New Tazewell, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 2,724 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 1,187  (43.6%)
Females: 1,537  (56.4%)
Median resident age:

50.2 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37825, 37879.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $23,613 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
New Tazewell:

$23,613
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,743 (it was $13,619 in 2000)

New Tazewell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,611 (it was $66,200 in 2000)
New Tazewell:

$114,611
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $101,433; detached houses: $126,385; townhouses or other attached units: $169,318; mobile homes: $29,344

Median gross rent in 2017: $464.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Tazewell: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 38.8%
(39.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.4% for Black residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in New Tazewell, TN (2010)
    • 2,89295.2%White alone
    • 511.7%Two or more races
    • 391.3%Hispanic
    • 371.2%Black alone
    • 110.4%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone

Races in New Tazewell detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in New Tazewell, Tennessee as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Tazewell is 101 to 1.


Crime rates in New Tazewell by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(103.6)
3
(102.8)
2
(69.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(103.6)
2
(68.5)
1
(34.5)
6
(208.8)
3
(104.1)
1
(35.1)
2
(65.3)
1
(32.7)
2
(67.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(147.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(587.0)
12
(411.1)
9
(310.8)
8
(278.4)
3
(104.1)
2
(70.3)
4
(130.5)
6
(196.1)
7
(235.4)
2
(67.6)
5
(169.3)
5
(169.9)
13
(472.0)
4
(147.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
33
(1,140)
34
(1,165)
18
(621.5)
24
(835.1)
8
(277.5)
15
(527.2)
20
(652.7)
8
(261.5)
13
(437.1)
7
(236.5)
4
(135.5)
9
(305.8)
15
(544.7)
14
(516.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
145
(5,007)
158
(5,413)
124
(4,282)
102
(3,549)
48
(1,665)
48
(1,687)
31
(1,012)
35
(1,144)
22
(739.7)
46
(1,554)
60
(2,032)
77
(2,616)
105
(3,813)
87
(3,212)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(241.7)
11
(376.8)
6
(207.2)
3
(104.4)
2
(69.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(97.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.6)
2
(67.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(101.9)
9
(326.8)
8
(295.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.8)
1
(33.9)
1
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)530.7513.2359.1327.1171.3129.0139.7113.1130.197.6124.6168.2369.3262.1

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City-data.com crime index in New Tazewell, TN

Crime rate in New Tazewell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.69
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: American (52.8%), Irish (9.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), German (3.7%), Scottish (3.7%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 1380 feet

Land area: 5.30 square miles.

Population density: 514 people per square mile   (low).

New Tazewell, Tennessee map

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $706 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $413 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (37.2 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (120.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (432.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Tazewell, TN (1.5 miles ),
Big Barren Creek, TN (2.3 miles ),
Washburn, TN (3.1 miles ),
Harrogate-Shawanee, TN (3.2 miles ),
Harrogate, TN (3.2 miles ),
Powell Valley, TN (3.3 miles ),
Thorn Hill, TN (3.3 miles ),
Cumberland Gap, TN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.44 N, Longitude: 83.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,798 (+64.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 384 (38.2%)

Area code: 423

Distribution of median household income in New Tazewell, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in New Tazewell, TN in 2017
New Tazewell satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $70,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,035 (+56.4%).
Most common industries in New Tazewell, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (19.2%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (24.0%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.9%)
  • Wood products (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (13.0%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.8%)
Most common occupations in New Tazewell, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)

Average climate in New Tazewell, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Tazewell, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 26.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

19.6

Tornado activity:

New Tazewell-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the New Tazewell town center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 30.9 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Tazewell-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 123.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from New Tazewell center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 273.1 miles away from New Tazewell center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 176.2 miles away from New Tazewell center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 118.9 miles away from New Tazewell center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 188.4 miles away from New Tazewell center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Claiborne County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Tazewell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in New Tazewell:

  • LAUREL MANOR HEALTH CARE (902 BUCHANAN RD)
  • LAUREL MANOR HEALTH CARE FACILITY (PO BOX 505)
  • APPALACHIAN DIALYSIS (503 ELM AVENUE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Tazewell:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 11 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,706)
  • Walters State Community College (about 25 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 38 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 38 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 47 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Tusculum College (about 51 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Public high school in New Tazewell:

Public elementary/middle schools in New Tazewell:

Private elementary/middle school in New Tazewell:

  • HERIAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 88, Location: 428 HARMON RD, Grades: PK-8)
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User-submitted facts and corrections:

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Points of interest:

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Shopping Center: Tazewell Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in New Tazewell include: Thompsons Chapel United Methodist Church (A), Midway Church (B), New Tazewell First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thompsons Chapel Cemetery (1), Brewster Cemetery (2), Minton Cemetery (3), Oakes Cemetery (4), Hoge Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Claiborne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in New Tazewell and their reported violations in the past:

CLAIBORNE UTILITIES DISTRICT (Population served: 14,907, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Cryptosporidium. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-30-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-30-2008)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
STRAIGHT CREEK BOAT DOCK (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
GILES FLEA MARKET (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.8%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
182 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
110 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
109 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in New Tazewell (2011 data):

  • First Century Bank: Financial Service Center at 951 North Broard Street, branch established on 1996/10/01; New Tazewell Branch at 301 North Broad Street, branch established on 1972/12/04. Info updated 2007/08/28: Bank assets: $255.4 mil, Deposits: $222.1 mil, headquarters in Tazewell, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Claiborne Holding Company, Inc.
  • First State Financial, Inc.: New Tazewell Tn Branch at 919 Main Street, Suite 3, branch established on 2007/06/04. Info updated 2010/03/30: Bank assets: $402.8 mil, Deposits: $350.5 mil, headquarters in Pineville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Home Federal Bank Corporation: New Tazewell Branch at 500 Fifth Avenue, branch established on 1995/10/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $347.7 mil, Deposits: $267.1 mil, headquarters in Middlesboro, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Hfb Financial Corporation
  • Commercial Bank: Tazewell-New Tazewell Branch at 1001 North Broad Street, branch established on 1982/11/08. Info updated 2008/09/25: Bank assets: $807.9 mil, Deposits: $626.4 mil, headquarters in Harrogate, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Unified Shares, Llc
  • Citizens Bank: at 130 South Broad Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2010/07/08: Bank assets: $152.6 mil, Deposits: $138.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in New Tazewell:

Marital status in New Tazewell, TN
  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 22.8%

For population 25 years and over in New Tazewell:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.2
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - New Tazewell
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Tazewell, TN (based on Claiborne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,14281
Mainline Protestant8609
Other4522
Catholic1101
None12,649-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Here:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Claiborne County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.0%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.4%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.9%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.0%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
New Tazewell:

29.3
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.8%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
New Tazewell:

12.2%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
New Tazewell:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
New Tazewell:

37.7%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
New Tazewell:

56.0%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Tazewell, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$32,344$38,8131$1,880
Other Government Administration 3$9,179$36,71612$2,942
Streets and Highways 2$4,596$27,5761$1,827
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,147
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$542
Totals for Government 15$46,119$36,89517$8,338

New Tazewell government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,259,000 ($462.19)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $668,000 ($245.23)
    Central Staff Services: $278,000 ($102.06)
    Regular Highways: $252,000 ($92.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $83,000 ($30.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000 ($30.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $70,000 ($25.70)
    Air Transportation: $28,000 ($10.28)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($8.08)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($7.34)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($6.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $201,000 ($73.79)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($10.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $700,000 ($256.98)

New Tazewell government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($16.52)
    Air Transportation: $27,000 ($9.91)
    Other: $16,000 ($5.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $53,000 ($19.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $860,000 ($315.71)
    Other: $151,000 ($55.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $205,000 ($75.26)
    Fines and Forfeits: $115,000 ($42.22)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($6.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,172,000 ($430.25)
    General Local Government Support: $275,000 ($100.95)
    Highways: $86,000 ($31.57)
  • Tax - Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $124,000 ($45.52)
    Other License: $4,000 ($1.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.37)

New Tazewell government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,396,000 ($512.48)

6.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bell County, KY  0.98% ($30,800 average AGI)
from Knox County, TN  0.33% ($36,000)
from Lee County, VA  0.26% ($35,815)
Businesses in New Tazewell, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
GNC1Rite Aid1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
Long John Silver's1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in New Tazewell:

  • WNTT (1250 AM; 1 kW; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: WNTT, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRWB (740 AM; 1 kW; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: PINE HILLS OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WCRK (1150 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: RADIO ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMTN (1300 AM; 5 kW; MORRISTOWN, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Tazewell:

  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WXJB (96.5 FM; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: JBD INCORPORATED)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WMXK (94.1 FM; MORRISTOWN, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLMU (91.3 FM; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEZG (99.3 FM; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around New Tazewell:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WVLR (Channel 48; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W14AQ (Channel 14; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)
  • W18AN (Channel 18; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)
New Tazewell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of New Tazewell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.0mTotal length
  • $1,031,000Total costs
  • 32,170Total average daily traffic
  • 3,848Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,840Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in New Tazewell)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 36.424389 Lon: -83.642750, Call Sign: WPWZ629,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.675 MHz, 159.945 MHz, 159.585 MHz, 159.855 MHz, 159.750 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2003, Expiration Date: 02/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013, Certifier: Jeff Sorke, Registrant: Metro Communications, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Email:
  • 415 Straight Creek Road (Lat: 36.440639 Lon: -83.577083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WRAH510,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.842 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/2017, Expiration Date: 11/17/2027, Certifier: Barry Thomas, Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:
  • Lat: 36.441944 Lon: -83.594167, Call Sign: WRCX957,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.637 MHz, 462.487 MHz, 462.512 MHz, 467.487 MHz, 467.512 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2019, Expiration Date: 02/22/2029, Certifier: Bill Shipley, Registrant: Metro Communications LLC, 1210 Elm Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, Phone: (865) 546-0311, Fax: (865) 546-8666, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NEW TAZEWELL, Lat: 36.443333 Lon: -83.600333, Call Sign: WQGJ624,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2017, Expiration Date: 02/07/2027, Certifier: George Coots, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Tazewell)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310L (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3313X , Serial Number: 310L-0163, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 12/06/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Seaborn W Jr Chavers, 463 Marble Point Way, New Tazewell, TN 37825
  • Aircraft: HURLEY OLIVER BRUCE VANS RV8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 458BH , Serial Number: 82006, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 02/28/2014
    Registrant (Partnership): Thomas M Edwards, 317 Edwards Rd, New Tazewell, TN 37825, Other Owners: Joe Sams
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 464K , Serial Number: 18280039, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 07/22/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel D England, Po Box 1647, New Tazewell, TN 37824
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6884N , Serial Number: 680157, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 01/28/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Kent A Lutes, Po Box 1967, New Tazewell, TN 37824
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7177T , Serial Number: 46777, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 06/13/2018
    Registrant (Individual): George D Fisher, 156 Oak Ln, New Tazewell, TN 37825

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 46. The highest number of fires - 91 took place in 2016, and the least - 7 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in New Tazewell, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.7%), and Outside Fires (39.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Tazewell, TN
    • 31540.7%Structure Fires
    • 30639.5%Outside Fires
    • 8911.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 648.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Tazewell, TN
Most common first names in New Tazewell, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8171.1 years
William6472.3 years
John4373.8 years
George3373.1 years
Mary3176.5 years
Charles2672.7 years
Charlie2676.3 years
Robert2572.2 years
Frank2377.0 years
Ruby2276.4 years
Most common last names in New Tazewell, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Keck6075.6 years
Collins3970.7 years
Smith3676.6 years
Johnson3672.1 years
Williams3373.0 years
Russell2974.0 years
Brooks2578.4 years
Cupp2572.2 years
England2474.8 years
Poore2269.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Tazewell, TN
  • 86.1%Electricity
  • 7.8%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Coal or coke
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Tazewell, TN
  • 80.9%Electricity
  • 12.1%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%No fuel used


New Tazewell compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

New Tazewell on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
  • #40 (37825) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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