Jellico, TN Population

Population: 2,448. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,514 (+2.7% change)
Males: 1,109 (45.3%), Females: 1,339 (54.7%)

Campbell County

Zip code: 37762

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $20,303
Median house value: $47,800

Races in Jellico:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (33.3%), German (6.3%), Irish (5.7%), English (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Dutch (1.7%).

Elevation: 982 feet

Land area: 4.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jellico

  • High school or higher: 54.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jellico city

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-0.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Jellico:

  • JELLICO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (RT 1 BOX 197)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Jellico:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jellico:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 55 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 105 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Abbreviation: LEX)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 120 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jellico:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 18 miles; JACKSBORO, TN; Abbreviation: JAU)
  • MC CREARY COUNTY (about 19 miles; PINE KNOT, KY; Abbreviation: 18I)
  • MIDDLESBORO-BELL COUNTY (about 28 miles; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Abbreviation: 1A6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jellico:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 43 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,196)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 56 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; RICHMOND, KY; Full-time enrollment: 11,214)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 97 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,204)

Schools

Public high school in Jellico:

  • JELLICO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 357; Location: 141 HIGH SCHOOL; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Jellico:

  • JELLICO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 551 SUNSET TR; Grades: PK – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Jellico:

  • JELLICO SDA SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 170 ADVENTIST LN; Grades: 1 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Jellico:

  • JELLICO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $22,968; Location: 104 NORTH MAIN STREET; 11,483 books; 118 audio materials; 365 video materials; 82 serial subscriptions)

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