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: 917
  • PO Box Addresses: 661
  • Residential Addresses: 9,605
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 623
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,982

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Bluefield, WV 24701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,896
Daytime Population: Workers 9,735
Daytime Population: Residents 12,748
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,483
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 20,682
Population in Familes 16,152
Population in Group Qrtrs 214
Population Density2 317
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $35,427
Average Household Income $51,251
Per Capita Income $22,591


Total Housing Units 10,753 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,067 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,072 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,614 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $80,320
Average Home Value $105,522


Total Households 9,139
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 5,698
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.46% -0.56%
Households -0.39% -0.53%
Families -0.62% -0.67%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Bluefield, WV 24701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 24701 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 15 98th
Population Density # 112 83rd
Diversity Index # 31 95th
Median Household Income # 502 24th
Per Capita Income # 261 61st

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