Tazewell, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Tazewell, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Tazewell had a population of 2,249 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (GNIS ID: 2406722) 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 Tazewell is located within Commissioner District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Claiborne County.

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Tazewell, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,249
Population in Households 2,123
Population in Familes 1,668
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density2 494
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $24,373
Average Household Income $38,420
Per Capita Income $16,800


Total Housing Units 1,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 524 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 438 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $105,603
Average Home Value $125,431


Total Households 962
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 581
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% 0.27%
Households 0.17% 0.27%
Families -0.29% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Tazewell, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tazewell to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 184 57th
Population Density # 222 48th
Diversity Index # 328 23rd
Median Household Income # 421 2nd
Per Capita Income # 409 4th

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