Bluefield SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
9

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Bluefield, West Virginia Info Snack

Bluefield is a city in Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 10,447 at the 2010 census. It is the core city of the Bluefield WV-VA micropolitan area, which has a population of 107,342.
Population
10,144
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
25.2%
Median Home
$76,600
Median Income
$33,510
Median Rent
$562

Rankings for Bluefield in West Virginia

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1

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2

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3

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4

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5

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Population 8,041

6

Bluefield, VA
Population 5,058

7

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Population 5,967

8

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9

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10

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Population 16,963

Map Of Bluefield, WV

Population over time in Bluefield

Year Population % Change
2017 10,144 -2.1%
2016 10,366 -0.6%
2015 10,431 -0.3%
2014 10,465 -0.3%
2013 10,492 0.1%
2012 10,486 -0.3%
2011 10,517 -0.2%
2010 10,538 -

Crime in Bluefield Per 100k

Crime Bluefield WV USA
Violent Crime 1192.4 350.7 382.9
Murder 19.7 4.7 5.3
Robbery 88.7 28.9 98.0
Aggravated Assault 955.9 273.4 248.9
Property Crime 2089.1 1852.0 2362.0
Burglary 640.5 420.1 430.4
Larceny 1300.7 1266.6 1694.0
Car Theft 147.8 165.3 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Bluefield

White
71.1% (7,214)
African American
25.5% (2,587)
American Indian
0.7% (76)
Asian
0.1% (10)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (1)
Two Or More
1.4% (138)
Hispanic
1.2% (118)
Race Bluefield WV USA
White 71.1% 92.3% 61.5%
African American 25.5% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 0.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.2% 1.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Bluefield, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
11.1% (112,598)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.4% (105,497)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.0% (182,592)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.0% (131,872)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.0% (101,440)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (189,692)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.1% (82,166)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.2% (52,748)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.9% (49,705)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (6,086)
Income Bluefield WV USA
Less than $10,000 11.1% 9.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.4% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.0% 13.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.0% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.0% 14.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 18.0% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.1% 10.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.2% 10.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.9% 3.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 2.5% 6.3%

Gender in Bluefield

Female
54.7% (5,543)
Male
45.3% (4,600)
Gender Bluefield WV USA
Female 54.7% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 45.3% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bluefield for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.7% (472)
9-12th Grade
9.6% (972)
High School / GED
36.7% (3,718)
Some College
19.2% (1,947)
Associate's Degree
4.8% (482)
Bachelor's Degree
19.4% (1,972)
Master's Degree
4.2% (428)
Professional Degree
1.0% (98)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (50)
Education Bluefield WV USA
< 9th Grade 4.7% 4.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.6% 9.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 36.7% 40.6% 27.3%
Some College 19.2% 18.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.8% 6.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 19.4% 12.0% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.2% 5.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 0.9% 1.4%

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