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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C+
Bluefield is a town in Virginia with a population of 5,254. Bluefield is in Tazewell County. Living in Bluefield offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Bluefield there are a lot of parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Bluefield and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Bluefield are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$115,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$601
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Bluefield Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    61
    283
  • Murder
    61
    6
  • Rape
    143
    41
  • Robbery
    61
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    388
    500
  • Theft
    4,659
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    20
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$39,842
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%
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Very nice small town. Everyone knows everyone around here and it's a nice community. My only complaint is that you have to go at least 2 hours away to get to any large metropolitan area that has good shopping.
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Bluefield, Va is a family town. Every Saturday night in the summer, the town shows outdoor movies that are free to everyone.
bluefield is very diverse, job friendly and easily accessible. The scenery is amazing, and breathtaking. the town is quiet and well adaptable.