New Tazewell, TN Population

Population: 2,871. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,882 (+0.4% change)
Males: 1,316 (45.8%), Females: 1,555 (54.2%)

Claiborne County

Zip codes: 37825.

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $21,875
Median house value: $81,300

Races in New Tazewell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.9%)
  • Black (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (22.2%), Irish (9.3%), English (7.8%), German (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), Dutch (1.8%).

Elevation: 1380 feet

Land area: 5.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Tazewell

  • High school or higher: 57.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Tazewell town

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,035 (+56.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Tazewell:

  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; TAZEWELL, TN)
  • MIDDLESBORO ARH HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • PINEVILLE COMMUNITY HOSP (about 23 miles; PINEVILLE, KY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Tazewell:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 51 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 84 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 102 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Tazewell:

  • NEW TAZEWELL MUNICIPAL (about 5 miles; TAZEWELL, TN; Abbreviation: 3A2)
  • MIDDLESBORO-BELL COUNTY (about 15 miles; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Abbreviation: 1A6)
  • MOORE-MURRELL (about 25 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Abbreviation: MOR)

Colleges and Universities

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

  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 25 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 40 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,196)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 9,498)

Schools

Public high schools in New Tazewell:

  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 793; Location: 815 DAVID RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CUMBERLAND GAP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 4411 CLOUDS RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in New Tazewell:

  • TAZEWELL NEW TAZEWELL ELEMENTARY (Students: 533; Location: 501 DAVIS ST; Grades: KG – 04)
  • MIDWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 464; Location: 4411 CLOUDS RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • THE ALPHA SCHOOL (Location: 910 ALPHA DR; Grades: PK – KG)

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