Living in Bluefield, VA

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-03-11

Bluefield SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Bluefield, VA Crime Report

224
Total Crimes
4,844.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
88.61%
Above National Average

Bluefield, Virginia Info Snack

Bluefield is a town in Tazewell County, Virginia, United States, located along the Bluestone River. The population was 5,444 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bluefield WV-VA micropolitan area which has a population of 107,342. The micropolitan area is the 350th largest statistical population area in the United States.
Population
4,984
Unemployment
2.6%
Poverty
9.9%
Median Home
$108,600
Median Income
$42,528
Median Rent
$636

Rankings for Bluefield in Virginia

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6

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Map Of Bluefield, VA

Population over time in Bluefield

Year Population % Change
2017 4,984 -1.5%
2016 5,058 -3.7%
2015 5,254 -1.8%
2014 5,350 -0.5%
2013 5,375 -0.9%
2012 5,424 -0.5%
2011 5,451 0.2%
2010 5,439 0.3%
2009 5,425 -
Crime/100k Bluefield VA USA
Violent Crime 129.8 200.0 368.9
Murder 21.6 4.6 5.0
Robbery 21.6 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 21.6 118.7 246.8
Property Crime 4714.5 1665.8 2199.5
Burglary 346.0 182.8 376.0
Larceny 4282.0 1356.4 1594.6
Car Theft 86.5 126.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Bluefield

White
85.9% (4,281)
African American
7.7% (384)
American Indian
0.8% (39)
Asian
2.0% (99)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (32)
Hispanic
3.0% (149)
Race Bluefield VA USA
White 85.9% 62.2% 61.1%
African American 7.7% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 6.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Bluefield, Virginia

Less than $10,000
5.5% (27,261)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.9% (39,378)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.6% (42,640)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.6% (87,843)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (81,086)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (73,396)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.7% (73,396)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.9% (44,271)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.9% (19,572)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (9,553)
Income Bluefield VA USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 5.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.9% 3.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.6% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.6% 7.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 11.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 16.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.7% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.9% 16.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.9% 8.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 10.1% 7.0%

Gender in Bluefield

Female
55.0% (2,740)
Male
45.0% (2,244)
Gender Bluefield VA USA
Female 55.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 45.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bluefield for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (299)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (398)
High School / GED
42.0% (2,093)
Some College
15.0% (747)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (498)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (647)
Master's Degree
2.0% (99)
Professional Degree
4.0% (199)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Bluefield VA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 42.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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