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People

Total Population 426
Male Share of the Population 41.1%
Female Share of the Population 58.9%
Senior Citizens 34.7%
Employed Population 16+ 167
Age of the Population 59

Families

% of people married 61.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,042
% Above Poverty Level 83.8%
% Below Poverty Level 16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 12%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $216,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15%
US/American 0%
English 19.7%
Irish 14.8%

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

Townsend Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Blount
Metro Area Knoxville
Standard Zip Codes 37882
Phone Area Codes 865
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.675
Longitude -83.755

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)

Station GATLINBURG 2 SW
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches
Station KNOXVILLE AP
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 87 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Station KNOXVILLE EXP STN
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alcoa 8,737 $44,800
Gatlinburg 4,099 $42,019
Maryville 27,993 $67,000
Pigeon Forge 6,039 $41,101
Rockford 789 $68,864
Sevierville 15,903 $40,250

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

Townsend Public Libraries

Library
Mary E. Tippitt Memorial Library
120 TIGER DRIVE
Townsend, Tennessee
(865) 448-1441
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