Bluefield, WV 24701 ZIP Code Profile


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
  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.281, Longitude -81.197
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 875
  • PO Box Addresses: 635
  • Residential Addresses: 9,380
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 614
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,766

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 24701 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 24701 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Bluefield, WV 24701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 20,342
Population in Households 20,132
Population in Familes 15,657
Population in Group Qrtrs 210
Population Density2 314
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $36,376
Average Household Income $52,317
Per Capita Income $23,020


Total Housing Units 10,519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,019 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,863 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,637 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $83,539
Average Home Value $110,064


Total Households 8,882
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 5,532
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.59% -0.9%
Households -0.58% -0.91%
Families -0.78% -1.04%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Bluefield, WV 24701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24701 to the other 671 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 14 98th
Population Density # 104 85th
Diversity Index # 29 96th
Median Household Income # 495 26th
Per Capita Income # 270 60th

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