Townsend Jobs

  • Experienced Truck Drivers - New 4¢ per Mile Increase

    Roehl Transport - Townsend, TN

    Need another $5k in YOUR pocket?Heck Yeah! You may already know us as a top paying company— now we are the top paying company! We boosted pay in our Primary Commercial Zone! We...

    from Roehl Transport, Inc - 7 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Townsend, TN

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 9 days ago
  • Experienced Class-A CDL Drivers Wanted - 888-489-7910 or 866-824-2237

    Swift Transportation Co - Townsend, TN

    Index File Company Job Title Description Location Swift Transportation New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405 or 866-778-3597 Earn Your CDL Class A License...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 29 days ago
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Townsend, Tennessee

Townsend is a city in Blount County, Tennessee, located in the southeastern United States. It has a population of 244, according to the 2000 U.S. census. Townsend is one of three "gateways" to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the home of several museums and attractions relating to both the natural and human history of the Smoky Mountains. Townsend is situated in Tuckaleechee Cove, one of several "limestone windows" that dot the northern base of the Smokies. These windows form when erosional forces carry away the older rocks , exposing the younger rock below . Limestone windows are normally flatter than other mountainous valleys, and are typically coated with rich, fertile soil. Other limestone windows in the area include Cades Cove, Wear Cove, and Jones Cove. Tuckaleechee Cove is situated between Bates Mountain to the north and Rich Mountain to the south, with the cove's greater population estimated at around 1,500. Little River, its source high in the mountains on...more

Townsend Careers

Among the most common occupations in Townsend are Management, professional, and related occupations, 33%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Townsend, Tennessee work for companies, 21 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Townsend Industries

The leading industries in Townsend, Tennessee are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 17%; and Construction, 13%. Simply Hired's Townsend job listings indicate that the following industries in Townsend are hiring the most workers:

Townsend Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Townsend, Tennessee is $35,223, and the median income of households in Townsend was $36,250.

Average Salaries in Townsend, TN

Townsend, TN


According to our Townsend Trends data, the number of Townsend, Tennessee jobs has increased by 9% since August 2013.
Townsend job trends

Townsend Employment Statistics

Population of Townsend
Total population 244
Male 46.31%
Female 53.69%
Median age 55.7
Townsend Housing
Owner-occupied homes 80.6%
Median cost of a home $151,900
Median mortgage payment $643
Renter-occupied homes 19.4%
Vacant housing 42.9%
Median monthly rent $663
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $41,071
Median for all female full-time $29,375
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 3%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 18%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 40%
Some college, no degree 26%
Associate's degree 2%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 15%
Currently married 60%
Separated 2%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 12%
White 98%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 1%
Other 1%
Townsend Commute
Carpool 14.1%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 30 minutes