Bluefield, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,976 housing units in Bluefield. This represents a 0.5% decline from 6,007 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,781 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 195 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Bluefield is about 66.8%. Bluefield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 15.5%. Average household size is 2.25 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Bluefield were built after 1948.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.50%
One Bedroom9.40%
Two Bedrooms32.10%
Three Bedrooms39.30%
Four Bedrooms14.10%
Five Bedrooms or more3.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.24
Median year structure was built1948
Median Value of occupied units$59,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$29,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.28
Median year structure was built1948
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$325

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage3.10%
Home Equity Loan3.80%
Simple Mortgage34.30%
Debt Free58.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.4%