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Bessemer City is a city in Gaston County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.

The community was named for Henry Bessemer, inventor of steel-making process.

The latitude of Bessemer City is 35.284N. The longitude is -81.284W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,100.


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Median household income
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$33,826
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Production of lithium, used in used in pharmaceuticals, batteries, ceramics and other products, is a major industry.

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12% of Bessemer City residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bessemer City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bessemer City was $15,971, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Bessemer City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bessemer City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $779.


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Gaston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bessemer City political report.

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The average commute time for Bessemer City workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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