67 to 69 years : 27

70 to 74 years : 63

75 to 79 years : 66

80 to 84 years : 37

85 years and over : 47


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,001

Multiple ancestry : 854

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 5

Ancestry not reported : 99


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,922

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 9

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 22

Not a U.S. citizen : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Total:

Under 5 years : 105

5 to 17 years : 327

18 to 24 years : 203

25 to 34 years : 137

35 to 44 years : 202

45 to 54 years : 308

55 to 59 years : 129

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 243

75 years and over : 249

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 65

5 to 17 years : 221

18 to 24 years : 103

25 to 34 years : 88

35 to 44 years : 151

45 to 54 years : 250

55 to 59 years : 104

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 29

65 to 74 years : 147

75 years and over : 175

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 17 years : 106

18 to 24 years : 100

25 to 34 years : 49

35 to 44 years : 51

45 to 54 years : 49

55 to 59 years : 25

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 91

75 years and over : 57

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 9

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 5

75 years and over : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 606

Female : 739

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 282

Female : 295

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 9

Foreign born:

Male : 12

Female : 16


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence : 1,343

Born in other state in the United States : 577

Native: born outside the United States : 9

Foreign born : 28


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 274

Now married, except separated : 664

Divorced : 82

Separated : 10

Widowed : 94

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 115

Now married, except separated : 254

Divorced : 61

Separated : 18

Widowed : 17

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 9

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 18

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 10


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Speak only English : 1,786

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Bessemer City, Michigan

  • Italian: 522   (17.9%)
  • Finnish: 501   (17.2%)
  • German: 396   (13.6%)
  • Polish: 322   (11.0%)
  • Swedish: 217   (7.4%)
  • Irish: 157   (5.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 148   (5.1%)
  • English: 146   (5.0%)
  • Norwegian: 111   (3.8%)
  • Other Groups: 70   (2.4%)
  • French Canadian: 47   (1.6%)
  • Czech: 36   (1.2%)
  • Croatian: 35   (1.2%)
  • United States Or American: 35   (1.2%)
  • Slovak: 25   (0.9%)
  • Serbian: 20   (0.7%)
  • Austrian: 16   (0.5%)
  • Dutch: 14   (0.5%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 12   (0.4%)
  • Yugoslavian: 12   (0.4%)
  • Slavic: 12   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 11   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 11   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 10   (0.3%)
  • Scottish: 9   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 9   (0.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 8   (0.3%)
  • Bulgarian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Bessemer City, Michigan is 1,959



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Bessemer City, Michigan: 900
Female Population in Bessemer City, Michigan: 1,059


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bessemer City, Michigan: 44.4
Median Female Resident Age in Bessemer City, Michigan: 45.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Michigan is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bessemer City, Michigan


White


Both sexes

46.3

Male

44.8

Female

47.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.5

Male

32.5

Female

16.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.5

Male

22.5

Female

34.5

Asian


Both sexes

33.0

Male

39.5

Female

30.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

30.5

Male

35.5

Female

30.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.3

Male

16.5

Female

9.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

38.5

Male

24.5

Female

46.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.3

Male

44.8

Female

47.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Bessemer City, Michigan


  • White: 1,957
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 2



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Bessemer City, Michigan citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Bessemer City, Michigan

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (0.86%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.43%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (3.42%)
  • 9th Grade: 18   (2.57%)
  • 10th Grade: 21   (3%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (2.43%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (2.43%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 220   (31.38%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 51   (7.28%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 124   (17.69%)
  • Associate Degree: 72   (10.27%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 101   (14.41%)
  • Master's Degree: 17   (2.43%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (1.43%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.62%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 10   (1.24%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 25   (3.11%)
  • 9th Grade: 15   (1.86%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (1.12%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (1.12%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 23   (2.86%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 298   (37.02%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 58   (7.2%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 117   (14.53%)
  • Associate Degree: 103   (12.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 116   (14.41%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (1.49%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.62%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Bessemer City, Michigan

  • Bessemer Area School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 301 E. Sellar Street, Bessemer, MI 49911, Phone: (906) 667-0802, Students: 495 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Bessemer City, Michigan

  • Washington School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 301 E. Sellar Street, Bessemer, MI 49911, Phone: (906) 663-4515, Students: 232 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Bessemer City, Michigan

  • A.d. Johnston Jr/sr High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 100 W. Lead Street, Bessemer, MI 49911, Phone: (906) 667-0413, Students: 250 )

  • Gogebic Co. Community Education


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 304 E. Iron Street, Bessemer, MI 49911, Phone: (906) 663-4888, Students: 21 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Bessemer City, Michigan

  • Bessemer Public Library


    411 South Sophie Street, Bessemer, MI 49911

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Bessemer City, Michigan


  • Stephen Jonah King Community Preservation Group


    5168 Scarlet Oak Circle, Bessemer, AL 35022

  • Thealabama Gang Racing Foundation Inc


    140 Church Avenue, Bessemer, AL 35023

  • West Jefferson County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 184, Bessemer, AL 35020

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Bessemer City, Michigan affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Bessemer City, Michigan.

Area Features of Bessemer City, Michigan


Airport


(1) Gogebic-iron County Airport  

Bay


(1) Black River Harbor  

Civil


(1) Charter Township Of Ironwood  

Falls


(1) Abinodji Falls   (2) Algonquin Falls   (3) Chippewa Falls   (4) Gorge Falls   (5) Great Conglomerate Falls   (6) Iagoo Falls   (7) Lepisto Falls   (8) Manabezho Falls   (9) Manakiki Falls   (10) Manido Falls   (11) Maple Creek Falls   (12) Nawadaha Falls   (13) Nokomis Falls   (14) Ogima Falls   (15) Ogimakwe Falls   (16) Potawatomi Falls   (17) Powder Horn Falls   (18) Rainbow Falls   (19) Rocky Forty Falls   (20) Sandstone Falls  

Lake


(1) Sagaigan Lake   (2) Spirit Lake  

Locale


(1) Black River Harbor Campground   (2) Boulder Creek Golf Course   (3) Potawatomi And Gorge Falls Scenic And Picnic Area   (4) Preque Isle State Campground  

Park


(1) Black River County Park   (2) Copper Peak Chippewa Hill Historical Marker   (3) Molessa County Park   (4) Presque Isle Park  

Populated Place


(1) Auvinen Corner   (2) North Bessemer  

Post Office


(1) Black River Harbor Post Office Historical  

School


(1) North Bessemer School   (2) Roosevelt School  

Stream


(1) Black River   (2) Bobolink Creek   (3) Cardinal Creek   (4) Chickadee Creek   (5) Copper Creek   (6) Foley Creek   (7) Ghost Creek   (8) Gijik Creek   (9) Gipsy Creek   (10) Greys Creek   (11) Kallander Creek   (12) Kenabeek Creek   (13) Killdeer Creek   (14) Kirby Creek   (15) Lehigh Creek   (16) Lookout Creek   (17) Maple Creek   (18) Montana Creek   (19) Montowibo Creek   (20) Namebinag Creek   (21) Narrows Creek   (22) Nighthawk Creek   (23) Peboan Creek   (24) Poleface Creek   (25) Powder Mill Creek   (26) Presque Isle River   (27) Reed Creek   (28) Sagaigan Creek   (29) Sahwa Creek   (30) Sand Island Creek   (31) Sapsucker Creek   (32) Siemens Creek   (33) Sixmile Creek   (34) Speaker Creek   (35) Spikehorn Creek   (36) Spirit Creek   (37) Stag Creek   (38) Tanager Creek   (39) Tiebel Creek   (40) Turpeinen Creek   (41) Whelp Creek  

Summit


(1) Big Powderhorn Mountain   (2) Copper Peak  

Trail


(1) Rainbow Falls Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bessemer City, Michigan

49911 (pop. 3,035)


Cities Nearby Bessemer City, Michigan

Bessemer Township, MI  (pop. 1,072) 4.7 Miles
Wakefield City, MI  (pop. 2,058) 5.3 Miles
Ironwood City, MI  (pop. 5,455) 5.4 Miles
Ironwood Township, MI  (pop. 2,330) 6.4 Miles
Wakefield Township, MI  (pop. 341) 9.4 Miles
Kimball Town, MI  (pop. 0) 10.0 Miles
Bergland Township, MI  (pop. 519) 22.1 Miles
Marenisco Township, MI  (pop. 1,679) 23.0 Miles
Matchwood Township, MI  (pop. 130) 29.6 Miles
Watersmeet Township, MI  (pop. 1,423) 40.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bessemer City, Michigan

906



Elevation in Bessemer City, Michigan is 1,211.0 ft. (369.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Bessemer City, Michigan

Lat: 46.478024 N        Long: -90.051426 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Bessemer City, Michigan need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Michigan

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 8.14 5.85 9.98 0.00 7.10
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
  Total Electric Industry 8.06 8.19 5.89 9.16 0.00 7.21
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 8.28 5.90 9.30 0.00 7.23
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 8.02 5.34 9.15 0.00 7.14
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.93 5.25 10.54 0.00 7.09
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
  Total Electric Industry 8.34 7.86 5.13 10.71 0.00 7.05
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
  Total Electric Industry 8.47 7.94 5.08 10.84 0.00 7.10
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.57 7.84 4.97 10.88 0.00 7.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 7.81 5.03 10.74 0.00 7.09
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.93 2.94 0.00 0.00 2.80
  Full-Service Providers 8.73 7.86 5.05 10.17 0.00 7.14
  Total Electric Industry 8.73 7.85 5.03 10.17 0.00 7.12
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 6.22 5.62 4.91 0.00 0.00 5.03
  Full-Service Providers 8.53 7.90 5.10 10.77 0.00 7.12
  Total Electric Industry 8.52 7.90 5.09 10.77 0.00 7.11
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.59 0.00 0.00 0.67
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 6.23 4.80 0.00 0.00 5.37
  Full-Service Providers 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.26 7.54 5.08 10.38 0.00 6.97
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.73 0.29 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.56 4.41 0.00 0.00 5.09
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.91 5.04 10.43 0.00 7.15
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.79 5.02 10.43 0.00 7.09
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.78 0.48 0.00 0.00 0.51
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 5.18 4.43 0.00 0.00 4.50
  Full-Service Providers 8.35 7.59 4.98 0.00 8.21 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 8.35 7.55 4.96 0.00 8.21 6.85
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.13 1.80 0.98 0.00 0.00 1.44
  Energy-Only Providers 6.49 5.42 4.24 0.00 0.00 4.91
  Full-Service Providers 8.33 7.66 4.86 0.00 7.89 7.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.33 7.57 4.92 0.00 7.89 6.94
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.22 1.93 0.89 0.00 0.00 1.49
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 5.78 4.37 0.00 0.00 5.19
  Full-Service Providers 8.40 7.87 5.33 0.00 13.07 7.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.40 7.84 5.32 0.00 13.07 7.23
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.69 2.65 1.05 0.00 0.00 1.87
  Energy-Only Providers 5.42 7.00 4.07 0.00 0.00 5.58
  Full-Service Providers 9.77 8.42 6.13 0.00 10.06 8.17
  Total Electric Industry 9.77 8.51 6.05 0.00 10.06 8.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Bessemer City, Michigan

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 37   (4.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 21   (2.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 69   (8.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 85   (10.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 68   (8.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 116   (14.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 127   (15.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 75   (9.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 27   (3.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 19   (2.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 77   (9.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 90   (10.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 589

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 66

In 3-person carpool : 18

In 4-person carpool : 5

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 4

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 86

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 26


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Less than 5 minutes : 96

5 to 9 minutes : 159

10 to 14 minutes : 216

15 to 19 minutes : 154

20 to 24 minutes : 24

25 to 29 minutes : 5

30 to 34 minutes : 24

35 to 39 minutes : 5

40 to 44 minutes : 14

45 to 59 minutes : 46

60 to 89 minutes : 7

90 or more minutes : 18


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

With Social Security income : 373

No Social Security income : 538


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

With retirement income : 211

No retirement income : 700


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 61

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $19,999 : 58

$20,000 to $24,999 : 53

$25,000 to $29,999 : 81

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 18

$45,000 to $49,999 : 36

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $74,999 : 131

$75,000 to $99,999 : 36

$100,000 to $124,999 : 36

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,087


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Bessemer City, Michigan

  • NEW (1490 AM; 0.25 kW; Ironwood, MI; Owner: Advance Acquisition, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Bessemer City, Michigan

  • WUPM (106.9 FM; Ramsay, MI; Owner: Big G Little O, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Ironwood, MI; Owner: Korkee Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Ironwood, MI; Owner: White Pine Community Broadcasting, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Bessemer City, Michigan

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 83  (18.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 73  (15.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 65  (14.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 18  (3.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 93  (20.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 149  (35.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 111  (26.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 113  (26.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 12 Farms In Bessemer City, Michigan


(updated 2008)



Banks In Bessemer City, Michigan

The First National Bank Of Wakefield - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $48.4k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

Gogebic Range Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $66.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Bessemer City, Michigan

  • Gogebic-Iron County


    (about 5.0 miles in Bessemer, Michigan; Airport Code: IWD)

  • Lakeland/Noble F. Lee Memorial Field


    (about 41.0 miles in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ARV)

  • John F Kennedy Memorial


    (about 41.5 miles in Ashland, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ASX)

  • Kings Land O' Lakes


    (about 45.8 miles in Watersmeet, Michigan; Airport Code: LNL)

  • Eagle River Union


    (about 53.2 miles in Eagle River, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EGV)

  • Price County


    (about 55.7 miles in Phillips, Wisconsin; Airport Code: WI2)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bessemer City, Michigan

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.83%

Carpooled

18.38%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.35%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

6.01%

Other Means

0.81%

Worked At Home

4.62%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Bessemer City, Michigan, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 462

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 19

Female householder, no husband present : 105

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 279

Householder not living alone : 46


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 6

Female householder and male partner : 54

All other households : 851


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 436

Renter-occupied housing units : 26

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5

Renter-occupied housing units : 14

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 33

Renter-occupied housing units : 72

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 164

Renter-occupied housing units : 161


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 107

$10,000 to $14,999 : 56

$15,000 to $19,999 : 92

$20,000 to $24,999 : 108

$25,000 to $29,999 : 123

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 48

$40,000 to $44,999 : 42

$45,000 to $49,999 : 36

$50,000 to $59,999 : 46

$60,000 to $74,999 : 131

$75,000 to $99,999 : 54

$100,000 to $124,999 : 36

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Total : 1,174


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Occupied : 911

Vacant : 263


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 15

Built 1990 to 1999 : 33

Built 1980 to 1989 : 82

Built 1970 to 1979 : 134

Built 1960 to 1969 : 61

Built 1950 to 1959 : 110

Built 1940 to 1949 : 99

Built 1939 or earlier : 640


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Utility gas : 648

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 26

Electricity : 50

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 114

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 60

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 13

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Less than $10,000 : 7

$10,000 to $14,999 : 39

$15,000 to $19,999 : 31

$20,000 to $24,999 : 24

$25,000 to $29,999 : 88

$30,000 to $34,999 : 43

$35,000 to $39,999 : 31

$40,000 to $49,999 : 47

$50,000 to $59,999 : 75

$60,000 to $69,999 : 25

$70,000 to $79,999 : 23

$80,000 to $89,999 : 28

$90,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 59

$125,000 to $149,999 : 12

$150,000 to $174,999 : 56

$175,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 to $249,999 : 4

$250,000 to $299,999 : 11

$300,000 to $399,999 : 5

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 61

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 249

Housing units without a mortgage : 328


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Bessemer City, Michigan)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $265,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $155,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $114,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $133,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $33,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $54,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $42,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $34,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Bessemer City, Michigan: 57.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Michigan: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Bessemer City, Michigan

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 82.14%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 17.86%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Bessemer City, Michigan

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 1 1 $61,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $61,000
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $115,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $115,000
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $142,800
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $142,800
2004        
  Single Family 2 2 $270,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $270,000
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $125,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $125,000
2006        
  Single Family 6 6 $1,241,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $1,241,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Bessemer City, MI): $27,639
Median Household Income In 2000 (Michigan): $44,667


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bessemer City): $39,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Michigan): $110,300


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bessemer City): $296
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Michigan): $546


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bessemer City, Michigan

Utility Gas: 68.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.2%
Electricity: 5.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 19.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Bessemer City, Michigan are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Bessemer City, Michigan

Caring Home Health


     Address: N10567 Grand View Lane, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/3/1982

Bay Area Hlth


     Address: 1601 Beaser Ave, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/27/1992

Com Hlth Resources


     Address: 1133 S Fourth Ave Po Box 110, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/21/1983

Supportive Home Svcs


     Address: Po Box 450, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/28/1988

Northern Lights Home Health & Community Svs


     Address: 706 Bratley Drive, Washburn, Wisconsin 54891
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/4/1969

Hospitals Close To Bessemer City, Michigan

Grand View Hospital


     Address: N10561 Grand View Lane, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Memorial Med Ctr


     Address: 1615 Maple Ln, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Flambeau Hsptl


     Address: 98 Sherry Ave P0 Box 310, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Howard Young Med Ctr


     Address: 240 Maple St Po Box 470, Woodruff, Wisconsin 54568
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Hayward Area Mem Hsptl


     Address: 11040 N State Rd 77, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Bessemer City, Michigan

Gogebic Medical Care Facility


     Address: 402 North Street, Wakefield, Michigan 49968
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Westgate Nursing & Rehab Community


     Address: 1500 North Lowell Street, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Josephson Nursing Home


     Address: 634 E Ayer St, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 47
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Villa Maria Hlth Rehab Ctr


     Address: 300 Villa Dr, Hurley, Wisconsin 54534
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Golden Livingcenter-court Manor


     Address: 911 3rd St West, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 73%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bessemer City, Michigan

Name: Prairie Island
Address: 1717 Wakonade Drive East; Welch, MN 55089
Distance: 183 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bessemer City, Michigan

    Retired Workers: 530
    Disabled Workers: 95
    Widowers Workers: 85
    Spouses Workers: 45
    Children Workers: 55


(updated 2007)



Gogebic County, Michigan Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 52.31%
  • Bush & Cheney 46.56%
  • Other 1.14%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Bessemer City, Michigan citizens.

Relocation to Gogebic County, MI

4.68 % of Gogebic County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $28,288

Michigan Average 5.24 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Gogebic County, MI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Iron County , WI 0.58 % ($19,273 AGI )
  • Ontonagon County , MI 0.39 % ($23,227 AGI )
  • Vilas County , WI 0.19 % ($22,455 AGI )

Relocation away from Gogebic County, MI

6.48 % of Gogebic County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $25,674

Michigan Average 5.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Gogebic County, MI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Iron County , WI 0.72 % ($26,690 AGI )
  • Marquette County , MI 0.43 % ($35,160 AGI )
  • Ontonagon County , MI 0.28 % ($33,250 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Michigan

Low Bracket: $0 (4.35%)
High Bracket: Unlimited (4.35%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Michigan

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Bessemer City, Michigan is based on over 50 years of data.

















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Bessemer City, Michigan directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Michigan

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
36,233 38,032 41,145 48,000 43,613 45,717 46,122 39,795 40,692 40,909


(updated 2014)



Jails in Bessemer City, Michigan


  • Gogebic County Jail


    100 W. Iron Street, Bessemer, MI 49911
    Capacity: 28
    Confined: 24
    Avg. Population: 28


(updated 2006)



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