Townsend (zip 37882), Tennessee 

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Population

3,054

-0.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Median Income

$41,615

Median Home Price

$311,000

Median Age

57.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.0 / 6.1

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Townsend (zip 37882), Tennessee

Mid-sized city / College town - East-central Tennessee near base of Appalachian range. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 37882 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Townsend (zip 37882)
Cost of Living: 0.0% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 980 ft above sea level

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Townsend, Tn Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
College-town amenities
Nearby mountains and national park
Rebuilding downtown
Cons
Some downtown blight
Weak recent job growth
Air service

What Bert Has To Say About Knoxville Metro Area

Knoxville, the largest city in eastern Tennessee and home to the University of Tennessee, serves as a gateway to the tourist and recreation destinations of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to the southeast. The 400-acre university campus with its 26,000 students is located along the waterfront just to the southwest of downtown, and adds a notable college-town element, particularly during football season.


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Townsend (zip 37882) is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Townsend (zip 37882) jobs have increased by 0.9%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Townsend (zip 37882)'s cost of living is 0.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Townsend (zip 37882)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 37882 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Blount county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 71.1% to 26.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Townsend (zip 37882)'s population is 3,054 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Townsend (zip 37882) is Real Estate: $311,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.2%.

SCHOOLS
Townsend (zip 37882) public schools spend $8,117 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Townsend (zip 37882). More Education



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Housing Market in Townsend

It's a good time to buy in Townsend. Home Appreciation is up 21.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Townsend is $311,000.
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