Bessemer employment information

Income per capita$23,733$26,143$28,555
Median household income$30,671$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,971$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,904$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$28,083$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$15,195$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate7.3%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level22.5%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Bessemer is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bessemer is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bessemer is 25% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bessemer is 44% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Bessemer median earnings by income bracket

Bessemer employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%1.7%
Manufacturing sector13.0%5.9%
Financial & insurance services1.4%1.4%
Wholesale & retail services14.1%7.4%
Public administration13.6%5.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services12.7%47.5%

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Pence, WI120$41,66722%
Montreal, WI760$41,02323%
Wakefield, MI1,837$35,80633%
Hurley, WI1,570$34,50035%
Iron Belt, WI209$32,62539%
Bessemer, MI1,974$30,67143%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Liberty, UT1,974$78,54247%
Rockdale, IL1,974$55,2883%
Chevy Chase Village, MD1,974$250,001367%
Lithonia, GA1,975$25,94551%
Meyersdale, PA1,975$37,43130%
Bessemer, MI1,974$30,67143%
Source: The Bessemer, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.