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, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tazewell who work in office and administrative support (11.56%), law enforcement and fire fighting (8.72%), and teaching (8.52%).
Also of interest is that Tazewell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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 percentage of adults in Tazewell with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.83% of adults in Tazewell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tazewell in 2010 was $21,913, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,652 for a family of four. However, Tazewell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Scots-Irish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Tazewell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and German.