Bluefield, West Virginia

Population 10,486

Bluefield is located in Mercer County, WV. The population is 10,486, making Bluefield the largest city in Mercer County.

There are 9 public schools in Bluefield with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Bluefield is moderate , and there are 69 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Bluefield is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Bluefield property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Bluefield include Brush Fork, Bluefield and Bluewell.

Bluefield Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 26.7%

Crime Rate

57.64% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 228
  • Violent Crimes: 187
  • Robbery: 21
  • Burglary: 187
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 5

Registered Offenders

82.35% Higher than national avg.
  • 69 offenders in Bluefield
  • 65.80 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

120 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 11
  • Tanks & Spills: 106

Unemployment

Very High 5.3%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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Summary
There are 9 K-12 public schools in Bluefield, WV and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Bluefield's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.
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1 Private School

Valley View Adventist School

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Bluefield, WV

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27 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2013, the city of Bluefield, WV issued 27 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Bluefield, WV issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 6 permits, 4 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $468
  • 1 Bedroom: $593
  • 2 Bedrooms: $705
  • 3 Bedrooms: $964
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,024

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Environmental Hazards

120 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Bluefield, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Bluefield, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32.55°
  • February 36.98°
  • March 45.68°
  • April 57.22°
  • May 64.31°
  • June 71.8°
  • July 73.77°
  • August 72.38°
  • September 67.17°
  • October 56.13°
  • November 46.35°
  • December 42.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Bluefield, WV

Earthquakes
Bluefield, WV has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Bluefield, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Bluefield, WV has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Bluefield, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Bluefield, WV: $38,016

Unemployment

Unemployment in Bluefield is 5.3%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.17%
White Collar - 65.83%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Evan Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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13 FCC Towers view all

2 Fire Stations view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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