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.
New Tazewell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, New Tazewell is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Tazewell who work in office and administrative support (18.62%), sales jobs (13.27%), and healthcare (8.55%).
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.
Being a small town, New Tazewell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of New Tazewell has a very low overall level of education: only 8.73% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in New Tazewell in 2010 was $15,189, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,756 for a family of four. New Tazewell also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.78% 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.