Demographics

People

Total Population2,312
Male Share of the Population43.8%
Female Share of the Population56.2%
Senior Citizens21.6%
Employed Population 16+776
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married37.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.7%
Median Earnings25+$36,080
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,625
% Above Poverty Level78.4%
% Below Poverty Level21.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.9%
Median Gross Rent$619
Median House Value$100,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.5%
Irish9.5%
German8.3%
English7.5%
Scottish5%
Italian4.4%
French Except Basque1.1%
Canadian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
South African0.3%
African0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Palestinian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Polish0.1%
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Tazewell Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyClaiborne County
Standard Zip Codes37879
Phone Area Codes423
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.45
Approximate Longitude-83.57

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)

StationTAZEWELL
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp23 to 43 F
Apr Temp39 to 67 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip52 inches
StationMIDDLESBORO 2 N
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 45 F
Apr Temp39 to 68 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip51.2 inches
StationBAXTER
Distance30.4 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip51.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cumberland Gap295$61,750
Luttrell838$38,103
Maynardville2,724$43,833
New Tazewell2,744$43,939
Rutledge1,565$52,679
Sneedville1,285$37,292

Tazewell Public Libraries

Barbara Reynolds Carr Memorial Library
1304 OLD KNOXVILLE ROAD
Tazewell, Tennessee
(423) 626-5414

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Tazewell Hospitals

Claiborne County Hospital
(Government - Local)
1850 Old Knoxville Road
(423) 626-4211

Tazewell Public Schools

Claiborne Adult High School
1403 Tazewell Rd
ZIP: 37879
(423) 626-8222
High
Soldiers Memorial Middle School
1510 Legion St
ZIP: 37879
(423) 626-3531
Middle
Total Enrollment 548
Springdale Elementary
1915 Hwy 25e South
ZIP: 37879
(423) 626-9142
Primary
Total Enrollment 428
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