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People

Total Population 470
Male Share of the Population 40.9%
Female Share of the Population 59.1%
Senior Citizens 33.2%
Employed Population 16+ 194
Age of the Population 59

Families

% of people married 62.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.3%
Median Earnings25+ $20,694
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $10,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,583

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,357
% Above Poverty Level 83%
% Below Poverty Level 17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $620
Median House Value $201,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16%
US/American 0%
English 14.9%
Irish 12.8%

Townsend Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Blount
Metro Area Knoxville
Standard Zip Codes 37882
Phone Area Codes 865
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.675
Longitude -83.755

Townsend 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 GATLINBURG 2 SW
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches
Station KNOXVILLE AP
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 87 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Station KNOXVILLE EXP STN
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alcoa 8,556 $47,266
Gatlinburg 4,059 $39,135
Maryville 27,824 $67,813
Pigeon Forge 6,004 $46,818
Rockford 873 $68,269
Sevierville 15,592 $40,277

Townsend Public Libraries

Library
Mary E. Tippitt Memorial Library
120 TIGER DRIVE
Townsend, Tennessee
(865) 448-1441
Library Web Site

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