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Bluefield INFORMATION

Population: 11,001

Male 46% Female 53%
Married 50%
Single 49%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

9/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

7/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Bluefield has a very low population density. Bluefield is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,260 Bluefield
27,441 New York

City Info

Bluefield, WV is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Bluefield has a population density of 1,260, with 11,001 current residents.

Out of the 11,001 current residents, 46% are male and 53% are female. 50% of the residents are married and 49% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Best air quality

Weather

  • 42% Sun
  • 39% Rain
  • 33% Snow

Condition

51°F average temperature

  • 59 years Median home age
  • $64,050 Median home price
  • -1.8% Home appreciation rate
  • 4.82% Annual property tax
  • 56.9%
    Homes owned
  • 28.6%
    Homes rented
  • 14.5%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Bluefield, the air quality is 85% and the weather, on average, is 42% sunny, 39% rainy, and 33% snowy. The average temperature is 51°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Bluefield, you should know that 56.9% of homes are owned while 28.6% of homes are rented, and 14.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $64,050, the median age of homes is 59 years, the annual home appreciation is -1.80% and the annual property tax is 4.82%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    5
  • Average age

    42
  • Political majority

    Republican Republican

Community

When looking at the community of Bluefield, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Bluefield’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Bluefield is 42 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 35.44% Democratic, 63.01% Republican, and 1.55% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

6%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:14

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    10.5%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    27.3%
  • Service Occupations
    16.9%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    10.5%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    6.8%
  • 80%
    High school diploma
  • 6%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 14%
    Bachelors degree
  • 8%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Bluefield, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.40% of residents are unemployed in Bluefield (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Bluefield residents: 10.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 27.88% are in the arts and sciences field, 16.9% are in the customer service field, 27.3% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 6.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 80.07%, 5.60% of residents have an associate’s degree, 14.33% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 8.44% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Bluefield, you should be aware that the average commute time is 21 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Bluefield have a few different options. 80% of commuters use their own cars, 14% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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