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People

Total Population 4,522
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 1,376
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,400
% Above Poverty Level 82.7%
% Below Poverty Level 17.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.8%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $111,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 12.6%

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

Tazewell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles NE of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Tazewell
Standard Zip Codes 24651
P.O. Box Zip Codes 24608
Phone Area Codes 276
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.114
Longitude -81.519

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 BURKES GARDEN
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station RICHLANDS
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Station BLAND
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 41 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Tazewell, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Burkes Garden (24608)

Gratton (24651)

Maxwell (24651)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bluefield 5,350 $54,637
Cedar Bluff 1,148 $41,071
Marion 5,919 $43,304
Pocahontas 365 $37,143
Richlands 5,630 $45,656
Rural Retreat 1,559 $63,529

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

Tazewell Public Libraries

Library
Tazewell County Public Library
310 E. MAIN STREET
Tazewell, Virginia
(276) 988-3639

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Tazewell Hospitals

TAZEWELL COMMUNITY HOSP
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
141 BEN BOLT AVENUE
(276) 988-8706
Emergency Service: Yes

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Tazewell High Schools

TAZEWELL HIGH
627 EAST FINCASTLE
276-988-6502
Serves 578 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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