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People

Total Population 5,375
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 19.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,313
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 61.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.6%
Median Earnings25+ $32,756
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $5,104
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,163

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,210
% Above Poverty Level 83.5%
% Below Poverty Level 16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $524
Median House Value $99,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21%
US/American 0%
English 16.3%
Irish 15.1%

Bluefield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles W of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Tazewell
Standard Zip Codes 24605
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.252
Longitude -81.271

Bluefield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BLUEFIELD AP
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 80 F
Oct Temp 46 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station BURKES GARDEN
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station BLAND
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bluefield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Yards (24605)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Glen Lyn 158 $63,750
Pocahontas 626 $36,944
Rural Retreat 1,631 $63,264
Tazewell 4,568 $58,856
Wytheville 8,193 $46,551
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Bluefield High Schools

GRAHAM HIGH
210 VALLEYDALE
276-326-1235
Serves 474 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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