Demographics

People

Total Population373
Male Share of the Population38.6%
Female Share of the Population61.4%
Senior Citizens39.4%
Employed Population 16+134
Age of the Population63

Families

% of people married59.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher120.5%
Median Earnings25+$24,853
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,750
% Above Poverty Level93.8%
% Below Poverty Level6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home19.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.5%
Median Gross Rent$688
Median House Value$221,200

Ancestry

English18%
German15.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.5%
Irish13.7%
Italian5.6%
Scottish5.4%
French Except Basque4.8%
Polish2.9%
Dutch1.9%
Russian0.8%
Czech0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
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Townsend Almanac

CategoryValue
County Blount County
Standard Zip Codes37882
Phone Area Codes865
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.67
Approximate Longitude-83.75

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)

StationGATLINBURG 2 SW
Distance12.5 miles
Jan Temp25 to 48 F
Apr Temp39 to 69 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 70 F
Annual Precip57.1 inches
StationKNOXVILLE AP
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp29 to 46 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 87 F
Oct Temp48 to 70 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches
StationKNOXVILLE EXP STN
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 46 F
Apr Temp43 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip53.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alcoa9,633$52,979
Gatlinburg4,150$46,818
Maryville28,520$75,207
Pigeon Forge6,197$45,253
Rockford849$68,333
Sevierville16,439$44,008

Townsend Public Schools

Townsend Elementary
140 Tiger Dr
ZIP: 37882
(865) 980-1202
Primary
Total Enrollment 121
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