Bluefield, WV 24701 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 24701: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bluefield, WV 24701

Acceptable Alternative
Bluewell, WV 24701
Green Valley, WV 24701

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ada, WV 24701
Brush Fork, WV 24701
Ceres, WV 24701
Littlesburg, WV 24701
Lorton Lick, WV 24701
Sandlick, WV 24701

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 931
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,090
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 645
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.281, Longitude -81.197
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Bluefield, WV 24701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,106
Population in Households 20,894
Population in Familes 16,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 212
Population Density1 342
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 9,280
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 5,782
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,152 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,128 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,434 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $76,967
Average Home Value $102,170


Median Household Income $33,293
Average Household Income $49,430
Per Capita Income $21,906
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.11%
Households 0.03% -0.04%
Families -0.21% -0.19%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   0.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bluefield, WV 24701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24701 to the other 666 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 98th
Population Density1 # 99 85th
Diversity Index2 # 28 96th
Median Household Income # 509 24th
Per Capita Income # 242 64th

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