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Demographics Analysis

The people of Bessemer City City, North Carolina 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 City, North Carolina)

Male:

Under 5 years : 163

5 to 9 years : 250

10 to 14 years : 286

15 to 17 years : 172

18 and 19 years : 87

20 years : 0

21 years : 12

22 to 24 years : 12

25 to 29 years : 251

30 to 34 years : 56

35 to 39 years : 229

40 to 44 years : 267

45 to 49 years : 199

50 to 54 years : 65

55 to 59 years : 272

60 and 61 years : 75

62 to 64 years : 62

65 and 66 years : 24

67 to 69 years : 47

70 to 74 years : 154

75 to 79 years : 70

80 to 84 years : 33

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 146

5 to 9 years : 223

10 to 14 years : 202

15 to 17 years : 130

18 and 19 years : 27

20 years : 34

21 years : 29

22 to 24 years : 58

25 to 29 years : 83

30 to 34 years : 327

35 to 39 years : 184

40 to 44 years : 115

45 to 49 years : 158

50 to 54 years : 125

55 to 59 years : 166

60 and 61 years : 84

62 to 64 years : 79

65 and 66 years : 48

67 to 69 years : 142

70 to 74 years : 143

75 to 79 years : 95

80 to 84 years : 38

85 years and over : 24


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,020

Multiple ancestry : 1,126

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 35

Ancestry not reported : 1,265


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,210

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 16

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 27

Not a U.S. citizen : 193


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Total:

Under 5 years : 309

5 to 17 years : 1,263

18 to 24 years : 259

25 to 34 years : 717

35 to 44 years : 795

45 to 54 years : 547

55 to 59 years : 438

60 and 61 years : 159

62 to 64 years : 141

65 to 74 years : 558

75 years and over : 260

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 309

5 to 17 years : 1,186

18 to 24 years : 238

25 to 34 years : 602

35 to 44 years : 443

45 to 54 years : 444

55 to 59 years : 307

60 and 61 years : 92

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 333

75 years and over : 224

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 26

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 41

35 to 44 years : 289

45 to 54 years : 103

55 to 59 years : 131

60 and 61 years : 67

62 to 64 years : 82

65 to 74 years : 211

75 years and over : 36

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 : 16

45 to 54 years : 0

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 : 51

18 to 24 years : 21

25 to 34 years : 74

35 to 44 years : 47

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 13

65 to 74 years : 14

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,169

Female : 2,055

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 493

Female : 493

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 16

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 108

Female : 112


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Born in state of residence : 3,369

Born in other state in the United States : 893

Native: born outside the United States : 16

Foreign born : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 716

Now married, except separated : 1,470

Divorced : 317

Separated : 243

Widowed : 241

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 78

Now married, except separated : 668

Divorced : 68

Separated : 46

Widowed : 126

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 16

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 33

Now married, except separated : 127

Divorced : 13

Separated : 0

Widowed : 14


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 4,849

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 288

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Bessemer City City, North Carolina

  • United States Or American: 1,096   (29.6%)
  • Other Groups: 981   (26.5%)
  • German: 447   (12.1%)
  • Irish: 401   (10.8%)
  • English: 288   (7.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 101   (2.7%)
  • Dutch: 86   (2.3%)
  • Italian: 62   (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 46   (1.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 34   (0.9%)
  • European: 31   (0.8%)
  • Polish: 26   (0.7%)
  • Subsaharan African: 19   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 12   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 11   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 11   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 10   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 10   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 5   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 4   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 2   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.1%)
  • British: 2   (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Bessemer City City, North Carolina is 5,446



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Bessemer City City, North Carolina: 2,786
Female Population in Bessemer City City, North Carolina: 2,660


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Bessemer City City, North Carolina: 37.9
Median Female Resident Age in Bessemer City City, North Carolina: 38.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of North Carolina is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Bessemer City City, North Carolina


White


Both sexes

39.2

Male

38.6

Female

39.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

30.2

Male

29.1

Female

31.1

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

46.0

Male

51.3

Female

27.5

Asian


Both sexes

35.8

Male

34.5

Female

39.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

21.8

Male

26.8

Female

16.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.6

Male

13.5

Female

15.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.9

Male

26.6

Female

17.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.5

Male

39.0

Female

39.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Bessemer City City, North Carolina


  • White: 4,292
  • African American: 696
  • American Indian: 48
  • Asian: 13
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 320
  • Two or More Races: 77



(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 City, North Carolina citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (1.02%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (0.64%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 49   (3.13%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 109   (6.97%)
  • 9th Grade: 101   (6.46%)
  • 10th Grade: 130   (8.32%)
  • 11th Grade: 51   (3.26%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 50   (3.2%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 521   (33.33%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 116   (7.42%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 181   (11.58%)
  • Associate Degree: 85   (5.44%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 94   (6.01%)
  • Master's Degree: 25   (1.6%)
  • Professional School Degree: 20   (1.28%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.32%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (0.9%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 20   (1.13%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 28   (1.58%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 102   (5.74%)
  • 9th Grade: 105   (5.91%)
  • 10th Grade: 128   (7.2%)
  • 11th Grade: 100   (5.63%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 33   (1.86%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 631   (35.51%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 173   (9.74%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 236   (13.28%)
  • Associate Degree: 92   (5.18%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 84   (4.73%)
  • Master's Degree: 20   (1.13%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (0.51%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Bessemer City Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 525 Ed Wilson Road, Bessemer City, NC 28016, Phone: (704) 629-3281, Students: 595 )

  • Tryon Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 2620 Tryon Courthouse Road, Bessemer City, NC 28016, Phone: (704) 629-2942, Students: 521 )

  • Bessemer City Central Elem


    ( Grades: 2-5, Location: Po Box 794, Bessemer City, NC 28016, Phone: (704) 629-2206, Students: 493 )

  • Bessemer City Primary


    ( Grades: KG-1, Location: 1302 North 12th Street, Bessemer City, NC 28016, Phone: (704) 629-4181, Students: 289 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Bessemer City City, North Carolina

  • Bessemer City High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 119 Yellow Jacket Lane, Bessemer City, NC 28016, Phone: (704) 629-2258, Students: 778 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Bessemer City City, North Carolina

  • Montessori Community School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 123 W Pennsylvania Avenue, Bessemer City, NC 28016, Phone: (704) 629-5465, Students: 13 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Bessemer City City, North Carolina

  • Bessemer City Branch Library


    207 N 12th St, Bessemer City, NC 28016

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Bessemer City City, North Carolina


  • Bessemer City History & Arts Society


    607 Long Creek Rd, Bessemer City, NC 28016

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Bessemer City City, North Carolina 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 City, North Carolina.

Area Features of Bessemer City City, North Carolina


Airport


(1) Rhynes Airport  

Building


(1) Bessemer City Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Crowders Mountain Volunteer Fire And Rescue Station 2  

Cemetery


(1) Pisgah Cemetery   (2) Westview Gardens  

Church


(1) Bingham Memorial Church   (2) Bright Light Church   (3) Carson Memorial Church   (4) Chestnut Ridge Church   (5) Concord Church   (6) Faith Church   (7) Gamble Hill Church   (8) Grace United Methodist Church   (9) Holland Memorial Church   (10) Long Creek Church   (11) Mount Olivet Church   (12) Piedmont Church   (13) Ragan Church   (14) Shady Grove Church   (15) Sunnyside Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Bessemer City   (2) Township Of Crowders Mountain  

Dam


(1) Lagoon A Dam   (2) Long Creek Dam   (3) Storage Area Number Two Dam  

Locale


(1) West Gastonia Industrial Park  

Mine


(1) Bessemer City Quarry  

Park


(1) Tryon County Courthouse Historical Site   (2) Washington Park  

Populated Place


(1) Bessemer City   (2) Sunnyside   (3) Vantine   (4) West Gastonia  

Post Office


(1) Bessemer City Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Bessemer City Reservoir   (2) Lagoon A   (3) Storage Area Number Two  

Ridge


(1) Chestnut Ridge  

School


(1) Bessember City Central Elementary School   (2) Bessemer City High School   (3) Bessemer City Primary School   (4) East Elementary School   (5) Lincoln Junior High School   (6) West School  

Summit


(1) Gamble Hill  

Tower


(1) Wkmt-am Kings Mountain  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Bessemer City City, North Carolina

28016 (pop. 14,363)


Cities Nearby Bessemer City City, North Carolina

Crowders Mountain Township, NC  (pop. 15,798) 1.8 Miles
Kings Mountain City, NC  (pop. 11,335) 4.4 Miles
Gastonia City, NC  (pop. 72,645) 6.1 Miles
Gastonia Township, NC  (pop. 87,137) 6.3 Miles
Township 4, Kings Mountain, NC  (pop. 20,942) 6.3 Miles
South Gastonia Cdp, NC  (pop. 5,433) 6.4 Miles
Dallas Town, NC  (pop. 3,796) 6.4 Miles
Dallas Township, NC  (pop. 19,506) 7.3 Miles
Cherryville Township, NC  (pop. 17,218) 8.0 Miles
Ranlo Town, NC  (pop. 3,918) 8.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Bessemer City City, North Carolina

704



Elevation in Bessemer City City, North Carolina is 807.0 ft. (246.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Bessemer City City, North Carolina

Lat: 35.284262 N        Long: -81.282853 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Bessemer City City, North Carolina 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 North Carolina

    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 7.84 6.42 4.77 7.00 0.00 6.38
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.42 4.77 7.00 0.00 6.38
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.95 6.48 4.82 7.05 0.00 6.47
  Total Electric Industry 7.95 6.48 4.82 7.05 0.00 6.47
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.11 6.63 4.93 7.07 0.00 6.60
  Total Electric Industry 8.11 6.63 4.93 7.07 0.00 6.60
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.18 6.59 4.90 7.07 0.00 6.63
  Total Electric Industry 8.18 6.59 4.90 7.07 0.00 6.63
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.17 6.56 4.93 6.91 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.17 6.56 4.93 6.91 0.00 6.62
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.12 6.47 4.85 7.21 0.00 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 8.12 6.47 4.85 7.21 0.00 6.58
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 6.39 4.79 7.02 0.00 6.53
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 6.39 4.79 7.02 0.00 6.53
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.03 6.43 4.71 6.78 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 8.03 6.43 4.71 6.78 0.00 6.48
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.01 6.35 4.63 6.79 0.00 6.45
  Total Electric Industry 8.01 6.35 4.63 6.79 0.00 6.45
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.33 4.57 6.74 0.00 6.44
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.33 4.57 6.74 0.00 6.44
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.97 6.36 4.58 6.53 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.97 6.36 4.58 6.53 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 8.12 6.42 4.61 6.68 0.00 6.58
  Total Electric Industry 8.12 6.42 4.61 6.68 0.00 6.58
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.19 6.51 4.70 6.70 0.00 6.74
  Total Electric Industry 8.19 6.51 4.70 6.70 0.00 6.74
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.32 6.65 4.79 0.00 0.00 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.32 6.65 4.79 0.00 0.00 6.86
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.45 6.70 4.88 0.00 0.00 6.97
  Total Electric Industry 8.45 6.70 4.88 0.00 0.00 6.97
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.65 6.86 5.04 0.00 8.33 7.19
  Total Electric Industry 8.65 6.86 5.04 0.00 8.33 7.19
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.12 7.17 5.23 0.00 3.23 7.53
  Total Electric Industry 9.12 7.17 5.23 0.00 3.23 7.53

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Bessemer City City, North Carolina

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 73   (3.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 80   (3.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 163   (7.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 203   (9.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 233   (10.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 249   (11.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 323   (14.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 201   (9.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 66   (3.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 64   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 27   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 18   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 245   (11.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 263   (11.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,970

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 147

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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 : 0

Other means : 76

Worked at home : 14


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Less than 5 minutes : 79

5 to 9 minutes : 156

10 to 14 minutes : 205

15 to 19 minutes : 538

20 to 24 minutes : 494

25 to 29 minutes : 73

30 to 34 minutes : 273

35 to 39 minutes : 50

40 to 44 minutes : 113

45 to 59 minutes : 67

60 to 89 minutes : 110

90 or more minutes : 42


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 734

No Social Security income : 1,280


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 376

No retirement income : 1,638


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Less than $10,000 : 98

$10,000 to $14,999 : 45

$15,000 to $19,999 : 84

$20,000 to $24,999 : 112

$25,000 to $29,999 : 120

$30,000 to $34,999 : 147

$35,000 to $39,999 : 98

$40,000 to $44,999 : 97

$45,000 to $49,999 : 49

$50,000 to $59,999 : 171

$60,000 to $74,999 : 133

$75,000 to $99,999 : 175

$100,000 to $124,999 : 44

$125,000 to $149,999 : 34

$150,000 to $199,999 : 24

$200,000 or more : 17


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $41,163


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Bessemer City City, North Carolina

  • WLON (1050 AM; 1.0 kW; Lincolnton, NC; Owner: Hrn Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50.0 kW; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Greater Media Of Charlotte Inc)
  • WAVO (1150 AM; 5.0 kW; Rock Hill, SC; Owner: Whvn, Inc.)
  • WFGN (1180 AM; 2.5 kW; Gaffney, SC; Owner: Hope Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WDYT (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Bessemer City, NC; Owner: Crn Communications, Llc)
  • WDYT (1220 AM; 25.0 kW; Gastonia, NC; Owner: Crn Communications, Llc)
  • WNNC (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Newton, NC; Owner: Newton-conover Communications, Inc)
  • WHVN (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Whvn, Inc.)
  • WCGC (1270 AM; 10.0 kW; Mc Adenville, NC; Owner: Whvn, Inc.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50.0 kW; Hickory, NC; Owner: Long Communications, Llc.)
  • WGSP (1310 AM; 5.0 kW; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Norsan Consulting And Management, Inc.)
  • WRHI (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Rock Hill, SC; Owner: Our Three Sons Broadcasting, Llp)
  • WGIV (1370 AM; 16.0 kW; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Frank Neely)
  • WADA (1390 AM; 1.0 kW; Shelby, NC; Owner: Hrn Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WGAS (1420 AM; 0.5 kW; Gastonia, NC; Owner: Victory Christian Center, Inc.)
  • WGNC (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Gastonia, NC; Owner: Hrn Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WGFY (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Radio Disney Group, Llc)
  • WEAC (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; Gaffney, SC; Owner: Gaffney Broadcasting, Incorporated)
  • WOGR (1540 AM; 2.5 kW; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Victory Christian Center)
  • WCSL (1590 AM; 10.0 kW; Waco, NC; Owner: Hrn Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCSL (1590 AM; 1.0 kW; Waco, NC; Owner: Hrn Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WFNA (1660 AM; 10.0 kW; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Cbs Radio Holdings Inc.)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5.0 kW; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Cbs Radio Holdings Inc.)
  • WAIZ (630 AM; 1.0 kW; Hickory, NC; Owner: Newton-conover Communications, Inc)
  • WOHS (730 AM; 1.0 kW; Shelby, NC; Owner: Hrn Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WGHC (870 AM; 5.0 kW; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Sutton Radiocasting Corporation)
  • WCRU (960 AM; 10.0 kW; Gastonia, NC; Owner: Truth Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WBZK (980 AM; 3.0 kW; Rock Hill, SC; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wbzk Licensee, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Bessemer City City, North Carolina

  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; Gastonia, NC; Owner: Cbs Radio Holdings Inc.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Cbs Radio Holdings Inc.)
  • WKQC (104.7 FM; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Cbs Radio Holdings Inc.)
  • WNOW-FM (105.3 FM; Dallas, NC; Owner: Gaffney Broadcasting, Incorporated)
  • WNOW-FM (105.3 FM; Ellenboro, NC; Owner: Gaffney Broadcasting, Incorporated)
  • WNOW-FM (105.3 FM; Gastonia, NC; Owner: Gaffney Broadcasting, Incorporated)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; Dallas, NC; Owner: Greater Media Of Charlotte Inc)
  • WGWG (88.3 FM; Mooresboro, NC; Owner: Gardner-webb Junior College, Inc.)
  • WNSC-FM (88.9 FM; Rock Hill, SC; Owner: South Carolina Educational Tv Commission)
  • WRYN (89.1 FM; Hickory, NC; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WDAV (89.9 FM; Huntersville, NC; Owner: The Trustees Of Davidson College)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; Charlotte, NC; Owner: University Radio Foundation, Inc.)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; Gaffney, SC; Owner: Bible Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Fort Mill, SC; Owner: Richburg Educational Bdcstrs, Inc)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; Dallas, NC; Owner: Cbs Radio Holdings Inc.)
  • WXRC (95.7 FM; Denver, NC; Owner: Pacific Broadcasting Group, Inc.)
  • WIBT (96.1 FM; Dallas, NC; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; Mount Mourne, NC; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; Dallas, NC; Owner: Cbs Radio Holdings Inc.)
  • WBT-FM (99.3 FM; Mc Connells, SC; Owner: Greater Media Of Charlotte Inc)
  • WRFX-FM (99.7 FM; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Bessemer City City, North Carolina

  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; Hickory, NC; Owner: Long Communications, Llc.)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; Dallas, NC; Owner: Wbtv, Inc.)
  • WNSC-TV (Channel 30; Rock Hill, SC; Owner: South Carolina Educational Tv Commission)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; Dallas, NC; Owner: Wcnc-tv, Inc.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; Charlotte, NC; Owner: Charlotte-mecklenburg Public Broadcasting Authority)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; Dallas, NC; Owner: Wjzy-tv, Inc.)
  • WMYT-TV (Channel 55; Dallas, NC; Owner: Wmyt-tv, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Bessemer City City, North Carolina

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 124  (10.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 142  (11.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 166  (13.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 300  (24.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 225  (20.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 211  (19.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 365  (33.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 5  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 62 Farms In Bessemer City City, North Carolina


(updated 2008)



Banks In Bessemer City City, North Carolina

Bank Of The Ozarks - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 160

Suntrust Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $178.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,514

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Bessemer City City, North Carolina

  • Gastonia Municipal


    (about 9.4 miles in Gastonia, North Carolina; Airport Code: NC1)

  • Lincolnton-Lincoln County Regional


    (about 15.4 miles in Iron Station, North Carolina; Airport Code: RQF)

  • Lincoln County


    (about 15.4 miles in Iron Station, North Carolina; Airport Code: RQF)

  • Shelby-Cleveland County Regional


    (about 18.0 miles in Shelby, North Carolina; Airport Code: NC3)

  • Shelby Municipal


    (about 18.0 miles in Shelby, North Carolina; Airport Code: NC3)

  • Charlotte Douglas International


    (about 19.8 miles in Charlotte, North Carolina; Airport Code: CLT)

  • Douglas Municipal


    (about 20.1 miles in Charlotte, North Carolina; Airport Code: CLT)

  • Rock Hill/York County/Bryant Field


    (about 24.1 miles in Rock Hill, South Carolina; Airport Code: RKH)

  • Hickory Regional


    (about 32.1 miles in Hildebran, North Carolina; Airport Code: HKY)

  • Concord Regional


    (about 33.0 miles in Charlotte, North Carolina; Airport Code: JQF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Bessemer City City, North Carolina

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

84.31%

Carpooled

10.87%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.18%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.27%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.89%

Other Means

1.87%

Worked At Home

1.60%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Bessemer City City, North Carolina, 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 City, North Carolina)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,007

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 112

Female householder, no husband present : 329

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 531

Householder not living alone : 35


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 11

All other households : 1,994


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 794

Renter-occupied housing units : 213

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 84

Renter-occupied housing units : 28

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 130

Renter-occupied housing units : 199

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 366

Renter-occupied housing units : 200


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Less than $10,000 : 254

$10,000 to $14,999 : 95

$15,000 to $19,999 : 172

$20,000 to $24,999 : 135

$25,000 to $29,999 : 193

$30,000 to $34,999 : 205

$35,000 to $39,999 : 98

$40,000 to $44,999 : 131

$45,000 to $49,999 : 39

$50,000 to $59,999 : 206

$60,000 to $74,999 : 182

$75,000 to $99,999 : 175

$100,000 to $124,999 : 54

$125,000 to $149,999 : 34

$150,000 to $199,999 : 24

$200,000 or more : 17


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Total : 2,309


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Occupied : 2,014

Vacant : 295


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Built 2005 or later : 36

Built 2000 to 2004 : 69

Built 1990 to 1999 : 242

Built 1980 to 1989 : 160

Built 1970 to 1979 : 483

Built 1960 to 1969 : 508

Built 1950 to 1959 : 205

Built 1940 to 1949 : 267

Built 1939 or earlier : 339


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Utility gas : 861

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 32

Electricity : 932

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 144

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 36

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 9


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Less than $10,000 : 33

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 10

$40,000 to $49,999 : 63

$50,000 to $59,999 : 27

$60,000 to $69,999 : 134

$70,000 to $79,999 : 157

$80,000 to $89,999 : 190

$90,000 to $99,999 : 163

$100,000 to $124,999 : 224

$125,000 to $149,999 : 121

$150,000 to $174,999 : 96

$175,000 to $199,999 : 27

$200,000 to $249,999 : 18

$250,000 to $299,999 : 9

$300,000 to $399,999 : 26

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 17

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

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 : 104

Home equity loan only : 150

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 625

Housing units without a mortgage : 495


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Bessemer City City, North Carolina)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $325,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $86,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $96,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $94,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $87,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $96,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $87,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $73,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Bessemer City City, North Carolina: 68.6%

Percentage of Family Households in North Carolina: 66.7%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Bessemer City City, North Carolina

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Bessemer City City, NC): $33,826
Median Household Income In 2000 (North Carolina): $39,184


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Bessemer City City): $72,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (North Carolina): $95,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Bessemer City City): $459
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (North Carolina): $548


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Bessemer City City, North Carolina

Utility Gas: 53.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.5%
Electricity: 33.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 11.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(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 City, North Carolina are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Bessemer City City, North Carolina

Emerald Care Inc.


     Address: 2923 Rousseau Court, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/22/1980

Home Health Professionals


     Address: 2550 Court Drive, Suite 103, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/24/2001

Advanced Home Care


     Address: 200 East Second Avenue, Gastonia, North Carolina 28052
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 2/11/1986

Cleveland Home Health Agency


     Address: 105 T R Harris Dr, Shelby, North Carolina 28150
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 2/7/1967

Total Care Of North Carolina - Shelby


     Address: 425 Cherryville Road Suite A, Shelby, North Carolina 28150
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/1/1998

Hospitals Close To Bessemer City City, North Carolina

Kings Mountain Hospital Inc


     Address: 706 W King St, Kings Mountain, North Carolina 28086
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Gaston Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2525 Court Dr, Gastonia, North Carolina 28052
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Cleveland Regional Medical Center


     Address: 201 E Grover St, Shelby, North Carolina 28150
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Lincoln Medical Center


     Address: Gamble Dr, Lincolnton, North Carolina 28092
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Presbyterian Hospital


     Address: 200 Hawthorne Lane Box 33549, Charlotte, North Carolina 28233
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Bessemer City City, North Carolina

White Oak Manor - Kings Mountain


     Address: 716 Sipes St Box 578, Kings Mountain, North Carolina 28086
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 148
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Kings Mountain Hospital Snf


     Address: 706 W King St, Kings Mountain, North Carolina 28086
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 4
     Percent Occupied: 40%

Rehab And Health Center Of Gas


     Address: 416 N Highland St, Gastonia, North Carolina 28052
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 115
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Brian Ctr Health & Rehab/gasto


     Address: 969 Cox Rd, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 152
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Meadowwood Nursing Center


     Address: 4414 Wilkinson Blvd, Gastonia, North Carolina 28056
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 50
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Bessemer City City, North Carolina

Name: Catawba
Address: 4800 Concord Road; York, SC 29745
Distance: 21 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Bessemer City City, North Carolina

    Retired Workers: 1,435
    Disabled Workers: 620
    Widowers Workers: 185
    Spouses Workers: 70
    Children Workers: 280


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Bessemer City City, North Carolina


Charges


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $38,000
Parks & Recreation: $31,000
Sewerage: $1,437,000
Solid Waste Management: $74,000
All Other: $19,000


Revenue


Liquor Stores: $399,000
Water Utilities: $594,000
Gas Utilities: $1,853,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $333,000
Highways: $224,000
Housing & Community Development: $66,000


Local Intergovernmental


General Support: $763,000


Current Operations


Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, Nec: $57,000
Fire Protection: $56,000
Central Staff Services: $451,000
Health Services - Other: $2,000
Regular Highways: $458,000
Housing & Community Development: $66,000
Parks & Recreation: $301,000
Sewerage: $1,073,000
Solid Waste Management: $340,000
General - Other: $67,000
Liquor Stores: $381,000
Water Utilities: $459,000
Gas Utilities: $1,924,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $72,000
Parks & Recreation: $73,000
Sewerage: $121,000
Water Utilities: $52,000


Other Capital Outlay


Central Staff: $39,000
Regular Highways: $65,000
Parks & Recreation: $12,000
Sewerage: $14,000
Water Utilities: $6,000
Gas Utilities: $21,000


General


Interest On Debt: $5,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $113,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Health: $3,000
General: $304,000


Tax


Property: $1,146,000
Total General Sales: $1,000
Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000
Motor Vehicle License: $21,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $7,000
Nec: $46,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $46,000
Rents: $1,000
General Revenue, Nec: $60,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $1,464,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $1,476,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $372,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $2,998,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,370,000


(updated 2006)



Gaston County, North Carolina Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 31.77%
  • Bush & Cheney 67.84%
  • Other 0.39%



(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 City, North Carolina citizens.

Relocation to Gaston County, NC

6.28 % of Gaston County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,792

North Carolina Average 8.53 %

0.03 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $56,958

North Carolina Average 0.18 %

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

  • Mecklenburg County , NC 1.62 % ($43,443 AGI )
  • Cleveland County , NC 0.65 % ($28,452 AGI )
  • Lincoln County , NC 0.46 % ($32,006 AGI )

Relocation away from Gaston County, NC

5.40 % of Gaston 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 $34,622

North Carolina Average 7.27 %

0.02 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $43,267

North Carolina Average 0.11 %

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

  • Mecklenburg County , NC 1.19 % ($33,752 AGI )
  • Cleveland County , NC 0.61 % ($26,615 AGI )
  • Lincoln County , NC 0.54 % ($33,361 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in North Carolina

Low Bracket: $12,750 (6.00%)
High Bracket: $600,000 (7.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in North Carolina

4.25%


(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 City, North Carolina is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Bessemer City City, North Carolina

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/29/2003, 04:05 pm 0 0 $20K --
         





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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 City, North Carolina directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In North Carolina

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
10,244 9,228 12,140 12,167 14,342 12,831 13,554 14,321 14,828 19,545


(updated 2014)



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