For population 25 years and over in Tazewell:
For population 15 years and over in Tazewell town:
60 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $896 (0.6%)
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: +830 (+17.9%)
Area code: 276
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Tazewell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-1.7%).
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
Tazewell-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Tazewell town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 tornado 40.0 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tazewell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 the city 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 Tazewell 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 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from Tazewell center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
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: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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/medical centers in Tazewell:
Airports located in Tazewell:
Local government website: www.townoftazewell.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tazewell:
Public high school in Tazewell:
See full list of schools located in Tazewell, School District: TAZEWELL COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Public elementary/middle schools in Tazewell:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 12.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Tazewell and their reported violations in the past:DONITHAN WATERWORKS (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Black residents, 46.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
63 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
People in group quarters in Tazewell in 2000:
Tazewell compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Tazewell (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Tazewell town (based on Tazewell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,777 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:
5.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,552 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:
Tazewell fatal accident list:
Aug 3, 2008 09:36 PM, Sr-16, Lat: 37.199775, Lon: -81.553531, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 2008 08:35 PM, Route 644, Sr-655, Lat: 37.234156, Lon: -81.480275, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 5, 2008 04:05 PM, Sr-67, Rt 620, Lat: 37.126928, Lon: -81.786347, 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
Jul 9, 1976 10:26 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tazewell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:31 (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:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6 (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:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tazewell)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tazewell, VA