Rental market snapshot for Bessemer, Alabama

Bessemer, Alabama Rental Property Market Overview

The average rent for an apartment in Bessemer is $1,341. The cost of rent varies depending on several factors, including location, size, and quality.

The average rent has increased by 0.49% over the past year.

Bessemer is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, within the Birmingham metropolitan area. The population was 27,456 at the 2010 Census. Bessemer is located on the far southwest side of the county. It is one of the largest cities in the county.

Last Updated December 23, 2022

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Average monthly rent graph in Bessemer Alabama | Cost of Living

  • The most expensive ZIP Code in Bessemer is 35023 with an average price of $1,550
  • The cheapest ZIP Code in Bessemer is 35020 with an average price of $1,095

Bessemer ZIP Codes with the highest, most expensive rent

#zip codeaverage rent
135023$1,550
235022$1,520
335020$1,450

Live near Bessemer, Alabama's Top Sights and Attractions

Roosevelt Park is a public park that covers over 50 acres. It has a playground, a walking trail, a pond, and a pavilion.

Mcneil Park is a public park that offers a playground, picnic pavilions, a walking trail, and a fishing pier. The park also has a splash pad and a sprayground for kids to enjoy.

Debardeleben Park is a large park with a playground, a walking trail, and a pond. The park also has a pavilion that can be rented for events.

Carver Park is a public park that covers over 50 acres. It has a playground, a walking trail, a basketball court, a baseball field, and a pond.

The Bessemer Civic Center is a large complex that includes a convention center, arena, and theater. The convention center has a large ballroom and several meeting rooms, and the arena is home to the Bessemer Bombers basketball team. The theater hosts a variety of shows and events throughout the year.

The Roosevelt City Recreation Center is a public recreation center that offers a variety of amenities for its visitors. These amenities include a gymnasium, a swimming pool, a weight room, and a track. The recreation center also has a number of classrooms and meeting rooms that can be rented out for events.

The Doughboy Monument is a life-size bronze statue of a World War I soldier. The statue is located in DeBardeleben Park in Bessemer, Alabama. The monument was erected in 1921 to honor the men from Bessemer who served in World War I.

Alex Bradford Park is a large park with a playground, a pavilion, and a walking trail. The park also has a basketball court, a tennis court, and a baseball field.

Bessemer, Alabama area median rent change by ZIP Code map

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How does Bessemer compare to other cities in Alabama ?

citymedian price
Irondale$1,625
Irondale$1,595
Warrior$1,425
Mccalla$1,650
Florence$1,575
Calera$1,425
Montevallo$1,625

Average household income in Bessemer area graph - US Census

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The median household income in Bessemer in 2021 was $30,284. This represents a 2.3% change from 2011 when the median was $29,600.

#categorypercent
0Less than $10,00013.4%
1$10,000 to $14,9998.6%
2$15,000 to $19,9997.9%
3$20,000 to $24,99910.7%
4$25,000 to $29,9999.0%
5$30,000 to $34,9995.2%
6$35,000 to $39,9994.4%
7$40,000 to $44,9994.3%
8$45,000 to $49,9994.5%
9$50,000 to $59,9996.0%
10$60,000 to $74,9995.8%
11$75,000 to $99,9998.8%
12$100,000 to $124,9997.1%
13$125,000 to $149,9991.3%
14$150,000 to $199,9992.0%
15$200,000 or more1.0%

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