Whiteville, Tennessee Population 2021

4,374
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Whiteville is a city located in Hardeman County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 4,374, it is the 111th largest city in Tennessee and the 5153rd largest city in the United States . Whiteville is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -5.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,638 in 2010. Whiteville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Whiteville has a population density of 1,659 people per square mile.

The average household income in Whiteville is $48,117 with a poverty rate of 23.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $771 per month, and the median house value is $68,400. The median age in Whiteville is 36.6 years, 36.6 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Whiteville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Whitevillewas:

  • Black or African American: 51.59%
  • White: 44.03%
  • Other race: 2.60%
  • Two or more races: 1.56%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Whiteville, Tennessee is 4,374 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,456.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,638.

Whiteville, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,32251.59%
White1,98244.03%
Some Other Race1172.60%
Two or More Races701.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.22%
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Whiteville Population by Race

Whiteville Population Pyramid $2021

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Whiteville Median Age

36.6


Total

36.6


Male

37.5


Female

Whiteville Adults

There are 4,237 adults, (227 of whom are seniors) in Whiteville.

Whiteville Age Dependency

12.2

Age Dependency Ratio

5.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

6.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Whiteville Sex Ratio

Female

354

7.86%

Male

4,147

92.14%

Whiteville Population by Age

Whiteville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whiteville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family43%57%
All57.4%42.6%
Married58.3%41.7%
Female70.2%29.8%
Male79.2%20.8%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whiteville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2892.7457.4
Married1323.4758.3
Non Family861.0643
Female474.0270.2
Male242.2979.2

3.43

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Whiteville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2877.47%
9th to 12th Grade92324.02%
High School Graduate1,98451.63%
Some College45411.81%
Associates Degree631.64%
Bachelors Degree1072.78%
Graduate Degree250.65%
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Whiteville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whiteville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,8851,26945
White1,7471,26181
Hispanic159786
Other Race7236
2+ Races6134
Native American10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 72.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.64%.

Whiteville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,784$17,353$31,184
Less Than 9th Grade$14,375$13,906$
High School Graduate$21,860$21,406$31,563
Some College$13,250$10,781$30,556
Bachelors Degree$41,250$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,784

Average Earnings

$17,353

Average Male

$31,184

Average Female

Whiteville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whiteville Language by Age

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Whiteville Language

92.13% of Whiteville residents speak only English, while 7.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.26% of the population.

Whiteville Language

Whiteville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black48812926.43%
White2135525.82%

23.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.62%

Male Poverty Rate

24.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whiteville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whiteville is Black, with 26.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whiteville is White, with 25.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.98%.

Whiteville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.79%
High School17.68%
Bachelors or Greater13.04%
Some College12.90%

Whiteville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed64.29%
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed9.35%
Male Employed3.83%

Whiteville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whiteville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,094$48,117
Families$47,917$57,866
Married Families$84,722-
Non Families$16,389$22,480
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Income by Household Type

Whiteville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

17.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

15.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Whiteville Married by Age and Sex

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Whiteville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Whiteville Marital Status by Race

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Whiteville Marital Status

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221

Number of Veterans

221

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War92
Vietnam56
Second Gulf War21
Korea2
World War II

Whiteville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54101
55 to 6471
65 to 7427
75+12
18 to 3410

Whiteville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1497.68%
Black723.41%

Whiteville Veterans by Race

Whiteville Veterans by Education

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9.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whiteville Veterans by Education

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8%

Labor Force Participation

7.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Whiteville Employment by Age

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Whiteville Employment by Race

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Whiteville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.16%

Born in Whiteville

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

2.73%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Whiteville residents were born in the United States, with 71.16% having been born in Tennessee. 2.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Whiteville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,374-41-0.93%
20204,415-41-0.92%
20194,456-41-0.91%
20184,49770.16%
20174,490-26-0.58%
20164,516-44-0.96%
20154,560270.60%
20144,533-41-0.90%
20134,574-24-0.52%
20124,598-2-0.04%
20114,600-44-0.95%
20104,6441,4963.96%
20003,1480.00%

Whiteville Population by Year