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Bluefield is a city in Mercer County.
The latitude of Bluefield is 37.269N. The longitude is -81.222W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,572 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,124.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bluefield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mercer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24701 ZIP code.
12% of Bluefield residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bluefield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bluefield was $17,751, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Bluefield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Bluefield include Bluefield Downtown Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Bluefield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $291. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $678.
Libraries in Bluefield include Craft Memorial ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bluefield include Bluefield Daily Telegraph
TV stations in Bluefield include WLFB, WVVA.
Mercer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bluefield political report.
The average commute time for Bluefield workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bluefield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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