Tazewell, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Tazewell, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Tazewell had a population of 4,432 as of July 1, 2019. Tazewell ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tazewell is located at latitude 37.1148 and longitude -81.5196 in Tazewell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tazewell encompass a land area of 6.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Tazewell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,503 feet.

The Town of Tazewell (GNIS ID: 2391440) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tazewell: Jeffersonville, Tazewell Courthouse.

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Tazewell, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Tazewell, VA Housing Affordability Index is 190
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Tazewell, VA Wealth Index is 74
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,432
Population in Households 4,253
Population in Familes 3,416
Population in Group Qrtrs 179
Population Density 645
Diversity Index1 20
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,788
Average Household Income $65,846
Per Capita Income $27,982
Wealth Index3 74

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,356 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 537 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $113,889
Housing Affordability Index2 190
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,893
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,215
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.46% -0.56%
Households -0.49% -0.61%
Families -0.37% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.38%

Tazewell, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tazewell to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 204 66th
Population Density # 329 45th
Diversity Index # 475 20th
Median Household Income # 472 21st
Per Capita Income # 308 48th

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