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37879 Zip Code (Tazewell, TN) Detailed Profile




Cities: Tazewell, TN (2.49%), New Tazewell, TN (0.03%)
Counties: Claiborne County, TN (84.94%), Hancock County, TN (15.06%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 11,179
Zip code population in 2010: 10,634
Zip code population in 2000: 9,771

Houses and condos: 5,324
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,291
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 37879: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 174.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 64 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 37879
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.5% ($622)
Tennessee:

0.6% ($1,220)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $687 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $580 (0.6%)

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Males: 5,475  (49.0%)
Females: 5,703  (51.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 37879:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 37879:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

Zip code 37879 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 37879 (2019)
    • 10,29996.8%White
    • 1041.0%Black
    • 1071.0%Two or more races
    • 710.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 240.2%American Indian
    • 250.2%Asian
    • 40.04%Some other race
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Urban population: 2,973
Rural population: 8,205

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $114,555
37879:

$114,555
Tennessee:

$191,900



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in 37879 zip code as of January 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 37879 is 637 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.2 years
Tennessee median age:

39.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 37879, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $35,560 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$35,560
State:

$53,767

Salary/wage: $32,364 (reported on 83.3% of returns)
Here:

$32,364
State:

$45,421
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 75.1% for AGIs below $25k, 83.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 82.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 70.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 35.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,486 (reported on 27.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,486
Tennessee:

$1,732
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $2,332 (reported on 6.7% of returns)
Here:

$2,332
State:

$6,739
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,993 (reported on 11.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,993
State:

+$19,082
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 11.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,889 (reported on 16.7% of returns)
Here:

+$10,889
State:

+$15,240
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.7% for AGIs below $25k, 2.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $9,745 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
37879:

$9,745
Tennessee:

$15,505
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,833 (23% of AGI, reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$19,833
State:

$21,976

Here:

23.1% of AGI
State:

17.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $25k, 4.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 8.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $4,974 (reported on 6.2% of returns)
Here:

$4,974
State:

$6,709
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $3,342 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
37879:

$3,342
State:

$4,829
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.4% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.9% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,387 (reported on 29.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,387
State:

$2,404
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 70.1%
Here:

70%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 68.8% for AGIs below $25k, 70.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 37879, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $30,639 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$30,639
State:

$44,088

Salary/wage: $27,685 (reported on 84.0% of returns)
Here:

$27,685
State:

$38,825
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 98.3% for AGIs below $10k, 81.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 85.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 82.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 40.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,171 (reported on 34.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,171
Tennessee:

$1,802
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.5% for AGIs below $10k, 2.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $3,391 (reported on 8.5% of returns)
Here:

$3,391
State:

$3,727
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$6,866 (reported on 8.7% of returns)
Here:

+$6,866
State:

+$15,776
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,386 (reported on 17.9% of returns)
Here:

+$9,386
State:

+$12,882
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 17.4% for AGIs below $10k, 7.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.4% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,913 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
37879:

$2,913
Tennessee:

$2,934
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total itemized deductions: $17,864 (20% of AGI, reported on 8.8% of returns)
Here:

$17,864
State:

$18,035

Here:

19.5% of AGI
State:

19.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 5.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 7.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 9.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,716 (4% of AGI, reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

$4,716
State:

$5,167

Here:

4.4% of AGI
State:

5.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $4,473 (reported on 68.6% of returns)
37879:

$4,473
State:

$7,482
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 24.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,692 (reported on 28.3% of returns)
Here:

$1,692
State:

$1,826

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 77.5%
Here:

78%
State:

60%
(% for various income ranges: 75.1% for AGIs below $10k, 78.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 77.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 79.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 87.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$36,903
Tennessee:

$56,071
Tazewell, TN (37879) map Nearest zip codes: 37752, 24248, 37881, 37888, 37825, 37724.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

45.0%
Tennessee:

47.0%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.2%
Tennessee:

48.0%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,031
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 3,463


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 205 (110 now married, 93 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 2,129 (1,096 now married, 1,025 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 37879 with a mortgage: 1,409 (11 second mortgage, 126 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,877

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $854
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $293

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

24.0%
Whole state:

13.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

13.8%
Whole state:

8.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 37879: Clinch River (A), Sycamore Hall (B), Rob Camp (C), Lone Mountain Dock (D), Brooks Ferry (E), Springdale Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F), Springdale Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (G), Springdale Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (H), North Tazewell Volunteer Fire Department (I), Alanthus Hill Volunteer Fire Department (J), South Claiborne Volunteer Fire Department Station 43 (K), New Tazewell Fire Department (L), Claiborne County EMS (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 37879 include: Lone Hill Church (A), Little Sycamore Church (B), Little Mulberry Church (C), Duncan Chapel (D), Furgerson Chapel (E), Liberty Church (F), Raven Hill Church (G), Bethel Baptist Church (H), Goins Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Hopkins Cemetery (1), Suber Cemetery (2), Howardton Cemetery (3), Seal Cemetery (4), Irish Cemetery (5), Jackson Cemetery (6), Turner Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Greer Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Long Branch (A), Lick Branch (B), Kelly Branch (C), Jennings Branch (D), Hoop Creek (E), Hodges Branch (F), Fourmile Creek (G), Lonesome Valley Creek (H), Cedar Fork Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 992014 or later
  • 1122010 to 2013
  • 9742000 to 2009
  • 8871990 to 1999
  • 8041980 to 1989
  • 9781970 to 1979
  • 4881960 to 1969
  • 4121950 to 1959
  • 1551940 to 1949
  • 3421939 or earlier

Zip code 37879 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tazewell, TN (37879)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Tazewell, TN (37879)
  • 43no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 8352 bedrooms
  • 1,8623 bedrooms
  • 3564 bedrooms
  • 1195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tazewell, TN (37879)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tazewell, TN (37879)
  • 16no bedroom
  • 1621 bedroom
  • 5732 bedrooms
  • 4083 bedrooms
  • 1204 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell, TN (37879) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell, TN (37879) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 136no vehicle
  • 8761 vehicle
  • 1,0992 vehicles
  • 8033 vehicles
  • 2864 vehicles
  • 665+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell, TN (37879) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tazewell, TN (37879) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 112no vehicle
  • 7301 vehicle
  • 3042 vehicles
  • 613 vehicles
  • 744 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

  • Zip code 37879 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 37879 household income distribution in 2019
  • 570Less than $10,000
  • 352$10,000 to $14,999
  • 310$15,000 to $19,999
  • 304$20,000 to $24,999
  • 363$25,000 to $29,999
  • 225$30,000 to $34,999
  • 188$35,000 to $39,999
  • 240$40,000 to $44,999
  • 132$45,000 to $49,999
  • 476$50,000 to $59,999
  • 499$60,000 to $74,999
  • 370$75,000 to $99,999
  • 173$100,000 to $124,999
  • 116$125,000 to $149,999
  • 56$150,000 to $199,999
  • 46$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 37879

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 37879
  • 151Less than $10,000
  • 36$10,000 to $14,999
  • 40$15,000 to $19,999
  • 38$20,000 to $24,999
  • 34$25,000 to $29,999
  • 73$30,000 to $34,999
  • 60$35,000 to $39,999
  • 123$40,000 to $49,999
  • 82$50,000 to $59,999
  • 238$60,000 to $69,999
  • 275$70,000 to $79,999
  • 149$80,000 to $89,999
  • 68$90,000 to $99,999
  • 318$100,000 to $124,999
  • 330$125,000 to $149,999
  • 140$150,000 to $174,999
  • 253$175,000 to $199,999
  • 166$200,000 to $249,999
  • 163$250,000 to $299,999
  • 44$300,000 to $399,999
  • 28$400,000 to $499,999
  • 113$500,000 to $749,999
  • 26$750,000 to $999,999
  • 16$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 37879

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 37879
  • 34Less than $100
  • 5$100 to $149
  • 35$150 to $199
  • 86$200 to $249
  • 45$250 to $299
  • 58$300 to $349
  • 108$350 to $399
  • 138$400 to $449
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 165$500 to $549
  • 68$550 to $599
  • 70$600 to $649
  • 64$650 to $699
  • 5$700 to $749
  • 60$750 to $799
  • 11$800 to $899
  • 7$900 to $999
  • 9$1,000 to $1,249
  • 215No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $649.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $158,065.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $131,718
  • Black or African American householders: $89,009
  • Some other race householders: $224,520
  • Two or more races householders: $109,765
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $135,510

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $114,555
37879:

$114,555
Tennessee:

$191,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,196 - $180,731

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $128,939
Here:

$128,939
State:

$260,661

Mobile homes: $23,744
Here:

$23,744
State:

$90,685
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 37879
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,537
  • Two: 143
  • 3 or 4: 114
  • 5 to 9: 35
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • 20 to 49: 4
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 1,403
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Unemployment: 9.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 37879

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 37879
  • 83.5%3,125Drove a car alone
  • 8.6%321Carpooled
  • 0.6%23Walked
  • 0.5%20Other means
  • 6.8%255Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 37879

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 37879
  • 76Less than 5 minutes
  • 4855 to 9 minutes
  • 39210 to 14 minutes
  • 57415 to 19 minutes
  • 36620 to 24 minutes
  • 12525 to 29 minutes
  • 52330 to 34 minutes
  • 17435 to 39 minutes
  • 17240 to 44 minutes
  • 30745 to 59 minutes
  • 26760 to 89 minutes
  • 2490 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 66.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,179
  • Male householders: 2,387 (561 living alone), Female householders: 2,166 (735 living alone)
  • 2,210 spouses (2,148 opposite-sex spouses), 236 unmarried partners, (236 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,768 children (2,440 natural, 151 adopted, 181 stepchildren), 368 grandchildren, 180 brothers or sisters, 162 parents, 29 foster children, 242 other relatives, 96 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 352 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,575 2-persons, 455 3-persons, 710 4-persons, 130 5-persons, 91 6-persons, 126 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 1,296 1-person, 164 2-persons

1,257 married couples with children.
626 single-parent households (362 men, 264 women).

98.2% of residents of 37879 zip code speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% very well, 14% not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (19% very well, 8% well, 73% not well).

Foreign born population: 108 (1.0%)
(28.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.0%
Whole state:

5.5%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 55%Thailand
  • 8%Malaysia
  • 7%Singapore
  • 5%Honduras
  • 3%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 37879
  • 35%American
  • 10%English
  • 10%Irish
  • 3%German
  • 3%European
  • 2%Scottish
  • 2%British
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 992010 or later
  • 232000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 35Before 1990

Zip code 37879 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (1325 CLAIBORNE ST in TAZEWELL, TN)
    (Geographic Names Information System)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0025
    Organizations: CLAIBORNE COUNTY SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CLAIBORNE ADULT HS (1802 MAIN ST in TAZEWELL, TN)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0005
    Organizations: CLAIBORNE COUNTY SCHOOL DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL (1850 OLD KNOXVILLE HIGHWAY in TAZEWELL, TN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GENERAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HOSPITALS
    Alternative names: CLAIBORNE COMPANY HOSPITAL
  • BROOKS FURNITURE MANUFACTURING INC (300 HIGHWAY 25E SOUTH in TAZEWELL, TN)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, EXCEPT UPHOLSTERED; HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE; WOOD OFFICE FURNITURE
    Business NAICS classification: UPHOLSTERED HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.
    Alternative names: BROOKS FURNITURE MFG. INC.
  • APPOLO FUELS, INC. (BENNETT'S FORK MINE in TAZEWELL, TN)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: BITUMINOUS COAL AND LIGNITE SURFACE MINING
  • BUSHLINE (707 IND PARK in TAZEWELL, TN)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, UPHOLSTERED
  • BUSHLINE INC (PO DRAWER C in TAZEWELL, TN)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: UPHOLSTERED HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING.
  • CLAIBORNE PUBLISHING CO INC (PO BOX B in TAZEWELL, TN)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • CUSTOM CRAFT BOAT OF TENNESSEE (PO BOX 275 in TAZEWELL, TN)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: BOAT BUILDING.
  • DIVERSIFIED WASTE MGT INC (US 25E in TAZEWELL, TN)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
  • DTR TENNESSEE TAZEWELL (150 HESTER LANE in TAZEWELL, TN)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: MOLDED, EXTRUDED, AND LATHE-CUT MECHANICAL RUBBER GOODS; MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS AND ACCESSORIES
    Alternative names: DTR TENNESSEE, INC.
  • B & F HOT MIX, INC. (RT 345 CEDAR FORK RD in TAZEWELL, TN)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    Business SIC classification: ASPHALT PAVING MIXTURES AND BLOCKS

Zip code 37879 marital status for males
Zip code 37879 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.2%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 76.3%Electricity
  • 9.5%Wood
  • 7.3%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 8,567. Population change in the 1990s: +1,204 (+14.1%).

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

  • This state: 5,919
  • Northeast: 247
  • Midwest: 888
  • South: 3,873
  • West: 77

64% of the 37879 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Tennessee.

89% of the 37879 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 20% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Tazewell, TN (37879)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 42
Here:

4.9%
Tennessee:

13.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 12
Here:

2.1%
Tennessee:

13.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

9.8%
Tennessee:

23.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 73,517Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 64,375Business and financial operations occupations
  • 60,723Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 52,229Management occupations
  • 51,246Community and social service occupations
  • 48,338Computer and mathematical occupations

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • CAYLOR'S HEATING & COOLING (3222 HWY 25E STE 2 in TAZEWELL, TN; small business) : $13,030 in 2 contracts in 2005
    $6,515 with Army for Waste Disposal Equipment. Taking place in KY. Signed on 2005-03-15. Completion date: 2005-04-29.
    $6,515, same as above. Signed on 2005-03-15. Completion date: 2005-04-29.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 4, 5-9: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (100-249: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (50-99: 1, 10-19: 1)

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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 86 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 86 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 53 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 68. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 103 took place in 2007, and the least - 18 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 37879 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.0%), and Outside Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 37879
    • 48342.0%Structure Fires
    • 37732.8%Outside Fires
    • 16614.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 12410.8%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 37879, Tennessee

Most common first names in zip code 37879 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8770.6 years
William6773.5 years
Mary6578.4 years
John4775.3 years
Robert4173.3 years
George3974.2 years
Charles2966.8 years
Roy2873.9 years
Frank2575.4 years
Thomas2478.3 years
Most common last names in zip code 37879 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brooks7273.7 years
Hurst5773.7 years
Smith5377.1 years
Campbell4377.9 years
Ramsey3168.5 years
Johnson2970.6 years
Reece2973.8 years
Collins2870.7 years
Whitaker2574.9 years
Williams2575.7 years
Businesses in zip code 37879
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul3
McDonald's1UPS1
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