Whitwell is a city located in Sequatchie County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 1,738, it is the 186th largest city in Tennessee and the 8152nd largest city in the United States . Whitwell is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 2.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,699 in 2010. Whitwell reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Whitwell has a population density of 495 people per square mile.
The average household income in Whitwell is $53,647 with a poverty rate of 23.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $713 per month, and the median house value is $84,600. The median age in Whitwell is 40.4 years, 41.3 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.