The 2010 Census showed that even though the number of housing units increased in the Town, the population increased. This along with the average age being 44.8 compared to a statewide average of 37, and the average household size of 2.3 compared to a statewide average of 2.5, shows that most of the new housing construction is by middle age couples who have no children. Many of these “empty nesters” are recent retirees, who have returned to the community after living away from Bluefield. In approximately 785 out of 1,423 households, 66.0% of family households in the Town have two people living in them.
Surrounded by majestic mountains, our town is community minded, family-oriented, friendly and safe. From popular restaurant chains and shopping centers to locally owned businesses and boutiques, Bluefield, Virginia truly offers something for everyone.
In this four-season community, you will enjoy many events, including the Autumn Jamboree Festival and Annual Community Christmas Gathering, just to name a few. During the summer and early fall, we have a local Farmer's Market that is Read More