Bessemer, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 1,068 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 
Males: 541  (50.7%)
Females: 527  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16102, 16112.

Bessemer Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,393 (it was $30,781 in 2000)
Bessemer:

$46,393
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,718 (it was $15,677 in 2000)

Bessemer borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,886 (it was $63,500 in 2000)
Bessemer:

$102,886
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $229,189; detached houses: $233,287; mobile homes: $56,984

Median gross rent in 2017: $679.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bessemer: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.9%
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  • Races in Bessemer, PA (2010)
    • 1,08597.7%White alone
    • 141.3%Two or more races
    • 70.6%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Black alone

Races in Bessemer detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bessemer, Pennsylvania as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bessemer is 300 to 1.


Crime rates in Bessemer by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(87.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(94.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.7)
2
(180.8)
2
(182.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(350.9)
1
(88.7)
6
(542.5)
9
(818.9)
2
(183.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(188.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(87.7)
1
(88.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)38.616.952.445.57.40.00.00.00.07.518.8

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Crime rate in Bessemer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
Pennsylvania average:

2.11
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Ancestries: Italian (32.3%), German (14.8%), Irish (9.5%), American (4.8%), Polish (4.8%), Swedish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/09/1913

Land area: 1.67 square miles.

Population density: 639 people per square mile   (low).

Bessemer, Pennsylvania map

16 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.4%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,437 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,455 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (11.9 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (45.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (289.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

S.N.P.J., PA (1.8 miles),
New Middletown, OH (1.9 miles ),
Lowellville, OH (2.3 miles ),
Oakwood, PA (2.5 miles ),
Oakland, PA (2.6 miles ),
West Pittsburg, PA (2.7 miles ),
Frizzleburg, PA (2.7 miles ),
Poland, OH (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.97 N, Longitude: 80.49 W

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Bessemer, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bessemer, PA in 2017
Bessemer satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Bessemer, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.1%)
  • Truck transportation (7.0%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
  • Food (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.6%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Bessemer, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Carpenters (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)

Average climate in Bessemer, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Bessemer, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.4. This is about average.

City:

78.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.139
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.15. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.488. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.488
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.18
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00128. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00128
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Bessemer-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Bessemer borough center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the borough center killed 9 people and injured 120 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bessemer-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 36.1 miles away from Bessemer center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Bessemer center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 265.7 miles away from Bessemer center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 205.7 miles away from Bessemer center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bessemer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bessemer:

  • JACK REES NRS REHAB SER INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)
  • SILVER OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)
  • HAMPTON WOODS NURSING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; POLAND, OH)
  • JAMESON HOSPICE OF LAWRENCE COUNTY (Hospital, about 8 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL OF NEW CASTLE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)
  • JAMESON HOSPITAL TCU - SOUTH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)
  • NEW CASTLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; NEW CASTLE, PA)

Amtrak station near Bessemer:

  • 13 miles: YOUNGSTOWN (530 MAHONING AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bessemer:

  • Youngstown State University (about 13 miles; Youngstown, OH; Full-time enrollment: 11,575)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Grove City College (about 25 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Butler County Community College (about 32 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • University of Mount Union (about 33 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Robert Morris University (about 35 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 42 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)

Public high school in Bessemer:

  • MOHAWK JSHS (Students: 940, Location: 385 MOHAWK SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Bessemer:

  • MOHAWK EL SCH (Students: 846, Location: 351 MOHAWK SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Bessemer

Library in Bessemer:

  • F D CAMPBELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $80,440; Location: 17 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 16,881 books; 192 audio materials; 738 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 39 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bessemer Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Bessemer Hotel & Diner Inc (1001 East Poland Avenue).

Birthplace of: Alex Urban - Football tight end.

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bessemer and their reported violations in the past:

BESSEMER BOROUGH WATER DEPT (Population served: 1,100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-05-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-05-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
K&D CORNER STOP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

68.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Bessemer (2011 data):

  • First Commonwealth Bank: Bessemer Branch at 409 East Poland Avenue, branch established on 1949/02/21. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Bessemer:

Marital status in Bessemer, PA
  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Bessemer:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bessemer
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bessemer, PA (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic25,11311
Mainline Protestant13,99059
Evangelical Protestant11,73976
Other1,1544
Orthodox7617
Black Protestant7387
None37,613-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Lawrence County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Lawrence County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Lawrence County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Lawrence County:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bessemer:

51.3%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.9%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Bessemer:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bessemer:

19.6%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Bessemer:

57.5%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Bessemer:

77.1%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bessemer, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$5,219
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$2,767
Correction 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$7,911
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 3$15,897

Bessemer government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $109,000 ($102.06)
    Regular Highways: $106,000 ($99.25)
    General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($65.54)
    Police Protection: $70,000 ($65.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($57.12)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($38.39)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($28.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($22.47)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($15.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($11.24)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($4.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($2.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($2.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $227,000 ($212.55)

Bessemer government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($102.06)
    Other: $8,000 ($7.49)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($17.79)
    Rents: $16,000 ($14.98)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($5.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $128,000 ($119.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $47,000 ($44.01)
    Other: $9,000 ($8.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($4.68)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • Tax - Property: $175,000 ($163.86)
    Individual Income: $61,000 ($57.12)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($11.24)
    Public Utility License: $9,000 ($8.43)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,000 ($1.87)

Bessemer government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,000 ($44.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,000 ($41.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000 ($3.75)

Bessemer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,000 ($160.11)

3.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.55%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Beaver County, PA  0.69% ($37,282 average AGI)
from Mercer County, PA  0.46% ($40,677)
from Butler County, PA  0.45% ($45,522)


4.39% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Beaver County, PA  0.64% ($38,316 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.49% ($42,994)
to Mercer County, PA  0.48% ($49,544)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bessemer:

  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WASN (1330 AM; 1 kW; CAMPBELL, OH; Owner: CAMPBELL RADIO COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKW (1440 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBW (1240 AM; 1 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bessemer:

  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRBP (101.9 FM; HUBBARD, OH; Owner: STOP 26-RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYSU (88.5 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WNCD (93.3 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WAMO-FM (106.7 FM; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC)
  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVMN (90.1 FM; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJST (92.1 FM; ELLWOOD CITY, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOGF (104.3 FM; EAST LIVERPOOL, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • W248AD (97.5 FM; NEW WILMINGTON, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAKZ (95.9 FM; SHARPSVILLE, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Bessemer:

  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • W66BQ (Channel 66; BEAVER, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50BF (Channel 50; SHARON, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W52DS (Channel 52; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Bessemer fatal accident list:

Sep 6, 2003 04:30 PM, Sr-108, Lat: 40.974815, Lon: -80.499825, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 14, 1991 10:22 PM, 317, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 22, 1990 06:05 PM, 317, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.0mTotal length
  • $3,950,000Total costs
  • 27,453Total average daily traffic
  • 2,138Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,848Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bessemer, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bessemer, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bessemer)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 40.972000 Lon: -80.489500, Call Sign: WPZE765,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.987 MHz, 469.637 MHz, Grant Date: 12/14/2013, Expiration Date: 01/05/2024, Certifier: Pat Thomas, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • Lat: 40.979361 Lon: -80.453500, Call Sign: WQXW734,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.012 MHz, 464.025 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2016, Expiration Date: 06/29/2026, Certifier: Susan C Sperdute, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WPA0091, 1128 South Main Street (Lat: 40.958417 Lon: -80.493250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 64 m, Overall height: 64.9 m, Call Sign: WQTK372,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz... (+30 more), Grant Date: 02/21/2014, Expiration Date: 02/21/2024, Certifier: Karl Kuykendall, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bessemer)
Most common first names in Bessemer, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3680.7 years
John2676.1 years
Joseph2278.6 years
Frank2176.9 years
William1271.5 years
Paul1076.3 years
James969.3 years
Anna882.1 years
Anthony868.9 years
Tony775.7 years
Most common last names in Bessemer, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1371.7 years
Percic1179.7 years
Puz783.2 years
Cracraft774.1 years
Nord776.6 years
Sankovich780.7 years
Gorenz683.0 years
Samsa679.3 years
Tasota684.3 years
Swanson671.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bessemer, PA
  • 66.9%Utility gas
  • 19.1%Electricity
  • 11.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bessemer, PA
  • 87.7%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.9%Electricity


Bessemer compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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