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Demographics

People

Total Population2,069
Male Share of the Population40.5%
Female Share of the Population59.5%
Senior Citizens23.2%
Employed Population 16+624
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married40.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.4%
Median Earnings25+$32,724
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,250
% Above Poverty Level68.3%
% Below Poverty Level31.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39%
Median Gross Rent$516
Median House Value$87,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.1%
German7.2%
English6.9%
Irish6.6%
French Except Basque1.8%
Romanian1.6%
Scottish1.4%
Italian1.2%
Polish0.5%
Canadian0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Portuguese0.1%
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Tazewell Almanac

CategoryValue
County Claiborne 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 Gap385$50,417
Luttrell897$35,795
Maynardville2,637$40,417
New Tazewell2,789$32,237
Rutledge1,357$37,550
Sneedville1,318$21,406

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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