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New Tazewell, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of New Tazewell had a population of 3,083 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for New Tazewell is located at latitude 36.4387 and longitude -83.6055 in Claiborne County. The formal boundaries for the Town of New Tazewell (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Claiborne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,463 feet.

The Town of New Tazewell (GNIS ID: 2406981) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of New Tazewell is located within Commissioner District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Claiborne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Tazewell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Tazewell: Cowan City.

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New Tazewell, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,083
Population in Households 2,974
Population in Familes 2,391
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density1 587
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,264
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 815
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 797 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 468 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 256 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $111,749
Average Home Value $136,809


Median Household Income $26,010
Average Household Income $42,067
Per Capita Income $17,630
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.16%
Households 0.36% 0.25%
Families 1.84% 0.12%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

New Tazewell, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Tazewell to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 148 66th
Population Density1 # 184 57th
Diversity Index2 # 289 33rd
Median Household Income # 407 5th
Per Capita Income # 343 20th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.