Bessemer, AL 35020

Current Temperature ° Population 25,924

Homefacts Zip Code Report

35020 is zip code located in Bessemer, Alabama. The population is 25,924, making 35020 the largest zipcode in Bessemer and the 8th largest in Jefferson County.

There are 5 public schools in 35020 with an average Homefacts rating of D+. The total crime rate for Bessemer is , and there are 80 registered sex offenders residing in the zip code 35020. Unemployment in 35020 is very high and the median home sales price is $25,500.

Zip codes within Bessemer include 35021 and 35022.

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 22.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 9%

Crime Rate

in [Bessemer, AL] 75.34% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 764
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 436
  • Burglary: 2
  • Property Crime: 9
  • Larceny Theft: 6

Registered Offenders

48.28% Higher than national avg.
  • 80 offenders in 35020
  • 30.86 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $74,500
  • Median Sales Price: $25,500
  • Foreclosures: 64
  • Homes For Sale: 63
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

in [Bessemer, AL] 108 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 12
  • Superfunds: 10
  • Tanks & Spills: 86

Unemployment

Very High 5.5%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 4.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.4%

Schools view all

5 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 5 K-12 public schools in 35020, AL and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates 35020's schools as Below Average, with an overall D+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

  • We're sorry! No colleges & universities found for 35020 in our database.

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Crime view details

80 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in 35020.

Real Estate view all

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$74,500 compared to May 2016
Median Sales Price
$25,500 compared to May 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    19.9%
  • Rented
    36.4%
  • Owned
    43.6%

63 Homes For Sale View All

$39,900
5001 5th St
Bessemer, AL 35020
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$174,900
4071 Lakewood Dr
Bessemer, AL 35020
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$40,000
1314 2nd Ave
Bessemer, AL 35020
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$55,000
401 Fairfax Ave
Bessemer, AL 35020
3 Beds | 1 Baths

64 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$24,300
Kyser Ave
Bessemer, AL 35020
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$21,308
King
Bessemer, AL 35020
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$3,264
Jesse Owens
Bessemer, AL 35020
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$3,000
Mcclellan
Bessemer, AL 35020
3 Beds | 1 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom

1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Bessemer, AL issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Bessemer, AL issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from AL 35020
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $560
  • 1 Bedroom: $620
  • 2 Bedrooms: $720
  • 3 Bedrooms: $940
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,080

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Environmental Hazards

108 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Bessemer, AL
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (392/403)
    Bessemer, AL has 97.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Bessemer, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.39 Average
    Bessemer, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.33°
  • February 47.98°
  • March 57.28°
  • April 64.4°
  • May 71.73°
  • June 79.81°
  • July 80.85°
  • August 80.46°
  • September 74.8°
  • October 63.18°
  • November 53.33°
  • December 46.93°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Bessemer, AL

Earthquakes
Bessemer, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Bessemer, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Bessemer, AL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Bessemer, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in 35020: $25,042

Unemployment

Unemployment in Bessemer is 5.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 9.0% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 57.12%
White Collar - 42.88%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Gary Palmer
  • Terri A. Sewell

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

9 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • We're sorry! No hospitals found for 35020 in our database.

1 Library view all

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