Tazewell, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Tazewell, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Tazewell had a population of 2,241 as of July 1, 2015. Tazewell ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tazewell is located at latitude 36.4627 and longitude -83.5658 in Claiborne County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tazewell (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Claiborne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,362 feet.

The Town of Tazewell 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tazewell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Tazewell, TN Boundary Map

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Tazewell, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,241
Population in Households 2,115
Population in Familes 1,652
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density1 506
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 965
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 588
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 561 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 404 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $145,730
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,946
Average Household Income $37,861
Per Capita Income $16,254
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.3%
Households 0.36% 0.35%
Families -0.19% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
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.

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Tazewell, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tazewell to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 187 57th
Population Density1 # 217 50th
Diversity Index2 # 339 21st
Median Household Income # 417 3rd
Per Capita Income # 382 11th

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