Tazewell, Virginia Population 2021

4,037
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Tazewell is a city located in Tazewell County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Tazewell County. With a 2020 population of 4,037, it is the 70th largest city in Virginia and the 5386th largest city in the United States . Tazewell is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -12.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,627 in 2010. Tazewell reached it's highest population of 4,650 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Tazewell has a population density of 588 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tazewell is $63,658 with a poverty rate of 16.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $647 per month, and the median house value is $119,400. The median age in Tazewell is 45.6 years, 44.4 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Tazewell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Tazewell was:

  • White: 85.74%
  • Black or African American: 10.80%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tazewell, Virginia is 4,037 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,193.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,627.

Tazewell, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,64485.74%
Black or African American45910.80%
Two or More Races1082.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.73%
Asian80.19%
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Tazewell Population by Race

Tazewell Population Pyramid $2021

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Tazewell Median Age

45.6


Total

44.4


Male

46.9


Female

Tazewell Adults

There are 3,253 adults, (1,023 of whom are seniors) in Tazewell.

Tazewell Age Dependency

90.6

Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tazewell Sex Ratio

Female

2,253

53.01%

Male

1,997

46.99%

Tazewell Population by Age

Tazewell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tazewell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All67.8%32.2%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Female45.9%54.1%
Male22.9%77.1%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tazewell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6262.5767.8
Married8733.0386.3
Non Family4631.1451.4
Female1943.6945.9
Male963.0122.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Tazewell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1785.93%
9th to 12th Grade1715.69%
High School Graduate82827.57%
Some College70123.34%
Associates Degree35011.66%
Bachelors Degree47315.75%
Graduate Degree30210.06%
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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
White2,5792,333718
Black32425236
Hispanic4343
Native American31
2+ Races181813
Asian888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Tazewell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,833$39,973$37,642
Less Than 9th Grade$30,568$$18,750
High School Graduate$32,895$40,156$24,018
Some College$33,750$35,313$
Bachelors Degree$45,313$38,854$62,375
Graduate Degree$49,333$$39,539

$38,833

Average Earnings

$39,973

Average Male

$37,642

Average Female

Tazewell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tazewell Language by Age

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Tazewell Language

99.45% of Tazewell residents speak only English, while 0.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.35% of the population.

Tazewell Language

Tazewell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,55460917.14%
Hispanic4343100.00%
Black456275.92%
Native311858.06%

16.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.08%

Male Poverty Rate

21.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tazewell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tazewell is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tazewell is Black, with 5.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.56%.

Tazewell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College21.82%
Less Than 9th Grade20.73%
High School6.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%

Tazewell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed7.16%
Male Employed0.90%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Tazewell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tazewell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,405$63,658
Families$60,625$76,973
Married Families$72,093-
Non Families$25,913$28,863
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Income by Household Type

Tazewell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

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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319

Number of Veterans

319

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam105
World War II71
First Gulf War57
Korea24
Second Gulf War21

Tazewell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+106
35 to 5497
65 to 7482
55 to 6434
18 to 34

Tazewell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White29410.65%
Native American1341.94%
Black122.83%

Tazewell Veterans by Race

Tazewell Veterans by Education

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13.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tazewell Veterans by Education

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47.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.2%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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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57.06%

Born in Tazewell

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.25% of Tazewell residents were born in the United States, with 57.06% having been born in Virginia. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tazewell Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,037-52-1.27%
20204,089-52-1.26%
20194,141-52-1.24%
20184,193-55-1.29%
20174,248-81-1.87%
20164,329-60-1.37%
20154,389-59-1.33%
20144,448-71-1.57%
20134,519-31-0.68%
20124,550-52-1.13%
20114,602-48-1.03%
20104,6504441.01%
20004,206300.07%
19904,176-292-0.67%
19804,4683000.70%
19704,1681,1683.34%
19603,0000.00%

Tazewell Population by Year