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.
Tazewell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tazewell is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tazewell who work in office and administrative support (13.36%), sales jobs (13.08%), and healthcare (10.83%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Tazewell has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Tazewell has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Tazewell than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Tazewell may be for you.
Being a small town, Tazewell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Tazewell with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.68% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tazewell in 2010 was $15,727, which is low income relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,908 for a family of four.
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 English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Romanian.
The most common language spoken in Tazewell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.