Whitwell, Tennessee Population 2022

1,742
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Whitwell is a city located in Sequatchie County Tennessee. Whitwell has a 2020 population of 1,742. Whitwell is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 1.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,723 in 2010.

The average household income in Whitwell is $53,647 with a poverty rate of 17.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $750 per month, and the median house value is $103,300. The median age in Whitwell is 40.4 years, 41.3 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Whitwell Demographics

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

  • White: 97.57%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Whitwell, Tennessee is 1,742 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,742.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,723.

Whitwell, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,92997.57%
Black or African American30.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.05%
Some Other Race150.76%
Two or More Races291.47%
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Whitwell Population by Race

Whitwell Population Pyramid 2022

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Whitwell Median Age

44.4


Total

44.6


Male

43.8


Female

Whitwell Adults

There are 1,694 adults, (337 of whom are seniors) in Whitwell.

Whitwell Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Whitwell Sex Ratio

Female

948

47.95%

Male

1,029

52.05%

Whitwell Population by Age

Whitwell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Whitwell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All73.5%26.5%
Male61.2%38.8%
Female61%39%
Non Family56.2%43.8%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Whitwell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8742.2573.5
Married4492.4788
Male673.0761.2
Female1003.3761
Non Family2581.2256.2

2.55

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Whitwell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1087.26%
9th to 12th Grade18712.57%
High School Graduate73949.66%
Some College22815.32%
Associates Degree1268.47%
Bachelors Degree906.05%
Graduate Degree100.67%
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Whitwell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Whitwell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3211,059100
Native American11
Other Race55
2+ Races98
Hispanic154125
Black3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.57%.

Whitwell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,843$29,491$26,827
Less Than 9th Grade$14,559$14,167$
High School Graduate$22,074$$21,667
Some College$40,536$47,656$27,292
Bachelors Degree$70,417$$70,292
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,843

Average Earnings

$29,491

Average Male

$26,827

Average Female

Whitwell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Whitwell Language by Age

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Whitwell Language

98.53% of Whitwell residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Whitwell Language

Whitwell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,78030717.25%
Other10NaN%
Multiple291241.38%
Hispanic1692514.79%

17.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.35%

Male Poverty Rate

19.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Whitwell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Whitwell is White, with 17.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Whitwell is Hispanic, with 14.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.60%.

Whitwell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.66%
High School17.32%
Some College15.54%
Bachelors or Greater10.00%

Whitwell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.17%
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Employed16.59%
Female Unemployed44.44%

Whitwell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Whitwell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,357$66,346
Families$64,605$69,389
Married Families$77,305-
Non Families$29,464$39,546
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Income by Household Type

Whitwell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Whitwell Married by Age and Sex

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Whitwell 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 55-64.

Whitwell Marital Status by Race

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Whitwell Marital Status

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109

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War35
Vietnam24
Korea
World War II

Whitwell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5437
55 to 6414
65 to 7420
75+38

Whitwell Veterans by Age

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Whitwell Veterans by Race

Whitwell Veterans by Education

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2.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Whitwell Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Whitwell Employment by Age

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Whitwell Employment by Race

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Whitwell 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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67.93%

Born in Whitwell

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

2.07%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Whitwell residents were born in the United States, with 67.93% having been born in Tennessee. 2.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Whitwell Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,7230.00%
20111,718-5-0.29%
20121,72680.47%
20131,73040.23%
20141,73990.52%
20151,74560.35%
20161,734-11-0.63%
20171,725-9-0.52%
20181,72610.06%
20191,73040.23%
20201,73440.23%
20211,73840.23%
20221,74240.23%

Whitwell Population by Year