Tazewell, Virginia

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Population in 2014: 4,479 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 
Males: 2,195  (49.0%)
Females: 2,284  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Virginia median age:  37.6 years

Zip codes: 24651.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,477 (it was $28,510 in 2000)
Tazewell:

$30,477
VA:

$62,666

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,702 (it was $15,468 in 2000)

Tazewell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,226 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Tazewell:

$116,226
VA:

$239,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $571.

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  • Races in Tazewell, VA (2010)

    Tazewell races chart
    • 4,15589.8%White alone
    • 3106.7%Black alone
    • 591.3%Hispanic
    • 541.2%Two or more races
    • 330.7%Asian alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tazewell: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (21.1%), Irish (17.3%), German (15.7%), English (13.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1866

Elevation: 2519 feet

Land area: 4.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,108 people per square mile   (low).

Tazewell,VA real estate house value index trend

Tazewell, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Tazewell:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 20.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tazewell town:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

52 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Virginia:

11.5%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Tazewell, Virginia as of June 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Tazewell to the number of sex offenders is 454 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $881 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $755 (0.7%)

Tazewell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (72.4 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (119.0 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (397.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gratton, VA (2.4 miles ), Springville, VA (2.8 miles ), Cucumber, WV (3.5 miles) , Berwind, WV (3.6 miles ), Cedar Bluff, VA (3.7 miles ), Claypool Hill, VA (3.7 miles ), War, WV (3.9 miles ), Anawalt, WV (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.13 N, Longitude: 81.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,447 (+31.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 875 (55.4%)

Area code: 276

Tazewell household income distribution Tazewell home values distribution

Crime rates in Tazewell by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.023.40.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1222222012101
per 100,000 23.148.148.147.445.045.846.90.023.442.721.60.022.1
Robberies 1111111110010
per 100,000 23.124.124.123.722.522.923.423.523.40.00.022.20.0
Assaults 6366699462663
per 100,000 138.472.2144.4142.2134.9206.0210.994.2140.142.7129.3133.166.4
Burglaries 52122024152111182315561415
per 100,000 1,199.8288.8481.2568.9337.2480.7257.7423.8537.1320.41,206.9310.6331.8
Thefts 104801051039074657110382866963
per 100,000 2,399.61,925.42,526.52,441.32,023.41,693.81,523.01,671.82,405.41,751.41,853.41,531.01,393.5
Auto thefts 76571133213233
per 100,000 161.5144.4120.3165.9247.368.770.347.123.464.143.166.666.4
Arson 0010000100111
per 100,000 0.00.024.10.00.00.00.023.50.00.021.622.222.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 246.5169.3219.5224.7194.5192.0171.7126.5236.6140.6205.6121.9115.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Tazewell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Virginia:

4.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-1.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Tazewell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Tazewell, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tazewell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 81% 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 152.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from Tazewell center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 25.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 24.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 164.0 miles away from Tazewell center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 147.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tazewell County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tazewell topographic map

Birthplace of: Billy Baldwin (baseball) - Major League Baseball player, Kathryn Harrold - Film actor, Francis A. Hopkins - Politician, Fred M. Wilcox - Film director, Johnny Watson (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tazewell:

  • CARILION TAZEWELL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 141 BEN BOLT AVENUE)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF CEDAR BLUFF (557 W MAIN STREET, SUITE 4)
  • TAZEWELL COMM HOSPITAL HHC (141 BEN BOLT AVENUE)
  • HERITAGE HALL HEALTH CARE (121 BEN BOLT AVENUE)
  • HERITAGE HALL TAZEWELL (121 BEN BOLT AVENUE)

airports located in Tazewell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tazewell:

  • Wytheville Community College (about 28 miles; Wytheville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,193)
  • Concord University (about 35 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • New River Community College (about 46 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • King University (about 52 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Radford University (about 54 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 61 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)

Public high school in Tazewell:

  • TAZEWELL HIGH (Students: 673, Location: 167 COSBY BLVD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tazewell:

  • TAZEWELL ELEM (Students: 633, Location: 175 PARKVIEW DRIVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • TAZEWELL MIDDLE (Students: 505, Location: 367 HOPE STREET, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Tazewell

Library in Tazewell:

  • TAZEWELL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $947,309; Location: 310 E. MAIN STREET; 102,735 books; 21,905 e-books; 2,036 audio materials; 5,158 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 151 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tazewell: Tazewell County Public Library (A), Tazewell County Administration Building (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tazewell include: Gospel Tabernacle (A), Mountain View Church (B), Fincastle Baptist Church (C), Main Street United Methodist Church (D), Tazewell Christian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Watts Cemetery (1), Maplewood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Whitley Branch (A), South Fork Clinch River (B), North Fork Clinch River (C), Cavitts Creek (D), Lincolnshire Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Higginbotham House Museum (Pisgah Road).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 14.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.3% for Black residents, 47.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
143 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
63 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Tazewell in 2000:

  • 226 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 63 people in other group homes

Tazewell, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Tazewell (2011 data):

  • New Peoples Bank, Inc.: Tazewell Office Branch at 157 Tazewell Mall Circle, branch established on 2002/09/26. Info updated 2007/08/21: Bank assets: $781.6 mil, Deposits: $709.1 mil, headquarters in Honaker, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Tazewell Branch at 901 East Fincastle Turnpike, branch established on 2005/06/13. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Tazewell Branch at Hillsboro & Market Sts, branch established on 1902/02/17. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Community Bank: East Riverside Branch at 643 East Riverside Drive, branch established on 1999/04/30. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • The National Bank of Blacksburg: Tazewell Main Street Branch at 309 East Main Street, branch established on 1889/09/01. Info updated 2006/06/01: Bank assets: $1,063.8 mil, Deposits: $919.4 mil, headquarters in Blacksburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: National Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.9
Virginia average:

12.3

Tazewell travel time to work - commute Tazewell mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tazewell town (based on Tazewell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,57174
Mainline Protestant6,23158
Other9465
Catholic2143
Black Protestant531
None28,063-
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: 9
Tazewell County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Tazewell County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Tazewell County:

9.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tazewell County:

30.0%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tazewell:

44.5%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Tazewell:

29.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tazewell:

18.4%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tazewell:

13.9%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.5%
State:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Tazewell:

83.6%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tazewell, VA 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
Other Government Administration 5$16,424$39,4182$520
Police Protection - Officers 10$50,463$60,5560$0
Police - Other 1$2,740$32,8802$1,753
Streets and Highways 11$25,956$28,3160$0
Sewerage 5$17,377$41,7050$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 11$18,363
Water Supply 4$9,566$28,6982$2,023
Other and Unallocable 5$9,859$23,6620$0
Totals for Government 41$132,385$38,74717$22,659

4.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mercer County, WV  0.82% ($27,810 average AGI)
from Buchanan County, VA  0.60% ($37,341)
from Russell County, VA  0.43% ($36,951)


4.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mercer County, WV  0.91% ($27,860 average AGI)
to Russell County, VA  0.38% ($43,852)
to Buchanan County, VA  0.33% ($26,319)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tazewell:

  • WTZE (1470 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WYRV (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: FAITH CHRISTIAN MUSIC BROADCASTING MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WELC (1150 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGTH (540 AM; 1 kW; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXMY (1600 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALTVILLE, VA; Owner: CONTINENTAL MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tazewell:

  • WHQX (107.7 FM; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKQY (100.1 FM; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGTH-FM (105.5 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WRIC-FM (100.7 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: PEGGY SUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WZVA (103.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: T.E.C.O. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tazewell:

  • WMSY-TV (Channel 52; MARION, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVVA (Channel 6; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: WVVA TELEVISON, INC.)
  • WLFB (Channel 40; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
Tazewell fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Tazewell fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 2008 09:36 PM, Sr-16, Lat: 37.19978, Lon: -81.55353, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 2008 08:35 PM, Route 644, Sr-655, Lat: 37.23416, Lon: -81.48028, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 5, 2008 04:05 PM, Sr-67, Rt 620, Lat: 37.12693, Lon: -81.78635, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 7, 1989 07:00 PM, Westmainst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1980 05:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 130m427ftTotal length
  • $1,711,000Total costs
  • 133,708Total average daily traffic
  • 5,580Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 141970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tazewell, VA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tazewell)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tazewell, VA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2599R , Serial Number: 28-5656, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969
    Registrant (Individual): James G French, 101 Jefferson St, Tazewell, VA 24651
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 421C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 421CJ , Serial Number: 421C0232
    Registrant (Corporation): Cla Air Inc, Po Box 539, Tazewell, VA 24651
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51535 , Serial Number: 10459, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Claude Hamilton, North, Tazewell, VA 24651
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7963T , Serial Number: 56663, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Susan J Sawyers, 3700 Beartown Rd, Tazewell, VA 24651

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 85
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Tazewell

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Most common first names in Tazewell, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9578.0 years
William8371.2 years
James7771.4 years
John7772.5 years
Robert5371.9 years
George3777.5 years
Margaret3575.9 years
Charles3371.5 years
Walter2775.1 years
Virginia2581.1 years
Most common last names in Tazewell, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson4179.6 years
Gillespie4080.2 years
Brown3575.9 years
Asbury3373.4 years
Peery3277.8 years
Jones3274.2 years
Johnson2776.4 years
Davis2674.6 years
Smith2673.6 years
Buchanan2581.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
Businesses in Tazewell, VA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Lane Furniture1
FedEx2Long John Silver's1
H&R Block1McDonald's1
Hardee's1UPS1

Tazewell compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Tazewell on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
There are 7 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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