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People

Total Population 2,293
Male Share of the Population 44.1%
Female Share of the Population 55.9%
Senior Citizens 22.1%
Employed Population 16+ 701
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 41.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,541
% Above Poverty Level 70.7%
% Below Poverty Level 29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.8%
Median Gross Rent $534
Median House Value $93,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 7.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 427 $43,250
Luttrell 880 $36,500
Maynardville 2,425 $33,854
New Tazewell 2,984 $34,375
Rutledge 1,286 $33,438
Sneedville 1,309 $16,974

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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.

THE RENAISSANCE CENTER
1325 CLAIBORNE ST
423-626-3532
A Non-traditional School

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