Living in Bluefield, WV

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Bluefield, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
9,889
Unemployment
11.0%
Poverty
18.7%
Median Home
$84,100
Median Income
$36,793
Median Rent
$664

Bluefield SnackAbility

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

Bluefield, WV Crime Report

195
Total Crimes
1,992.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-19.57%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Bluefield
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 195 1,992.0 1,900.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 92 939.8 316.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 1 10.2 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 88 899.0 249.1 250.2
Property Crime 103 1,052.2 1,583.4 2,109.9
Burglary 32 326.9 328.7 340.5
Larceny 66 674.2 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 51.1 135.0 219.9

Bluefield, WV Cost Of Living

78
Bluefield's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Bluefield West Virginia National Average
Overall 78 84 100
Services 94 100 100
Groceries 94 91 100
Health 99 88 100
Housing 47 62 100
Transportation 85 87 100
Utilities 86 89 100

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Rankings for Bluefield in West Virginia

Map Of Bluefield, WV

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Population over time in Bluefield

Year Population % Change
2019 9,889 -1.3%
2018 10,022 -1.2%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bluefield

White
67.8% (6,706)
African American
25.9% (2,566)
American Indian
0.3% (30)
Asian
0.1% (8)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (8)
Two Or More
4.2% (411)
Hispanic
1.6% (160)
Race Bluefield WV USA
White 67.8% 92.0% 60.7%
African American 25.9% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.1% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.2% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.6% 1.6% 18.0%

Gender in Bluefield

Female
55.3% (5,467)
Male
44.7% (4,422)
Gender Bluefield WV USA
Female 55.3% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 44.7% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bluefield for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (593)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (692)
High School / GED
36.0% (3,560)
Some College
22.0% (2,175)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (494)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (1,681)
Master's Degree
6.0% (593)
Professional Degree
1.0% (98)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Bluefield WV USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 12.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Bluefield, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
8.2% (81,558)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.4% (112,822)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.0% (138,423)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (128,001)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.2% (169,687)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.4% (191,436)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (89,034)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.8% (47,802)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (16,311)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (13,819)
Income Bluefield WV USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 8.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.4% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.0% 12.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 11.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.2% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.4% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 11.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.8% 11.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 3.0% 7.7%

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