Tazewell is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 4,421 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Tazewell is the 130th largest community in Virginia.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Tazewell who work in office and administrative support (10.62%), healthcare (10.62%), and management occupations (7.75%).
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, Tazewell is worth considering.
Being a small town, Tazewell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Tazewell who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.39% of the adults in Tazewell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tazewell in 2010 was $23,921, which is middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,684 for a family of four. However, Tazewell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tazewell is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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, German, Scots-Irish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Tazewell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.