Bessemer is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,810 people and just one neighborhood, Bessemer is the 364th largest community in Michigan. Bessemer has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Bessemer is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bessemer is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bessemer who work in food service (11.90%), management occupations (8.61%) and office and administrative support (7.97%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Bessemer has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Bessemer has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bessemer than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bessemer may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Bessemer spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.58 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.