Latest Data (2018)
Population 9,730
Nationwide Rank 3140

Quick Facts

Bluefield, West Virginia is the 3,140th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Bluefield, West Virginia is a city.

Bluefield, West Virginia is currently 25.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Bluefield, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Bluefield, West Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3130 Denham Springs, Louisiana 9,783 2.5%
3131 North Bend, Oregon 9,765 2.5%
3132 East Rutherford, New Jersey 9,764 12.0%
3133 Baker City, Oregon 9,757 -0.8%
3134 Oil City, Pennsylvania 9,749 -15.0%
3135 Clarksville, Arkansas 9,743 26.0%
3136 Lowell, Indiana 9,743 28.4%
3137 Wapakoneta, Ohio 9,733 2.0%
3138 Rifle, Colorado 9,732 40.8%
3139 Hermantown, Minnesota 9,731 20.6%
3140 Bluefield, West Virginia 9,730 -14.8%
3141 Keansburg, New Jersey 9,719 -9.6%
3142 Dunn, North Carolina 9,718 4.5%
3143 Havre, Montana 9,715 1.3%
3144 Hope, Arkansas 9,715 -8.3%
3145 Mooresville, Indiana 9,704 2.3%
3146 Port Townsend, Washington 9,704 16.0%
3147 Cameron, Missouri 9,703 -0.9%
3148 Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas 9,700 103.1%
3149 Maywood, New Jersey 9,694 1.8%
3150 Hamburg, New York 9,691 -3.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1957 Weirton 18,449 -9.3%
1959 Fairmont 18,411 -4.4%
2047 Martinsburg 17,465 17.7%
2165 Beckley 16,183 -6.4%
2240 Clarksburg 15,480 -7.5%
2659 South Charleston 12,240 -9.7%
3037 Vienna 10,230 -5.1%
3068 St. Albans 10,069 -12.6%
3140 Bluefield 9,730 -14.8%
3372 Bridgeport 8,681 16.3%
3453 Moundsville 8,401 -15.8%
3523 Oak Hill 8,218 8.4%
3852 Dunbar 7,205 -11.4%
3914 Elkins 7,026 -0.2%
4092 Hurricane 6,506 18.3%
4102 Nitro 6,462 -5.9%
4249 Charles Town 6,064 96.6%
4386 Princeton 5,741 -9.9%
4486 Buckhannon 5,493 -5.0%
4636 Ranson corporation 5,182 44.5%
4649 New Martinsville 5,141 -13.9%
4710 Grafton 5,040 -7.9%
4736 Keyser 4,985 -6.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 9,730 3,140
2017 9,869 3,091
2016 10,191 3,015
2015 10,323 2,977
2014 10,448 2,939
2013 10,473 2,918
2012 10,502 2,893
2011 10,487 2,895
2010 10,447 2,884
2009 11,069 2,724
2008 11,042 2,714
2007 11,018 2,697
2006 10,962 2,686
2005 10,995 2,642
2004 11,100 2,609
2003 11,156 2,583
2002 11,198 2,564
2001 11,216 2,549
2000 11,429 2,487
1990 13,139 1,965