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Tazewell County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2016: 44,200 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 44,598 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,430
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,301
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,127
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,718 (it was 4,150 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 520 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 85 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Tazewell County: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.8%), Manufacturing (12.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Tazewell County, VA (2017)
    • 40,65191.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3353.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7701.7%Two or more races
    • 4190.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1650.4%Asian alone
    • 630.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 100.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Males: 21,896  (49.5%)
Females: 22,304  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Tazewell County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,351 ($27,304 in 1999)
This county:

$41,351
Virginia:

$71,535

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $443 (lower quartile is $295, upper quartile is $540)
This county:

$443
State:

$1005


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $128,185 (it was $55,700 in 2000)
Tazewell:

$128,185
Virginia:

$273,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,991 - $213,930
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $980
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $328

Institutionalized population: 1,283

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 198
  • Thefts: 352
  • Auto thefts: 48

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 42
  • Burglaries: 190
  • Thefts: 486
  • Auto thefts: 32
Tazewell County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 85 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 1998: 70 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 1999: 75 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2000: 79 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2001: 71 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2002: 77 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2003: 77 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2004: 77 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2005: 73 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2006: 130 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2007: 74 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2008: 53 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2009: 40 buildings, average cost: $149,600
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2011: 39 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $422,700
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $238,500
  • 2015: 31 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $249,900
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $127,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Tazewell, VA residents
Average permit cost in Tazewell, VA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $800 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $572 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Tazewell, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tazewell, VA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Tazewell, VA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.6%
Tazewell County:

16.6%
Virginia:

10.6%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.3% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.3% for other race residents, 13.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 44.2 years old
(Males: 41.9 years old, Females: 46.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 37.4 years old, American Indian residents: 58.9 years old, Asian residents: 36.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.5 years old, Other race residents: 35.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tazewell County is $403 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bluefield, Tazewell, Richlands, Raven, Claypool Hill, Springville, Cedar Bluff, Gratton, Pocahontas.

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

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Neighboring counties: Alexander County, Illinois , Ballard County, Kentucky , Greene County, Missouri , Union County, Illinois , Richmond city .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Virginia:

3.0%

Unemployment by year in Tazewell, VA
County total employment by year in Tazewell, VA
County average yearly wages by year in Tazewell, VA

Current college students: 1,954
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 382 (30.3% naturalized citizens)

Tazewell County:

0.9%
Whole state:

12.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 622010 or later
  • 1652000 to 2009
  • 411990 to 1999
  • 821980 to 1989
  • 471970 to 1979
  • 136Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.1%

Tazewell County marital status for males Tazewell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,884
  • One, attached: 329
  • Two: 189
  • 3 or 4: 408
  • 5 to 9: 714
  • 10 to 19: 228
  • 20 to 49: 140
  • 50 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 5,121

Housing units in Tazewell County with a mortgage: 5,428 (113 second mortgage, 275 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,305

Here:

38.5% with mortgage
State:

68.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tazewell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,57174
Mainline Protestant6,23158
Other9465
Catholic2143
Black Protestant531
None28,063-
Tazewell County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Tazewell County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This 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.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tazewell County:

10.9%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Tazewell County:

30.0%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Tazewell County:

Average size of farms: 252 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $32,182
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $50.86
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.53%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,524
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.24%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,753
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.20%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.94
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.68%
Corn for grain: 619 harvested acres
Vegetables: 28 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 19 acres

Earthquake activity:

Tazewell County-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 149.3 miles away from Tazewell County 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 19.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 22.4 miles away from the county 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 21.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 162.3 miles away from Tazewell County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 144.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 01, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4072: July 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 4072, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1905: April 27, 2010, FEMA Id: 1905, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1874: February 16, 2010, FEMA Id: 1874, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2004 to June 26, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1525: June 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1525, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Virginia Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: November 18, 2003 to November 19, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1502: December 09, 2003, FEMA Id: 1502, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Snowfall, Heavy Rain, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: February 15, 2003 to February 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1458: March 27, 2003, FEMA Id: 1458, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood, Heavy Rain, Snowfall
  • Virginia Severe Storms and Tornado, Incident Period: April 28, 2002 to May 03, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1411: May 05, 2002, FEMA Id: 1411, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Virginia Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2002 to March 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1406: April 02, 2002, FEMA Id: 1406, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Tazewell County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tazewell

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,545 (86.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,244 (7.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 22 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 146 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 184 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 792 (4.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (21%)
  • Peru (8%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Korea (6%)
  • Lebanon (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Jordan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Tazewell County


  • American (47%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Tazewell County, Virginia in 2000:

  • 291 people in nursing homes
  • 226 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 200 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 102 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Tazewell County, Virginia in 2010:

  • 1,023 people in state prisons
  • 258 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 239 people in college/university student housing
  • 114 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,113.

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.84% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($18,534 average AGI)
2.11% relocated from other states ($20,648 average AGI)
Tazewell County:

2.11%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mercer County, WV  0.88% ($42,453 average AGI)
from Buchanan County, VA  0.45% ($37,633)
from Russell County, VA  0.42% ($35,982)
from McDowell County, WV  0.19% ($36,885)


5.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.05% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($18,404 average AGI)
2.99% relocated to other states ($29,199 average AGI)
Tazewell County:

2.99%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mercer County, WV  0.93% ($33,198 average AGI)
to Russell County, VA  0.46% ($39,984)
to Buchanan County, VA  0.28% ($30,579)
to Washington County, VA  0.24% ($63,515)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Tazewell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Tazewell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Tazewell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Tazewell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,844 (7,148 aged, 3,696 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 569 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Tazewell County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (794)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (736)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (618)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (514)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (231)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (227)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (215)
  • Congestive heart failure (210)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (193)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (186)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.47
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,331
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 389
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 60,161

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,159
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,355
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 223.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 172.0
  • Other - 51.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,200
  • In family households: 36,163 (6,251 male householders, 5,888 female householders)
    9,529 spouses, 10,771 children (9,828 natural, 357 adopted, 587 stepchildren), 1,922 grandchildren, 322 brothers or sisters, 321 parents, 644 other relatives, 518 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,499 (2,398 male householders (2,049 living alone)), 3,234 female householders (2,951 living alone)), 831 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,532

Size of family households: 6,304 2-persons, 2,739 3-persons, 2,170 4-persons, 639 5-persons, 212 6-persons, 83 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,002 1-person, 565 2-persons, 58 3-persons.

5,552 married couples with children.
1,312 single-parent households (446 men, 866 women).

97.8% of residents of Tazewell speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 42% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $319,905,000 ($7,148 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,009,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $176,234,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $81,873,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,351,000
Federal grants: $45,213,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,189,000 ($3,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,045,000 ($3,895,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,408,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,079,000
Federal Government insurance: $37,810,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,475
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,885
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +63
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +597
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Tazewell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.98 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Tazewell County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Tazewell County, Virginia
  • 2862014 or later
  • 3402010 to 2013
  • 1,6322000 to 2009
  • 3,3131990 to 1999
  • 3,0301980 to 1989
  • 3,7871970 to 1979
  • 1,8921960 to 1969
  • 2,0541950 to 1959
  • 1,8541940 to 1949
  • 2,4861939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tazewell County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tazewell County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tazewell County, Virginia
  • 171 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 1373 rooms
  • 1,6424 rooms
  • 2,8485 rooms
  • 2,8776 rooms
  • 2,1667 rooms
  • 1,5438 rooms
  • 2,1609+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tazewell County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tazewell County, Virginia
  • 961 room
  • 1072 rooms
  • 5583 rooms
  • 1,1724 rooms
  • 9485 rooms
  • 6846 rooms
  • 4817 rooms
  • 1178 rooms
  • 1359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tazewell County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tazewell County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tazewell County, Virginia
  • 31no bedroom
  • 1571 bedroom
  • 3,0612 bedrooms
  • 7,1333 bedrooms
  • 2,2844 bedrooms
  • 6205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tazewell County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tazewell County, Virginia
  • 94no bedroom
  • 6321 bedroom
  • 1,7702 bedrooms
  • 1,5463 bedrooms
  • 2284 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 637no vehicle
  • 3,1581 vehicle
  • 5,4362 vehicles
  • 2,6363 vehicles
  • 8724 vehicles
  • 7275+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 737no vehicle
  • 2,0131 vehicle
  • 1,1622 vehicles
  • 3643 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles

89.2% of Tazewell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Virginia.

Tazewell County:

89.2%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 26,323
  • Other state: 16,999
  • Northeast: 859
  • Midwest: 1,884
  • South: 13,921
  • West: 363
Year householders moved into unit in Tazewell County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tazewell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 72.8%Electricity
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.5%Electricity
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 4.9%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 205
Here:

5.4%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 160
Here:

7.4%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 326
Here:

26.5%
Virginia:

19.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Tazewell County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $17,141,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $569,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $64,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,885,000
    Regular Highways: $959,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,585,000
    Health - Other: $23,756,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,798,000
    General - Other: $6,581,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,766,000
    Police Protection: $4,481,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,646,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,964,000
    Financial Administration: $1,651,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,582,000
    Libraries: $1,116,000
    Solid Waste Management: $909,000
    Local Fire Protection: $573,000
    Parks and Recreation: $318,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $190,000
    Air Transportation: $143,000
    Transit Utilities: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $5,198,000
    Public Welfare: $3,353,000
    Other: $1,200,000
    Health and Hospitals: $570,000
    Highways: $310,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $391,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $796,000
    Health and Hospitals: $126,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,394,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,810,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $584,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,293,000
    Rents: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,577,000
    Health - Other: $83,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,976,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $42,654,000
    Other: $8,412,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,124,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,758,000
    Public Welfare: $2,388,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,475,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,667,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,507,000
    Severance: $539,000
    Other: $153,000
    Public Utility License: $70,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,425,000

Tazewell County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $17,141,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $569,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $64,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,885,000
    Regular Highways: $959,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,585,000
    Health - Other: $23,756,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,798,000
    General - Other: $6,581,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,766,000
    Police Protection: $4,481,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,646,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,964,000
    Financial Administration: $1,651,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,582,000
    Libraries: $1,116,000
    Solid Waste Management: $909,000
    Local Fire Protection: $573,000
    Parks and Recreation: $318,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $190,000
    Air Transportation: $143,000
    Transit Utilities: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $5,198,000
    Public Welfare: $3,353,000
    Other: $1,200,000
    Health and Hospitals: $570,000
    Highways: $310,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $391,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $796,000
    Health and Hospitals: $126,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,394,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,810,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $584,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,293,000
    Rents: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,577,000
    Health - Other: $83,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,976,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $42,654,000
    Other: $8,412,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,124,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,758,000
    Public Welfare: $2,388,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,475,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,667,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,507,000
    Severance: $539,000
    Other: $153,000
    Public Utility License: $70,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,425,000

Tazewell County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $17,141,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $569,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $64,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,885,000
    Regular Highways: $959,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,585,000
    Health - Other: $23,756,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,798,000
    General - Other: $6,581,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,766,000
    Police Protection: $4,481,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,646,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,964,000
    Financial Administration: $1,651,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,582,000
    Libraries: $1,116,000
    Solid Waste Management: $909,000
    Local Fire Protection: $573,000
    Parks and Recreation: $318,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $190,000
    Air Transportation: $143,000
    Transit Utilities: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $5,198,000
    Public Welfare: $3,353,000
    Other: $1,200,000
    Health and Hospitals: $570,000
    Highways: $310,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $391,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $796,000
    Health and Hospitals: $126,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,394,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,810,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $584,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,293,000
    Rents: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,577,000
    Health - Other: $83,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,976,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $42,654,000
    Other: $8,412,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,124,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,758,000
    Public Welfare: $2,388,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,475,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,667,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,507,000
    Severance: $539,000
    Other: $153,000
    Public Utility License: $70,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,425,000

Tazewell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $17,141,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $569,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $64,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,885,000
    Regular Highways: $959,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,585,000
    Health - Other: $23,756,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,798,000
    General - Other: $6,581,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,766,000
    Police Protection: $4,481,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,646,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,964,000
    Financial Administration: $1,651,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,582,000
    Libraries: $1,116,000
    Solid Waste Management: $909,000
    Local Fire Protection: $573,000
    Parks and Recreation: $318,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $190,000
    Air Transportation: $143,000
    Transit Utilities: $91,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $5,198,000
    Public Welfare: $3,353,000
    Other: $1,200,000
    Health and Hospitals: $570,000
    Highways: $310,000
    General Local Government Support: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $391,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $796,000
    Health and Hospitals: $126,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,394,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,810,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $584,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,293,000
    Rents: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,577,000
    Health - Other: $83,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,976,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $42,654,000
    Other: $8,412,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,124,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,758,000
    Public Welfare: $2,388,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,475,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,667,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,507,000
    Severance: $539,000
    Other: $153,000
    Public Utility License: $70,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,425,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,054
  • Number of aged recipients: 113
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,941
  • Number of recipients under 18: 210
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,501
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 343
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 794
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 895
Most common first names in Tazewell County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41370.1 years
William36072.3 years
Mary32678.3 years
John30172.5 years
Robert21169.7 years
George16275.4 years
Charles16070.8 years
Margaret10077.8 years
Virginia9276.7 years
Thomas9168.9 years
Most common last names in Tazewell County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17069.4 years
Brown15573.4 years
Davis13074.2 years
Johnson11672.1 years
Lester9371.9 years
Keen9272.4 years
White9271.4 years
Lowe8971.8 years
Thompson8476.7 years
Gillespie7979.0 years
Businesses in Tazewell County, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts3MasterBrand Cabinets6
Applebee's1McDonald's4
Burger King2Nike2
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet2Pizza Hut3
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Curves2Ryan's Grill1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx5Sam's Club1
Ford1Sears2
GameStop2Staples1
H&R Block4Subway7
Hardee's3Super 81
Holiday Inn1True Value1
KFC2U-Haul2
Kmart1UPS8
La-Z-Boy3Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture3Walmart2
Long John Silver's2Wendy's4
Lowe's2

Tazewell County on our top lists:

  • #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"