Tazewell, TN


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Tazewell is a very small town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 2,288 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tazewell is the 215th largest community in Tennessee.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tazewell is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tazewell is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tazewell who work in sales jobs (16.69%), office and administrative support (15.25%), and healthcare suport services (11.40%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Tazewell has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Tazewell a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.37 minutes getting to work every day.

Tazewell is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Tazewell has a very low overall level of education: only 9.04% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Tazewell in 2010 was $13,935, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,740 for a family of four. Tazewell also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.46% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Tazewell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tazewell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tazewell include Irish, German, Romanian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Tazewell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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