Bessemer is located in west Pennsylvania. Bessemer is part of Lawrence County. Bessemer has 1.65 square miles of land area and 0.08 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Bessemer population is 1,220, which has grown 4.10% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 3.89% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Bessemer median household income is $41,771 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.70% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 32.44% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Bessemer median house value is $87,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.91% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 70.00% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Bessemer is close to the state average in quality. The Bessemer area code is 724.