Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL

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Population

111,290

0.117% decline

Median Household Income

$52,167

3.99% growth

Number of Employees

45,901

1.93% growth

Median Property Value

$139,400

0.36% growth

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In 2017, Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL had a population of 111k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $52,167. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL declined from 111,420 to 111,290, a -0.117% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,165 to $52,167, a 3.99% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (42.2%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.51%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.34%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.17%). 3.94% of the people in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are Fortis Institute-Birmingham (258 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is $139,400, and the homeownership rate is 73%. Most people in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26 minutes. The average car ownership in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL employs 45.9k people. The largest industries in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are Hospitals (3,035 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,881 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,705 people), and the highest paying industries are Coal mining ($119,728), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($118,438), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($94,500).

Median household income in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is $52,167. Males in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,560. The income inequality in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.433, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,167

2017 value

± $2,229

3.99%

1 Year Growth

± 6.11%

Households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have a median annual income of $52,167, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,165 in 2016, which represents a 3.99% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$59,631

Average Male Salary

± $9,559

$42,560

Average Female Salary

± $5,420

In 2017, full-time male employees in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $51,223 ± $32,374

  2. White

    $49,475 ± $7,701

  3. Two or More Races

    $38,916 ± $18,494

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.433

2017 Wage GINI

0.437

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was 0.433 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.727% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $83,496, followed by Shelby County PUMA, AL and Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $71,230 and $70,994.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    9,108 ± 709

  2. White

    6,210 ± 589

  3. Hispanic

    617 ± 221

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

45.9k

2017 Value

1.93%

1 Year growth

± 1.93%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 1.93%, from 45k employees to 45.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,369 people), Registered nurses (1,279 people), and Cashiers (1,218 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,369 people), Registered nurses (1,279 people), and Cashiers (1,218 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Mining machine operators (7.67 times higher than expected), Barbers (6.87 times), and Crane & tower operators (6.48 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Mining machine operators ($210,027), Construction managers ($171,631), and Industrial production managers ($134,099).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

45.9k

2017 Value

1.93%

1 Year growth

± 1.93%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 1.93%, from 45k employees to 45.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, are Hospitals (3,035 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,881 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,705 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, though some of these residents may live in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Hospitals (3,035 people), Restaurants & Food Services (2,881 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,705 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of Coal mining (18.1 times higher than expected), Clay building material & refractories manufacturing (12.1 times), and Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing (8.64 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Coal mining ($119,728), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($118,438), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($94,500).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $43.7B

  2. $29.7B

  3. $23.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $43.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($29.7B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($23.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alabama products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$265B

2020 Value

$367B

Projected 2045 Value

38.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Alabama trade was $265B. This is expected to increase 38.3% to $367B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $27.4B

  2. $17.9B

  3. $16.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $27.4B, followed by Florida with $17.9B and Tennessee and $16.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89.3% of the population of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL has health coverage, with 49.2% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.75% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was $7,281 in 2014. This is a 4.07% increase from the previous year ($6,996).

Primary care physicians in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL see 1535 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1552 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.1%). Additionally, Macon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,535 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,535 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1,552 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Alabama in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,281

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,641

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,042

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,267

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alabama (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.07%, from $6,996 to $7,281.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.7%

Uninsured

49.2%

Employer Coverage

14.9%

Medicaid

12%

Medicare

11.5%

Non-Group

1.75%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 10.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 21.1% prevalence

  2. 20.9% prevalence

  3. 20.4% prevalence

Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alabama, at 21.1%.

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Diversity

Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is home to a population of 111k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2016, 2.46% of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the country (2.74k people).

In 2017, there were 1.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (58k people) in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 47k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.68k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are Spanish (2,551 speakers), Korean (259 speakers), and Telugu (228 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In N/A, the median age of all people in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.46%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.74k people

2.28%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

2.53k people

As of 2016, 2.46% of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL residents (2.74k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was 2.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    913 ± 739 people

  2. India

    429 ± 508 people

  3. Korea

    280 ± 410 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Mexico, the natal country of 913 Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL residents, followed by India with 429 and Korea with 280.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    58k ± 1.45k

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    47k ± 1.54k

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    1.68k ± 483

In 2017, there were 1.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (58k people) in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 47k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.68k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    2,551 speakers (2.44%)

  2. Korean

    259 speakers (0.247%)

  3. Telugu

    228 speakers (0.218%)

3.94% of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Spanish. 2.44% of the overall population of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are native Spanish speakers. 0.247% speak Korean and 0.218% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,607 ± 352

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,024 ± 254

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    992 ± 299

Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL awarded 258 degrees. The student population of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is skewed towards women, with 144 male students and 307 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are Black or African American (214 and 82.9%), followed by White (37 and 14.3%), Unknown (4 and 1.55%), and Hispanic or Latino (2 and 0.775%).

The largest universities in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL by number of degrees awarded are Fortis Institute-Birmingham (258 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are Medical Assistant (82 and 31.8%), HVAC Maintenance (59 and 22.9%), and Medical Insurance Specialist (33 and 12.8%).

The median tuition costs in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 74 degrees awarded

  2. 59 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Medical Assistant with 74 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

258 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fortis Institute-Birmingham with 258 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

86

Degrees Awarded to Men

172

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 86 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, which is 0.5 times less than the 172 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    214 degrees awarded

  2. White

    37 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    4 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL were to Black or African American students. These 214 degrees mean that there were 5.78 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 37 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was $139,400 in 2017, which is 0.607 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $138,900 to $139,400, a 0.36% increase. The homeownership rate in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is 73%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have an average commute time of 26 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$139,400

2017 Median

± $5,528

$138,900

2016 Median

± $4,311

In 2017, the median property value in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL grew to to $139,400 from the previous year's value of $138,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$52,167

Median Household Income

± $2,229

42.1k

Number of Households

± 1,476

In 2017, the median household income of the 42.1k households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL grew to $52,167 from the previous year's value of $50,165.

The following chart displays the households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

73%

2017 Homeownership

73.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73% of the housing units in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have a longer commute time (26 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.61% of the workforce in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.2%

  2. Carpooled

    10.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.39%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Drove Alone (85.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.3%) and those who Worked At Home (2.39%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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