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People

Total Population 2,088
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 24.4%
Employed Population 16+ 623
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 44%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9%
Median Earnings25+ $22,303
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $9,531
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,625
% Above Poverty Level 67.5%
% Below Poverty Level 32.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43.6%
Median Gross Rent $463
Median House Value $95,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 7.4%

Tazewell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles NE of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Claiborne
Standard Zip Codes 37879
Phone Area Codes 423
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.454
Longitude -83.569

Tazewell Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TAZEWELL
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 52 inches
Station MIDDLESBORO 2 N
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 39 to 68 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
Station BAXTER
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cumberland Gap 410 $44,583
Luttrell 1,001 $35,250
Maynardville 2,374 $30,750
New Tazewell 2,994 $24,316
Rutledge 1,393 $34,063
Sneedville 1,448 $17,697

Tazewell Public Libraries

Library
Barbara Reynolds Carr Memorial Library
1720 EPPES ST.
Tazewell, Tennessee
(423) 626-5414

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Tazewell Hospitals

CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
1000 OLD KNOXVILLE HIGHWAY, PO BOX 219
(423) 626-4211
Emergency Service: Yes

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Tazewell High Schools

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CLAIBORNE ADULT HIGH SCHOOL
1802 MAIN ST
423-626-8222
Serves 19 students.

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1325 CLAIBORNE ST
423-626-3532
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