Tazewell, Tennessee Population 2022

2,282
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Tazewell is a city located in Claiborne County Tennessee. Tazewell has a 2020 population of 2,282. It is also the county seat of Claiborne County. Tazewell is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 2.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,237 in 2010.

The average household income in Tazewell is $44,110 with a poverty rate of 29.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $118,300. The median age in Tazewell is 43.4 years, 41.5 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Tazewell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tazewellwas:

  • White: 94.44%
  • Black or African American: 2.76%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tazewell, Tennessee is 2,282 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,282.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,237.

Tazewell, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,19294.44%
Black or African American642.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.47%
Asian281.21%
Two or More Races261.12%
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Tazewell Population by Race

Tazewell Population Pyramid 2022

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Tazewell Median Age

43.5


Total

37


Male

51


Female

Tazewell Adults

There are 1,902 adults, (529 of whom are seniors) in Tazewell.

Tazewell Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Tazewell Sex Ratio

Female

1,275

54.93%

Male

1,046

45.07%

Tazewell Population by Age

Tazewell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tazewell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male68%32%
Married67.6%32.4%
Female66.1%33.9%
All57.3%42.7%
Non Family46%54%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tazewell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0552.1157.3
Married3613.2167.6
Male752.7568
Female1212.5366.1
Non Family4981.1246

2.95

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

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Tazewell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1348.26%
9th to 12th Grade17810.97%
High School Graduate66941.22%
Some College23114.23%
Associates Degree1428.75%
Bachelors Degree925.67%
Graduate Degree17710.91%
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Tazewell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tazewell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian191910
Hispanic20207
White1,4901,221252
Native American1111
2+ Races1919
Black6421

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.63%.

Tazewell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,685$41,490$25,645
Less Than 9th Grade$$28,750$2,500
High School Graduate$27,656$41,202$22,639
Some College$32,500$30,833$36,000
Bachelors Degree$49,792$53,942$
Graduate Degree$48,571$76,458$

$31,685

Average Earnings

$41,490

Average Male

$25,645

Average Female

Tazewell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tazewell Language by Age

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Tazewell Language

98.66% of Tazewell residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Tazewell Language

Tazewell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,04064931.81%
Black601118.33%
OtherNaN%

29.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.79%

Male Poverty Rate

28.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tazewell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tazewell is White, with 31.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tazewell is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.16%.

Tazewell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.16%
High School29.69%
Some College14.29%
Bachelors or Greater21.59%

Tazewell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.78%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.57%
Female Unemployed9.62%

Tazewell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tazewell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,431$40,576
Families$41,515$50,413
Married Families$41,674-
Non Families$25,217$29,290
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Income by Household Type

Tazewell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Tazewell Married by Age and Sex

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Tazewell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Tazewell Marital Status by Race

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Tazewell Marital Status

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122

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War32
First Gulf War15
Vietnam32
Korea17
World War II5

Tazewell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3422
35 to 5424
55 to 645
65 to 7427
75+44

Tazewell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1025.70%
Black1929.69%
2+ Races15.00%

Tazewell Veterans by Race

Tazewell Veterans by Education

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16.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tazewell Veterans by Education

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43.4%

Labor Force Participation

39.2%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Tazewell Employment by Age

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Tazewell Employment by Race

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Tazewell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.95%

Born in Tazewell

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Tazewell residents were born in the United States, with 47.95% having been born in Tennessee. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tazewell Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,2370.00%
20112,225-12-0.54%
20122,201-24-1.08%
20132,189-12-0.55%
20142,173-16-0.73%
20152,266934.28%
20162,258-8-0.35%
20172,276180.80%
20182,274-2-0.09%
20192,27620.09%
20202,27820.09%
20212,28020.09%
20222,28220.09%

Tazewell Population by Year