For population 25 years and over in Tazewell:
For population 15 years and over in Tazewell town:
35 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $502 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (39.2 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (120.2 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (432.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: New Tazewell, TN (1.5 miles ), Big Barren Creek, TN (2.8 miles ), Harrogate-Shawanee, TN (3.1 miles ), Thorn Hill, TN (3.1 miles ), Washburn, TN (3.3 miles ), Cumberland Gap, TN (3.4 miles ), Rutledge, TN (3.5 miles ), Powell Valley, TN (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 36.45 N, Longitude: 83.57 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,040 (+94.2%)
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Crime in Tazewell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-2.1%).
Work and jobs in Tazewell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tazewell, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tazewell-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the 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 33.1 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tazewell-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 50.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 26.8 miles away from Tazewell center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 3.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 47.6 miles away from Tazewell center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Claiborne County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospital/medical center in Tazewell:
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Airports located in Tazewell:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tazewell:
Public high school in Tazewell:
See full list of schools located in Tazewell, School District: CLAIBORNE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public elementary/middle schools in Tazewell:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 35.9%
(35.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 75.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Tazewell:
Tazewell compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Tazewell (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Tazewell (based on Claiborne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.87%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tazewell government finances in 2002:
5.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,290 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,604 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Tazewell:
See more detailed statistics of Tazewell fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $409,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,780
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,183
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 11,504
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tazewell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tazewell)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Tazewell)
FAA Registered Aircraft:9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tazewell, TN
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.