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Houses for Rent in Bessemer, AL

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See what Bessemer, AL has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Bessemer

It's a good place to be stores close by and park is walking distance and local Mom and pop deli is close by and new walking trail is close by

I just like my area. Lived here 30 years. Great area to live I love it ...?...............................?....

I do not like nothing at all about this neighborhood not one thing , if i could move tonight i would

I love that my neighborhood is kid friendly. Also the fact that we have all my favorite restaurants around.

We have a great local grocery store. We also have access to a Target close by and a great Mexican restaurant known as Haba?eros.

Road trips and other places I love to hav to go to Kansas because dorthy stay there and I don't wanna Miss going there

Who Lives Here

Bessemer Demographics

Education

High School

53%

Associate's

30%

Bachelor's

12%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

46%

3 people

25%

4 people

17%

5 people

7%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

62%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

3%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

13%

20-45

33%

45-65

25%

65+

17%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Bessemer?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Bessemer

Bessemer Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

24%

15-30 Mins

43%

30-40 Mins

19%

40-60 Mins

10%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2222

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 33 of 40 renters

Has Sidewalks

No

Say 22 of 40 renters

Percentage: 2828

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 22 of 40 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Retail

Things To Do In Bessemer

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Bessemer gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 51% more grocery stores than average
  3. 8% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 7% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 14% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 20% more shops than average
  3. 67% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Bessemer.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 11% fewer gyms than average
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Bessemer doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. 7% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Bessemer.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 9% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Bessemer.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 65% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 60% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Bessemer is running dry.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 25% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 55% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Bessemer.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 55% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Bessemer's access to medical care.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 25% more medical facilities than average
  3. 29% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Bessemer Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 38 of 40 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 35 of 40 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 34 of 40 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 32 of 40 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 32 of 40 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 31 of 40 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 30 of 40 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 29 of 40 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 29 of 40 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 28 of 40 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 28 of 40 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 26 of 40 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 25 of 40 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 24 of 40 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 23 of 40 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 23 of 40 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 21 of 40 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 27 of 40 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 32 of 40 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 33 of 40 renters

Bessemer Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Bessemer

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