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The of Bess is located in Jefferson County in the state of Alabama (AL).

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Bess Latitude: 33.4335 Longitude: -86.9037

The Zip Code for Bess, AL is: 35022

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The of Bess

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Bess Alabama Physical Characteristics:

The of Bess has an area of 40.0 square miles
  • Land: 39.847403861004 Sq. Mi. (99.58%)
  • Water: 0.16982316602317 Sq. Mi.(0.42%)
The Bess takes up 3.6% of the area of Jefferson County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +33.3708243
  • Longitude: -086.9715039
Bess Land Water Pie Chart

Bess, AL Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 62.7°F
  • Average Rainfall: 57.12 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 0.8 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00010764 BESSEMER 3 WSW
Latitude: 33.3953 Longitude: -87.0078 Elevation: 135.6 feet.

Bess, AL Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Bess was 27,456 people, which is 4.2 % of the entire population of Jefferson County.


  • 46.73% Male
  • 53.27% Female


  • 24.290% White
  • 71.190% Black
  • 0.193% Asian
  • 0.32% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 0.881% Mixed
  • 3.125% Other


  • 95.95% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 4.05% Hispanic or Latino
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Bess, AL Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.5
Number of Residences: 12,369
  • Occupied: 10,711 (86.60%)
  • Vacant: 1,658 (13.40%)

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