Bessemer City is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 5,609, it is the 126th largest city in North Carolina and the 4453rd largest city in the United States. Bessemer City is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 5.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,340 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Bessemer City has a population density of 1,078 people per square mile.
The average household income in Bessemer City is $48,647 with a poverty rate of 15.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $776 per month, and the median house value is $102,800. The median age in Bessemer City is 37.8 years, 39.6 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.0 males.