New Market, TN Population

Population: 1,234. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,318 (+6.8% change)
Males: 632 (51.2%), Females: 602 (48.8%)

Jefferson County

Zip code: 37820

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $39,583
Median house value: $80,400

Races in New Market:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.7%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Other race (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (30.7%), Irish (8.0%), German (7.4%), English (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Scottish (1.1%).

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Market

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Market town

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +134 (+12.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Market:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Market:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 37 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 84 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 84 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Market:

  • MOORE-MURRELL (about 14 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Abbreviation: MOR)
  • GATLINBURG-PIGEON FORGE (about 18 miles; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: GKT)
  • NEW TAZEWELL MUNICIPAL (about 21 miles; TAZEWELL, TN; Abbreviation: 3A2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Market:

  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 5 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 30 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,196)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,843)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE (about 76 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,759)
Public primary/middle school in New Market:

  • NEW MARKET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: 1559 W OLD A JOHNSON HW; Grades: KG – 05)

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