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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Whitwellwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Whitwell
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.