Tazewell, Tennessee Population 2021

2,280
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Tazewell is a city located in Claiborne County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Claiborne County. With a 2020 population of 2,280, it is the 155th largest city in Tennessee and the 7144th largest city in the United States . Tazewell is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 2.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,218 in 2010. Tazewell reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Tazewell has a population density of 525 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tazewell is $44,110 with a poverty rate of 22.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $634 per month, and the median house value is $103,200. 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: 95.02%
  • Black or African American: 2.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.22%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tazewell, Tennessee is 2,280 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,276.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,218.

Tazewell, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,32995.02%
Black or African American582.37%
Two or More Races301.22%
Asian240.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.41%
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Tazewell Population by Race

Tazewell Population Pyramid $2021

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Tazewell Median Age

43.4


Total

41.5


Male

45


Female

Tazewell Adults

There are 2,004 adults, (489 of whom are seniors) in Tazewell.

Tazewell Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Tazewell Sex Ratio

Female

1,363

55.61%

Male

1,088

44.39%

Tazewell Population by Age

Tazewell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tazewell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family40.3%59.7%
Female57.3%42.7%
All60%40%
Male73.6%26.4%
Married78%22%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tazewell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0222.3160
Non Family3921.1140.3
Married3863.2678
Female1572.7657.3
Male872.6773.6

3.01

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Tazewell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20811.84%
9th to 12th Grade1468.31%
High School Graduate77944.34%
Some College27515.65%
Associates Degree1387.85%
Bachelors Degree1337.57%
Graduate Degree784.44%
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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
White1,6131,301194
Black5816
Hispanic40408
2+ Races2020
Asian16169
Native American1010

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 56.25%.

Tazewell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,956$43,750$26,987
Less Than 9th Grade$25,667$28,125$
High School Graduate$26,875$37,750$18,750
Some College$38,042$47,941$37,792
Bachelors Degree$49,712$54,583$42,941
Graduate Degree$65,682$75,833$56,250

$35,956

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$26,987

Average Female

Tazewell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tazewell Language by Age

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Tazewell Language

98.29% of Tazewell residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Tazewell Language

Tazewell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,14653124.74%
Black531018.87%

22.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.27%

Male Poverty Rate

25.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tazewell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tazewell is White, with 24.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tazewell is Black, with 18.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.75%.

Tazewell Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School29.07%
Less Than 9th Grade23.49%
Some College13.75%
Bachelors or Greater11.65%

Tazewell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed10.00%
Female Employed7.23%
Male Employed6.80%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Tazewell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tazewell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,357$44,110
Families$42,295$57,480
Married Families$59,722-
Non Families$19,250$22,605
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Income by Household Type

Tazewell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

35.4%

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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141

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War34
Vietnam33
Korea17
First Gulf War14
World War II9

Tazewell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+49
35 to 5437
65 to 7427
18 to 3422
55 to 646

Tazewell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1246.53%
Black1729.31%

Tazewell Veterans by Race

Tazewell Veterans by Education

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26.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tazewell Veterans by Education

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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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48.14%

Born in Tazewell

98.90%

Native Born

1.10%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.90% of Tazewell residents were born in the United States, with 48.14% having been born in Tennessee. 0.57% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,28020.09%
20202,27820.09%
20192,27620.09%
20182,274-2-0.09%
20172,276180.80%
20162,258-8-0.35%
20152,266934.28%
20142,173-16-0.73%
20132,189-12-0.55%
20122,201-24-1.08%
20112,225-12-0.54%
20102,2370.00%

Tazewell Population by Year