Clairfield, Tennessee

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Clairfield is a small unincorporated rural community in Claiborne County, Tennessee, United States, located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in northeastern Tennessee. It is the site of a post office, assigned ZIP code 37715.


Clairfield is located at 36°33′5″N 83°57′0″W / 36.55139°N 83.95000°W / 36.55139; -83.95000Coordinates: 36°33′5″N 83°57′0″W / 36.55139°N 83.95000°W / 36.55139; -83.95000.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 79.3 square miles (205 km2) with an elevation of 1,107 feet (337 m).


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,002 people in the Zip Code Tabulation Area corresponding to Clairfield's ZIP code,[1] with a population density of 14 people per square mile. The racial makeup of the community was 98.8% white non-Hispanic. The median resident age was 35.1 years.

The average household size in 2000 was 2.6 people. The percentage of family households was 77.4%; 39.7% of residents reported 1999 income below the poverty line.

The estimated median household income in 1999 was $16,477 as compared to $38,874 with that of the state. The estimated median price of a house or condominium was $23,400.