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Welcome to Bessemer, Alabama

Bessemer, Alabama is located 15 miles southwest of Birmingham and 35 miles northeast of Tuscaloosa.  Also known as “The Marvel City” due to its quick expansion following its incorporation in 1887, Bessemer provides a community of diversity and progressive commerce.  Originally established by Henry DeBardeleben, a steel and iron tycoon, the city has seen decades of forward thinking and humanity.  After a huge industrial catastrophe in the mid-80s, Bessemer picked up the pieces and continues to be acknowledged for its economic growth.  Currently the city is populated by about 30,000 people.

Being located so close to Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, Bessemer, Alabama offers a small city environment with the advantages of rural living.  The housing market reflects this by offering homes and properties ranging from as low as $50,000 to a very affordable $200,000 on average.  Local attractions include the very popular VisionLand, a local amusement park offering Splash Beach Water Park, Magic Adventure Theme Park and Celebration Street.  WaterMark Place is the newest addition to Bessemer and provides residents and visitors with a 200,000 square foot outdoor outlet mall and dining.  Learn about the history of Bessemer at the Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park and the Hall of History museum.  Oak Mountain State Park is nearby, and lends over 9,940 acres of all kinds of terrain to its neighbors.  Enjoy one of the local golf courses or spend an evening amongst the up and coming arts community of Bessemer.  Performers such as the State of Alabama Ballet, the Birmingham Festival Theater Players, the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, and the Birmingham Music Club have been recent guests to the Bessemer area.  Whatever activity, cuisine, culture or sport you find to be your favorite, you won’t have any trouble locating it in this marvelous community called Bessemer.

Bessemer Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 85 homes for sale in Bessemer, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
99% Single Family and 1% Other.

99% Single Family
1% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 85
Average Home Size 186 ft² / 17 m²
Price Range ($14,900 - $998,000)

Weather in Bessemer

The average high temperatures in Bessemer range from 54 in January to 91 in July

Average home income in Bessemer

The average household income of a Bessemer resident is $62,947 with an average home value of $140,747

Population of Bessemer

Bessemer has 75,364 residents.

Home ownership in Bessemer

The average level of home ownership in Bessemer is 71%.

Education breakdown of Bessemer

Education levels of residents of Bessemer include: highschool 33%, associate 9%, bachelor 13%, graduate 7%.

Households in Bessemer

Bessemer has 28,731 homes, built on average 44 years ago.

Information from in and around Bessemer...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 85 homes for sale in Bessemer. These homes are comprised of Single Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 182,522. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Bessemer please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 85 homes for sale in Bessemer, AL are represented by 3 member brokerages serving the Bessemer area. Member brokerages representing the 85 homes include RealtySouth, ARC Realty and LAH (Lawrence, Arendall, Humphries, Inc.).