Bessemer is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,081 people and just one neighborhood, Bessemer is the 768th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bessemer is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bessemer is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bessemer who work in office and administrative support (22.16%), sales jobs (7.71%) and healthcare (6.55%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Bessemer is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bessemer a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bessemer has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bessemer’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Bessemer is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.