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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataAlabama

Housing Statistics

Bessemer, Alabama

Number

Percent

Total housing units12,783100.0
UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached9,13871.5
1-unit, attached4773.7
2 units9787.7
3 or 4 units6164.8
5 to 9 units5444.3
10 to 19 units2522.0
20 or more units5464.3
Mobile home2321.8
Boat, RV, van, etc.00.0
YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
1999 to March 2000440.3
1995 to 19984793.7
1990 to 19943272.6
1980 to 19891,0468.2
1970 to 19792,31018.1
1960 to 19692,54919.9
1940 to 19594,02431.5
1939 or earlier2,00415.7
ROOMS
1 room1110.9
2 rooms3452.7
3 rooms1,1348.9
4 rooms2,37818.6
5 rooms2,85822.4
6 rooms2,73021.4
7 rooms1,67413.1
8 rooms8246.4
9 or more rooms7295.7
Median (rooms)5.3(X)
Occupied Housing Units11,636100.0
YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
1999 to March 20001,83615.8
1995 to 19983,13326.9
1990 to 19941,60613.8
1980 to 19891,51713.0
1970 to 19791,33011.4
1969 or earlier2,21419.0
VEHICLES AVAILABLE
None2,07417.8
14,81241.4
23,12426.8
3 or more1,62614.0
HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas8,56873.6
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1271.1
Electricity2,78824.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.800.7
Coal or coke80.1
Wood300.3
Solar energy00.0
Other fuel90.1
No fuel used260.2
SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities1231.1
Lacking complete kitchen facilities590.5
No telephone service5584.8
OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
Occupied housing units11,636100.0
1.00 or less11,22596.5
1.01 to 1.502852.4
1.51 or more1261.1
Specified owner-occupied units6,406100.0
VALUE
Less than $50,0002,64341.3
$50,000 to $99,9992,71442.4
$100,000 to $149,99975211.7
$150,000 to $199,9991732.7
$200,000 to $299,999991.5
$300,000 to $499,999250.4
$500,000 to $999,99900.0
$1,000,000 or more00.0
Median (dollars)56,500(X)
MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS
With a mortgage3,68057.4
Less than $300
741.2
$300 to $499
68310.7
$500 to $699
1,07616.8
$700 to $999
1,09117.0
$1,000 to $1,499
67310.5
$1,500 to $1,999
611.0
$2,000 or more
220.3
Median (dollars)
702(X)
Not mortgaged2,72642.6
Median (dollars)
238(X)
SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent2,32536.3
15 to 19 percent93914.7
20 to 24 percent70411.0
25 to 29 percent4406.9
30 to 34 percent3255.1
35 percent or more1,43022.3
Not computed2433.8
Specified renter-occupied units4,741100.0
GROSS RENT
Less than $20092719.6
$200 to $29966814.1
$300 to $4991,51431.9
$500 to $7491,03221.8
$750 to $9991262.7
$1,000 to $1,499410.9
$1,500 or more60.1
No cash rent4279.0
Median (dollars)382(X)
GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN 1999
Less than 15 percent87718.5
15 to 19 percent62913.3
20 to 24 percent53911.4
25 to 29 percent50110.6
30 to 34 percent2986.3
35 percent or more1,30727.6
Not computed59012.4
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices H1, H7, H20, H23, H24, H30, H34, H38, H40, H43, H44, H48, H51, H62, H63, H69, H74, H76, H90, H91, and H94

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