Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bluefield is 5,018. Bluefield, Virginia is the 4,797th largest city in the US.
Bluefield is located entirely in Tazewell County.
The peak population of Bluefield was in 2010, when its population was 5,444. In 2010, Bluefield was the 4,409th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,797th largest city in the US. Bluefield is currently 7.8% smaller than it was in 2010.
Bluefield has shrunk 5.9% since the year 2000. Bluefield, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Bluefield, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,020. The voting age population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.4% of the residents of Bluefield are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bluefield are 88.5% White, 7.9% Black, 1.5% Asian, 1.1% American Indian, 0.7% Two or more races and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 1.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bluefield, 7.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.7%. On a per-household basis, 5.9% of families are below the poverty line in Bluefield.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.6% of Bluefield residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.1% of Bluefield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.1% have a bachelor's degree and 6.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bluefield residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bluefield is 1.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bluefield, 31.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bluefield is $45,625.
In Bluefield, 74.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 25.2% of housing units in Bluefield.
Of all the housing units in Bluefield, 12.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Bluefield, 4.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bluefield is $681.
In Bluefield, 81.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
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