New Tazewell is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,957 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Tazewell is the 177th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns, New Tazewell isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Tazewell are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Tazewell is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Tazewell who work in sales jobs (13.50%), food service (12.77%), and maintenance occupations (10.22%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, New Tazewell is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, New Tazewell doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of New Tazewell have a very low rate of college education: just 8.67% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in New Tazewell in 2010 was $17,134, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,536 for a family of four. New Tazewell also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.23% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call New Tazewell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Tazewell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Tazewell include German, English, Scots-Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in New Tazewell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Other Asian languages.