Bessemer City, NC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,180 housing units in Bessemer City. This represents a 17% growth from 1,864 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,077 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 103 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bessemer City is about 64.6%. Bessemer City's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.9%. Average household size is 2.53 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bessemer City were built after 1967.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.60%
One Bedroom10.10%
Two Bedrooms36.60%
Three Bedrooms45.10%
Four Bedrooms6.30%
Five Bedrooms or more1.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.59
Median year structure was built1965
Median Value of occupied units$71,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$63,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.42
Median year structure was built1971
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$389

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage12.60%
Home Equity Loan9.50%
Simple Mortgage43%
Debt Free35%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18.1%