Tazewell, Virginia Population 2020

4,012
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Tazewell is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 4,012, it is the 70th largest city in Virginia and the 5390th largest city in the United States. Tazewell is currently declining at a rate of -2.22% annually and its population has decreased by -13.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,627 in 2010. Tazewell reached it's highest population of 4,655 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Tazewell has a population density of 584 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tazewell is $62,190 with a poverty rate of 13.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $107,200. The median age in Tazewell is 45.3 years, 43.7 years for males, and 47.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.6 males.

Tazewell Demographics

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

  • White: 85.37%
  • Black or African American: 11.76%
  • Two or more races: 2.17%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Tazewell, Virginia is 4,012, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,194.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,627.

Tazewell, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,69485.37%
Black or African American50911.76%
Two or More Races942.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.51%
Asian80.18%
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Tazewell Population Pyramid 2020

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Tazewell Median Age

45.3


Total

43.7


Male

47.4


Female

Tazewell Adults

There are 3,315 adults, (1,032 of whom are seniors) in Tazewell.

Tazewell Age Dependency

89.5

Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Tazewell Sex Ratio

Female

2,157

49.85%

Male

2,170

50.15%

Tazewell Households and Families

Tazewell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tazewell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All69.1%30.9%
Female57%43%
Non Family54.1%45.9%
Male16.9%83.1%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6662.5469.1
Married9123.0186
Non Family4441.1254.1
Female1863.5657
Male1242.7116.9

3.03

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Tazewell Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2227.34%
9th to 12th Grade2357.77%
High School Graduate88629.30%
Some College65421.63%
Associates Degree2769.13%
Bachelors Degree47115.58%
Graduate Degree2809.26%
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Tazewell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5792,262697
Black33024030
Hispanic5325
Multiple Races323216
Native American22
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%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,488$41,232$35,179
Less Than High School$52,589$53,661$
High School Grad$30,353$37,396$24,623
Some College$32,381$30,278$41,346
Bachelors Degree$37,188$$37,067
Graduate Degree$54,038$$48,203

$37,488

Average Earnings

$41,232

Average Male

$35,179

Average Female

Tazewell Language

Tazewell Language by Age

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Tazewell Language

99.59% of Tazewell residents speak only English, while 0.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.22% of the population.

Tazewell Poverty

Tazewell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,59449013.63%
Black5066312.45%
Hispanic532547.17%
Native221568.18%

13.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.08%

Male Poverty Rate

15.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tazewell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tazewell is Native, with 68.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tazewell is Black, with 12.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.03%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.02%
Some College15.33%
High School7.45%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed89.83%
Female Employed1.77%
Male Employed1.06%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Tazewell Income

Tazewell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,125$62,190
Families$54,784$72,778
Married Families$71,935-
Non Families$28,234$32,126
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Tazewell Marital Status

Tazewell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

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 Veterans

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335

Number of Veterans

335

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam101
World War II62
First Gulf War60
Korea50
Second Gulf War18
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Age Group Veterans
75+110
35 to 54104
65 to 7497
55 to 6424
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White32811.76%
Hispanic1426.42%
Indian731.82%

Tazewell Veterans by Education

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11.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tazewell Employment Status

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45.6%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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57.48%

Born in Virginia

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Tazewell residents were born in the United States, with 57.48% having been born in Virginia. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,012-91-2.22%
20194,103-91-2.17%
20184,194-56-1.32%
20174,250-91-2.10%
20164,341-63-1.43%
20154,404-58-1.30%
20144,462-68-1.50%
20134,530-29-0.64%
20124,559-48-1.04%
20114,607-48-1.03%
20104,6554491.02%
20004,206300.07%
19904,176-292-0.67%
19804,4683000.70%
19704,1681,1683.34%
19603,0000.00%