Bessemer, Pueblo, CO

Bessemer Neighborhood Guide Pueblo, CO

About

Bessemer is a historical neighborhood located in the southern part of Pueblo, Colorado, right off Interstate 25 and Highway 227. It is known for its rich history, with landmarks like the Steelworks Museum and the former Colorado Fuel and Iron Company. Many inhabitants of Bessemer appreciate the old-town charm, affordable housing, and close community ties this neighborhood offers.

What You Will Love About Bessemer, Pueblo, Colorado

  • The rich industrial history, embodied in landmarks like the Steelworks Museum.
  • The sense of community and friendliness among neighbors.
  • The affordable housing options available.
  • Its convenient location, just a short drive from downtown Pueblo.

What's Nearby

Bessemer is just south of Pueblo's vibrant downtown, home to attractions like the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk and Union Avenue Historic District. It's also in proximity to amenities like the Pueblo Mall and Pueblo Reservoir. The neighborhood is surrounded by several parks, providing plenty of recreational opportunities.

Lifestyle

Life in Bessemer is laid-back and community-oriented, with a rich historical ambiance. The neighborhood's convenient location allows for an easy commute to downtown Pueblo, while its proximity to parks and recreational areas provides plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 82 restaurants, 15 grocery stores, and 6 parks within a mile of the Bessemer neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Loaf 'N Jug

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    2050 Lake Ave

  • GROCERY
    Flores Grocery & Gift Shop

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.6 miles

    1305 Santa Rosa St

  • GROCERY
    Seabel's Gourmet Shop

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.7 miles

    105 W C St

  • GROCERY
    Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.9 miles

    2730 S Prairie Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Walmart Fuel Station

    Retail, Big Box Store

    1.9 miles

    2730 S Prairie Ave

  • GROCERY
    Standard Sales

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Beer Store, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    2.3 miles

    130 Greenhorn Dr

Bessemer Apartments and Rentals

41 Rental properties in Bessemer, Pueblo, CO.

  • 724 W 13th St property

    $1,795

    724 W 13th St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1598 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 217 Howard Ave, #2 property

    $895

    217 Howard Ave, #2

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    750 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1001 E Abriendo Ave property

    $995

    1001 E Abriendo Ave

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1034 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2316 Saint Clair Ave property

    $895

    2316 Saint Clair Ave

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    1170 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 416 S Prairie Ave property

    $1,095

    416 S Prairie Ave

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    733 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1327 E 4th St property

    $895

    1327 E 4th St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    880 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
27.2%
9.6%
utilities
10.2%
2.7%
food
5%
1.9%
transportation
9.5%
8%
healthcare
3%
3.4%

Bessemer Demographics

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Bessemer Reviews

people smiling
  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 4 of 6 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 6 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 4 of 6 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 4 of 6 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 4 of 6 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 4 of 6 renters

Bessemer Transportation

walk bike and transit

Somewhat Walkable

55/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

44/100
Bike Score®

Colorado & Wyoming Railway Co.

Train Stop

2100 S Freeway

Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel Mills

Train Stop

2100 S Freeway

Progressive Rail Technologies

Train Stop

311 S Main St

Source: foursquare.com

Bessemer Schools

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