From a total population of 5,562, Bessemer City has a median age of 37.5. The average age of males, in Bessemer City, is 33.9 while the average age of females is 38.9. When you compare this to median age of North Carolina, Bessemer City is 0.3 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in Bessemer City, is $15,469 while the average household income is $33,583. When comparing the median income of people living in Bessemer City to the rest of North Carolina, the average income in Bessemer City is $10,139 less.