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Demographics

People

Total Population391
Male Share of the Population38.9%
Female Share of the Population61.1%
Senior Citizens37.3%
Employed Population 16+142
Age of the Population60

Families

% of people married56.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.5%
Median Earnings25+$20,298
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,722
% Above Poverty Level92.6%
% Below Poverty Level7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home16.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.7%
Median Gross Rent$950
Median House Value$205,800

Ancestry

English20.5%
German17.1%
Irish13%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.5%
Scottish4.9%
Italian3.8%
French Except Basque2.8%
Polish2.6%
Dutch1.8%
Welsh0.8%
Swiss0.8%
Russian0.5%
Czech0.5%
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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
Alcoa9,058$45,000
Gatlinburg4,138$42,903
Maryville28,151$66,720
Pigeon Forge6,092$41,829
Rockford788$65,417
Sevierville16,213$39,840

Townsend Public Schools

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