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People

Total Population 4,568
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 21.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,514
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 46.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.8%
Median Earnings25+ $31,486
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $9,639
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,833

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,856
% Above Poverty Level 79.9%
% Below Poverty Level 20.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 44.8%
Median Gross Rent $610
Median House Value $110,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.6%
US/American 0%
English 12.9%
Irish 11.3%

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 5,375 $58,210
Cedar Bluff 1,172 $41,691
Marion 5,931 $38,333
Pocahontas 626 $36,944
Richlands 5,698 $45,789
Rural Retreat 1,631 $63,264

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

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