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  • As of the census of 2000, there were 11,451 people, 5,038 households, and 3,078 families residing in the city. The population density was 506.4/km sq (1,311.3/mi sq). There were 5,966 housing units at an average density of 263.9/km sq (683.2/mi sq). The racial makeup of the city was 75.84% White, 22.14% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from Race (United States Census)other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population. There were 5,038 households out of which 24.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.5% were Marriagemarried couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.87. The age distribution is 21.5% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.5 males. The median income for a household in the city was $27,672, and the median income for a family was $36,508. Males had a median income of $31,396 versus $21,051 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,751. About 13.0% of families and 19.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.2% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluefield%2C_West_Virginia
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